7.3 out of 10

3rd St, Occidental

38.4074178311321 -122.946874426703
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Parking
  • Safe & Sound
Not great for
  • No ratings yet
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • LGBT+


4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5

"Does the Trick"

To be honest, I may very well be the only person who ever reviews 3rd street in Occidental. It is a tiny, nondescript side street in an even tinier, more isolated town, but it does happen to be home to two great spots: the Bohemian Market, which serves great sandwiches, and the Union Hotel, which serves great beer for even more great prices. The piano in the bar is used almost as frequently as the juke box, both of which vary greatly in quality depending on who has control, but for $4 a pint, I would listen to recordings of screaming babies (or settle for no music, for that matter).

This street turns into Coleman Valley Road, which extends further west, but 3rd street has its own little charm that makes it unique. I wouldn't go out of your way to come here, but if you happen to be staying in Occidental, rest assured that you will have something to do.
  • Good beer
  • Scenic setting
  • Fun bars
  • Middle of nowhere
  • Cell phone reception
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • LGBT+
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Country Lovers

Unranked Streets in Occidental

2nd St

"It's all Relative..."
38.406815448415 -122.946481185013

3rd St

"Does the Trick"
38.4074178311321 -122.946874426703

Graton Rd

"Charming Cow-Town"
38.4157238628897 -122.940035404085
"Sleepy Redwood Street"
38.4081400434341 -122.935899359274

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