Journey Chicago

Discover Chinatown

Chinatown Square

Chicago is known for its beautiful architecture, and the neighborhood of Chinatown, on the near south side of the city, is no exception. Chinatown's beautiful art and architecture has made the neighborhood a popular location for tourism. When you add in the abundance of Chinese restaurants, gift shops, and traditional Chinese grocers, as well as trendy karaoke bars, there's something for everyone in this neighborhood.


    Chinatown Square

    Chinatown Square is a two-story outdoor mall located in Chinatown, Chicago, a mile from the center of the city.

    Cost: Free

    2133 S China Pl, Chicago, IL 60616

    312.808.1745

    Anytime


    Ping Tom Memorial Park

    Ping Tom Memorial Park is a 17.24-acre public urban park in Chicago's Chinatown. Located on the south bank of the Chicago River, the park is divided into three sections by a Santa Fe rail track and 18th Street.

    Cost: Free

    1700 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616

    312.225.3121

    https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks-facilities/Ping-Tom-Memorial-Park/

    Sunday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
    Monday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
    Tuesday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
    Wednesday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
    Thursday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
    Friday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
    Saturday: 6:00am - 10:00pm


    Heritage Museum of Asian Art

    Founded in 2014, Heritage Museum of Asian Art showcases a wide range of art forms, spanning many cultures and time periods of Asia.

    Cost: Adults: $8.00
    College Students & Seniors: $6.00
    Teens (14-17): $3.00
    Active Military & Children under 13: Free
    Museum Members: Free
    Admission to the museum is a suggested donation.

    218 W 26th St, Chicago, IL 60616

    312.842.8884

    https://heritageasianart.org

    Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday: 11:00am - 5:00pm


    Daguan Noodle

    A top-rated Asian-cuisine restaurant in the heart of Chinatown, this restaurant is known best for their rice noodle soup and steamed buns.

    Cost: $

    2230 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616

    312.929.2758

    https://www.daguannoodle.com

    Sunday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
    Monday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
    Tuesday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
    Wednesday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
    Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
    Friday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
    Saturday: 11:00am - 10:00pm


    Cai

    This Chinatown staple boasts a menu of rarities, seafood-leaning dishes, and dim sum amid sparkling chandeliers & seafood tanks.

    Cost: $$

    2100 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60616

    312.326.6888

    http://www.caichicago.com/

    Sunday: 8:00am - 11:00pm
    Monday: 9:00am - 10:30pm
    Tuesday: 9:00am - 10:30pm
    Wednesday: 9:00am - 10:30pm
    Thursday: 9:00am - 10:30pm
    Friday: 9:00am - 10:30pm
    Saturday: 8:00am - 10:30pm


    Chinese American Museum of Chicago

    Open since 2005 in Chicago's Chinatown neighborhood, the Chinese American Museum of Chicago seeks to commemorate and interpret the experiences of Chinese immigrants to the American Midwest.

    Cost: Suggested Donation: $5
    Students & Seniors: $3

    238 W 23rd St, Chicago, IL 60616

    312.949.1000

    https://ccamuseum.org

    Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: 9:30am - 2:00pm
    Wednesday: 9:30am - 2:00pm
    Thursday: 9:30am - 2:00pm
    Friday: 9:30am - 2:00pm
    Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm