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Ancient Way Cafe

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El Morro RV Park and Cabin Rental on Route 53, west of Acoma Pueblo, Ramah, NM 87321
+1 505-783-4612
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Pomona, California
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101 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had really great meals here. Everything is fresh and organic. All dishes had a bit of twist. They are especially know for their baking so save room for dessert. The highlight was the apple, green chili pie. It was wonderful. I can't recommend this place enough.

Thank Doug G
Dugspur, Virginia
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236 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great stop for a meal if visiting the nearby El Morro National Monument. We coordinated our visits to make a meal part of the trip. Menus for dinners are posted on the website. Very interesting choices changing nightly. Barbecued ribs with vegetable sides was on the menu and a very tasty offering. Local and organic if possible. Tasty with healthy... More 

Thank BlueridgeCharlie
Ramah, New Mexico
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great food in a very eclectic setting. A must stop on a trip through the area. The baked goods are all made from scratch. The salad dressings are home made.

Thank fl00dguy
Oakland, New Jersey
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

My family loved this place. It is one of those places where you have no idea what you are ordering, but everything is delicious. The staff all belong in Greenwich Village, but have made a really cool artists' outpost in what seems like the middle of nowhere. And this seems fitting with the coolness and history of Inscription Rock (El... More 

Thank coptest
United States
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Stepping into a wonderful and relaxing past, this cafe has real food in a beautiful site and comfort in pretty little cabins. The proximity to scenic El Morro makes it also a great plus. Very friendly atmosphere in a timeless place!

Thank Fawzi B
Lakewood, Colorado
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stop here. If you are on this otherwise uncrowded highway, this is one of the few places to sit and eat and you will not be dissappointed. Extensive menu with food cooked with care and good ingredients. In the summer it must be an oasis. So low down and enjoy. Prices well within reason. Homemade pies and baked goods. Very... More 

Thank Ken L
Corrales, New Mexico
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Been coming to this area for years and we always eat at the Ancient Way Cafe. Menu changes but whatever is offered is always excellent. Dinners are offered on weekends sometimes, but check first and make sure they add you to the count so enough food is prepared. If you are staying overnight in the area, you will need to... More 

Thank JimTritten
Titusville, Florida
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The Ancient Way Cafe has a nice selection of lunch choices to include vegetarian selections. But the desert selections are fabulous! The wait staff, only one, is courteous and friendly.

Thank Linda B
Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We drove by at night, and were attracted by the peace sign. We went back the next day to have lunch. The food was wonderful and there was a large selection. We had fresh squeezed lemonade, which was a special treat. The service was great! The portions were huge, so we went back the next day to try the desserts.... More 

Thank Susan H
Denver, CO
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you are on your way to El Morro or the Malpais this is a great place to stop and grab a cup of coffee or a meal. Good menu and a giant cinnamon roll that will keep two of you busy! A beautiful setting.

Thank JCD4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Morro RV Park and Cabin Rental on Route 53, west of Acoma Pueblo, Ramah, NM 87321
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ramah
  • Phone Number: +1 505-783-4612

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