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Tree House Restaurante & Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
Main Road, in front of the Catholic Church, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5751
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (120 reviews)
“calamari” (20 reviews)
“nachos” (49 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Main Road, in front of the Catholic Church, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here for lunch on the last day of our visit to Monteverde. We were greeted as we entered, and we arrived right before a huge tour bus. Even with the tour bus, we had excellent service. All of the waiters use Cell Phones...More

Thank Fearless F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Best ever milkshakes of our lives! Order the typico, or one of the local platters even if you don't know what all the items are -- yum!

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 4 days ago

had a birthday celebration for our son in a terrific and unique restaurant. Food was well prepared and tasty, large portions for the price. Well worth visiting!

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I throughly enjoyed this place. A very unique atmosphere. It is a multi storied “L” shaped building with a magnificent big old tree on the inside of the “L”. The sides of the building facing the tree are open- air. We enjoyed...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went after a nice hike in the cloud forest. Good service. Had ceviche & octopus appetizers. Also a Tree house coffee frio, delicious, complete with biodegradable straw. Good food! Eco-friendly & the restaurant is built around a beautiful tree, recommended for atmosphere & comida :)

Thank Letitia R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has delicious food- try it- you won’t regret it!! My Schnitzel was delicious as was the freshly made potato salad and Peter the owner is super sweet!!! One of our best meals in MA!

Thank mauiqueen55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were three of us who ate at the tree house restaurant, and we went for the novelty of it. The prices were more than perhaps another restaurant (for reference, the vegetarian pizza which my husband and I shared was 11,000 colones), but it was...More

Thank flanderific
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is charming, live music and attentive staff. The menu looks great too. The vegetarian options we had were a bit poor in portion size. But the only thing that the prices are way too high. I understand that Monteverde is tourist location but...More

Thank arkus5
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very cool spot and the food was good! There was also great live music the night we were there. Worth a visit!

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eatery is upstairs, 3 floors? There is a huge tree in the middle, the trunk by the stairs to go up. We arrived to town and ate here. After dinner, there is also dancing which my group did. They have a good selection of beer....More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
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Ann C
24 April 2017|
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Response from amurillo | Property representative |
Hello! I am no sure what you mean! We have no monkeys at the restaurant, that is not legal in Costa Rica. Best regards!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 20
American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, in front of the Catholic Church, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 5751
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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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