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El Morro RV Park and Cabin Rental, Ramah, NM 87321
(505) 783-4612
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Dining options: Lunch

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Delicious food in the middle of the Southwest

An unexpected cafe that serves delicious food. There is always a menus for deserts - pies of all kinds, chocolate chip cookies etc. I had the huevos rancheros with peach habenero sauce and it was the best breakfast I have had!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
Mayuri J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

An unexpected cafe that serves delicious food. There is always a menus for deserts - pies of all kinds, chocolate chip cookies etc. I had the huevos rancheros with peach habenero sauce and it was the best breakfast I have had!

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The cafe is open limited hours - 9-5, closed Wednesdays, and dinner until 8 on Friday and Saturday. The breakfast is served all day and is excellent. Also wonderful baked goods, made on site (not easy at 7200 feet) Pasture raised eggs, high quality ingredients, organic when they can get them, etc. friendly staff and willing to work around any... More 

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

i had the buffalo burger and my wife had the mesa quesadilla....long wait for the food...but it was worth it...

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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Ancient Way Café is a real find out here on Hwy 53. The food is really good - well prepared and presented. They have something for everyone. We were staying in the area so we visited a number of times for both breakfast and lunch. It is really more than a restaurant. it is more like a community center. There... More 

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Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stayed at the cabins on site, and ate at the cafe three times during the weekend. The food is excellent and there are plenty of healthful choices, including vegetarian dishes. The desserts and pastries are superb. You would pay three times as much in a city for food this good if you were lucky enough to find it. It's... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Great food and friendly service! Be sure to try a scone or other baked good off the shelf. The service can be a tad slow, but it's worth the wait.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Green chile cheese buffalo burger was delicious! Not dry like other places. My boyfriend ordered the special: Beef, rice, cucumber sauce - outstanding! He scraped has plate clean.

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Evanston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Prix Fixe menu on a Saturday night of lamb loin, stuffed sweet peppers, baby carrots on yogurt, and smashed yukon gold potatoes all washed down with homemade strawberry lemonade.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The cooking philosophy here is "slow food" which I think means taking their time to appreciate the ingredients and treat them well. That is certainly the case. It is also true that it takes time to get your meal. We've eaten dinner and breakfast at Ancient Way Cafe, and it has a leisurely pace. Plan to sit a while and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Great service and food. Our very large dog was welcomed into the porch to dine with us. Homemade and delicious.

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Address: El Morro RV Park and Cabin Rental, Ramah, NM 87321
Phone Number: (505) 783-4612
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ramah
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: El Morro RV Park and Cabin Rental, Ramah, NM 87321
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ramah
  • Phone Number: (505) 783-4612

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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