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About tree bistro

tree bistro 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 house made desserts are also available. 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.

190 1st Ave.
New York, NY 10009
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
French, American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday, Monday and weekday daytime hours for private parties.

Cross Street:
between 11th and12th st

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 358-7171

Website:
http://www.treebistro.com/

Parking Details:
On-street public parking. Parking garage located on 11th st. between 1st ave. & 2nd ave, 1 block away.

Public Transit:
L train to 1st ave., 6 train to 14th street/Union Square or astor place, R/W trains to 8th st or 14th street/Union Square. M15 uptown bus to 1st ave./11th st., M15 downtown bus to 2nd ave./12th st.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine

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tree bistro Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

service

4.7

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4.6

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4.6

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94% would recommend it to a friend

Cozy (27)
Good for a Date (27)
Romantic (21)
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Casual (20)
Fit for Foodies (16)
Neighborhood Gem (16)
Authentic (16)
Quiet Conversation (15)
Special Occasion (15)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Good for Anniversaries (14)
Great for Outdoor Dining (14)
Comfort Food (12)
Fun (10)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Notable Wine List (10)
Bar Seating (8)
Good for Groups (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Business Meals (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Healthy (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Seasonal (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Great Beer (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Hot Spot (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
People Watching (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
Vegan (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

The perfect girls night dinner. Impeccable food, great cocktails, attentive but not pushy service. Truly ideal.

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·Dined 5 days ago

Delicious, they gave us free dessert too! Totally going back

Tags: Authentic, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on January 13, 2018

Awesome restaurant!!! Wonderful eclectic decor, service was terrific and everything my best friend and I ate from appetizers to dessert was incredibly delicious. We had three bread basket refills!!! For all the delicious food we had the price was amazing. Highly recommend to everyone!

Tags: Authentic, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (Western NC)·Dined on January 5, 2018

We had a big group different ages and VERY different tastes. Everyone loved it. Good wine. Appetizers unique...fried goat cheese...loved desserts espicially keylime pie and Oreo desert.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Found the place last minute after searching for a late NYE date night option, ended up eating some of the best food we've ever had! The staff and owners were incredibly friendly and fun, very energetic and talkative while ensuring good service for customers. Perfect place to ring in the new year with great people that once were strangers, can't wait to eat here again!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Cozy, Romantic, Fun, Special Occasion, Great Beer, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

food is fine , for the main course , i donuts prefer , because its a bit salty !
but the truffle fries is excellent ! There is a waitress who is very polite and sincere .
But the other lady , who take care of the wine , she looks a bit rude and arrogant !

for me , i wont come 2nd time .
this is a small bistro , nice atmosphere and environment .
But overall , not worth that price .

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 26, 2017

We went there for dinner as a whole family. The restaurant has very cozy setting. The plants, family photos on the wall, dim light and etc. The waitress greeted us warmly and immediately served a basket of bread. That is the most amazing bread we have ever had since we left France two years ago. For appetizers, we ordered escargot and trio sample plate. We love the escargot the most. We used the bread dip the sauce left in the plate. Literally, we finished everything. For main courses, we had pork loin, duck, steak and seafood linguini. The steak came with truffle fries. Best Fries ever! The duck is tender and juice. Not dry at all. For dessert, we had creme brûlée and panna cotta. The restaurant is not near major attractions in NYC but it is worth to make a special trip to.

Tags: Romantic, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Great service, excellent food.
We will be back!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Tasty food, impeccable service. A little chilly sitting in the outdoor seating area during the winter months.

Tags: Seasonal, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 19, 2017

Fried goat cheese is the stuff that dreams are made of

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on December 17, 2017

I have never encountered a more accommodating, friendly owner and staff than those who wok at this restaurant.
Add a cozy atmosphere, very good food, a nice wine list, a garden, and extremely reasonable prices, and it is difficult to find room for improvement.
I hope that there will be room for us next time.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Cozy, Casual, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Fabulous neighborhood find. Food was outstanding for a very reasonable price by city standards. Very small venue but intimate without feeling crammed in. Owner on site and very welcoming and attentive. Restauarant was highly rated and lived up to its reputation. The roast chicken and coque au vin were the most tender and flavorful we've ever had. Definitely will visit again!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Romantic, Casual, Bar Seating, Authentic
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·Dined on December 15, 2017

We walked three miles in a snowstorm to get to our reservation and we'd do it again tomorrow! It was one of the best restaurant experiences we've had in the city. Attentive (but not overbearing), friendly, helpful service. French eclectic music at medium volume. Warm & cozy. The Coq Au Vin was excellent coupled with recommended wine. The kale salad, escargot, parsnip/carrot soup and french onion soup were delicious. Even the baguette met my high expectations for bread. We will certainly be back. Yum.

Tags: Special Occasion, Paleo Friendly, Fun, Good for a Date, Authentic, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Cozy
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Tree Bistro was an excellent choice and even for a cold day in December the heated patio was plenty warm. The food is excellent and the tasting board is not to be missed. There are tons of options and the beer and wine list is extensive. The service was quick and efficient and everyone enjoyed their meal. We would go back for another business dinner.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals
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·Dined on December 6, 2017

Not knowing New York, it took us a minute (20j to find it so neither of us were in such a great mood upon entry. However, the owner and his wife were extremely cordial and we both enjoyed the meals. I had the special appetizer of zucchini spaghetti and shrimp. My husband enjoyed the steak and Frites. The key lime pie was great and we know our key lime pie. The owner also sent us their special beignet with crushed Oreo inside. Awesome surprise.

Tags: Great Beer, Cozy, Bar Seating, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

The Tree Bistro is worth a visit, great food, great service and excellent ambiance.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Exceptional place! We ate dinner at tree bistro before going to a show. The wait staff were all attentive and very helpful with their wine and food recommendations. The French Onion Soup with Spanish onions and veal stock was among the best we’ve ever tasted. The Green Peppercorn Brandy Sauce that came with the NY Strip was exceptional. And the Rabbit and Gnocchi special was not your usual special. We would definitely choose tree bistro again.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Food and service were excellent. Will definitely be going back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

lovely night. rabbit stew special was amazing, service was great.

Tags: Comfort Food, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

I've always enjoyed the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of Tree, but when I was there on Saturday the music was too loud. We kept asking for the volume to be turned down. It made it very hard to hold a quiet conversation, and now I'm not sure I'll be back.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Over rated by TripAdvisory. I ordered a pork loin chop but it was very dry. The dish is very very salty!

Tags: Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Excellent! Better than expected. I do recommend the grilled salmon.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Outstanding food and service. This is the kind of restaurant that makes dining in NYC such a pleasure. Perfect food, intimate ambiance, amazing service. Come to this restaurant.

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 (London)·Dined on November 11, 2017

excellent food and service and lovely conversation with Colm the friendly Irish owner. onion soup and roast chicken were particular standouts

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Casual, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (Des Moines)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Tree was absolutely wonderful. The staff were accommodating and kind. We had excellent food, an amazing wine list and the owner even showed us around and told us the history of the restaurant. The garden had not yet been winterized, so we could not sit out there, but because we were celebrating a Birthday, they made sure we had the best table in the house. I will most definitely be back and will recommend to all my friends!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Fun, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 9, 2017

I came for the linguine with clams and mussels in a saffron broth. Been hearing about it for the last couple of years. It was everything I had hoped, and more! The steak frites was also terrific. Slightly disappointed with the escargot though. I think they add lemon and dill to the garlic butter sauce which threw us off a bit. Not bad but not expected. Otherwise, an amazing experience.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Gluten Free Options, Romantic, Bar Seating
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Really cool place and warm atmosphere ! The food was especially tasting and the wine list so precious! I'd love it !!!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Paleo Friendly, Tasting Menu, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date, Romantic, Authentic, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We chose this restaurant based on trip advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. We were first seated in the garden room which was not fully closed off as the weather has been unpredictable. We asked to be moved to the main room and were immediately accommodated. Great food. Cozy. Warm and attentive staff. Will be back

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic, Late-night Find, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Charming French bistro with an Irish chef and friendly service. Food was excellent, cozy, quirky atmosphere on the back patio, reasonably priced. We all enjoyed tree and would recommend to friends.

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Fun
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on November 4, 2017

This is a small, quaint restaurant in the East Village. We sat on the enclosed patio which was lovely even though it was cool and windy outside. Service was efficient and friendly. Two of us had the sirloin steak which was delicious. Would definitely return.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Casual
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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 2, 2017

First dinner out in NYC and we picked a winner. The food and service were absolutely the best. The seating is intimate but can be great for a group of friends. We requested the garden area, which was great. This place is worth the effort to find it. We will definitely return.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Love it. goat cheese special was awesome, burger too. escargot, french onion soup yummy. large group and all delicious. Fun chill atmosphere. Great night all around, loved our waitress too : )

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Wonderful friendly service. Delicious well- prepared menu. Sweet intimate dining room.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

We went there for dining with a friend. The meat was wonderful! Also recommend the fried goat cheese. I would recommend to book a table if you are a group.

Tags: Romantic, Comfort Food, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on October 17, 2017

A cozy but not cramped place with excellent food and service, and a creative menu. Friendly and relaxed.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Service poor. Food sub par. All looking old, tired not well maintained. Would never go back

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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on October 8, 2017

In NYC for getaway weekend - Tree Bistro has great food, great ambiance, walkable.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

Tree Bistro was featured on the food network for a particular seafood linguine and it did not disappoint! The meal was delicious, we also shared a delicious and perfectly sized appetizer. The service was perfect, no complaints! We sat in the garden and it was not too crowded, easy to hear each other and the ambiance was pretty romantic, but there are large tables for parties as well. Overall lovely evening!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Very tasty meal. Relaxed service and relatively quiet made for a long enjoyable meal.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Good food, nice spot to take a date, romantic seating in back garden area, would recommend

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Romantic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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