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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” (21 reviews)
“trout” (28 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (12 reviews)
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07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had dinner here for our 32nd anniversary and the host was kind enough to give us complimentary glasses of sparkling wine. Our meal was excellent and everything was freshly made in house. The service was also excellent. The restaurant is attractive with spectacular views...More

Thank NMPate
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Metate Room is in the far view lounge and offers fine dining with great food. After a day of exploring Mesa Verde, a glass of wine and a great steak is a fantastic way to end the day. The bread is also fantastic. Great...More

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Far View and came here for dinner. The view was beautiful as the sun set. They recommended reservations, which we made, but we came an hour earlier than the reservation we made, and was seated promptly.... I guess it might be...More

Thank greenham01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were exhausted and we were starving when we were ready to leave the Mesa Verde National Park, and after our totally unappetizing meal at the Far View Terrance Cafe fro lunch, we were not holding out much hope that this would be any better,...More

Thank lmorodomi
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view alone is worth a stop here but the food is very good. Try to time it so you can watch the sunset - so gorgeous. Restaurant is quiet since there is no WiFi, cell phone service, etc. So peaceful. Reservations are suggested. This...More

Thank Cliff and Patri... M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The good news is that you can eat here very reasonably if you choose the right entree, remembering that you are in a national park and many miles from any other non-park restaurants, so "reasonably" is defined differently. For dinner I had the lamb T-bone...More

Thank parksvisitor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here one evening, and were more than pleasantly surprised. The food was absolutely delicious. We started with the lobster and corn bisque. So yummy. I had the trout for dinner. The portion was too much for me to eat, but I tried...More

Thank crystal543
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Try the peach mule if you like peach and/or ginger beer! It's my new favorite drink!! Loved the mushroom dinner - it was fantastic. The key lime pie is oddly served on an oreo crust, but was still good. I was a little sad that...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great, prices higher, but to eat and see the view is beyond. The staff was very accommodating and did everything to make our stay wonderful

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience in national parks is that the food can be spotty. That was not the case here. We had the chili relleno and a filet and both were very good. Kyle, our server, handled us very professionally. When the manager came over to talk,...More

Thank edward d
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Restaurant Details

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