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Valley Junction

217 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265-4719
+1 515-222-3642
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Great find

Great find with lots of unique shops and restaurants. Fun way to spend the day. lots of antique... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
EWC11
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Kansas City, Missouri
via mobile
Great finds, great prices

I personally visited many of the antique and collectible shops and found many items which were very... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
REIKE P
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Chicago, United States
via mobile
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  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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“farmers market” (18 reviews)
“unique shops” (14 reviews)
“des moines” (23 reviews)
LOCATION
217 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265-4719
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+1 515-222-3642
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Great find with lots of unique shops and restaurants. Fun way to spend the day. lots of antique shops. Wines of Iowa and Nams Nummies!

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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I personally visited many of the antique and collectible shops and found many items which were very fond not only of my memories but to add to my own personal collection. Some were found it Memory Lane others at McIntyres Antiques and Collectibles at 817...More

Thank REIKE P
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Always enjoy visiting Valley Junction when in West Des Moines. Love the quaint shops, coffee shops and restaurants!

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We had such a fun time at valley junction. I’m sad I’ve never been there before. So many good shops and places to eat. Cannot wait to return!

Thank Shelby A
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Totally interesting. Fascinating specialty shops. Always something to buy in the wonderful antique and gift shops. Unique food places. Lots of attractions and enjoyable special events.

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

we love the Farmers Market and in the summer and Jingle in the Junction in December. Their are so many neat shops to visit while in Valley Junction.

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Perfect for live music or dining or shopping or all of the aforementioned. Food choices for every taste. People watching and the local neighborhood feel.

Thank matthewd461
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Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

Love this place! Sooooooo old school. From local food spots to bars it is the place! Go to the old movie theatre and check out the costumes they have amazing!

Thank Jacqueline M
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Reviewed November 14, 2017

The best part of Valley Junction is you are supporting your local West Des Moines economy. These are hard working owners that are trying to make a difference. Very friendly indeed.

Thank chicago90Phoenix
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

It has a quaint feel. The stores are mostly smaller and the owners that I encountered were friendly and helpful.

Thank pollyreid
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Tisha M
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Cswanson29 | Reviewed this property |
No, everything closes early
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Merila K
October 9, 2015|
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Response from Kristi M | Reviewed this property |
There is one just off Fleur Drive by Grays lake called Jasper Winery. That's the only one in town that I know of
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