7.3 out of 10

East St, Lafayette

37.8886392850552 -122.119519287987
Great for
  • Childcare
  • Internet Access
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Public Transport
Not great for
  • Lack of Traffic
Who lives here?
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Students


4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5

"Great Little Street, Close To Mild Fun"

East Street is a tiny little dead end street in Lafayette. It is easy to miss even if you have lived in Lafayette your whole life. This, like most of Lafayette that is not on Mt. Diablo or Moraga, is a residential area. But this part of Lafayette actually has a lot of apartments nestled in between the homes.

When I was in college I used to date a guy out here at one of the apartments hidden away at the end of this street, so spent my share of weekends out here. It is actually a great spot. You can, first of all, walk to just about anything, from the supermarket to the shops. And Lafayette has gotten a lot nicer since I lived there with a lot more shops and restaurants.

It is also a great spot for commuters since the BART station is nearby as well. Me and the old bf spent many a Sunday morning get coffee and hanging out at nearby coffee shops. Lot’s of fun, though a little on the slow side.

Lafayette is also a great spot if you are an outdoorsy type and like to go for hikes that sort of thing. The Lafayette Reservoir is a favorite spot for locals on the weekends.

The great Lafayette schools and suburban safety also make this the perfect spot for single parents needing a pad.

Overall this is a great little spot to live, even if the apartments on this street are a little run down and on the ugly side.
  • Affordable Apartments
  • Close to Downtown
  • Close to BART
  • Apartments a Little Run Down
  • A Little Boring
Recommended for
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Students

Unranked Streets in Lafayette

1st St

"A Strange Little Street"
37.8914087853005 -122.116533576358
"Great Street in a great Lafayette neighborhood "
37.8582342198305 -122.094681119572

East St

"Great Little Street, Close To Mild Fun"
37.8886392850552 -122.119519287987
"Good Alternate to Moraga Way"
37.8825008335312 -122.15716575268

Hough Ave

"Cool Spot, Close to the Action"
37.889056514181 -122.121588539919

Moraga Rd

"The Main Connection between Lafayette and Moraga"
37.8806075142867 -122.122921892684

Oak Hill Rd

"A Little Bit of Everything the Burbs has to Offer"
37.8952664624813 -122.122253951573

Paulson Ct

"The Main Drag, Lafayette"
37.8904207968421 -122.150112375172
"The "Secret" Short Cut to the Sun Valley Mall"
37.9057447613639 -122.09990868669

Robert Rd

"Great Place to Walk or Picnic"
37.8810518560452 -122.156398843814

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