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Tree House Restaurante & Cafe

Main Road, in front of the Catholic Church, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5751
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Ranked #11 of 25 Restaurants in Santa Elena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: Costa Rican, Peruvian, Café, Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: At the Tree House we offer a unique ambiance, we have a huge ficus tree in the middle of the restaurant.Our menu has many options, from snacks, beer and cocktails to a complete diner with a great wine.Our coffee is very special, one the best coffees in Costa Rica, we roast it ourselves and have 4 great Baristas who will make a perfect coffee, you will get incredible latte art! Our staff is very friendly. We really care about customers, so if you have any issues at the restaurant please work it out with us and we promise we will give you a satisfying solution! Thanks!

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Edmonton, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

This was the first restaurant we ate at on our trip. Great food, awesome atmosphere. The service was really good and there was live music.

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Hilton NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

A truly unique venue. The place to dine in St. Elena. Lot's of menu items accompanied by a cool band on our Friday evening dinner.

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Chorley
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very original dining experience. We went for dinner on a Sunday night - so it was a little quieter than normal. Service was efficient and attentive, and spoke good English. The blackberry smoothie is a great drink to get you started. I had the mixed tipico plate - a little bit of everything. It was a huge bowl of food,... More

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Stopped for a drink, service was good, street noise was annoying. We would have stayed but the strong wind and noise were too much. Beautiful setting, with all the aforementioned I would recommend stopping here.

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

On our second day we went looking for a late breakfast. We couldn't find anything, and it was pouring rain, so we ran into the Tree House. The staff was very inattentive, all of them were walking around on their phones. We ordered a pizza and quesadilla. The pizza was okay, but the quesadilla was awful. It was small and... More

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Barcelona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The place is wonderful and well run. The food is nice too, with great variety. We like it so much that went two times during our stay in Monteverde. Our daugther loved it!

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The location and the tree make 60% of the experience, that ' s why i rated the place like this but the food is absolutely normal. However i do recommend the banana crepe with coffee ice cream. Indeed delicious. The smoothies are also super good.

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Time, Space
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This restaurant was actually built around a huge tree, so the place is somewhat special. It also got an award for TRIP ADVISOR's 10 most bizzare restaurants. The food here, however, is in no way special, not even the quite expensive deserts or capuccinos are really worth a try.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I'm definitely glad we visited in the low season, because I bet this place gets fairly crowded. I had the pineapple burger with mango sauce, and my husband had the coconut shrimp curry. They were both pretty good. Prices were decent.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Normally on vacation we like to try as many new things as possible, but the Treehouse was such a unique restaurant with great food, we had to go back again, and again. Live music, diverse menu, nice wine list.

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Additional Information about Tree House Restaurante & Cafe

Address: Main Road, in front of the Catholic Church, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2645 5751
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
Cuisine: Costa Rican, Peruvian, Café, Sandwiches

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