Shops & Services
Just minutes away from Serrano are supermarkets, retail shops, restaurants, and key services such as a post office, a fire station. Many of the retail establishments are located within two shopping centers, Raley's Center (near the entrance to Serrano) and Town Center (near the Interchange at Highway 50). In addition, La Borgata, adjacent to Serrano, a Tuscan-themed luxury shopping center offers upscale shopping and dining.
Shops and Restaurants in El Dorado Hills
The quality and selection of shopping and dining experiences is growing in El Dorado Hills in number and variety:
Anchored by Raley's Superstore on Park Drive near Serrano Blvd., this shopping center also includes eating establishments such as Bella Bru Cafe and Catering, Steve's Pizza, several quick-food options and a deli, plus banks, a hairdresser, specialty shops and a pre-school/daycare center.
Located at the El Dorado Hills Blvd. Interchange at Highway 50, Town Center is home to the 14-screen Regal Theatres, the El Dorado Hills Sports Club and a myriad of boutiques and restaurants. With its manmade lake, Town Center is designed to be enjoyed by shoppers, diners and outdoor enthusiasts. There's hiking and biking trails, an amphitheater for entertainment, and edge-of-the-lake outdoor dining for restaurant patrons. Shoppers can buy necessities at Target and Nugget Market. There are also banks, a hairdresser, dentist and doctor offices and many more services. There's luxury big-ticket shopping, too: El Dorado Hills' one and only car dealership, Mercedes Benz, is located here. For guests or business associates coming to town, Town Center offers a Holiday Inn Express.
Located on Park Drive at Serrano Parkway, La Borgata brings a Tuscan flair to El Dorado Hills. Shops and restaurants are situated around a village piazza with olive trees and grape arbors. La Borgata includes office space, boutiques, upscale and casual dining. La Borgata won an architectural award in the prestigious 2005 Gold Nugget Competition.
Shops and Restaurants in Nearby Folsom
A 10- or 15-minute drive to nearby Folsom offers El Dorado Hills residents a variety of options in shopping and dining. While there are far too many to list here, here are a few of the larger and perhaps better-known shopping and dining establishments. New residents will want to explore on their own to uncover the wonderful variety of restaurants and shops throughout Folsom.
Costco Wholesale, Sam's Club, Best Buy, REI, Bed Bath & Beyond:
in Folsom Gateway Center, just off of Highway 50 at the East Bidwell exit.
East Bidwell off of Highway 50 in Broadstone Plaza (also home to Pier One Imports, Babies R Us, and many more).
Target, Mervyn's, Trader Joe's and Lowe's:
East Bidwell and Blue Ravine.
Kohl's and Walmart:
Riley Street and Glenn Drive.
Palladio Mall: Whole Foods, H & M, White House Black Market, Sports Authority, and 16 Cinemas
East Bidwell and Iron Pont Road
Folsom Premium Outlets:
Eighty discount stores ranging from Liz Claiborne to The Gap; located just off of the Highway 50 Folsom Blvd. exit.
Located on Sutter Street, 100-year-old buildings house restaurants, specialty and gift stores, and antique shops that attract visitors from far and wide.
Dining in Folsom
There are dozens of dining choices, ranging from the more elegant, such as Fat's Asia Bistro & Dim Sum Bar (2585 Iron Point Rd.), Scott's Seafood Grill & Bar (9611 Greenback Lane), to the ever-popular chains such as Olive Garden and Islands Fine Burgers in the Folsom Gateway Center, also Mimi's Cafe, Macaroni Grill in Broadstone Plaza. And you can pick up a dessert-to-go at Snooks Candies & Ice Cream in Historic Folsom, a locally owned establishment that attracts shoppers both young and old.
Key Services in El Dorado Hills
The El Dorado Hills Post Office is on Post Street, near Town Center, just south of Highway 50. 800-275-8777
The nearest fire station is one minute away at El Dorado Hills Blvd. and Wilson Blvd. 933-6623
The sheriff local substation is located at Town Center Drive and Post Street. 933-2578
The Community Services District office (including park, pool and gym) is at El Dorado Hills Blvd. and Harvard Way. 933-6624
El Dorado Hills' library is located at 7455 Silva Valley Road near Serrano Parkway. The library includes a children's room with separate areas for story time and studying, a teen reading room, and an adult reading room complete with fireplace. Homework areas have computers plus local public school textbooks.
The library's glass-and-fieldstone architecture mimics that of its neighbor, the Serrano Visitors Center. The library land was dedicated by Serrano Associates, developer of Serrano.
Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers
Folsom - Iron Point Road (no emergency services). 817-5200
Roseville - Eureka Road. 784-4304
Rancho Cordova - International Drive and Morse Ave. 631-3040
South Sacramento - 6600 Bruceville Road. 688-2000
Marshall Hospital - Marshall Way in Placerville. 530-622-1441
Marshall Medical Center - Primary Care, 5137 Golden Foothill Parkway, Suite 120, El Dorado Hills. 933-8010
Mercy Hospital - 1650 Creekside Dr., Folsom. 983-7400
Mercy General Hospital - 4001 J St., Sacramento. 453-4545
Sutter General Hospital - 2801 L St., Sacramento. 454-2222
Sutter Memorial Hospital - 5151 F St., Sacramento. 454-3333