6.1 out of 10

Robinson Ave, Hillcrest

Ranked 4th best street in Hillcrest
32.7464158059585 -117.15525818508
Great for
  • Internet Access
  • Cost of Living
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Nightlife
  • Public Transport
Not great for
  • Childcare
  • Parking
  • Clean & Green
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Peace & Quiet
Who lives here?
  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian

Reviews

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

"People and Pet Friendly- Pride in Homeownership"

Robinson Ave has two distinct personalities- west of Tenth Ave there is an abundance of restaurants and nightlife/ trendy shops. East of Tenth Ave is more residential with a mix of condo/apartments and small single family homes. Just before Park Ave, two blocks north of Robinson Ave is another area in Hillcrest with a multitude of choices for dining and shopping. Pretty much any where on Robinson Ave you are close walking distance to Trader Joes and Whole Foods. There are coffee shops/Florist/book stores and Ralphs shopping plaza within walking distance of Robinson as well. What I enjoy most about Robinson Ave ( I am near Robinson and Herbert) I can walk to the San Diego Zoo, museums. Balboa Park is one of the largest urban parks in the US and is a 5-10 minute walk for me. Exercise is a given for people in Hillcrest. Walking the awesome trails around the park make it easy to stay fit!
The previous comment made on this site about Robinson Ave being a dumpy area is misleading. I don't know where he/she is referring to. Just like any other urban neighborhood, unfortunately there are homeless people. We take pride in our homes/condo's. People are friendly and polite. Even the homeless people are friendly in San Diego! I have always felt safe walking in my area in the day or night.
Pros
  • Restaurants, Shops, Wine Bars, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods
  • Friendly people, safe area to walk, Hillcrest welcomes Everyone
  • Close proximity to beautiful Balboa Park
Cons
  • Traffic on University Ave
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
2/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 2/5
  • Safe & Sound 2/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 1/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 1/5
  • Shopping Options 1/5
  • Gym & Fitness 1/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 2/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 1/5
  • Schools 1/5
  • Childcare 1/5
2yrs+

"Dumpy neighborhood that's getting worse due to downtown development pushing homeless people into the area"

Crime has shot up over the last two years as more homeless and drug dealers infest the neighborhood. They are coming from the downtown area since that area is being revitalized.
Recommended for
  • Singles

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