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Terra American Bistro

7091 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-1825
+1 619-293-7088
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“pot roast” (4 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7091 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-1825
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

My husband and I went on a Saturday night, got there at 5 and sat at the bar, much to our surprise they have happy hour 7 days a week, from 4:30-6:30. Had the pleasure of being served by Sarah, who was a wonderful bartender...More

Thank KrisD711
rossmanj, Owner at Terra American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

So glad to hear you enjoyed your experience and thank you for your review. We work hard to deliver farm fresh flavors.

Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Saw terra American bistro advertised for restaurant week and was excited to try it after reading their menu. We made reservations at noon and found our way there. It's kind of in a bad area, but the menu looked like it would be worth it....More

Thank Polymom
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

My husband and i were there last night. We were very impressed. The food was delicious. My husband ordered the lobster Mac and cheese. It came with a lobster tail. I ordered the garlic shrimp. Loved the roasted seasonal veggies. Unique drinks. And we shared...More

Thank brendaholmes
Reviewed September 29, 2017

We went to Terra on a busy Friday night during San Diego Restaurant week and were pleasantly surprised by the $30 prix fixe menu selections. We tried the beet, arugula and goat cheese salad, classic preparation and very fresh. The "bacon" and eggs appetizer was...More

Thank MelroseSD
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

This is not the part of town people usually think of for great food. But don't make that mistake. Terra had great food. We were here for lunch and had pumpkin ravioli, salad with salmon and dessert. All was delicious. And best of all -...More

Thank Sa-i44
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Was meeting an out of town friend and his family and was looking for a great restaurant that offered clean and fresh dining. Terra American Bistro is a welcomed GEM to East County San Diego! It is a true diamond of the neighborhood. The atmosphere...More

Thank mlcohen987
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Terra is just a few blocks from my daughter's house in La Mesa. Hard to believe she's never been there. The food was fantastic, the prices great and the staff was extremely friendly. Having Sarah as our waitress just added to the enjoyment of our...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed April 12, 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 April 6, 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 April 4, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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