Downtown Berkeley

Heart and Soul of Berkeley
Downtown Berkeley is the center of business within the city. Many people who want to live near the place they work choose Downtown as their home. Although the neighborhood is business oriented, Downtown Berkeley is active and flared with personality. It features art, shops, and a variety of different entertainments. It also acts as a hub for students and young professionals. Many young students choose to live in Downtown due to its proximity with the University of California, Berkeley. The location and lively atmosphere of Downtown makes it an attractive place to live for anyone enrolled in the university.

Downtown also offers a variety of choices whenever thirsty or hungry. The restaurants and bars scattered throughout town make it easy for anyone to grab some food or drinks. Bars that are great on a night out include Pacific Standard Tap Room, Tupper and Reed, The Starry Plough Pub, and Trappist Provisions. Restaurants in the area include Eureka!, Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen, Great China Restaurant, The Butcher’s Son, Imm Thai Street Food, and Cancun Sabor Mexicano. Downtown Berkeley is the place to live for those who want to be in the center of the city’s action while also being close to the University of California, Berkeley.
What Downtown Berkeley Residents
Think About Their Apartments
Median rents in Downtown Berkeley
Studio
$
2,100
1 Bedroom
$
2,580
2 Bedroom
$
3,400

Getting to Know
Downtown Berkeley

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundaries: Oxford St to MLK Jr Way
North to South Boundaries: Hearst Ave to Dwight Way
dining
Brazil Fresh Squeeze Cafe
Jupiter
The Sandwich Spot
grocery
CVS Pharmacy
Food Mart
convenience
CVS Pharmacy
Food Mart
fitness
24 Hour Fitness
East Bay Seido Karate
parks
East Bay Seido Karate
Pure Barre
bus
52/604/605 (bus)
88 (bus)
rail
Richmond - Daly City-Millbrae (metro)

Best Apartments
in Downtown Berkeley



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

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1 Bed $5,203

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2 Beds $3,848

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Nearby Neighborhoods

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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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South Berkeley
Up-and-Coming