Dinner at Tea Tree Crêperie
80 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston
My visit to Tea Tree Creperie was long overdue; I have a little obsession with France, and I was pleased to know we had our own crepe restaurant in Jamaica. Before the end of 2017, I finally got to go, I went with my friend, Ryan. The first thing that stood out to me was the odd decor, all the glass at the establishment were covered in writing and doodles from guests… Of course I’d decided I wanted to write on the glass too. The second thing that stood out was the delicious aroma of meals being prepared.
It seems like we picked a good night to dine; along with two other couples, we were the only people inside. They had outdoor seating as well as a good amount of space inside the building. We picked a seat we liked and a waitress promptly came over and gave us menus. This decision was so hard, they had so many good options on their menu, from sweet to savoury and it’s not limited to crepes. She returned with glasses of water then took our orders; I took the Philly Cheese Steak Crepe, and he took the Chez MEX Crepe.
My first thought was, “why this beef look like it want some ketchup?” Then I tasted it and ate those thoughts with it. It was delicious, and it had so…much…cheese. The sweet peppers were a great burst of flavour too, I enjoyed my pick but I couldn’t finish it. That is a sign that a meal is worth it’s price to me; it was a large serving, well larger than I had expected. Of course I had to taste some of Ryan’s Chez MEX, I liked it, and I feel like it had more cheese than mine, I especially liked the kick of spiciness it had. But I liked the Philly Cheese Steak Crepe more. We both had glasses of lemonade, which was good, it’s hard to mess up lemonade. For dessert, we shared a 2 bite cheese cake, which really should count as one bite but it was delicious nonetheless, I really liked the crust.
I will definitely be back, their menu has so much to offer, and next time I think I will get a sweet crepe. The location is good, they have an ample amount of seating. The service was great, and quick too, I really appreciated how fast we were served. The price range is reasonable to me, it is what you would expect to spend at a restaurant, it wasn’t expensive. I definitely recommend you give Tea Tree Creperie a try, I like it.
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