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Pajarito Mountain Cafe

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397 Camp May Trl, Los Alamos, NM 87544
(505) 662-5725
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Wed - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
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New Mexico
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten at Mountain Cafe for many years. I eat here at least 15 times during the ski season, and 10 or 12 times during the summer months. The burgers were very good when Geraldine was the manager here, a few years ago. Recently the quality has gone down. They no longer serve a real breakfast, as in eggs,... More 

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Savusavu, Fiji
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were here for our high school reunion and bought a green chile cheese burger for lunch. It was really yummy, juicy and delicious! Reminded us of wonderful lunches while skiing up here in the winter! Enjoyed the band that played outside while we ate!

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New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Good food, fast cafeteria style, great views ANY time of the year, nice deck, lovely drive up there.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Just a cafeteria-style limited selection snack and lunch place. Prices are of course high for what you get, which probably won't be much. It's not about fine dining, but just to be able to get something to eat after a ski or hike outing. It's more or less what you might expect but the view is really nice.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2013

I love the food here. Compared to other ski areas, it deserves five stars for quality and price. Of course it is a little more expensive than a fast food restaurant, but you can get a good sized lunch for under $12 easily. I'm 6'2 240lbs and I spend about $8 there and never leave hungry. Go for the bean... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2013

They have worked hard to add items to the menu. Not high-end fare, but perfect for lunch in between runs or after a morning hike. Great service, too!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2012

I have had lunch here several times. Look, it's a ski hill cafe so don't expect five star dining. But go for the kitsch factor. It is, after all, a ski hill cafe. The pulled pork BBQ is always a good pick. Green chile stew can be good, too. What I like best, is you're up in the mountains, there's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 397 Camp May Trl, Los Alamos, NM 87544
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Los Alamos
  • Phone Number: (505) 662-5725

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?