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Metate Room

$$$$, American,
1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4422
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  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Native American, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent food selections. Most tables get an amazing view of MVNP. Brined pork chop with candied pancetta was amazing. Good friendly service. Good desserts. Reasonable prices.

Thank Bud E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Must make a reservation. Very nice menu and daily specials. Nice view. Expensive for being in a National park but very good.

Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food and view were good, but the menu options are limited and the prices are a little high. Excellent service.

Thank gbury
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are three places to eat in the park...two are “cafes” and then there is this excellent restaurant with surprisingly well-prepared food in a full service facility connected with the Far View Lodge. There is also a separate Lounge which offers some limited items from...More

Thank victoria s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the Hamburger and Chicken sandwiches. They have to cook the hamburgers well done since they are on Federal land?? It was ok but not great. Spouse enjoyed her chicken sandwich. We both thought the fries were good. We had coffee and ice tea...More

Thank Mountainman827
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The salad was not good. I think dried corn is a southwest thing, but wilted lettuce is not popular anywhere. Dinner was good, but not great.

Thank Bobbin_Oreo_Daisey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Far View Lodge for a couple nights in early May, so this was the only dining option unless we wanted to settle for pub fare in the lounge. That said, both of our meals were outstanding, as between the two...More

Thank Doug G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate dinner here April 2018. Great food. Had the Pork Chops and Short Ribs. Loved the burrata appetizer with bacon jam. Server was great

Thank Revel999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a little pricy- went the first or second week of season- laughed becasue the online menu did not match the actual menu. Online it said it was closed also. So website needed to be updated. Meal was decent- not sure if it was outstanding...More

Thank curt k
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We had dinner here while staying at the Far View Lodge. We made reservations so that we could have a table with a view out the window. Great view! The service was passable, not great. The pricing was fair and the food was acceptable. The...More

Thank Brian R
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9 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from GTGal |
So we ended up taking our kids there, and it was great. Kids menu was good. For well behaved kids, it’s fine to have them there.
7 July 2015|
Response from victoria s |
Yes...the front desk takes the reservation
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Native American, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Mesa Verde National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-529-4422
Mesa Verde Metate Room Restaurant received "Award of Culinary Excellence" from the American Culinary Federation Colorado Chefs Association in the area of sustainable cuisine. Colorful Native American artwork surrounds you as you enjoy our award winning, contemporary menu inspired by regional heritage foods and flavorings.

We do take reservations within 24 hours of your stay. Walk-ins are welcome based on business, however reservations are strongly recommended.
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