Terra Nova

4.7
1620 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
We are excited to bring you Terra Nova, Restaurant/Crudo/Wine Bar. A casual yet sophisticated restaurant conveniently located in the heart of South Jersey, featuring Contemporary American cuisine. Our chef’s creative cuisine with a New World style offers guests an exciting & diverse dining experience. The introduction of a sushi & raw bar takes the menu’s modern flair to new heights. Our adventurous wine list presents over 160 wines by the bottle with 50 available by the glass or our unique wine flights. Enjoy classic martinis, hand crafted cocktails or try one of our 16 tapped craft beers in our relaxing bar. Just as distinctive as the cuisine, the décor at Terra Nova is characterized by its clean design and Northern California architectural elements that are elegant yet warm. Please continue to visit our website for updates and postings. We hope you join us for lunch, dinner or a drink at our bar.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1620 people are saying
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4.6
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4.5
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4.3
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipMJfromJersey
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food snd service were good. We had the shrimp cocktail and they were enormous. The entree was our second choice as they were out of the skewers. I thought this was odd since we were there at 7:00. Good experience overall.

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vipRRER
Philadelphia
33 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very enjoyable food ambiance and our server devine was great!

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Seafoodeater
Atlantic City
13 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated my wife’s birthday. Sunday afternoon lunch, the food came out piping hot and delicious. You can always count on a great food and great service. I have been going there for many years and never disappointed. Highly recommend Terra Nova.

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Cwoodgal
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time there- everything was awesome!

DC
vipDeeC
Philadelphia
61 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Are at bar. Appetizers and drinks were great - and so was the service!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

My wife and I had small plates. Service was prompt. We had meatballs and ricotta, Gorgonzola and sirloin salad, and the El Niño Roll. Two cocktails each: espresso martini and watermelon cooler. Cocktails so good we had two!🙂

JM
vipJohnandMeg
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner and drinks were fabulous thanks to my fav bartender Bella 💕

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food abs drinks were great

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tlad
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and atmosphere. Food was tasty and inline with expectations. Cost is on the higher side -- but the quality is definitely above average.

I would highly recommend this restaurant!

CJ
CeeJayM
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

For Dinner, don’t order an entree. Order a few of the ‘To Share’ plates. We ordered:
- Bang Bang Shrimp (4 large shrimps)
- Lobster Bisque ( 2 cups)
- Short Rib Mac ‘n Cheese
- Mediterranean Plate

For two people, it was more than enough and we ended taking 1/3 of it home.

Gina was our server. ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS, THANK YOU.

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vipW2GE
Philadelphia
26 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very nice place, Mediterranean appetizer plate was nice but maybe a bit pricey for what was on the plate, my short ribs in a port wine Demi glacé with marinara mushroom risotto was very good, however my wife’s salmon was dry and over cooked. Our server couldn’t have been nicer.

JG
JenniferG
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First timer. Good food, good service, will be back.

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Foodiemomoftwo
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Terra Nova never disappoints! The food is fresh, flavorful and gorgeous! The drinks are always on point and so tasty. I got the ravioli which was amazing. I highly recommend their sushi too.

LB
LindaB
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food overall, would have liked more pasta entrees/choices. Salad was very small. Drinks were excellent. We sat outside by choice but had to go inside because if the awnings automatically retracting with the wind.

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Tracy
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome as always and Brianna is the best! ;-)

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vipSwC62
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience4

We did not have a good experience here. My wife ordered a filet off the prix fixe menu, and requested the sauce on the side. When the food came out, it was slathered heavily in the marsala sauce, and the waiter called it light. She decided to try in anyway, scraped it off, but it was not very good and the sides were not also not very good, so she asked the waiter to take the steak and put it on a new plate. He took it, along with her fork and steak knife. It took several minutes, they apparently washed the steak off and stuck it on a new plate, but they did not bring new silverware. We asked another waitress for a fork, then another one for a steak knife. She finally got to eat it, but between time and washing it was cold. Dessert was it's own adventure. The waiter was continually forgetful about things, and even when the food was hot it was only mediocre. For the price, we really wanted and expected better. It will be quite a while before we return here, if ever.

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Barb
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Excellent waitress! This was a very nice evening!

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nittany
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We have eaten at Terra Nova many times; it is one of our favorite restaurants. That being said, I was not satisfied with the crab cakes, all shredded, no lump and somewhat dry. The filet our friend had was its usual fantastic, and my wife's kabob was very good The bang bang shrimp app delicious and had a wonderful waiter, Nick

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DShill
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was delicious and service was excellent. One of our favorite places to eat!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant in the area with an amazing menu!

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pickyeater
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience3

Food was good. Felt was priced decently. The service was poor. There was an opening at the bar so we sat there instead of waiting for the table. Sat for awhile before anyone came over to take a drink order. We had menus and was never asked if ready to order. We had to flag the bartender and ask if we could order. Again waited awhile for the appetizer. Overall was a poor experience and probably will not return.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Loved the flatbread !!

JR
JuliR
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you want to go out and be somewhere who gives great food and great service, you will not be disappointed. We went on a Friday evening and they were very busy. Service and food exceeded expectations

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vipsherry
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nick the waiter was excellent. Good sized portions and delicious food!

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pickyeater
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always go-to for a pleasant dining experience. Good food and excellent service.

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Faves
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience3

service was great--food ok--it's good just overpriced

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ShannonA
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Dinner was delicious, waitress was really helpful & efficient…definitely a good dining experience.

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KevinR
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience. Was there with two people who had birthdays. The waitress was awesome. She put candles on the desserts. She was very nice and helpful. Would definitely go back.

MD
MelissaD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Another great visit. Food was amazing. Came out hot to the table. Waitress was a little rushed at times but it was a great place to celebrate Father’s Day.

LM
LeeMac
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious! Food was amazing. Portion sizes were perfect. Nice to have hard seltzer options other than what claw & truly. Beautiful outdoor area for dining

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Anniversary date. Waitress didn’t know the beer list and told us we could find it by using the scanner on our phone. Up charge of $2 for Cesar salad, a few slices of egg and Cesar dressing. Entrees were good but not extraordinary. Coffee after dinner was not very good, weak barely able to call it coffee.

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TomS
Miami
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The absolute best restaurant in South Jersey!! From the appetizers to the desserts 100%

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vipandyb
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

All around very good. A bit too much salt used in the dishes ordered.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Father’s Day lunch

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vipMeggers
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Father’s Day brunch/lunch with my parents. We got the sushi, the oysters and some beverages. Great service and food.

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DotF
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience4

The food is delicious and nicely presented. The atmosphere of the restaurant is pleasant and the outdoor dining relaxing due to the fountain falling water sounds

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Server, food, ambience were great!

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Sulynk
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Dinner delicious but the rolls were cold

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always

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NelleD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

In the past u use to get various types of bread in the bread basket like tomatoe bread, not anymore! I also feel like they shortened their menu, many restaurants have become disappointing since COVID. We will not be back!

FAQs

Terra Nova offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (856) 589-8883.

Terra Nova is rated 4.7 stars by 1620 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.