Pleasant Hill is home to a nine-plex theater, the only one in eastern Polk County, a number of fine food restaurants ranging from Italian, Mexican, Oriental, to American, a fitness center, three state licensed child care centers and four senior housing and extended care facilities. Mercy East Clinic, the largest healthcare center in eastern Polk County, is also located in the city. Pleasant Hill also has a medical doctor’s office, three dentist offices and two chiropractors.
Three banking institutions are located in the city as well as investment services businesses. Pleasant Hill currently has one motel and an extended stay facility that has kitchen facilities as well as bedrooms. In addition to these services, Pleasant Hill has a wide variety of retail and sales services available, as well as being within five to 30 minutes from a number of retail service centers and retail malls.