Best neighborhoods in Redwood City

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Westport

3.5/5
Ranked 1st best neighborhood in Redwood City

"Games, Germs and Real-Estate Deals"

- NikkiDKatt
Westport is basically a big office park on the western end of Redwood Shores. There are 20 large office buildings arrayed across this area and surrounded by parking lots. There are 3 main kind of...
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Oakwood

3.5/5
Ranked 2nd best neighborhood in Redwood City

"Melange of Nice and Not So Nice Patches"

- NikkiDKatt
Me and the BF came here to the Oakwood neighborhood this past weekend (as well as to Central, the neighborhood just to north of this one). Although I was under-impressed by Central, I actually really...
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Marine

3.5/5
Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in Redwood City

"The Oracle of Redwood City"

- NikkiDKatt
This is basically a commercial area filled with office parks housing companies, the biggest and most well-known of which is the computer solutions company, Oracle. Oracle, in case you don’t know, is...
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Eagle Hill

3.5/5
Ranked 4th best neighborhood in Redwood City

"Nice Hilly Family Neighborhood"

- NikkiDKatt
Eagle Hill is sort of an extension of the Jefferson neighborhood. It is a very family friendly neighborhood with really good schools and nice sidewalks. It basically shares the same schools as Roosev...
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Marlin

3/5
Ranked 5th best neighborhood in Redwood City

"Pleasant and surprisingly affluent community"

- bayareabound
Marlin is an exclusively residential, roughly middle-class, but somewhat anonymous Redwood City community. It is located within the winding slough/canal system of the city and within minutes to the S...
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Sequoia

3/5
Ranked 6th best neighborhood in Redwood City

"Close to the Action"

- NikkiDKatt
The main feature of the Sequoia neighborhood is Sequoia High School—which is one of the two main high schools in Redwood City, and definitely the better of the two in Redwood City given that Redwood C...
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Downtown

3/5
Ranked 7th best neighborhood in Redwood City

"Great Weekend Fun!"

- NikkiDKatt
Redwood City sometimes gets a little bit of bad wrap these days—especially when considered in comparison to some of its more hoity-toity Peninsula neighbors. Downtown Redwood City, however, is a pret...
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Roosevelt

3/5
Ranked 8th best neighborhood in Redwood City

"Really Good Family Neigborhood"

- NikkiDKatt
Roosevelt is a large residential neighborhood right at the heart of Redwood City. There are a lot of homes for sale here. The median price of homes seems to be about $600K with prices ranging fro...
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Central

2.5/5
Ranked 9th best neighborhood in Redwood City

"Run-of-the-mill residential community"

- bayareabound
Nestled within the many anonymous suburban neighborhoods of Redwood City, Central is a flat, unglamorous neighborhood. It only encompasses about 0.6 square miles and is bounded by Jefferson Avenue to...
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Palm

2/5
Ranked 10th best neighborhood in Redwood City

"Relatively Affordable"

- NikkiDKatt
With historic Union Cemetery on the eastern end, Palm is one of the neighborhoods right near the heart of Redwood City. It has a fairly high proportion of apartment buildings, especially as compared t...
37.4677810567843 -122.22713758567
Ranked 11th best neighborhood in Redwood City

"Nice Downtown Area"

- StephSF
There is something really nice about the main Silicon Valley towns - Palo Alto, Mountain View, Menlo Park, in that they each have a really cute, pedestrian downtown area. Apparently, Redwood City is n...
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Harbor

1.5/5
Ranked 12th best neighborhood in Redwood City

"Uninhabited dead-land"

- bayareabound
Harbor is a large, uninhabited marshland that sits adjacent to US Route 101. It is considered a part of the Foster City slough system, but is technically within the greater Redwood City. The area it...
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Unranked Neighborhoods

Arlington

3.5/5

"Good Spot, Expensive Homes"

- NikkiDKatt
We came here this weekend to take a look around. We have been considering places that we could move this summer after our lease runs out. We have been looking for a house since we are now officially...
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"Uninhabited marshland"

- bayareabound
Bair Island sounds just how simple as it is...a bare island. It is, in fact, the largest undeveloped, uninhabited island along the San Francisco peninsula. The area, which is located directly east o...
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Canyon

3.5/5

"Nice Hillside Neighborhood"

- NikkiDKatt
Canyon is one of the western most neighborhoods in Redwood City, and like most places on the Peninsula the farther west you go, the farther up into the hills you go. This means 2 things, generally:...
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"Okay Neighborhood--Terrible Schools"

- NikkiDKatt
Centennial is probably one of the least expensive places to live in the Peninsula—at least if we only consider the southern reaches of the Peninsula. The average home here is around $500 K as far as I...
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Dolphin

3.5/5

"Athletics, Real and Virtual"

- NikkiDKatt
Just to the north of the San Carlos Airport and at the west base of Redwood Shores, Dolphin is the neighborhood best known for being the home of EA Sports—the maker of such video games as the Madden N...
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Farm Hills

4.5/5

"Sterling Heights Neighborhood - Redwood City's Best Kept Lit..."

- C-S
This review covers the Sterling Heights neighborhood (between Farm Hills Blvd and Alameda de Las Pulgas), not necessarily Emerald Lake Hills or Farm Hills proper. Close in proximity to Stanford (15...
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"For Seagulls and Climate Watchers"

- NikkiDKatt
I highly recommend this area for seabirds and for eggheads studying the effects of global. This neighborhood is bit on the wet, marshy, and uninhabited side for most others however. On the other...
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Lido

3.5/5

"The Edge of the Shores"

- NikkiDKatt
Lido is the pointing edge of the Redwood Shores section of Redwood City. It is the farthest out that these neighborhoods abut into the San Francisco Bay. When you drive through the Lido neighborh...
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