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Terra Bistro

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352 E Meadow Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4507
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Tetrra Bistro is a favorite in our Family and has been for several years! The food is very sincere and creative without going over the top. Regardless of the dish, the flavors are always interesting and very complementary. I was a little disappointed to see only one salad on the menu, but it was excellent! My husband enjoyed the scallop... More 

Thank Ann K
Denver, Colorado
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340 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A great happy hour -- this is a place that has its moments but has not quite achieved the greatness it aspires to -- service is solid if sometimes stolid -- nice choice of wines by the glass

Thank HonestMcHonest
Elmhurst, Illinois
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59 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I've given a handful (maybe too many) five star reviews. This place is a superstar. My wife is gluten free and to get a basket to start with a stiff sort of GF pita was amazing . Who starts a table with a GF "bread". Dip it in the Indian spice mix and it was a real joy. All five... More 

1 Thank Paul Z
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fabulous meal - the trout is so so good! I highly recommend this place. Great atmosphere too. Our waiter Vladimir was very helpful and knowledgeable about the menu. Crispy asparagus was awesome!

1 Thank cmhier
Little Rock, Arkansas
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181 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was recommended by a local. We went early and it was not very crowded causing us a little anxiety about our choice. It gradually picked up so it probably reflects our early reservation. The staff from the host to the waiters were pleasant, friendly and attentive - professional in all respects. My wife and I split a garden... More 

1 Thank Phillip P
Denver, Colorado
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended a concert at Bravo Vail and wanted a restaurant near the concert venue. The staff was friendly and accomodating since we didn't have a reservation. We sat at the bar for drinks and an order of duck fat fries which were delicious until our table was ready. I ordered two small plates: Eggs and bacon (hard boiled eggs... More 

Thank Becky N
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35 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here after pre-checking that they could accommodate vegetarians. They said they could make a gnocchi-green olive dish on the menu without the lamb. This was supposed to be a "medium" plate. Ordered that, ended up with a laughably small sized portion of gnocchi with marinara sauce, no olives in sight, for $18. Asked the waiter, turned out they were... More 

3 Thank Shain
New Jersey
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who would ever have thought terra Bistro would serve sliders ($9 each), fried veggies, spring rolls and the like? Waiter told us they were trying to get away from "fine dining" and boy was he right. So, they downscaled the food but went to a "small plates" motif so the bill is the same as it ever was after you... More 

2 Thank JIG101
Denver, Colorado
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108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are staying at VML, this place is fine for a casual dinner, but don't go out of your way for it. There is just something wrong about the atmosphere and the menu. It lacks any real identity, or a consistent theme. The execution was fine, but not great. Although we tried a number of dishes, nothing stood out;... More 

2 Thank CitasDash
Colorado Springs, CO
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate here on a Saturday evening with my parents and my two 4 year olds and 12 year old. We all had a GREAT time! They had the most amazing menu, and our waiter (Vladimir) was very knowledgeable and attentive. We had several small plates and each also ordered a "medium plate", which meant we all got to try... More 

2 Thank 3rdgradeinCO

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 E Meadow Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4507
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: 970-476-6836
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?