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Terra Bistro

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352 E Meadow Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4507
+1 970-476-6836
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07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Toronto, Canada
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went during their 1/2 price entree promotion near end of ski season. Lamb chops and trout were cooked perfectly and with good flavour. Accompaniments were well suited to the dish. Service was very good.

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1 Thank 1Skibunny
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We come to Terra Bistro a couple times a year when we are in Vail. From happy hour drinks to appetizers, entrees and desserts, everything is always excellent. Highly recommended!

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1 Thank Lisa S
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We last visited Terra Bistro 3 years ago. Delighted to say the high standards of service and quality of food have been maintained. A fabulous meal.

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2 Thank Chris77w
Peekskill, New York
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239 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a change from our last visit 8 years ago. Creative kitchen serving interesting and delicious food. Well curated wine list Pleasant service. We will go back.

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2 Thank Peakclimber46
Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who doesn't love great bartenders? Mike and Nick are the best hosts - friendly, professional, offering suggestions. The happy hour menu is amazing. We ordered so many delicious dishes - vitality salad, scallops, raw fish that I can't remember the name of(!), beef lettuce wraps and gnocchi. OMG over the top food sensations. I want to go back now!

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3 Thank Laura A
Urbana, Illinois
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, the setting - This is a hotel restaurant, large room with reasonably (not widely) spaced tables. Many large groups with children so perhaps not the most romantic setting for two. However, the food, is really excellent - some of the best in Vail. Service was excellent - friendly and attentive. Wide ranging wine list – but several excellent whites... More 

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5 Thank steveandmary401
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good: Ambiance- Setting is beautiful, loved the artwork Waiter -Nick was very knowlegable he knew where just about every item on the menu was from, he knew all about the wines and again where they are from. Chef- Dedra, cooked our meals to perfection- Went with 4 ordered scallops, 2 trout & 2 lamb chops Coat Check- Pam- Great at... More 

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2 Thank Rose R
Breckenridge, Colorado
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terra Bistro has been one of my favorites in Vail for years. They seemed to have gone through a bumpy patch, but whatever changed, they are BACK!! Went with 6 friends for a celebratory dinner and it was truly terrific. We had several appetizers including the duck fat fries - oh my. I had lamb (not sure if it was... More 

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1 Thank sheri7960
chicago, il
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two of us had a really good dinner, both getting the lamb chops which were slightly overcooked(more medium than mr) but still incredibly good. Also highly recommend the squash soup. Good service and great people watching bar though small. Make reservations well in advance.

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1 Thank travelmore4fun
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate there twice while in Vail for the week. I live in NYC and often feel spoiled by my home when I dine on vacation. Unquestionably, one of the best restaurants I've been to in a long time. Tremendous food with excellent preparation and exquisite presentation. Staff (especially sommelier) was so helpful and friendly (without being over the top... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 E Meadow Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4507
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-6836
Description
For more than 23 years Terra Bistro has been an essential dining destination for Vail Valley visitors, as well as a lasting favorite among locals. Chef Shawn Miller's adventurous approach to seasonal ingredients yields imaginative, carefully-crafted dishes and ever-changing menus. With a special focus on lighter fare, but with plenty of opportunity for indulgence, our menus naturally accommodate a variety of tastes and dietary restrictions, including gluten allergies and vegans. Accompanying our menus is our extensive wine list presented by our very talented in-house Sommelier. Additionally, we offer a variety Colorado craft beers and our specialty cocktails, inspired by Colorado spirits, are often a highlight of our guest's experience.

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