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Metate Room

1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4422
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Metate Room is at the Far View Lodge. We had two very good dinners; very fresh food, well prepared in a lovely setting. The wait staff was great.

Thank SundanceinHawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cold smoked lamb chops and cornmeal dusted trout. A beautiful meal on our first day in the park was a great kick off. Every seat has a view of the surrounding mesas. I also like to watch other people's food come out and there were...More

Thank JP_Phx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had dinner one night of 3 while we were in Mesa Verde. The restaurant was busy and our waiter seemed overwhelmed. The wait to order our food was long. The menu promised some truly appetizing dishes, but the reality was really just ordinary...More

Thank Sc00terUte
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere here is southern warmth, and the view superb. My stuffed pepper was so delicious that I asked the Chef for the recipe and he gave it to me. There are not a lot of vegetarian options at the other restaurants in The Park,...More

Thank ntalbot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I had dinner here on both evenings we stayed at the Far View Lodge in Mesa Verde National Park. The restaurant is located in a lovely building that also houses the lodge registration desk, a small gift shop, and a rooftop lounge...More

Thank DKCTripper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This facility is run by ARAMARK so we didn't expect 5 star fare but it was definitely edible. The prices are upscale but it's the only real restaurant in the park besides cafeteria food. It was nice to have a glass of wine with dinner....More

Thank jeffb1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading many reviews I was very reluctant to eat at that metate restaurant but I have to say it was very good. My husband absolutely loved and I mean loved the rattlesnake and pheasant sausage. He also enjoyed the elk. I have the filet...More

Thank paulyh635
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is adequate. If you get a beverage you will have to ask for ice. Who doesn't like a luke warm beverage? Service seemed slow.

Thank Timothy A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights at the lodge and ate at Metate room for our last dinner. The service was fantastic and the food was delicious. We would highly recommend this restaurant. You'll love the view too.

Thank cajohnson71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I spent two nights camping in Mesa Verde. This was our luxury night out. Spectacular view from the Metate Room. Husband had pork belly, which was very rich. I had chopped salad and lobster bisque. We both had cocktails, which were cold, refreshing,...More

Thank GordonsvilleGal
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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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