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Pickle Tree

Pickle TreeIn a word: No pickle here.

The specs: #01012   
625 South Main St., Deerfield 53531
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JM ate the meat lovers' pizza with about a gallon of lemonade.
Nichole ate the mushroom Swiss burger with fries and a pickle, and a diet Coke.
The bill was $28, or $14/person, plus tip.
JM gave Pickle Tree a B+; Nichole gave Pickle Tree an A- (see our grading rubric).

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It was a hot early summer day when we sauntered into the dim shabby chic of Deerfield's The Pickle Tree. We sat at a bright red table that was rendered orange in pictures by the yellow lighting, and set up on what used to be a dance floor. JM was nominally aware of the Pickle Tree from some co-worker discussions of same, and knew that the pizza was the way to go, while Nichole felt that not ordering a burger on National Burger Day was some shade of blaspheme. The bartender/server played it fast and loose and kept the lemonade coming in JM's direction. 

The sausage, pepperoni and bacon pizza was more than filling. Half of it went home, which was alright because it was just as good reheated. The crust was cracker and the small layer of grease pooling up on the 'za meant that the cheese was of authentic (and likely local) provenance. These pizzas weren't frozen an hour before we ate 'em. 

Nichole's burger came on a possibly whole wheat and certainly squishy bun. The meat was not, on the whole, on the umami end of the taste spectrum. Indeed, there was some sourness to the burger, but that may have just been the Swiss cheese.

The Pickle Tree is more than just a Townie bar, but it is a townie bar, too. Or rather it looks like a townie bar that ate another bar, given the number of bottles along the back wall. Certainly, we are not often in Deerfield for dinner but we'd make a special trip and definitely stop in whenever we are around.



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