7.0 out of 10

Embarcadero Rd, Professorville

37.4405136993365 -122.148893527511
Great for
  • Eating Out
  • Medical Facilities
  • Shopping Options
  • Safe & Sound
  • Schools
Not great for
  • Cost of Living
  • Lack of Traffic
  •  
  •  
  •  
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students
  •  

Reviews

4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Cost of Living 1/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
2yrs+

"Good shopping center, I hope you like traffic..."

Like much of Palo Alto, the Embarcadero sucks for traffic. It is clustered and chaotic, as it is the funnel to many residential streets and is a primary connector between Highway 101 and El Camino Real. I wouldn€™t mind living here, as the homes are lovely and are a mere stone’s thrown from downtown. However, I would get a bike.

The shopping center offers some respite from the street, although the parking here can be just as clustered and chaotic as the traffic on the street itself. But with Trader Joe’s, CVS, Peet’s Coffee, an array of French Cafes, Mexican restaurants, and a fair smattering of shops, you may just never leave.
Pros
  • Nice homes
  • Safe
  • Nearby Shopping
Cons
  • Expensive
  • High traffic during busy times
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students

Travelling to Embarcadero Rd?

Find Hotels

Unranked Streets in Professorville

"Good shopping center, I hope you like traffic..."
37.4405136993365 -122.148893527511

Lincoln Ave

3.5/5
"Another nice one"
37.4425026016219 -122.152805953432

Best Neighborhoods to Live In

Best Cities to Live In

Tell everyone what you love about your neighborhood!

Leave a Review

Have a question?

How are schools? Is the area safe? What about public transit options?" Why not ask our community of locals!

Ask Now

Selling or Renting Your Home?

Maximize the selling price of your home by sharing what you love about your suburb to increase its appeal...

Leave a Review

Corporate Relocation Manager?

Enable your employees to share local knowledge in a private, trusted environment with those relocating... while building community.

Learn More