Unspecified, Renter in Yelm, WA

Best neighborhood for mid-late 20's, single men looking for dating, good food, views, safety... income around 95k.

Asked by Unspecified, Yelm, WA Sat Mar 16, 2013

I'm currently living in East-Bay, but after taking trips into the city I truly feel I am short-changing myself. I moved recently from Seattle with no knowledge of the Bay Area, and although I enjoy my current city I don't think feel content with what it has to offer most of the time. I have considered Pacific Heights, the Marina, etc... but I would love some local input.

Thanks!

PS - I work from home so walkability is a nonissue.

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Hey there -- it really depends on what you're into. If you're into a more laid back, bohemian feel, I definitely recommend the Lower Haight or Potrero Hill. If you like something a little more upscale, Pac Heights and the Marina make sense.

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Good luck!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Mar 17, 2013
I think South Beach/SoMa is a great neighborhood that has a lot of amenities and would fit your criteria.
You really need to visit and get a feel for yourself to see if its a good fit.

Here is a link to the various neighborhoods:
http://www.ubayp.com/neighborhoods/index.aspx

Regards,
Lizete
Web Reference: http://www.LizeteSantos.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Mar 16, 2013
Marina or Cow Hollow are two good bets. Lots of restaurants and bars and single people. You will also have access to the bars and restaurants of Fillmore and Polk Streets, so those are hard to beat. Pac Hts is okay, too - I live there - but you'll have to walk up and down steep hills to get to the marina/cow hollow places from there.

The other area you may want to consider is South Beach. Lots of young professionals and plenty of bars and restaurants there as well. I would spend some time in both and see what feels right to you.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Mar 16, 2013
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