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Terra Bistro

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352 E Meadow Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4507
+1 970-476-6836
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 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

HIgh end modern american restaurant. All the food was absolutely delicious. Very interesting combinations that went well together. Wait staff was great and knowledgeable. My only complaint is that the appetizers were overpriced for their size. Would definitely come back.

2 Thank Blake H
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely ambiance in 2 separate dining rooms. street level of Vail athletic club. Food is delicious but be prepared for the menu which is full of unusual ingredients and many influences from India. Flavors are excellent and nothing is as unusual as it appears from the menu description. Gnocchi, ravioli, scallops are excellent.

1 Thank Lisadeanspencediana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time, food was delicious, loved my trout entree, Duck fat fries were to die for. Be sure to eat there when you are in Vail! Our gracious host Toni and Neena were amazing! Thanks both, we will be sure to come back again!

1 Thank Paul C
Foster City, California
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56 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at about 7 restaurants in Vail and this the noisiest of them all. The trout was well prepared, the Crispy Duck Leg Confit was dry, and the Tamarind Glazed Barramundi was mushy. The Arugula with Maple Vinaigrette was nothing to write home about. The risotto with the duck was very hard but rice is difficult to cook at... More 

Thank James K
Littleton, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are not locals but treated like one, from host to bartender to waitress. All were absolutely wonderful! Went there for Saturday night wife's birthday dinner. Great choice, amazing food. Best mushroom appetizer you will ever have, really unique flavors, we had never experience that flavor in a mushroom dish before. We could have just eaten a few of those... More 

4 Thank John M
Castle Pines, Colorado
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely dinner in Vail. We both had fish entrees (trout and barramundi) and they were prepared wonderfully. Dessert: deconstructed apple cheesecake was one of the best things we've had in a long time.

4 Thank Susan Z
Morrison, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant tucked inside the Vail Mountain Lodge and Spa is truly a first class place. The food was incredible. The way each individual item on the plate was created and the complementary flavor that item had with the others was truly a awesome symphony of taste on the tongue. The staff was warm, friendly, and knowledgeable. We have recommended... More 

3 Thank Anonymous33561
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Wednesday night and they were booked. We had Ian as our server and he was very pushy on the appetizers and drinks. We kindly said we didn't want them and were having dinner and dessert and he continued to push to uncomfortableness. The food was great, we had the ribeye and trout. Dessert is a must... More 

2 Thank JodiB1979
Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Our breakfast service was wonderful. The Happy Hour specials were value added. Dinner was extremely special. The staff ensured a perfect table setting with great attention to detail. Service was superb. The entrees were wonderful. We followed up with a dinner reservation at Sweet Basil. What a contrast. The food was not exceptional in any manner at least for what... More 

2 Thank maxpr1
Hollywood, Florida
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34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I hadn't been back to Terra Bistro in a while as their food quality had been slipping. However we booked dinner their as it was part of Vail's restaurant's specials. We booked through open table and we had a great table right on time. Service was excellent and we would certainly come back. My wife and and... More 

3 Thank HJBRB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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: +1 970-476-6836
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?