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A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Irie Shrimp Plate ($12.95)
If you’ve ever dreamt of dining in a tree house, see that dream come true at Treetops Restaurant.
After being closed for some time, this Manoa eatery was reopened earlier this year by co-owners Michael Boersema and Robert Rabesa Jr. With small renovations complete, the now spacious 10,500-square-foot establishment caters to any and all looking for an eclectic menu with a one-of-a-kind atmosphere to match. Diners can enjoy their meal outside on one of nine lanais overlooking stunning green scenery, or inside with a perfect view of the newly built stage.
“We love food and we love people,” says Rabesa Jr., who also is the executive chef.
Treetops also hosts private parties during the weekends, and interested patrons are advised to call in advance. Right now, featured on Hot Deals Hawaii from Honolulu Star-Advertiser, for $20 customers can purchase a $40 gift certificate for the restaurant’s buffet menu.
One of the most poplar a-la-carte dishes is Treetops’ Shrimp Plate, which comes in either Garlic Lemon, Irie (featured here) or Burning Treehouse seasonings, depending on the spiciness desired. The creamy prawns don’t disappoint with flavorful and robust bites, one after the other.
3737 Manoa Road, Honolulu
Daily, lunch buffet: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and a la carte menu: 2-4 p.m.; Breakfast served all day Sunday, starting at 9 a.m.
Call in advance for weekend reservations