farm to table meets modern american comfort food

Just up the hill from Interstate 8, Terra American Bistro brings a bit of southern soul to the East College area with redefined Modern American Comfort Food. Chef Jeff Rossman's rotating menu features local fish procured from Catalina Offshore products, bread from Bread & Cie, and as much locally sourced farm fresh produce as possible. Some of the featured menu items are Karl Strauss Red Trolley braised pot roast, grilled steaks and fish, pork chop with chimichurri, a Brandt Beef Burger with caramelized onions and gorgonzola, seasonal pumpkin raviolis, fried brussels sprouts and the famous banana bread pudding with Jim Beam butterscotch! Terra began in Hillcrest 21 years ago and has since moved to the La Mesa area. Our ambition is to be that great neighborhood gem.

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7091 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115 | (619) 293-7088 |

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At Terra Catering we know that food isn't just for nourishment. It evokes a feeling, creates nostalgia and is at the heart of some of our greatest memories. It's personal. And so are we. We pride ourselves on a personal relationship, impeccable service, attention to detail and exceptional quality to contribute those big and small moments to be remembered.

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Here’s What People are Saying

  • “superb service and exquisite cuisine.  The cauliflower puree was divine!!!”
  • “1st time here. Delightful 1st impression.  Food phenomenal, desserts were mind blowing.  So glad we chose here for our special occasion.”
  • “I loved everything about my experience here!  The food and the music were absolutely perfect!"
  • “we have eaten here numerous times and enjoy it as always.  Thanks for being in the college area”
  • “Always come here for tasty and satisfying meal as a family”
    Amir & Karen
  • “Everything was fabulous!  I was going to lick my plate when I was done but the people at the next table were staring.  Thank you!

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