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Terra Bistro

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Wed., 01-23
20:00
2

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

STARTERS
$14.0
GNOCCI WITH CHESTNUTS & GOAT CHEESE
Urfa pepper, fresh thyme, crispy shallots, apple butter, pomegranate
$12.0
CAULIFLOWER & COCONUT SOUP
Bloomed Pumpkin Seeds, Turmeric, Cardamom, Chives
$13.0
WINTER CAPRESE
Fresh Mozzarella, Blood Orange Agrodolce, Mint, Basil, Grilled Romaine, Sun Dried Tomato Pesto
$13.0
BAKED RICOTTA
Fennel Sausage, Tomato Jam, Crushed Red pepper, Garlic Toast
$18.0
CRAB CAKE
Everything Spice, Fresh Horseradish, Tarragon Schmear, Smoked Salmon Aioli,
$17.0
SPICE CRUSTED DUCK BREAST
Hoisin Banana Caramel, Black Garlic Molasses, Pickled Jalapeno, Bok Choy
$15.0
"CHICKEN NUGGETS"
Pumpkin-Mascarpone Polenta, Thumbelina carrots, carrot top zhoug, Basil Aioli
$18.0
AHI POKE
Fried Rice Tots, Yuzu, Cucumber, Cilantro, Sesame
$16.0
SPICY BEEF LETTUCE WRAPS
Tahini yogurt, pickled onion, toasted peanuts, sweet chili
$11.0
CRISPY BRUSSELS SPROUTS
tamarind glaze, Ras el hanout, toasted peanuts
MAIN COURSES
$31.0
BRUSSELS SPROUTS & APPLE RAVIOLI
Mixed Green Salad, Parsnip & Sherry Butter Sauce, Toasted Almonds, Arethusa Farms Blue
$35.0
FAROE ISLAND SALMON
green goddess hummus, carrot top zhoug, sweet sprouting cauliflower, pomegranate, smoked chickpea foam
$35.0
"FLAT-IRON" CHICKEN BREAST
crispy pan roasted chicken, parsnip-gruyere risotto, French onion confit
$36.0
GLAZED BERKSHIRE PORK CHOP
Luxardo Adobo Glaze, Gallo Pinto, Green Bean Casserole, Tobacco Onions
$33.0
GREEN COCONUT CURRY STIR FRY
Choose Chicken, Mahi, Beef, or Tofu. Served with Jasmine Rice, Bok Choy, King Trumpet Mushrooms, Jalapeno, Peanuts
$39.0
COLORADO LAMB SHANK
Beerlao dark lager jus, farro congee, quick cabbage, Jeow Mak Len
$38.0
STRIPED BASS FILET
General Tso's Cauliflower, Coconut Rice Pudding
$36.0
GRILLED MAHI MAHI
Shaoxing Butter Sauce, Black Vinegar, Steamed Jasmine Rice, Baby Bok Choy
$42.0
CORIANDER RUBBED AHI
Napa salad wrap, tamari vinaigrette
$37.0
AU POIVRE BISTRO FILET
whipped potatoes, grilled broccolini, brandy-shallot demi butter
SIDES
$9.0
GRUYERE RISOTTO
$11.0
POTATOES AU GRATIN
$7.0
GRILLED BROCCOLINI
$7.0
MASHED POTATOES
$7.0
GALLO PINTO
$9.0
GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
HOUSE CRAFTED COLORADO INSPIRED COCKTAILS
House Crafted Colorado cocktails contain a special blend of liquor and Ingredients created by our staff making these cocktails one of a kind! Happy Hour cocktails are subject to change because we like to keep things fresh!
$11.0
THE SMOKEY HOUND
State38 agave vodka, grapfruit juice, lemon and honey simple syrup ~ served on the rocks with an Illegal Mezcal rinse
$16.0
PEECHY KEEN
Colorado peaches living their best life next to Leopold Brother's Small Batch Whiskey. ~On the rocks
$15.0
BAIT & SWITCHEL
Woody Creek Rye whiskey & our house-made honey-chamomile switchel join forces for a refreshing sipper that tastes like a perfect summer sunset
$15.0
TROPIC LIKE IT"S HOT
Bringing a little beach to the mountains! Montanya Rum, pineapple-basil puree, and a splash of Green Chartreuse. ~Served up with egg white foam
$15.0
B.D.G.T
MTN Gin and Timberlake Tonic with a splash of lime~ on the rocks with apple and thyme
$15.0
KOMBUCHARITA
Jalapeno infused Herradura Tequlia gets a healthy kick! Terra Margarite topped with Elevated Elixers Kombucha~ ask your server for tonight's feature flavor! ~ Served tall & on the rocks
$14.0
GARDEN GIMLET
taking a cue from the seasons fresh flavors, this cocktail is clean and fresh! Marble Distilling vodka, fresh cucumber and basil, with a house-made rhubarb cordial
BEER
$6.0
STEAMWORKS COLORADO KOLSCH
$7.0
STEM "Remedy" Hard Cider
$6.0
ELLIE'S BROWN ALE
$6.0
MAMA'S LITTLE YELLA PILSNER
$6.0
FAT TIRE
$4.5
COORS LIGHT
$7.0
ANDERSON VALLEY OATMEAL STOUT
$7.0
CAM PER IPA
$8.0
STELLA
$4.5
BUDWEISER
About
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. Terra Bistro'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
PRICE RANGE
US$29 - US$42
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Healthy
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Terra for Christmas and it did not disappoint. The dishes were well seasoned and everyone, including my very picky 17 year old, was happy with their choices. We enjoyed meat dishes and a delicious creme brûlée dessert.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank steger1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food. Service was attentive but not rushed. Our table was served two complimentary dishes with our apps (brussels sprouts and crispy poppadom with dip). The flat-iron chicken with gruyere risotto was delicious. For dessert, most of us tried the affogato, which had been recommended...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jenifer C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waiter was amazing with suggestions. Everything was great. I enjoyed Mahi mahi, daughter loved pork chop, husband had great lamb dish, son had kids steak. Duck fat fries and Brussels sprouts were awesome. Good wine and drink list. Very delicious and great service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travelingworkingmom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on our first night in Vail. The service was absolutely fantastic. Attentive, but not overbearing. The food was delicious. Plated beautifully. We had the pork chop, stripped bass, salmon and the chicken. All were delicious. My only disappointment was the noise level....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jdmay29
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Food was unique and delicious. Service was outstanding. Katie and Andy knew the menu, made great recommendations and took care of every need. Lettuce wraps are a must. Filet and pork chop melted in your mouth. Dessert options were many but we only got to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Oksana B
Reviewed November 16, 2018

We had a delightful evening! Great food, wonderful service ... especially our waiter Scott and he had just started (I believe 2 weeks ago) and he was very attentive, with a very warm personally and made our dining experience very special. Terra Bistro is a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kathy55043
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

We’re here during the off season for a few days so the restaurant is quiet. All entrees $25. Service excellent (Corey). The cauliflower soup very unusual and excellent. I had grilled mahi-mahi with jasmine rice and baby bok choy, loved it. My husband had the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank travelprincess2
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Up in Vail for our annual conference. Food and service was awesome. Heather was exemplary with her service. We will most definitely be back. Beyond 5 stars.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SouthColoNative
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

As always, great dinning experience. We had the most amazing dinner with a bunch of friends. Their striped bass filet was out of the charts good! We tried many things from their menu and nothing disappointed us. So many healthy options! Excellent service, cozy atmosphere...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ivanamomokovska
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

For a large group of 11, Terra Bistros team went above and beyond with their service. A great suggestions regarding wine and food by our server as well as helping us decide on our entrees has made our night even more special and easy-going. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Martina R
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August 10, 2018|
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Response from hornfanaustin | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so. Lots of Vail restaurants have summer specials
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Kym E
July 17, 2018|
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Look into the Game Creek restaurant in the Game Creek Bowl. You get there by Taking the Lions Head gondola to the top of the mountain and a representative of the restaurant is waiting to transport you and guest/s by... More
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