We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Laurel Tree Restaurant

18956 N Fm 187, Utopia, TX
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (15 reviews)
“lamb chops” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
18956 N Fm 187, Utopia, TX
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (89)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Laurel Tree perfectly meets its aspiration as a French country restaurant with highest quality standards. The dinners are prix fixe, with a choice of the main course. We had the roasted sausage-stuffed quail which was world class and came with delicious braised vegetables. The other...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Perfect setting. Charming venue. Decorated for Christmas in an enchanting, cozy manner. Genuine, friendly, professional greeting and seating by the seating hostess. Fabulous prix fix menu, a bargain at $29. We had the gumbo entree. Wow! Every dish, and every item that made up each...More

Thank CharlieinTexas
Looking for a great restaurant?Our global travel community is ready to help.
Join TripAdvisor
Reviewed 26 December 2017

What an experience! The day I called we just plain got lucky. They had a cancellation and we jumped on it. The drive was long but beautiful. The vista speckled with maples and red oaks all changing colors to brilliant reds and oranges. We drove...More

1  Thank Spary09
Reviewed 10 December 2017

The menu for the night included a choice of Halibut or quail. The halibut that my wife chose was way overcooked and dry. The quail was OK, but could have been a little more off the bone. Accompanying vegetables looked cute, but big carrots that...More

Thank Rod J
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Laurel Tree is such a feast fir the eyes. The decor and grounds are impeccably done. The restaurant area is not crowded which unappreciated. The wait staff know how t make a diner feel special. Our every need was attended to with friendliness and efficiency....More

Thank Karen V
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Wow! The food was amazing, the waitstaff was beyond excellent, and the building and grounds were screaming for pictures. Some of the best service I've had ever! You must reserve in advance but it's so worth the wait! They even have a treehouse that can...More

Thank SnargyBoy
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A wonderful magical atmosphere! And spectacular food that is Yummy to the Tummy! We have eaten lunch & dinner here, for Mother's Day, Birthdays a family outings!

Thank LeAnnSharp
Reviewed 11 July 2017

French country cuisine in the hill country. limited open times aside make a reservation you will not be disappointed the menu varies. everything is fresh the tree house is awesome. book an event here

Thank simswp
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Had an unbelievable fantastic dinning experience at the Tree House located in the 450 year old Laurel Tree out side The Laurel Tree Restaurant in Utopia, Texas. Every part of the Five course lunch was exceptional prepared and delicious. An experience to remember. Staff and...More

Thank E3476VMrogerm
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place from the time front gate to the back of property. Fields full of poppies and the restaurant was beautifully decorated. Food was very good. It was a bit expensive- $30 each at lunch but the whole experience was worth it. Nice drive through...More

Thank srvtx
Nearby HotelsSee all Utopia Hotels
Escondida Resort
192 reviews
44.73 km away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Uvalde
109 reviews
44.83 km away
Hampton Inn Uvalde
263 reviews
44.92 km away
Hondo Executive Inn
32 reviews
45.22 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Lost Maples Cafe
202 reviews
4.92 km away
Saint Jo's Picnic
18 reviews
5.15 km away
The Lunch Box
5 reviews
4.94 km away
Nearby Attractions
Utopia Texas
30 reviews
4.97 km away
Frio Bat Flight Tours
64 reviews
20.33 km away
Lost Maples State Natural Area
221 reviews
26.48 km away
Frio Canyon Motorcycle Stop
21 reviews
29.91 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
5 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
17 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from robinm910 | Reviewed this property |
Only open on Saturdays. Reservations are required they book up quickly. Absolutely worth it.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18956 N Fm 187, Utopia, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Utopia
  • Phone Number: 830-966-5444
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing