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Tree Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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escargots a la bourguignonne
snails in garlic butter sauce
sautéed crab cakes
roasted red pepper dill aioli
haricots verts salad
green beans, mesclun, cherry tomatoes, balsamic shallot dressing
french onion soup
spanish onion & veal stock emmenthaler cheese, toasted croutons (optional gluten free)
crispy calamari
chorizo, red onion, red pepper, coconut milk curry sauce
baby spinach salad
dried cranberries, candied walnuts, goat cheese, honey bacon dressing
sweet potato croquettes
curried applesauce
+ grilled salmon $20.0
kale caesar salad
shaved fennel, tomato, parmesan, toasted croutons (optional gluten free)
gluten-free bread
any three $19
duck wontons
cranberry ketchup
fried goat cheese
chipotle dipping sauce
chorizo sausage
fennel red onion slaw
zucchini fritters
creamy dill dipping sauce
suitable for sharing
zucchini basil ricotta flatbread
3 pieces $12.0
5 pieces $18.0
market selection of cheeses
toasted walnut raisin bread, fresh apple
sub parm truffle fries $1.0
steak frites
new york strip, french fries, green peppercorn brandy sauce
roast salmon
vegetable tian, scampi sauce
sub parm truffle fries $1.0
tree burger
grass fed beef, french fries caramelized onions, truffled 3 cheeses
seafood linguine
fresh pasta, clams & mussels, creamy saffron sauce. featured on food network's "best thing I ever ate"
entrée $20.0
appetizer $12.0
zucchini corn risotto
duck leg confit, bacon, sausage, white beans
roast chicken
mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans
suitable for sharing
creamy bacon peas
string beans
onion rings
mashed potatoes
parmesan truffle fries
key lime pie
with ginger snap crust
cookies & cream panna cotta
with fried oreo
chocolate mousse
with fresh whipped cream
bread pudding
with bourbon maple caramel
classic crème brûlée
espresso bean pot de crème
with cinnamon cookie
tree serves thoughtfully prepared bistro fare in a casual friendly atmosphere, from small plate charcuterie delights to delectable standards like steamed PEI mussels or steak frites with parmesan truffle fries, along with a full and eclectic seasonal menu. A well rounded wine list, draft and bottled beers, cheese plates and great desserts are also available (don't miss the fried oreo!). Guests can eat in the intimate dining room for a cozy meal, or in the more expansive canopied walled garden - an enchanting secret spot in the heart of the city. The garden is also a great festive space for private parties. Open Tuesday thru Thursday 5-11 pm, Friday & Saturday 5 pm -midnight, delivery service
USD 25 - USD 75
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
French, European
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Delivery
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its been a while since I went to Saju, but once more my friend and I have a wonderful early supper, after a superb matinee performance of Network, which was playing across the road. We had booked a table for 4:30 pm and were greeted...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank BevPotz
Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

I stayed 3 night at this place. Good food and very good staf. Food alo good! Hotel area is clean. Thank you

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lacsceian1991
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Very nice French bistro place. Friendly. Have come here several times with friends. Once we had a bigger group of 10 and sat in the garden area. It was November but it was covered and warm. A friend ordered Cassoulet and she loved it. She...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rkrose18
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Very romantic garden outside (heated & mostly enclosed) with an eclectic mix of plants...and a bistro atmosphere inside. Very good food at nice prices. You don't have to break the bank to impress someone special and have a great meal. My girlfriend and I go...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ron S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This, like most places in NYC is to us Brits, very expensive. However the steak meals were bordering on reasonable and the steaks themselves were huge slabs of excellent quality meat. Overall we had a great meal and the service was excellent. At the end...More

Date of visit: September 2018
8  Thank Alan C
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We were staying in the East Village and found Tree Bistro through TripAdvisor. I think we were fortunate in that this Tuesday was a quiet night in Tree which allowed Colm more time to chat. We discussed the stories behind his artwork and got a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Fester00
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

In NYC for my thirtieth birthday and we booked this restaurant months in advance. Menu had changed since we booked but it was still lovely. Venue was quirky but utterly delightful, the food was delicious and the service couldn't be faulted. We were even given...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank emsdav88
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We had our dinner inside where nice French music was played. The food was good (I had the steak) and the people were friendly. I would definitely recommend this place.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Erik V
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The best if the best! These are the words my friend used to describe the Tree Bistro. As it was her 50th birthday, her and her husband flew to NYC to celebrate, and I thought getting a gift certificate in a good restaurant would be...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank car0le02
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

I tried again. Enjoyed my food but I kept thinking the tent we were under was going to collapse. The place is very tired. The menu is good and the service is friendly and professional, but the place is rustic in a “I don’t care”...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CJLNYC1962
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Claire H
29 March 2018|
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Response from fallenidol234 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is small and I can't imagine it could accommodate a regular sized stoller. In addition, it is generally loud in NYC especially in the East Village and even more so on the weekends. Keep in mind the EV is not... More
29 May 2015|
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no corkage fee on Tuesdays, other nights $25 corkage fee
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