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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed November 5, 2019

I live in the area and alway take visiting friends to their Sunday brunch, Chef is excellent as is the food.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 5, 2019

We were seated outside as requested and had the area to ourselves. Beautiful view of the lake. After ordering wine we selected the Fried Green Tomatoes. They were ok just a bit dry. The salmon was over cooked and the beurre blanc not enough to...taste. The rice pilaf had no vegetables or herbs and was undercooked. Chewy rice. But the worst was the poor Brussel sprouts. Cooked until they were mush. The Mahi was dry but the sauce did help. The rice and vegetables in the same condition as with the salmon entree Paige our server was so proud of the meal we did not have the heart to complain. She was great. We will not returnMore

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 8, 2019

Seven of us had dinner here last night. Wonderful time. Food, service and ambiance superb. We are all locals and eat out at all the restaurants in the area regularly. This is one of my favorites.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 1, 2019

We have eaten here in the past. The quality has slowly gone down during this year. Latest meals in our group were fair at best. Presentation was good, but underneath a different story. Overdone and not much taste.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed June 23, 2019

We had breakfast in the dining room with a view of the lake and Lynn, our server, remembered us every morning. To top it off, we had dinner on the deck with the sunset and OH! the wonderful meal. Juicy tenderloin, a sweet potato dish...that knocked our sock off and a vegetable combination that made the meal complete. It was super from start to finish. We can’t recommend Tree Tops and the Lodge too highly. Everything is there - excellent service and friendly people, plus outstanding food! We will be going back and that is the BEST review!More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

We just had a meal here unfortunately! Terrible service and horrible food! Only two tables of customers and they were slow and had no clue! Never brought our salad at all and finally our entree arrived 45 minutes later!! No apologies about anything. Worst steak...and Mahi ever and then on top of that did not bring our check and we had to get up from the table to ask for it! Again, no concern or apology. Now owned by equestrian center and Ballisimo! Come on buddy. You're better than this! And what's worst, great view and no competition as very few restaurants there. Will definitely not be going back! ☹️More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed August 21, 2018

First time we had ever stayed here and the room was beautiful and the restaurant was excellent. The food was beautifully prepared and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed July 4, 2018

avoid! except for it's nice setting the food is extremely poor. the menu choices are very limited but even when we choose something we liked it was so bad we sent both entrees back. the replacements weren't any better. my wife basically went without eating...and i ate very little.More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Really nice atmosphere, great view, and superb meal at a reasonable price (half what you'd pay in a large city). 3 course meal for 2 for $60. What's not to like - the food was amazing, the variety great, and service was good. We'll be...back!!More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

We are staying at The Lodge so we ate at the restaurant for our anniversary. The servers were friendly and and attentive. The atmosphere and view are very good. Everything we ordered was beautifully presented and tasted great. I was especially fascinated by the smoked...mushrooms with the filet mignon. Great place for a special occasionMore

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a spectacular supper at the Tree Tops Dining Room. The food was impeccable and we were given awesome service. We are definitely going back!

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Terribly slow service, as guests we were made to feel extremely forgettable. Goodness knows how they cope with a full restaurant, there were only a handful of diners, you had to ask several times for anything you needed, and even then it was quicker to...get it yourself. Apparently the scallops were ok, but the steak was over cooked, dishes were bland... in fact whole dining experience was bland. Location was pretty, but really not worth it.More

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Well I ordered the Airline chicken, not much seasoning and dry. And the shrimp and pasta was ok if you don't want many shrimp. 3 small shrimp! Lol. And 89.00 later we stopped an bought a frozen pizza.

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Executive Chef Jeremy is creative and passionate about his food creations! Each one made to perfection with the assistance of Caroline and Hannah!

Date of visit: June 2017
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

We go to Tree Tops Restaurant twice a year when we visit Lake Lure. The food, service and view is amazing!!!

Date of visit: May 2017
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December 30, 2016|
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Response from TheStovers | Reviewed this property |
I think this question is meant for the restaurant. I would stay away from the gluten and corn products and stick with the steak and potatoes if you go there;)
June 10, 2016|
Response from wesbuck | Reviewed this property |
Nice clothes, not jeans, casual, sport coats not necessary
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Tree Tops Dining Room is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5