It is thought to be a great place to live by multiple sources.

Welcome to Lakewood

Home to beautiful architecture and natural surroundings
To the east of Dallas, the city of Lakewood can be found to the west of White Rock Lake. It is occasionally referred to as Lakewood Proper because there are other suburbs nearby sharing the Lakewood name. Lakewood Proper makes up the east side of the Lakewood area. Home to 14,954 people with about 2,900 houses, it is the largest residential area in the greater Lakewood city. Its borders are Abrams Road, Mockingbird Lane, Williamson Road, Winstead Road, Country Club Road, and Gaston Road.
Considered to be in the top ten best big-city neighborhoods in the country, it is thought to be a great place to live by multiple sources. Some of the most historic and architecturally significant properties in the nation’s southwest can be found here. Residents enjoy a beautiful selection of Colonials, Spanish, ranch-style, Mediterranean, mid-century moderns, Prairie-style, and Tudor houses. Conveniently located, the area is close to downtown Dallas, entertainment districts, and White Rock Lake.

What to Love

  • Convenient location
  • Tight-knit community
  • Rich in history and culture

Local Lifestyle

Combining urban and suburban atmospheres, some of Dallas’ best cultural, recreational, shopping, and entertainment experiences can be found in Lakewood. The area enjoys a strong sense of community created by the local activities. There are several yearly community events, including Lakewood’s Home Festival Party and the 4th of July parade. Residents also enjoy a lovely setting, both natural and architectural.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The Charles is stylish and high-end, featuring wine, cocktails, and wood-fired traditional Italian dishes. A collaboration between several excellent chefs, the restaurant provides Italian cuisine and design with a Texas interpretation. Between the efficient, friendly service, the intimate atmosphere, and the delicious food, it is an unforgettable experience.
Serving premium seafood, handmade pasta, and wood-fired meat, Monarch Restaurant is a modern Italian eatery. Featuring a classy, elegant area, the restaurant is a premier example of luxury dining. The food is fresh, light, and technique-driven, and the hospitality is world-class. 
The Capital Grille enjoys a sophisticated, comfortable atmosphere. With art deco chandeliers and mahogany paneling, it creates a warm, elegant setting for guests to enjoy their nationally recognized seafood, dry-aged steaks, and fine wines. The restaurant features gracious, attentive service and fresh ingredients.
With two stories of unparalleled design and experience, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille boasts an award-winning menu and stunning views of downtown Dallas and Klyde Warren Park. The ground floor features an expansive patio, multiple fireplaces, and a gorgeous island bar. The staircase ascends around the wine tower to the second floor with the luxurious main dining area.

Things to Do

Covering 66 acres on White Rock Lake, The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Center hosts classes, exhibits, and concerts regularly. One of the world’s best botanical gardens, the center has acquired a long list of awards and consistently delights the community with a selection of popular annual events. Ground-breaking research is also conducted on-site.
Lakewood Park opened in 1929 and spreads over 16.7 acres. The neighborhood park provides residents with a baseball field, a tennis court, a pool, a grill, a drinking fountain, a playground, a picnic area, a recreation center, and trails. The Balcony Club is a jazz center with an intimate setting. Featuring live music seven nights each week, both national and local musicians perform in a multitude of styles, including classic rock, country, and funk. It opened above Lakewood Theater in 1988.

Spreading over 1,015 acres, White Rock Lake is a great place to relax or enjoy exciting activities. One of the top locations to enjoy wildlife and nature in an urban area, guests can walk along the nine-mile trail, picnic, bird watch, and kayak. The lake also hosts various community events and features the White Rock Lake Museum, a cultural center, and rentable pavilions.

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