Portola is a neighborhood in San Francisco, California with a population of 18,988. Portola is in San Francisco County. Living in Portola offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Portola there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Portola and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Portola are above average.
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Great boba all around and nice people. The library in the portola is great! Also, very accesible to the 54 and 9 bus route. Great food places and very safe.
I lived in this area for most of my life attending two schools: elementary and middle school. The only great thing about this place is probably the variety of food. Not the safest neighborhood but I had a lot of good memories with friends in this area. I barely pass through this area since my school is across the city. I wouldn't hang around at night, but there are a lot of Muni buses that passes by. Unfortunately not even the Muni drivers makes me feel any safer.
The downside to living here is the trash. My neighbors do not pick up after their dogs and throw their trash on the floor. I would like to see more trash cans on the streets and free plastic bag dispensers set up around the neighborhood so pet owners can clean up after their dogs.