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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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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (131 reviews)
“nachos” (49 reviews)
“steak” (56 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 today

Very nice restaurant, build around a tree. You dine between the branches that are dressed with lights for a cosy atmosphere. Staff was kind, but I guess they are sometimes annoyed by all the tourists. Both the cocktails, appetizer and main course (Pizza and fish)...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant really doesn’t make you feel like you are in a treehouse !!! It was raining out when we went...so the Cappuccino was so welcome and delicious! I had the burrito for lunch and it was great ! Probably enough for two people, but...More

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food and atmosphere! From walking up the stairs, to seeing the beautiful old tree preserved, we loved this restaurant. We had drinks and sandwich type lunches. The food was well presented and very good. Reasonable prices and a large selection of sandwiches, salads, appetizers,...More

Thank Lorrie B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really enjoyed this restaurant which is literally built around a tree. Loved the live music, the excellent food and cheerful service.

Thank Abrumar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first time we went we loved it so we returned every single night during our whole stay for drinks and dinner. Service is very friendly!! Drinks are great and the dishes were very well cooked, good products and simply delicious. The place is very...More

Thank Ilovetotravel155
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not great food and too expensive. The place is quite nice thought, mostly if you can sit outside on the terrace.

Thank Pauline G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service here was very good, and the waiters were very kind. The food was great and the ambiance was very nice, with live music when we came here for dinner. The decor is beautiful, however, it is very touristy and Americanized, so if you...More

Thank Christina111196
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very atmospheric restaurant built literally around a tree. Stylish decor, great live music and a great menu selection. The ceviche was wonderful. Pricier than other places but worth it.

Thank Louise G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is amazing, with live music and food very good. We have tried a local plate that was big and delicious.

Thank gplevrak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great decor - it’s literally built around a big tree. Good food, drinks, live music. Good spot in the little town of santa Elena

Thank lenatravel2015
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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
View, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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