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Terra Restaurant

1345 Railroad Ave, St. Helena, CA 94574-1123
707-963-8931
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Ranked #18 of 42 restaurants in St. Helena
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American, Californian, Pacific Rim
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Adams and Hunt
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English first
israel
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Few years ago we had dinner in the restaurant and it was too formal for us so we decided this time to try the bar. we loved it !!! Food is amazing. every dish was different & interesting. very strong mediterranean influence that was mixed with Japanese touch. The Cod in Miso sauce was one of the best dishes I... More

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Clovis, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Food was absolutely amazing, but the portions were so big that by the end we couldn't enjoy it anymore. Don't order more than 4 portions unless you are a professional eater. The atmosphere is quite nice and romantic.

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Napa Valley
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Bar Terra is the informal dining area associated with Terra, which is a very fine dining space. Bar Terra is housed within rough stone walls, giving it the feeling of a cave. The menu is influenced by Japanese ingredients and sensibilities, but is really international. The dishes are often lovely and delicious, with an occasional slightly quirky element which is... More

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Durham, North Carolina
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed the tasting menu. To the dishes were a little salty. As a single diner on this trip, it would be nice to have some higher and wine available for those dining alone for food pairing. The bar area did seem a little crowded and noisy, but I dine on the quieter side. I was surprised to see a... More

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Carmel
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband and I have enjoyed dining at Terra Restaurant in the past so on an unplanned trip to St. Helena, we decided to take a chance and see if they could accommodate us. As we feared the restaurant was booked however we were easily seated in what is now considered Terra Bar. We sat in a bright, front window... More

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Daphne, Alabama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our first full day in Napa, this was a great finish. A good menu with great wine selections. Good service, small restaurant divided in two parts. One side had a bar and dining and was a bit noisy, the other is just dining and quieter.

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Hampton Hill, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

A lovely dining room with an aged Italian vibe that delivers sophisticated fusion food on a customer chosen tasting menu ..... yes please! I checked the menu on their website before our visit and to their credit everything was as per the list. We went with the 5 dish choice and the crudo, crazy water & black cod were the... More

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Rochester, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Great service, flavorful food, just a bit too exotic!? Small plates were full of flavor, but 1 fish dish came out all bones. Not edible. Another was over cooked and rubbery. Good experience, but once was enough

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Davis, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The only reason Terra restaurant is getting 3 stars is due to the fact that they are bit overrated. The food was definitely above average, but did not blow me away (as I would expect a 1 Michelin star restaurant to do). The dishes were typical and not one plate had me raving. Dessert was horribly below average. That being... More

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Belmont, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I have been to terra about half a dozen times, possibly more. One of the best things to have is the lobster tortelloni. They are big slightly chewy dough rolls filled with lobster in wonderful, mild, slightly tomato-y broth. It is a signature dish and I was so glad to see them in the tasting menu! They have really good... More

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