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“Good Italian on the Beach”
Review of Terra Nostra

Terra Nostra
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Italian elegant dinning in casual atmosphere.
Reviewed August 19, 2014

I researched this restaurant before going to Ft. Myers Beach. It was down the street from where we were staying and the reviews were good. Because it is the slow season, the place was not full but there was a good stream of people coming in for dinner. The wait staff were very friend and engaging. The décor was very authentic. The food is fresh and very tasty. My companion had the veal parmesan with pasta. I had the Italian beans, farfalle pasta in a garlic sauce with shrimp. You can always judge an Italian restaurant with its tomato sauce. Both dishes were excellent! Very authentic Italian. For desert, we had the homemade bread pudding with was made by our waitress. It was delicious. All in all, it was an excellent meal.

Thank Ray G
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Reviewed August 16, 2014

Terra Nostra is one of the best restaurants on the island. Each year we look forward to our visit to Fort Myers Beach and Terra Nostra. We have visited twice in a week. The owners and staff are gracious, welcoming, and friendly.
Our sons enjoyed chicken and eggplant parmigiana. The marinara sauce is one of the best we have tried because it bursts with fresh tomato flavor and doesn't have too much garlic. The chicken and eggplant are lightly battered and perfectly cooked to retain the meat's tenderness and the eggplant's texture. The caprese antipasto appetizer special with prosciutto and capicola was outstanding. The handmade cheese ravioli were light with a tender, pillow- like quality that rendered them truly scrumptious.
The closer was a delicious, homemade ricotta cake that can only be described as divine. Our sons request a third visit (in ten days) to dine on more fabulous Italian food in a warm, inviting atmosphere.
This restaurant deserves to be in the top three on the island.

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Thank Mary M
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Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Terra Nostra was a real find. A friend directed us to this beach restaurant, promised we would not be disappointed. The restaurant itself was charming. The staff were efficient and not intrusive. We perused the menu, narrowed our choices down to eggplant and lasagna, and proceeded to let our taste buds savor the next hour. We were not disappointed and plan to bring mamma next time.

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2  Thank Myra H
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

A little pricey for what we got. Food was O.K., just average. We got the mussels which was very spicy. The Veal Parmesan was kind of rubbery. The Manicotti had very little flavor. I did like the atmosphere and everyone was friendly and enjoyable.

Thank laura c
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Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had a large party and they handled us with ease. Main courses were wonderful and deserts are to die for. I had a country chicken dish with very thinly sliced potatoes, sausages, mushroom and a very like white sauce. also had a caprese salad and desert. It was a great night!

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Thank Russell R
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