September 15, 2023

Community Spotlight: What to do in Northlake, TX

The town of Northlake in the southwest corner of Denton County, Texas, has enjoyed tremendous growth in the past few years, including the addition of the beautiful new home community of Pecan Square by Hillwood. Northlake has become the perfect refuge for families looking to find the tranquility of suburban life while remaining close enough to enjoy the big city attractions that the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex has to offer.

Today, Northlake still embraces the beauty of the rural Texas landscape, but has the conveniences of urban life, with plenty of restaurants, shops, and entertainment. Come and explore Northlake and discover all it has to offer.


Our Favorite Restaurants in Northlake

Bella’s Italian Bistro, 101 Plaza Place #500, Northlake

Dine like a local at Bella’s Italia Bistro, the happening Italian Restaurant that serves up traditional favorites like beef lasagna, chicken marsala, shrimp alfredo, and the local must-have, Tour of Italy, all made with the freshest ingredients.

Burgers & Curries, 5000 TX-114, Suite100, Northlake

If the name doesn’t give you pause, the concept will. Burgers & Curries merges all-American hamburgers, fries, and milkshakes with authentic Indian vegetarian and non-vegetarian curries, aromatic biryanis and colorful tandoori for a casual yet memorable dining experience.

Chowrastha – Groceries, Halal Meat & Eatery, 7901 Cleveland Gibbs Road, Northlake

Celebrate the Indian culture and heritage through food at Chowrastha – Groceries, Halal Meat & Eatery, where you’ll find Iranian Chai, Dum Biryani, and an array of delicate curries.

Sushi Dojo: To-Go Kitchen, 8356 Thompson Road, Northlake

Behind Hilltop Storage Solutions (yep, you read that right), sits Sushi Dojo, a to-go “ghost kitchen” offering a creative twist on sushi, including Sushi Tacos and Burritos and Banh Mi sandwiches Wednesdays through Sundays.

Northlake Café, 1611 Commons Cir. #300, Northlake

You won’t go hungry at Northlake Café. Northlake Café owners Fadil and Shpresa Memedi serve up hearty breakfast and lunch specials, including Berry Dream French Toast, Cinnamon Swirl Slammers, and an all-natural Texas Akaushi beef patty topped with Gruyere cheese, hash browns, cob-smoked bacon and topped with a sunny side egg.

Tea Xetera, 101 Plaza Place, Suite 250, Northlake

If you love a comforting cup of hot tea or a relaxing glass of iced tea, you’ll love the passion Tea Xetera puts into its hand-selected teas and culinary gifts.

Tequila Ranch Cocina, 1485 Commons Circle #400, Northlake

Reimagine your Mexican dining experience with the vibrant flavors and innovative selections at Tequila Ranch Cocina. One taste, and you’ll understand why locals come to Tequila Ranch Cocina when they’re in the mood for authentic Mexican cuisine.

Convenient Services and Shopping in Northlake

Argyle Med Spa and Wellness Center, 1490 Commons Circle, Northlake

Operated by nurse practitioners in collaboration with a physician, Argyle Med Spa and Wellness provides a variety of concierge/wellness services, including hormone therapy and skin rejuvenation procedures.

Northlake Color Lab, 101 Plaza Place, Suite 300, Northlake

Northlake Color Lab is the place to go for cutting-edge services, the best hair products, and everything you need to know about the newest hair color trends.

Pharmacy Plus, 101 Plaza Place, Suite 100, Northlake

Searching for a local pharmacy with a personal touch? Pharmacy Plus, a Good Neighbor Pharmacy, is a full-service compounding pharmacy that offers custom medications tailored for each customer.

River Bleu, 101 Plaza Place, Suite 250, Northlake

Calling all gypsy souls! The River Bleu boutique is the one-stop-shop for all your bohemian style desires. But that’s not all. Specializing in women’s, men’s, and children’s fashions, River Blue also offers a selection of home décor and essentials.

SAS Boutique, 100 Plaza Place, Suite 200, Northlake

SAS Boutique is another favorite stop for comfortable and playful women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories.

Sports and Entertainment near Northlake

Andy B’s Social Bowl, 2600 Panhandle Street, Denton

Andy B’s is more than a high-end bowling alley, it’s an entertainment mecca for the whole family with games, including an arcade, virtual reality experience, laser tag, billiards, foosball, board games, and more. Even the gourmet burgers and cocktails are elevated above the typical pool house.

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 3220 Town Center Drive, Denton

Watch your favorite new releases while enjoying a “Royale with Cheese” Burger, Pizza, or fresh-from-the-oven warm chocolate chip cookies. And don’t forget to grab a pint of fine craft brew or a fancy-schmancy cocktail for your maximum viewing pleasure.

Denton Community Market, 317 W. Mulberry Street, Denton

Denton Community Market is a producer-only art and farmer’s market in nearby downtown Denton featuring live music, kids’ activities, local artists, food trucks, and more. Visit every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from April through December.

DFW Adventure Park, 13055 Cleveland Gibbs Road, Northlake

The 170-plus-acre DFW Adventure Park offers the thrill of outdoor action sports, including paintball, zip lines, trap, skeet, sporting clays, Airsoft, The Great Obstacle Race, laser combat, and a Team Building Challenge Course.

Hilltop Storage Solutions, 8356 Thompson Road, Northlake

Hilltop Storage Solutions, the unassuming RV and boat storage facility, U-Haul Rental Facility, and grill shop that fronts the aforementioned Sushi Dojo: To-Go Kitchen, is actually a go-to entertainment destination on weekends. Roll up and grab some Sushi Dojo or tasty bites from one of the visiting food trucks — including Snappy Snow and the massive Ultimate Smoker and Grill rig — as you listen to live music and browse the latest grill paraphernalia.

Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth

This 1,500-acre speedway features a 1.5-mile oval that hosts hundreds of events each year, including NASCAR and IndyCar Racing events.

Where to Live in Northlake, Texas

To learn more about Pecan Square by Hillwood, stop by The Greeting House for a tour! Our builders have available inventory, and many are offering incentives! Browse for your home online then visit the builder’s models to learn more about special offers.