7.1 out of 10

Downtown

37.6632081365513 -121.881042484254
Great for
  • Internet Access
  • Schools
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Pest Free
  • Public Transport
Not great for
  • No ratings yet
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists

Reviews

4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • 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 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 2/5
2yrs+

"Just for Fun"

For a little tiny Downtown area, this is actually a lot of fun. This is especially surprising given how bland and flat most of the rest of Pleasanton is.

What is there to do here?

First there are the restaurants:
--Barone’s: a seafood joint.
--Sushi Hanabi
--Oasis: a Mediterranean B & G
--Nonni’s bistro
--Chianti’s: An Italian place which is great for dates
--India Garden


Then there are the bars:
--Redcoats Pub
--Main Street Brewery
--Past Time Pool


Then there is the shopping:
--Prim
--Lotus
--Therapy
--Celebrity Bound


And then there are an assortment of other places. For example, where else can you get fit while learning how to pole dance like you can at Twirly Girls.

Put simply, this is a fun little spot to go on dates and on the weekend. It tends to have a lot of kids and families—if you really want a strong singles scene you do have to go at least up to Oakland, if not the city, but for Pleasanton it is pretty good.
Pros
  • Good Restaurants
  • Good Bars
  • Good Boutiques
Cons
  • A Bit Small
  • Too Many Families and Kids
  • It is still Pleasanton
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish

Unranked Streets in Downtown

Main St

4/5
"A good place to walk, easy to find nice coffee shops and restaurants"
37.6608809060408 -121.875666616121
"Take me to Pleasanton for ..... fun!"
37.6654530754604 -121.873694239255

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