South Berkeley

Up-and-Coming
South Berkeley is an up and coming neighborhood that is known for its hip and vibrant style. Dotted along the streets are vintage clothing stores, cool restaurants, and coffee shops. The Berkeley Bowl is a popular spot in town. It is a grand organic supermarket that has an expansive produce section. Since it is within close proximity of the University of California, Berkeley, it is a popular neighborhood to live for students that want an easy commute to their classes. It is not only popular to students however, the town is welcoming to all young adults, families, and elders. For this reason, there is a diverse demographic living in South Berkeley.

For restaurants and bars, the residents of South Berkeley recommend the quick trip into Downtown. That is where most of the highly rated eateries reside, and it is never a hassle to get there. Recommended restaurants include Musashi, La Note, Sliver Pizzeria, Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen, Gather, Ippuku, and Bonchon. Bars include Tupper & Reed, Pacific Standard Tap Room, and The Tap Haus. South Berkeley is a great spot to live, especially for students who want to live in a lively neighborhood while also having a quick commute to their classes.
What South Berkeley Residents
Think About Their Apartments
Median rents in South Berkeley
Studio
$
1,920
1 Bedroom
$
2,380
2 Bedroom
$
3,010

Getting to Know
South Berkeley

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundaries: Telegraph Ave to San Pablo Ave
North to South Boundaries: Dwight Way to Alacatraz Ave

Best Apartments
in South Berkeley


1 Bed $2,564
2 Beds $3,183

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Studio $2,950
1 Bed $3,500

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1 Bed $4,119
2 Beds $5,202

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2 Beds $3,050

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Studio $2,250
1 Bed $3,331
2 Beds $3,150

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Nearby Neighborhoods

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The Elmwood
Small Neighborhood Right by the University
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Northside
Oldest Residential Area in Berkeley
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Rockridge
Lined with Attractions
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Southside
Tons of Students
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North Berkeley
Parks, Pubs, and College Life
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Westbrae
Relaxed Atmosphere by the Bay
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West Berkeley
Shoreline Hotspot
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Downtown Berkeley
Heart and Soul of Berkeley