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“Great meatballs and garlic bread!”
Review of Bonterra Italian Bistro - CLOSED

Bonterra Italian Bistro
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Three of us had dinner at Bonterra on a Saturday night and enjoyed our meals very much. I had butternut squash ravioli with a side order of 2 meatballs, my husband had pasta with scallops, and our daughter had chicken bruschetta. The meatballs were outstanding. We also ordered the garlic bread with gorgonzola fondue, which was delicious. We all thought the service and the food was very good, and we will definitely go back again.

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Thank Marlene K
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Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Went to dinner here on a Sunday night. Ordered an appetizer along with our entrees (table of four). An hour an a half passed after our order was placed and we haven't seen our waitress since (we ate on their outdoor patio). She finally comes by and asks if we received our appetizer yet, then apologizes that we haven't gotten it. She thought somebody else brought it by. The appetizer came out 10 minutes after that. Shortly after THAT, our salads were brought to the table (which really should have come out an hour before this time). The Caesar salad tasted like pre-packaged salad. The house salads were fine. The food came out after a total wait time of 2 hours. The entrees were good. one steak was over cooked. Braised short ribs were excellent. Manager came out and apologized for the poor service and long wait times. She offered us a $25 gift card as well as removing the cost of the appetizer from the bill to compensate for the inconvenience. Both of those gestures were kind, but they failed to remove the appetizer from the bill. In spite of their mistake, we paid for the appetizer just to avoid the confrontation and because we wanted to just leave at that point. Overall, horrible service. Food was great. Would not recommend, would not return.

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3  Thank Nate T
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Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

I've been going to this restaurant for quite a few years. We've had large parties here as well as intimate dinners and I've never been disappointed. Great food, reasonable prices, nice atmosphere and excellent wait staff. Highly recommend.

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Thank Pekelo98
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

We have been to Bonterra several times and always had a good experience. The last time we went with 5 family members to celebrate my daughters birthday. We made reservations for 7:30 on a Wednesday evening. When we arrived the place was nearly empty so we thought we would have no problem with the service. Overall the food was very good but the service was terrible. Part of going out to eat is to able to enjoy the whole experience and good service should be part of it. This wasn't the case this time. Too bad. R.T.

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Thank Derdoil
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Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I dined at Bonterras last Saturday night and enjoyed terrific meals with excellent service at the bar. Our two bartenders who waited on us; Ryan and Greg were outstanding. Very at tentative and talkative which made our experience that much better. Looking forward to returning.

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Thank PNakano933
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