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Laurel Tree Restaurant

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Utopia ₹₹₹₹ French
18956 N Fm 187, Utopia, TX
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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18956 N Fm 187, Utopia, TX
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful magical atmosphere! And spectacular food that is Yummy to the Tummy! We have eaten lunch & dinner here, for Mother's Day, Birthdays a family outings!

Thank LeAnnSharp
Reviewed 1 week ago

French country cuisine in the hill country. limited open times aside make a reservation you will not be disappointed the menu varies. everything is fresh the tree house is awesome. book an event here

Thank simswp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an unbelievable fantastic dinning experience at the Tree House located in the 450 year old Laurel Tree out side The Laurel Tree Restaurant in Utopia, Texas. Every part of the Five course lunch was exceptional prepared and delicious. An experience to remember. Staff and...More

Thank E3476VMrogerm
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place from the time front gate to the back of property. Fields full of poppies and the restaurant was beautifully decorated. Food was very good. It was a bit expensive- $30 each at lunch but the whole experience was worth it. Nice drive through...More

Thank srvtx
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Trained in France, working at top restaurants in France, then leaving France, but still loving France, the Chef Owner, Laurel Waters, brought all that she loved about that country to the green hills of Utopia where she opened her own restaurant—a European styled "Guest Table"—which...More

1  Thank Mama_Chat
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Thanks again Laurel and the lovely ladies at the Laurel Tree. Consistently inventive menus, well presented food and great service. Ashley was our server and paced the meal very well. We always are guaranteed a great dining experience at the Laurel Tree for either lunch...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit here! I have been overseas and this def has an authentic French feel. Laurel is an amazing chef and her staff is all extremely professional and polite.

Thank Skye R
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food, beautiful place, great atmosphere!! Worth the drive o a Saturday, but must make reservations!!

Thank Kani D
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is a 5 Star experience by a French trained chef in a small town in the Texas Hill Country. Reservations are required and they fill up quickly. They are only open for Lunch and Dinner on Saturday and for special occasions. The food, service,...More

Thank brad4226
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Laurel Tree Restaurant was a very nice surprise offering much more than we expected. The service was very friendly and professional. The atmosphere was romantically cozy. The set meal was delicious. Never thought we would find an establishment like this in Utopia, TX!

Thank Number1green
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5 May 2017|
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Response from brad4226 | Reviewed this property |
The Treehouse is a $300 fee and usually requires 6 months advance reservation. The $300 is not refundable. Call early or you won't get in. The Treehouse sets up to 6 guests. The cost of the meal and gratuity is... More
17 November 2016|
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Response from robinm910 | Reviewed this property |
Only open on Saturdays. Reservations are required they book up quickly. Absolutely worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18956 N Fm 187, Utopia, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Utopia
  • Phone Number: 830-966-5444
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