The Egyptian, San Diego, CA

The Egyptian Neighborhood Guide San Diego, CA

About

The Egyptian neighborhood in San Diego, California is known for its iconic Egyptian Theater. Located in the vibrant neighborhood of Hillcrest, it is surrounded by an array of eclectic shops, unique dining options, and energetic nightlife. The neighborhood is a few minutes’ drive from downtown San Diego via the Cabrillo Freeway and Sixth Avenue.

What You Will Love About The Egyptian, San Diego, California

  • You will love the diverse entertainment options, from the historic Egyptian Theater to the many dining establishments and vibrant nightlife.
  • The neighborhood's location provides easy access to downtown San Diego, making it a convenient place for both living and commuting.
  • The Egyptian is a part of Hillcrest, famous for its welcoming, diverse community and well-known Pride Parade.

What’s Nearby

Just outside of The Egyptian neighborhood are the beautiful Balboa Park, home to many famous San Diego museums, the San Diego Zoo, and lovely outdoor spaces. The area is also a short drive to Downtown San Diego where you can enjoy shopping in the Gaslamp Quarter or take a stroll along the gorgeous San Diego Bay.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in The Egyptian neighborhood is a blend of urban sophistication and laid-back Southern California charm. Residents enjoy a wide range of local amenities, easy access to the city's attractions, and the vibrant, diverse community Hillcrest is known for.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 171 restaurants, 28 grocery stores, and 22 parks within a mile of the The Egyptian neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Sunshine Market and Liquor

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store, Liquor Store

    3824 Park Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Farmer's Liquor & Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store, Liquor Store

    0.2 miles

    2045 University Ave

  • GROCERY
    Servall Liquor - Craft City

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Beer Store, Grocery Store, Liquor Store

    0.3 miles

    1279 University Ave

  • GROCERY
    Smart & Final Extra

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    2235 University Ave

  • GROCERY
    Sprouts Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    4175 Park Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Trader Joe's

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    1090 University Ave

The Egyptian Apartments and Rentals

225 Rental properties in The Egyptian, San Diego, CA.

  • The Abington property

    $2,495+

    The Abington

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    448–783 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Strauss on Fifth property

    $2,695+

    Strauss on Fifth

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    524–1081 Sqft

    7 Units Available

  • Villa Pacifica Senior Apartments property

    $2,195

    Villa Pacifica Senior Apartments

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    620 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Melrose Canyon Apartments property

    $1,900+

    Melrose Canyon Apartments

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    640–650 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Niima Outpost property

    $2,700+

    Niima Outpost

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    614–643 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Arbor Crest on Fourth property

    $2,248+

    Arbor Crest on Fourth

    Studio–1 Beds • 1 Bath

    507–627 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
3.8%
115.3%
utilities
12.8%
12.2%
food
1.3%
15.1%
transportation
0.8%
31.1%
healthcare
7.5%
4.2%

The Egyptian Reviews

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  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Near Downtown

    Yes

    Say 3 of 4 renters

The Egyptian Transportation

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San Diego Zoo Sign Post #5

Bus Stop

ZOO Dr

Source: foursquare.com

The Egyptian Schools

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1%
Mission ValleyNeighborhood in San-diego, California$3,899
42%
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38%
DowntownNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,167
3%
City HeightsNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,895--
Golden HillNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,800
3%
Western San DiegoNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,559
3%
Little ItalyNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,450
26%
UptownNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,431
3%
Loma PalisadesNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,295
13%
Downtown San DiegoNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,142
4%
University HeightsNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
East VillageNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,051
0%
Mid-CityNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,695
11%
Normal HeightsNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,695--
Balboa ParkNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
HarborviewNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,727--
Linda VistaNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
Serra MesaNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,150
8%
Mission HillsNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,745--
South ParkNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
Central San DiegoNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,699
11%
Point Loma PeninsulaNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,195
17%
PresidioNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
Mission Valley EastNeighborhood in San-diego, California$5,429
97%
Barrio LoganNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
TalmadgeNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,595--
MarinaNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,149
1%
KensingtonNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,850--
Old TownNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
Bay ParkNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,995--
Coronado Beach South IslandNeighborhood in Coronado, California$15,000--
GrantvilleNeighborhood in San-diego, California----