7.0 out of 10

Howard St, SOMA

Ranked 3rd best street in SOMA
37.7769467851823 -122.410687898318
Great for
  • Shopping Options
  • Eating Out
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Nightlife
  • Public Transport
Not great for
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Parking
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists


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

"One way street that's close to the action"

Howard is great, it runs one way North to South and if you are visiting it is close to lots of attractions. The Metreon is a block away , there's shopping at Westfield Centre, the InterContinental Hotel, Yerba Buena and the Moscone Center. It's also easy to get on and off the freeway from here.
  • Close to lots of attractions
  • Can be sketchy at night
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Tourists
  • LGBT+
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish

"The one way street"

Howard street is a one way street. Sometimes it can be really hard to get around. Like most down town streets you got your dumb drivers so you have to watch out. It is also a wide street and has four lanes of moving traffic. Parking is decent depending on what time of day you park or go out. There are a lot of bums in the area.

"Not too much to do on howard Street, but the places that are here are worth it."

Though spread out, there are some great places to visit on Howard street. Cafe Annalita offers some excellent deserts, as well as friendly service. Nine restaurant offers arguably the greatest Thai food in the west, if not the united states. The chieftain irish pub offers great drink specials on fridays,as well as some of the most friendly employees around, who are all apparently Irish themselves. If you find yourself on howard street, I highly recommend that you try one of these great places.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees

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