The Energy and Diversity of Hillcrest
Hillcrest is the center of all the best San Diego neighborhoods: Mission Hills, University Heights, Bankers Hill, and Balboa Park. It’s also the center of the LGBTQ+ community. You’ll find the rainbow flag proudly serving as the community’s landmark and the starting point for the San Diego Pride parade every summer.
Travel down University Ave and you will see no shortage of eclectic coffee shops. You can walk from University Ave to Washington St. and you’ll run into all kinds of restaurants, unique boutiques, and other independently-owned businesses. The restaurant environment is constantly evolving in Hillcrest trendy restaurants always popping up.
If you’re looking for a fun date night Hillcrest is always a good choice. It’s also easy to get drawn into the lively bars that are lined along University Ave. In the heart of Hillcrest is a vibrant shopping center called The Hub which includes grocery stores; Trader Joe’s, Ralphs and many other boutique shops and restaurants.
Hillcrest has an abundance of big and small craftsman homes and mid-century style condos. You’ll find many tree-lined streets and quiet pockets perfect for taking nice walks with your dog or family.
This is a great neighborhood for first-time homebuyers who are looking to live in an area with lots of things to do and close to Downtown