Terra American Bistro began in Hillcrest May 1998 and has since moved to the East College District of Rolando. Chef/Owner and Cookbook Author Jeff Rossman supports local food purveyors and sources all ingredients carefully, with a commitment to buy all products that are cultivated sustainably and humanely. Terra specialties include Steamed Carlsbad Black Mussels, Chipotle Marinated Skirt Steak, Pumpkin Raviolis and Lobster Macaroni ‘n Cheese. This neighborhood Bistro serves up farm to table fare and offers the perfect combination of sophistication and casual elegance. The team’s ambition at Terra is to create a relaxed and casual atmosphere to enjoy great food, local craft beer & wine.
Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates, Comfort Food
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
Private party facilities
small parties up to 16 can order off the menu and larger parties need to contact our banquet department for special menu with pricing. Private parties can buy out the restaurant or possibly host an event on Saturday afternoons or Monday evenings.
Private party contact
Lisa or Jeff: (619) 993-1437
Whatever the occasion, our goal is to make your event a complete success. With overflowing creativity and a gracious and dynamic staff, let Terra be your hospitality partner. We promise to exceed your expectations with an uncompromising commitment to perfection. Whether you are planning a simple luncheon or an elaborate six-course dinner, Chef/Owner Jeff Rossman will work with you from the start. He would be delighted to create a custom menu for you and your guests.
Street parking available and on weekends & evenings parking in business lots around restaurant.
San Diego Trolley stop on 70th street.
Special events & promotions
Nightly Specials 4:30-6:30
Tuesday - $2 taco night, changes weekly Wednesday - Wing night + corkage free night Thursday Date Night - $39.95 dinner for 2(all night) Friday Fish Fry - beer battered fish + chips $16 Saturday - mussels + a glass of house wine $14 Sunday Family Night - kids 10 + under eat free. one free meal with each paying adult(all night)
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine