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Laurel Tree Restaurant

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 21 April 2016

This is our umpteenth visit to the Laurel Tree---even though it is a two-and-a-half hour drive for us to get there. The drive is always beautiful and the destination worth it--a charming bistro in the middle of nowhere decorated with charm and whimsy and French...More

Thank Mama_Chat
Reviewed 20 April 2016

we came to utopia and I wanted to see the Poppy Field that is on the grounds of this restaurant, ended up meeting the chef, ate here on the saturday we were in this little town and enjoyed our time and the food in this...More

Thank mnsp1964
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Nice, but had the potential for being great. Every course of the meal had a problem. The sausage of the appetizer obviously had been cooked long before and left sitting. It was room temperature and rubbery. The soup would have been excellent if it had...More

3  Thank Deb D
Reviewed 28 February 2016

My expectations were not met last night at the Laurel Tree. The food was was pretty basic and adequate. The setting, the outdoors part was pretty and the huge Oak in the yard surrounded by toy cars was spectacular to say the least. It is...More

Thank Stiglitz11
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Always great food, unmatched atmosphere. Your table is yours for the night. No rushing you to seat more customers.

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 15 November 2015

From the beginning to the end of our meal, it was greatness. Wait staff has been properly trained to provide easy and efficient service. Food was great. Had the pulled pork and it was spectacular. They allow you to bring your own beverage and there...More

Thank Dalpokes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This restaurant is a total surprise in the middle of no where. We enjoyed a 5 course dinner that was relaxing and delicious. The surroundings are as beautiful as the food we ate. I look forward to returning.

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 30 September 2015

My husband and I were in the area for a few days and had dinner at The Laurel Tree. What a treat! The restaurant and surrounding grounds are beautiful! The 5-course dinner was amazing -- fresh ingredients, beautiful presentation and every bite layered with flavors....More

Thank Trinie G
Reviewed 25 September 2015

A bit off the beaten track but what a great destination stop on a Saturday! This inviting restaurant sits by itself on a lovely piece of ground, is open on Saturdays only for lunch and dinner. Don't even think about making the trip without a...More

Thank Starr1027
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Very much worth the drive to this out of the way little corner of heaven. The ambiance is warm and inviting. The grounds are beautiful and frame a 450 year old Laurel tree. The owner and Chef, also a Laurel, stops to speak to her...More

1  Thank Sherry H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How much does it cost to reserve the tree house
4 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
Are you open every evening
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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