Dining, Drinking and Recreation
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Wine and dine yourself in Chinatown with dinner at Gift Ichiban and drinks at Trappist. With many different restaurants in the area, Chinatown residents can fill their cravings for pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Usher Inn, one of the local bars, is a great place for those looking to grab some drinks and unwind with friends. On top of that, a neighborhood chain-restaurant spot is Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt. The restaurant is located on 9th St.
Stay fit (or get started) at Chinatown's Health Spa, located on 8th St. As for other forms of recreation, explore and evoke a sense of wonderment and culture at Chinatown's Oakland Museum-Ca Sculpture.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Chinatown.
Wah Hang Market and D & K Market, both located on 8th St., are just a couple of the many grocery stores in the Chinatown area. Help yourself to breakfast on-the-go and swing by a local bakery. Napoleon Super Bakery is nearby on Franklin St. and Oakland Wonder Food Bakery, another neighborhood bakery, is located on 9th St. Additionally, for household-name grocery stores, there's Smart & Final on Broadway.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the Chinatown area, including Luong Dental Lab and Fun House 2000. In addition, the apartment rentals in Chinatown are also conveniently located next to Beiji Corp.
Living, Demographics and Costs
Chinatown is more affordable than other urban areas in Oakland, such as Produce And Waterfront, though it offers a similar city lifestyle. Nevertheless, in annual household spending, Chinatown reports an average of $28.6K/year, while Produce And Waterfront spends an average of $136.5K/year.
The neighborhood of Produce And Waterfront is somewhat different from Chinatown in terms of median age and the percentage of households with children, although they are more comparable by household size. In Chinatown the median age is 37, while in Produce And Waterfront it's 19. In Chinatown, the average household size is 1.79 inhabitants, and it's 1.71 inhabitants in Produce And Waterfront. Of households in Chinatown and Produce And Waterfront, 20% and 9% have children, respectively.