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Terra Bistro

352 E Meadow Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4507
970-476-6836
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Ranked #10 of 101 Restaurants in Vail
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Borrowing the Latin word for Earth in its name, Terra Bistro has been transforming whole foods into gourmet innovations for more than 17 years. Today, Terra Bistro is still considered a leader in the gourmet green movement. Our menus are 100% all – natural and our recipes utilize 85% to 100% certified organic ingredients. Over the years Terra Bistro has also lead the charge to embrace earth - friendly and humane values in operating our business. Our chef diligently seeks ingredients from sustainable sources and humane conditions. All seafood on our menu is Seafood Watch approved and/or a member of the CleanFish Alliance. Terra Bistro employs an in-house state-of-the art water purification and bottling system, which each year prevents thousands of bottles from entering our local landfill. We are also partnered with the Humane Society of the United States and the ProtectSeals campaign. World-renowned and a local favorite, Terra Bistro is a must for the green-conscious “foodie”.
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Houston, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Our plans changed and we found ourselves in Vail an extra night w/ no dinner reservations so we decided to test our luck and eat aat Terra Bistro. The restaurant was full so we decided to eat and the bar and boy are we glad we did; as this was our favorite meal of the week. We enjoyed a couple... More

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Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

best martini in Vail, lots of unique food, lovely service and ambiance. walkable vail village and buses can drop you at the front door.

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Dumfries, Virginia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Caught this fantastic restaurant at the end of the ski season. How lucky were we when it was buy one entree get one free. My husband started with the smoked trout appetizer- fantastic. A wonderful lady was sitting next to us and recommended the short ribs, served with white polenta. Unbelievable. She even shared her kale. While my pork chop... More

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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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99 reviews 99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This used to be one of my favorite places but this summer it was awful. Hopefully it was a blip in an otherwise long run of good food.

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Cary, North Carolina
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117 reviews 117 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Was highly recommended and for good reason. Extremely well prepared food, excellent service and a very creative menu. I would have given it a five rating were it not for the noise. That was the only distraction from an otherwise perfect meal.

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Oswego, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My wife and I dined here at the beginning of August while in Vail for a wedding. The decor was very nice and the staff was great. They had a lot of unique choices on the menu and we had the smoked trout app which was delicious. I had a steak and my wife had the pork chop and both... More

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Dallas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Our party of 6 all agreed that this was the most over rated dining experience that we had while in Vail...very small servings. The salads are quite small...the trout was probably the best. The braised short ribs were average...I would suggest going elsewhere for fine dining

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Detroit, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The menu had a pretty good selection. I like that 90% of the food is organic and found it pleasant that dishes with gluten were marked, rather than the other way around. I had the swordfish and it was very good. The conversation with the bartender was good and light.

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Beaver Creek, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Four of us, including a 9 and 12 year old. Enjoyed their fair lady drink-gin with muddled cucumber and touch of strawberry. They bring out paper thin bread and a thicker grainy seed kind that was delicious with their bean dip. Kids loved it too. Service was very helpful. I had trout and it had a nice crunchy exterior with... More

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Prescott, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Recommended by foodie friends. Unique and interesting menus. Wine cellar is top notch. Sommelier was very helpful and not pretentious.

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