West Berkeley

Shoreline Hotspot
Since West Berkeley is a bit farther away from the University of California Berkeley’s campus, it tends to be a bit quieter. Fourth Street is a hotspot for the residents of West Berkeley due to all the shopping options there. Shops include Crate & Barrel Outlet, Apple stores, The Gardener, and California Closets. Near town is the McLaughlin Eastshore State Seashore, a shoreline state park that features walking trails, beaches, and great views of the bay. West Berkeley is great for families and young adults thanks to the hotspots and must-see destinations scattered throughout town.

West Berkeley also has plenty of eating and drinking options within its vicinity. The locals have recommendations for anyone new in town to check out whenever hungry or thirsty. Restaurants in the area include Tacubaya, Picante, Sanctuary Bistro, La Palmita, Gaumenkitzel, Iyasare, and Lalime’s. Bars that are great to visit on the weekends include Albatross Pub, Acme Bar & Company, Nick’s Lounge, and Tupper & Reed. West Berkeley is a great place to live for families and young adults alike due to all the places the locals can visit in town.
What West Berkeley Residents
Think About Their Apartments
Median rents in West Berkeley
Studio
$
2,330
1 Bedroom
$
2,680
2 Bedroom
$
3,385

Getting to Know
West Berkeley

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundaries: MLK Jr Way to San Pablo Ave
North to South Boundaries: University Ave to Dwight Way

Best Apartments
in West Berkeley


1 Bed $2,318

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2 Beds $3,570

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Studio $3,030
1 Bed $3,285
2 Beds $4,650

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1 Bed $2,700
2 Beds $3,450

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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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Downtown Berkeley
Heart and Soul of Berkeley
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South Berkeley
Up-and-Coming