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Living in Pacific Beach San Diego

Pacific Beach is the 27th most walkable neighborhood in San Diego with 30,027 residents.

Pacific Beach has some public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Bay Ho, Mission Bay Park, Mission Beach, La Jolla, Bay Park, Clairemont Mesa West and North Clairemont.

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Walk Score of Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA

Pacific Beach is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Lahaina Beach House in Pacific Beach, San Diego

Lahaina Beach House

Photo of Garnet Ave. & Mission Blvd. in Pacific Beach, San Diego

Garnet Ave. & Mission Blvd.

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Pacific Beach San Diego.

Pacific Beach is the 27th most walkable neighborhood in San Diego with a Walk Score of 71.

Find apartments in San Diego's most walkable neighborhoods: Horton Plaza, Core-Columbia and Gaslamp Quarter.

Pacific Beach San Diego Apartments for Rent

View all Pacific Beach apartments on a map.

Rental info for Casas By The Sea in the Pacific Beach area
from $1,600
1 bed
Walk Score 71
Rental info for Cedar Shores in the Pacific Beach area
from $1,015
Studio
Walk Score 65
Rental info for The Pacific at Mission Bay in the Pacific Beach area
from $1,425
1 bed
Walk Score 63
Rental info for Pacific Bay Club in the Pacific Beach area
from $1,100
Studio
Walk Score 72
Rental info for Oceanus in the Pacific Beach area
$1,450
1 bed
Walk Score 72
Rental info for Apartment at San Diego in the Pacific Beach area
$1,300
1 bed
Walk Score 78
Rental info for Apartment at Pacific Beach in the Pacific Beach area
$3,500
3 bed
Walk Score 78
Rental info for Apartment at San Diego in the Pacific Beach area
$2,195
2 bed
Walk Score 78

Pacific Beach Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Pacific Beach to other San Diego neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

25 Golden Hill 72 52 56 9,163
26 Rolando 72 49 58 6,469
27 Pacific Beach 71 37 72 30,027
28 Logan Heights 71 57 63 14,642
29 Adams North 68 47 51 5,202

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 210 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Pacific Beach.

People in Pacific Beach can walk to an average of 6 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of The Green Flash in Pacific Beach, San Diego

The Green Flash

Photo of Lahaina Beach House in Pacific Beach, San Diego

Lahaina Beach House

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thumbnail for Lahaina Beach HouseThe only bar on the beach in PB. A fav of tourists and locals.

Kelly Lowry
on Lahaina Beach House

Transit Score of Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA

Pacific Beach has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Pacific Beach San Diego apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Pacific Beach has some public transportation and about 4 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Pacific Beach on public transit.

icon for car shares in Pacific Beach

Pacific Beach has about 8 car shares from RelayRides and Getaround.

Bike Score of Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA

Pacific Beach is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Crystal Pier Hotel in Pacific Beach, San Diego

Crystal Pier Hotel

Photo of Pacific Beach Boardwalk in Pacific Beach, San Diego

Pacific Beach Boardwalk

Photo of Pacific Beach Taylor Library in Pacific Beach, San Diego

Pacific Beach Taylor Library

Photo of Banana Bungalow Hostel in Pacific Beach, San Diego

Banana Bungalow Hostel

Photo of Mission Bl & Reed Av in Pacific Beach, San Diego

Mission Bl & Reed Av

Photo of Reds Saloon in Pacific Beach, San Diego

Reds Saloon

thumbnail for Garnet Ave. & Mission Blvd.This is the intersection marks the business district of PB. Restaurants, bars, stores, etc. are all right here.

Kelly Lowry
on Garnet Ave. & Mission Blvd.

thumbnail for The Green FlashHome to the best Bloody Mary in PB. The eye candy isn't too bad either.

Kelly Lowry
on The Green Flash

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