Terra American Bistro
Everything was perfect as usual. We each ordered our favorites which lived up to expectation. Our waiter was attentive without being obtrusive. A hostess was waiting to seat us when we arrived. It was a bit noisy because they had several family parties but everyone seemed to be having a great time so it was okay.
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Everything was awesome about this hidden gem. Bobbie and the hostess greeted my husband and I. He ordered a craft beer and I ordered a yummy craft manhattan. I had the calamari which was devine and the beet salad which was one of the tastiest bites I have had in a long time. My husband had a build your own entree. The fish was cooked perfectly. The mac and cheese was delish. Topped it off with the best bread pudding I have ever had. Chef stopped by the table TWICE. Where in San Diego does that happen? And Bobbie the owner stopped by as well. This is the sort of special touch that makes you want to return....along with the amazing food.
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Great food and excellent service on Sunday for brunch.
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We had a great evening at Terra Bistro. The food was excellent and the prices were very affordable! We couldn't have asked for a better atmosphere to celebrate a special occasion! Service was quite good and everything was just perfect.
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Terra American Bistro is always a favorite for us! We love the excellent selection and taste of the food!
Wow.... what great choice of restaurant for Christmas Day!!! Just Excellent!
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Terra American Bistro has become our family tradition for our Christmas Day dinner.
We always feel welcome and know that we are in for a delicious treat.
This year again, we were not disappointed.
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Your ENTIRE STAFF is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Always a joy to have dinner at Terra. See you in 2020
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We came for the vegan option and was not let down! Everything we tried was fresh and amazing. We are definitely coming back real soon!
You are welcome anytime!
They really need a hostess at the front desk. We had reservations for 5:30 and arrived about 5 minutes early. We stood for a good 5 or 10 minutes waiting for someone to acknowledge us - the 2 servers were obviously overwhelmed. When the 3rd server showed up things settled down. The lack of a hostess seems to be a continuing issue.
Other than that the food was superb as always! Service excellent! We are devoted customers and the restaurant is on our permanent list.
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Terra is always relaxed and friendly, and their specials are indeed special—not that the regular menu is any slouch. On a rainy Sunday, we opted for the pot roast and meatloaf as comfort food, along with the excellent seafood chowder, topped with the butter cake—which to me is more like a big soft cookie—and the chocolate cigar. Yum to it all!
We appreciate your review. What a great way to spend a rainy night!
The ease of making a restaurant reservation is phenomenal. Customer Service is Hi, and appreciated. Every item on the menu is delicious, and good-sized servings. The menu it’s self has a wonderful variety of dishes, and a ginger lemongrass lemonade is to die for.
We love what we do. We are pleased to hear you love it too.
The FOOD and STAFF ….. are EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!!
We always have a great meal and a great time.
We had a lovely Thanksgiving meal. For the meat eaters it was well worth the price and quite delicious. A little disappointed with the vegan selection/price. However...our vegan family member had a wonderful experience. We would definitely return to do it again.
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Going out for Thanksgiving dinner conjures images of cold turkey sitting on plates of congealed gravy, under heat lamps. But at Terra, it was fabulous! Each meal was as freshly prepared as if made to order - just as it is on any other night when you may be smart enough to choose to dine here. The pork loin may possibly have been the best thing I have eaten in a year. And let's not forget the golden beet and goat cheese salad that came first! Seriously - the team at Terra is amazing. You can't go wrong. The food is fresh and cooked to perfection. There is always a wide range of choices - meat, vegetables, and fish. Desserts are on par with the rest of the meal - which is to say...DEElicious. The servers are courteous and friendly without joining your party and they're knowledgeable about the food and wine choices if you just can't make up your mind. You can dress up or dress down - it's incredibly comfortable. GO
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The food NEVER disappoints. Chef Jeff served up a wonderful Thanksgiving meal. Everything was tasty and moist. The plate was full and we left stuffed. Thanks Terra for a wonderful Thanksgiving experience.
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As usual, excellent food, great service - Nick is always alert and attentive to service needs
You deserve the best everytime.
We know Terra is great that's why one of my birthday wishes was to have dinner there. Perfect!
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Everything was wonderful. It would be nice to add cushions to the wooden chairs.
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The food and service were fantastic. We've been to Terra before, the food and service are always excellent. It can get a little noisy, but not so loud that you can't have a discussion and it's people having a good time. One of our favorite restaurants.
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We pass this place all the time and finally decided to try it out for date night. We were pleasantly surprised! Dont be fooled by the location. It was actually quite a treat. We ordered the seasonal pumpkin raviolis due to the rave reviews and oh boy! It was a surprise for my taste buds! It was like fall in food form. It did an incredible balancing act of appetizer and dessert. My favorite part of the meal. We'll be back for a neighborhood date night for sure!
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Birthday brunch was really nice here. Our server was very kind and attentive and the food was phenomenal. The bistro itself had a very nice decor.
Pleased to hear you loved it.
It was our first visit. We enjoyed a nice, relaxing dinner. Cocktails were excellent. Brussel sprouts appetizer was also very good (and vegetarian). We tried the bowls and they were OK. Looking forward to going back and trying more appetizers and flatbreads.
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One of our favorite restaurants but last night our server got three of four orders wrong or didn't even put in. Maybe new and they were busy before a theater event. If he had repeated back to us, it would have solved the problem. Food was delicious.
Delicious food and generous portions at a great price. I have been to and loved the brunch options but will start coming for dinner knowing our whole family enjoyed the food. The black cherry Manhattan was fantastic.
Awesome- stop in anytime.
Greatly appreciate the Gluten Free options! Excellent brunch.
This place is lovely, food was superb, server was very knowledgeable, and we had a blast.
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We all enjoyed our dining experience at Terra American Bistro on Monday evening. The food was enjoyed by all of us. The only thing I didn't care for much, was the squash. It was kind of bland. But, the Brussel Sprouts with the Balsamic glaze, were to die for! I had Grandma's Brisket, and it was delicious! I also had the Banana Bread pudding, and it was also very yummy. Everyone one of us agreed that the service was wonderful, and the food was Terra-iffic! We had dined here before this, but it had been a few years. The menu has definitely changed, but the food is still just as tasty!
Terra-iffic- we love that! Thank you for the great feedback. Do you have a favorite you would like to see return?
It was FANTASTIC as always. Best little gem. Food and Service are always excellent.
Sweet- so glad you loved it.
The prices were reasonable, but the protein (we had Salmon) was very small. The taste was delicious.
This was our first time back to Terra since the new decor and menu changes were installed. It is still a great dining option. The service was exceptional. The food was well presented and very good. Our wine was a favorite. I’m not sure about the new dining room chairs however. I was a bit uncomfortable and my husband was too.
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The fish special was a winner. The chicken ginger potstickers were tasty but tepid. Wine service was attentive enough ... ice bucket for white wine good. Very delicious sides of Brussels sprouts and carrots accompanied a large and flavorful pork chop, that needed a steak knife. My first time at Terra, and I’ll be back to try other dishes that sound great on menu.
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This is my favorite restaurant! Every plate I have tried there has been wonderful. I love how the menu changes from time to time.
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Still our favorite restaurant and fav bartender, Christine.
There has never been a time we have come away from Terra American Bistro feeling less than satisfied. No exception here either as another successful dinner was had by all with our latest dining experience. From the exceptional pumpkin ravioli , the short ribs, salmon, chipotle steak, to the chicken rice bowl all entrees were perfectly prepared and we enjoyed them all.
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Excellent service, great food and lovely ambiance! We will definitely go back the next time we are in town.
Super! See you again.
The place looked like a cafe with plastic chairs and we were a party of five and we got stuck at a table for four with no room. They didn’t know where to put the appetizers or all the drinks there was literally no room for five people at this table. We asked to move to a larger table and she said no. Then the server asked us why we were at this small table we said ask your coworker! It was a joke!! The food was horrible the fish for two of us was snapper it was raw and gooey it was really bad we sent it back and said keep it. He offered other choices or to recook it we said no thanks!!! The ambiance is horrible the food was bad it ruined our night out for our party of five!! We will not be back.
The main entrees were very good. The side dishes need a little work. Squash was pretty hard. Mashed potatoes not so good. Infusion drinks were great. Service fine.
From the moment we walked into the restaurant and was greeted by a friendly hostess` our dining experience was absolutely delightful. We totally enjoyed the pot stickers, calamari and toasted bread and brie appetizers followed by a chicken rice bowl, chipotle flavored steak to die for and the macaroni cheese and Brussels sprouts accompanied by the tenderest beef you can imagine. We love the flavors and the presentation of the entrees and enjoy visiting Terra as often as possible.