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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (23 reviews)
“trout” (30 reviews)
“chicken” (27 reviews)
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Native American, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had the Idaho trout- really nice dish- two filets- ate it all- done to perfection. Came with green beans and mashed potatoes- all good. I would expect a place in this location to serve one fillet and charge the same price I paid. My...More

Thank Wuckers
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant has a great view and great food great service and a lot of interesting people who came in and out as we would definitely eat there again Price was OK but the food was facts

Thank danielcF7501BA
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great dinner June 16th, and have to admit that I was surprised despite the positive reviews I had read. I never expected to find a restaurant this good in a National Park, let alone as remote as this one. Great meal, they know...More

Thank mike3621
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day of travel we arrived at the Far View Lodge and decided to have dinner at the Metate Room. Despite being under dressed, the staff was incredibly warm and welcoming. Our waitress was wonderful and the food was phenomenal. It started our...More

Thank BrittanyB64
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a late reservation and we were seated at a table with a great view. The busperson was there immediately with water and place settings. The waitress showed up five minutes later with an excuse for tardiness and left immediately.. The room was moderately populated....More

Thank clamper5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Slow service-but I think they are still on a learning curve. Very good food for the middle of nowhere. A bit salty, but that may just be me. Ate trout and ribs. Both tender and tasty. LARGE portion of ribs. We couldn't finish it.

Thank sls640
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my meal both nights that we ate here. Thought the food was excellent. My only criticism is that I wish the menu was more "regional". Although an excellent menu and food well prepared it felt like a menu that I would see in...More

Thank ZeldaStarGaZer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So this is a fantastic restaurant literally miles into a gigantic national park. First off, an entire huge wall of windows with seating overlooking the park. Gorgeous, gorgeous view! Then the amazing, friendly staff, awesome food options from beautiful salads to steaks to to fish...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had excellent food both nights with fine service and friendly wait staff. Lots of choices but the second night the solid chocolate dessert was too much for me to handle - I would call it a chocolate "land mine."

Thank COGR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent meal; chef knows what he's doing. Poor service, which may not be so surprising as location is isolated and limited staff usually leads to delays, poor service, and unhappy customers. First issue was unusual delay just getting seated. The hostess ignored people standing at...More

Thank Soleil122
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8 July 2015|
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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.
6 July 2015|
Response from victoria s |
Yes...the front desk takes the reservation
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 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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