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Around Town

Located within walking or short driving distance from the Henderson Road area, neighbors tell some of their favorite suggestions for shopping, dining, and recreation.

(Website has been included if available.  Click on the link)
Dining Notes
Chick-Fil-A Every Monday after 5 p.m. all Chick-Fil-A restaurants will give you a free chicken sandwich with the purchase of one - if you bring in your church bulletin from the previous Sunday.  (referred by Sharon K.)
Downwind Restaurant and Lounge


Eat and watch the planes land at PDK

Enzo's Pizza

4487 Hugh Howell Road, Tucker


"The Family" pizza is delicious and loaded with toppings.  Enzo's is new to Tucker.  We tried the take-out on a Friday evening, and the parking lot was full.  We'll be back with family/friends to dine inside or outside on their patio.

(June 2007 - referred by Jenni & Paul W.)

L'Thai Restaurant and Wine Bar

4800 Lawrenceville Hwy, Tucker


See menu at www.lethai.com


Bills itself as "the first and only organic Thai restaurant in the world (outside Thailand)."  Excellent food and extremely courteous/helpful staff!  Also, a good place for a romantic evening (at least the night we were there). 

(April 2007 - referred by Sharon K.)

Little Cuba

Little Cuba at North Hills Shopping Center-Chamblee Tucker- very authentic and a pretty interior.

(referred by Jannean B.)

Marlow's Northlake

Located on LaVista Road in the Doubletree Hotel

(Read article)

Very good Sunday brunch 10 - 3.  Pastries, fruit (including bananas foster), juices, salad, crab Benedict, bacon, sausage, chicken, grits, potatoes, frittata, egg/steak wraps, plus omelets and pancakes to order ($14.99/person).

(August 2008 - Referred by Sharon & John)


This is our second dinner visit in a month.  Good service and attentive staff.  We've tried the Frisco Club and Grilled Chicken Cappellini, and both were delicious.

(July 2008 - Referred by Jenni & Paul)

Northlake Thai We like Northlake Thai on Montreal at Lavista.  Food is elegantly prepared, presented and served...a fine dining experience that is not terribly costly.  (referred by Jannean B.)

Delicious!  Friendly and attentive staff. Elegant atmosphere with reasonable dinner prices.  It's nice to have this restaurant in the Northlake/Tucker area.  (referred by Paul & Jenni W., 11/2006) 

NY Pizzeria NY Pizzeria located in North Hills shopping center.  Some of the closest to real NY pizza I’ve found anywhere in metro ATL – and they deliver to our neighborhood!  Forget about Domino’s or Papa John’s – this is close to the real thing.  (referred by Ken G.)


3701 Lawrenceville Highway

Tucker, GA 30084

(770) 416-6999

Website with menu and map is www.myspace.com/shortys_pizza

Shorty's serves much more than pizza and salads...someone in that kitchen has excellent ideas for preparing steaks, pork, chicken...interesting variations each time we've gone. Side Patio-deck is option in nice weather for quieter dining.

(referred by Jannean B., 10/2007)


Very good pizza and salads.  It is about a block and half toward 285 from Brockett Road intersection.  Several of our neighbors have tried it, and they also think it is a good addition.

(referred by Phil C., 7/2007)

tahCha Tea House

3352C Chamblee-Tucker Road

Atlanta, GA


I want to recommend trying a new spot in the area – at North Hills Shopping Center (near Big Lots and near Little Cuba restaurant). North Hills is @ 285 and Chamblee Tucker Road, traveling west toward Mercer Univ.  tahCha Tea House is owned and operated by several Northlake/Tucker residents.  Hours are: 7 am – 11pm M-F, 8 am – 11 pm on Saturdays, and 11 am – 6 pm on Sundays. Offers wonderful selections of teas, prepares tea and coffee drinks, tasty grilled Panini sandwiches on Focaccia bread, quiches, salads, lovely desserts/bakery.  Large space with areas for small groups and children’s reading/quiet play. Community groups are meeting here, knitting groups, book clubs.  Just exactly what is needed in Tucker/EmbryHills/Northlake. Currently in “soft opening” stage, but I have visited with a number of friends.

Nice complement to The Alcove which is also locally owned. (see above listing)

(referred by Jannean B., 7/4/09)

The Seasons


Near main entrance at Northlake Mall

Recently visited this new restaurant- it opened end of March 2010 –formerly site of Crescent Moon which had closed (and deserved to!)  This is the way Crescent Moon used to be – familiar menu, quality food,  familiar servers and kitchen staff with different owner.  Worth a visit and deserving support of Northlake and Tucker community.  We need to encourage local businesses to open here and stay open – great place to meet for breakfast, lunch and dinner.   8 AM to 9 PM Mon. thru Friday and 8 AM to 3 PM on Saturday and Sunday. I found introductory coupons (June and July in Tucker Times and Up Close and Personal in Tucker)

(referred by Jannean B., 7/4/10)

Yum Yum Thai

3977 Lawrenceville Hwy.


Authentic (we've been to Thailand!) Thai cuisine at very reasonable prices.  Try the Thai tea!  (referred by Sharon K.)

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Services, Shopping, Etc. Notes

Householder's - Home Decor and Gift Boutique



Summer Emrich, Tucker native and Evans Road area homeowner writes:

Householder's has closed and is no longer at the Heritage Place shopping center (previously opened in October 2007).  Even though I don't have a storefront, I do have a website of my merchandise (www.householders.shutterfly.com) and can be contacted at this email address if anyone is interested in purchasing any .products!  (11/17/09)

In Home Pet Care Services

Donna Raney, Owner

Pet Attention, LLC



My name is Donna Raney.  I live in the Embry Hills Subdivision.  I’m an Embry Hills Neighborhood Watch Block Captain & head of our K9 Patrol Unit.  I am a professional pet sitter and owner of Pet Attention, LLC.  I have numerous clients in the surrounding areas including Embry Hills, Stonegate Trail, Thawley Place, Cardinal Drive, Woods of Henderson, & Greenrock Trail.  (Added 2/25/2010)

Here's one of my references:

Woods of Henderson - Rebecca A.

Services offered: Daily visits while parents on vacation

Donna provides terrific service at reasonable rates. Her daily text messages to me after her daily pet care visits really give me peace of mind.  And they show that she "goes the extra mile" in providing great service!

Nails au Naturel

2179 Northlake Pkwy

Suite 15

Tucker, Georgia  30084

(Building #5, LaVista Office Park on Northlake Pkwy)



Website:  www.NailsAuNaturel.net


I can wholeheartedly recommend NailsAuNaturel.  Owner: Tamara Johnson has done a fine job here in Tucker since 2003, has high standards for her work focusing on healthy growth and maintenance of the natural nail.  I have observed very careful health standards, high quality, eco-friendly products are used, and this little studio is cute!  There are interesting products to pamper yourself and buy as gifts.  Pedicures are my favorite (3 different types and prices are offered) Manicures, too, of course! Studio is located in the large office park across from Hickory House and the AAA office.

I really like to support local businesses – why go to Perimeter and Buckhead??  I’ve been a customer for 6 years. (referred by Jannean Bello, 11/17/09)

Northlake Mall See their website for information.

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Learning / Recreation  Notes
DeKalb County Library Programs See Attend Programs, Improve Your Skills
DeKalb County Parks & Recreation Henderson Park, Tucker Rec Center
DeKalb County Peachtree Airport - PDK Restaurant, Park

The Stitching Bee



Sewing and design school is located in the Northlake/Tucker area and is a licensed Kids Can Sew® and Fashion Design provider.
Michaels The Arts & Crafts Store See their website for classes and ideas

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