East Village, San Diego, CA

East Village Neighborhood Guide San Diego, CA

About

East Village is a vibrant and booming neighborhood in San Diego, California, notably known as the largest neighborhood in San Diego's downtown area. It is encased by Broadway to the north, 16th street to the east, Commercial street to the south and the Park Boulevard to the west. Notably, it is home to the PETCO Park, where the San Diego Padres play their home games. With its numerous chic art galleries, trendy restaurants and bars, and upscale apartments, it is one of the city's cultural hotspots.

What You Will Love About East Village, San Diego, California

  • Experience the electrifying energy during a San Diego Padres game at PETCO Park.
  • Explore the local art scene with various galleries and creative spaces scattered throughout the neighborhood.
  • Enjoy diverse culinary experiences from trendy cafes, upscale dining to food trucks.
  • Stroll through lush public spaces like Fault Line Park or the Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge.

What’s Nearby

The Gaslamp Quarter, known for its nightlife and entertainment, is just west of East Village. The San Diego Convention Center is also a short walk away, hosting national and international conferences and events. Balboa Park, home to various museums and the San Diego Zoo, is just a short drive north from East Village.

Lifestyle

Living in East Village offers a mix of urban sophistication and casual Southern California living. The neighborhood is a hub for modern, high-rise living but still retains a relaxed pace, with plenty of open spaces for outdoor activities. It’s an ideal location for those who appreciate downtown living with a touch of culture and sports.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 631 restaurants, 76 grocery stores, and 84 parks within a mile of the East Village neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Food Service Design Group

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    1202 Market St

  • GROCERY
    Albertsons

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    655 14th St

  • GROCERY
    Albertsons Pharmacy

    Retail, Drugstore, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    655 14th St

  • GROCERY
    Smart & Final

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    720 15th St

  • GROCERY
    Grocery Outlet

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    1002 Market St

  • SHOPPING
    San Diego Real Estate Associates

    Business and Professional Services, Real Estate Service, Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.3 miles

    350 10th Ave

East Village Apartments and Rentals

226 Rental properties in East Village, San Diego, CA.

  • Concert Residences property

    Contact for Price

    Concert Residences

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    560–983 Sqft

  • The Broadway Towers property

    $2,283+

    The Broadway Towers

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    535–1070 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Pinnacle on the Park property

    $1,995+

    Pinnacle on the Park

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    575–1969 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Spire San Diego property

    $2,080+

    Spire San Diego

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    597–1969 Sqft

  • STUDIOS435 property

    $1,700+

    STUDIOS435

    Studio • 1 Bath

    194–319 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • Market Street Square property

    $2,106+

    Market Street Square

    Studio–1 Beds • 1 Bath

    455–1050 Sqft

    10 Units Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
1.2%
115.6%
utilities
15.2%
6.5%
food
1.3%
15.6%
transportation
0.5%
27.3%
healthcare
6.9%
5%

East Village Demographics

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East Village Reviews

people smiling
  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 15 of 17 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 15 of 17 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 14 of 17 renters

  • Nice Views

    Yes

    Say 13 of 17 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 12 of 17 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 12 of 17 renters

East Village Transportation

walk bike and transit

Walker’s Paradise

95/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Very Bikeable

73/100
Bike Score®

Excellent Transit

81/100
1 other stop

Park and Market Trolley Station

Other

Park Blvd

Source: foursquare.com

East Village Schools

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HarborviewNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
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Balboa ParkNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
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0%
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0%
South ParkNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
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