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Walkable Neighborhoods

Golden Valley City Center

Golden Valley City Center is a vibrant shopping and dining hub in Golden Valley. Conveniently located just off Hwy 55, the area is just minutes away from downtown Minneapolis. Tree-lined sidewalks will transport you to delightful boutiques and delicious restaurants.

Golden Valley City Hall and water tower

The Heart of the City

Good things are located at the intersection of Winnetka Avenue and Golden Valley Rd. The operational heart of Golden Valley, here you’ll find: City Hall, the fire station, the police station, the post office and Golden Valley’s Public Library.

Under the Water Tower

Standing in the center of everything is Golden Valley’s water tower. A popular place for events, the grounds below the water tower are home to Market in the Valley, the city’s farmers market that operates every Sunday from spring to fall.

Diverse Shopping

The City Center area is home to three small shopping developments – Golden Valley Commons, Town Square, and Golden Valley Shopping Center. You’ll find everything from unique gifts at Patina to the hottest music on vinyl at Down in the Valley and the latest women’s fashions at Mainstream Boutique and Ragstock.


D’Amico & Sons – An Italian café and restaurant, with a delightful outdoor patio, offering flavorful pastas, wood-oven pizzas, entrées, salads and sandwiches.

Davanni’s Pizza & Hot Hoagies – Pizzas, hot hoagies, calzones, pastas, salads and more.

Doolittles Woodfire Grill – An American eatery known for their rotisserie grilled meats, lengthy wine list, and warm, refined atmosphere.

JuYuan Chinese – Minneapolis – Authentic and delicious tasting Chinese and Asian cuisine made from high quality, fresh ingredients.

Love Pizza – Offering takeout, free delivery and catering service of coal-fired and bar-style pizzas, heritage recipe meatballs, farm-fresh salads and more.

New Bohemia Wurst+BierHaus – A lively beer hall with communal tables offering over 24 Minnesota-made, all-natural sausages and 36 of the finest local and international craft beers. Try the giant Bavarian pretzel!

Panchero’s Mexican Grill – Burritos, tacos and quesadillas made with freshly pressed tortillas.

Triple D Espresso – A family-owned coffee shop that sells freshly roasted beans, hand-crafted beverages, and delectable homemade baked goods.

The Valley – Smoothie and juice bar offering exceptional meal or snack replacement shakes, energizing teas and good vibes.

Other restaurants include: Chipotle, Jimmy John’s, Leann Chin, Noodles & Company, Papa John’s Pizza, Starbucks, and Subway. Cedar Lake Wine Company is also located here.


All Strings Attached – A music store specializing in stringed instrument sales, rentals and repairs.

Bergstrom Studio – A boutique jewelry studio specializing in custom-designed engagement rings and wedding bands. They also perform jewelry and watch inspections, cleaninsg and repairs, appraisals and diamond consignment services.

Best Wishes Floral – A flower shop dedicated to supplying the freshest cut flowers from local, earth-friendly greenhouses and world-wide flower shops. Find flower arrangements for weddings, holidays and other special occasions.

Down in the Valley – Perfect for music lovers, this record shop has been around for nearly 50 years. They offer one of the largest selections of new and used vinyl LPs in the metro area.

Lighting Outlet Center – An ever-changing selection of lighting at discounted prices.

Mainstream Boutique – A locally-owned women’s clothing boutique on a mission to love, strengthen and celebrate women through fashion.

Patina – A unique boutique known for its gifts, jewelry, home décor and novelties.

Ragstock – Vintage clothing from the ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s, plus affordable new fashions for men and women.

Personal Care

9Round Fitness – A gym offering a kickboxing themed fitness program that incorporates functional, interval, cardio and circuit training regimens.

Black Diamond Hair & Nails – A multicultural salon whose goal is to bring out the beautiful in you, inside and out.

Discover CBD –  A vitamin and supplement store specializing in hemp-derived CBD products.

Golden Nails – A full-service nail salon.

Halo Cryotherapy – A wellness center using cryotherapy (extreme cold) to help with recovery, pain relief and skin rejuvenation.

Massage Envy – A spa that offers customized massages, stretching and facials.

Snap Fitness – A 24-hour fitness club offering state-of-the-art cardio and strength equipment and a complete free weight area.

Totally Tan & Spa – A tanning salon that offers both sun-bed and sunless tanning options, plus infrared and red light therapy spa services.