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1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4422
07:00 - 22:00
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Puyallup, Washington
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54 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were staying at the Far View Lodge and ate here for breakfast. It was a buffet and the food was wonderful, along with the views! We did not have to make reservations for breakfast when we ate there in early July. It is expensive to eat here.

Thank playerblue99
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125 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Metate Room is pricey and requires reservations. For dinner my husband and I both ordered a Grilled Portobello mushroom that was delicious and creative. In addition, we shared a piece of carrot cake with cream cheese frosting, drizzled with chocolate. We sat at a window table with a great view. Our room was a short walk away so eating... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Some interesting meats to try . Service was great ...friendly and attentive. We thought we needed to make reservations; however the restaurant was not too busy as the part just opened.

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Bioggio, Switzerland
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

The restaurant is nice with a wonderful view and is in fact the only real option for a decent dinner in the park. The staff was friendly and there was a nice choice of dishes and beers; the overall quality was ok. Booking in advance is recommended

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washington state
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354 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 502 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We so enjoyed eating dinner at the Metate both evenings we stayed at far View Lodge. The service was attentive and friendly and the food outstanding. The views of the surrounding country are to die for. I had the Port Belly both nights and my wife enjoyed salads and steak dishes. You must cap off the evenings with a Cactus... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Good selection of well made cocktails. Nice bar food - south western with twists, I had elk quesadillas. Very busy when we were there but handled excellently by the staff so not a problem.

Thank Kirsty S
Tallahassee, Florida
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

it would have been nice when we checked in if the front desk had advised us that we would need reservations for dinner. As it was we arrived around 5PM settled into our room and walked over to have a nice dinner with a view. Reservations were unavailable for the evening so the only other choice we had was the... More 

Thank Nancy W
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

National Park eateries are a hit or miss proposition. the Metate Room is one of the best that I've had the pleasure to dine in. The menu is quite ambitious, but the manage to deliver high quality meals in this remote location. Very good cocktail menu as wll.

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Vienna, VA
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178 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had three dinners and one breakfast there and were very satisfied with all. The food was excellent and the service was prompt and very friendly. Mesa Verde is far from everything, so expecting the Ritz is probably unrealistic. But for good food in a nice atmosphere with pleasant service, it is right on the mark. Definitely make reservations before... More 

Thank George K
Tampa, Florida
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The food was good, but the service was really slow, but that could have been because we were there right before they closed for the season. Everything for dinner is a bit pricy, but it beats having to drive back down the mountain and out of the park for food.

Thank thejohnnyo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?