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Mediterranean, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Normally I do the restaurant picking, but this time my friend did... he chose well. Looking for a place for lunch, we came across this very cute place with super cute patio. Very shaded with red table umbrellas, no good photos of my food all...too red, sorry. The owner was on site, seated us on the patio, very friendly. Our server Jaciel, very nice, very attentive. We ordered a couple beers while perusing the extensive menu. We ordered The Hummus and Gyros Salad all to share together. The dishes came out all very fresh and tasting GREAT! Nice time. Atmosphere: Very cute place with nice patio. Service: excellent. Food: very good.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Treehouse is just the kind of restaurant that you were hoping to find in Carmel. Seating is primarily under red umbrellas on a beautiful roof top terrace surrounded by trees, plants and decorations, and away from the crowds on the street. We were in...a great mood the moment we sat down. Our food was excellent, and the tables around us were commenting about how much they were enjoying theirs as well. We had a simple lunch starting with a cup of flavorful clam chowder, followed by very large chicken Caesar Salad. You know that the kitchen is doing a great job when they can make boneless, skinless chicken breast taste delicious. Absolutely, positively would recommend the Treehouse to friends.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed April 10, 2021 via mobile

We ate at The Treehouse early on a Friday evening. Service was excellent. The atmosphere was very nice. My wife had the grilled salmon and I had the chicken pesto pasta. Both dishes were very good. We would definitely eat there again.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed April 2, 2021

We were welcomed so warmly and seated promptly in a quiet corner indoors (it was quite warm outside on the rooftop terrace). Such friendly, prompt service and delicious dinner: pasta with a variety of seafood and lamb shish kebabs, plus a generous pour of chilled...white wine. My lamb was a bit overcooked, so it was promptly and cheerfully replaced with medium rare lamb--exquisite. Highly recommend this restaurant--off the crowds on Ocean Avenue and such a pleasant, convivial, but relaxing venue. Excellent value for the quality of the food.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed March 23, 2021

Treehouse Cafe is by far my favorite restaurant in Carmel! The ambiance doesn’t get any better for starters--warm, candlelit tables on a terrace perched in the treetops is perfection. And then the food is amazing! We’ve been there 3 times now and have dined on...delicious sea bass, salmon and curries. We love that the menu is a fusion between the owner couple’s backgrounds and Chef Zee is a craftsman with food. Lastly, I can’t neglect to say just how wonderful the entire staff is at making you feel like family. I thought maybe we just got lucky on the first trip there, but they’ve been so welcoming and have gone out of their way to make each experience an extraordinary one. We’ll be there on our next visit to Carmel for sure! Thanks guys!More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed March 1, 2021

Made reservations for dinner, seating on the 'rooftop' patio as opposed to the street. intriguing menu, varieties, chef from Jordan. Handicapped by the CCP virus and sitting outside in a cool weather was not ideal, but manageable. Good friendly atmosphere & staff, good food and...wine. Good place to stop in.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed October 29, 2020

Nestled off the beaten path, this gem surprised us with both its dog-friendly outdoor terraced environs (it looked like an indoor spot at first) and its homemade hummus and Greek Salmon Salad which was served to perfection. (Was going to share it but ate the...whole thing myself) Perfect night for it and though we made a reservation, they said it wasn't necessary midweek...Still a good socially distant/covid compliant crowd for a Tues night! Felt sooooo good to do something 'normal' amidst this pandemic. We'll be back!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 24, 2020 via mobile

We had a great lunch at this restaurant! First we each had their rich clam chowder. Really good👍. I had the salmon on Greek salad. Huge salad with large piece of salmon. Really excellent! Ny my nephew had the yellow thai curry with chicken, extra...spicy. Fantastic!! One of the very best curry's we have ever eaten. Plus a glass of wine 🍷🍷. Great pour! EXCELLENT lunch restaurant that we highly recommend!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 15, 2020 via mobile

How much do I love Treehouse Cafe, let me count the ways. We went for lunch and was seated fairly quickly at a table at the top of their patio, complete with heating lamps and music. We ordered the roasted garlic toast which was SO...good, and the chicken Alfredo pasta with paperdelle and a Caesar salad. Loved everything so much that we came back and ordered another meal to take back home with us to San Francisco for dinner when we got back. Local tip: we discovered you can buy the homemade pasta they use in their restaurant at a tiny shop tucked away in the back called Pasta Palette. Enjoy!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed July 26, 2020

My husband and I had a lovely outdoor dining experience at Treehouse Cafe. My salmon salad was delicious and my husband's chicken salad was very tasty too. We sure enjoyed eating on the rooftop patio. Our servers were very friendly and kept everyone safe. Thank...you Treehouse Cafe for an extra special lunch!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Ronald B
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Response from l0ien | Reviewed this property |
yes we allow dogs
September 12, 2016|
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There is an elevator just ask
August 21, 2016|
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Response from smichaels205 | Reviewed this property |
You can certainly take your service dog. All dogs seem welcome. Reservations are wise.
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Treehouse Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5