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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 #9 of 24 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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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

the coffee was okay however the ambience was great ! I wish they had some more menu choices , but we went there for the place. there is a small souvenir shop below the coffee shop. I like that the barista made an effort to have a funny face on my mocha .

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The Tree House was VERY cool. We walked stairs that spiraled around the tree trunk from ground level to the main floor. The restaurant was very dimly lit with lots of green lights around the tree limbs. The tree itself is massive and the tables/chairs are made from large slices of trees. My wife and I both got seafood (shellfish)... More

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Edenton, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Amazing restaurant! Great atmosphere and food! The service was excellent and usually live music. Live tree that has grown right through the middle fo the restaurant and everything just kinda goes flwoing around this tree.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Beautiful setup. Live music in the nights. Gets windy so carry a coat/jacket/sweatshirt if you want to sit out doors.

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Edmonton, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

So cool, its pretty much the thought that you are sitting in a restaurant that is bulit in a tree. Awesome live music at night. Good service, fast, polite. Just a neat thing to do even for the thrill. Decent prices and food.

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The restaurant truly is in a tree. We had lunch overlooking the street and enjoying the perspective.

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

It had some great ambiance, although we only had some beverages there. It also had a great view of the town and locals.

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Concord, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We went once for lunch and once for dinner - we loved the chocolate shakes so much the first time that we went back for them! Unfortunately, the second time they were not nearly as good - different bartender, I guess. The vegetarian casado was excellent. It's a bit on the expensive side - though that could have been the... More

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Ouray, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This unique restaurant was a wonderful surprise. Great food, good service, and unique setting. Highly recommended.

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Chino Hills, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Did not eat at this place only stopped for a drink because it was in such a cool spot. Eating area was up in the tree and the branches. A really fun spot with a view of the main street down below.

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