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Terra American Bistro

7091 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-1825
+1 619-293-7088
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“chicken roll” (2 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7091 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-1825
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I loved this place because it was quiet and peaceful. The food was great. I had a margarita just because I was craving one. I also had a chicken breast with roasted vegetables and mashed potatoes that was fantastic. Highly recommend.

Thank Jilldavis1
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Went with 3 adults, 2 kids. Food was delicious and had unexpected touches, we loved that the fruit side on the kids menu was berries, the yellowtail was fresh and portions were perfect. There are infused drink options with and without alcohol. Overall very good...More

Thank lrwhite
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We have tried several times. I wanted a restaurant like this to be on my to go list. Unfortunately, it has been a disappointment one too many times. To start with and end, Service is at the very best "poor". We consistently had to hunt...More

Thank mermosa78
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The food was amazing, the bartender was so nice and friendly, her recommendation about what was food was on point. I had the seafood omelet and Pablo had the short rib quesadilla, so delicious. I had only heard great things about this restaurant and they...More

Thank rebeccabS8464ON
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Delightful! Fresh and well seasoned food was served by well-trained waitstaff. We discovered this neighborhood gem while in town for the weekend and ate here twice! The lunch pasta special with halibut and coconut chili sauce was delicious and spicy. My friends got the chicken...More

Thank Betsy B
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Nice dinner for my birthday but the burger special sounded wonderful, till the server told us they don't have a veggie burger. She recommended that we go to their sister restaurant. I think this has to be a big oversight. The meal was good though...More

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I went with two others for brunch at this very nice restaurant along El Cajon Blvd in eastern San Diego. I had a fish dish, as did my wife and our guest had a mexican style dinner. Two meals out of three were excellent- nicely...More

Thank TravelinBobCA
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Inattentive service at the bar. Ordered burger w/egg. Egg arrived after the burger on a small plate.

Thank Debra P
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lunched at Terra with a group from work and enjoyed the turkey melt with salad, and watched others enjoy salads, all of which were served fresh and tasty and could either be eaten up or partially boxed for a second meal. Good service in addition...More

Thank sillygranma
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Arriving for Sunday brunch because we were in the area, we had high hopes because of recommendations from friends. We had a reservation and were met by the icy glare of the hostess and quickly seated and from here, everything began to slide downhill. Parking...More

Thank pensando42
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7091 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-1825
    (El Cajon and 71st St)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-293-7088
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