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El Morro RV Park and Cabin Rental, Ramah, NM 87321
(505) 783-4612
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Eats

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 8, 2014
Sharon S
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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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106 reviews 106 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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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Sonoma, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This little cafe only serves dinners on a limited basis but what they do serve is very tasty! There are very limited options in the area nonetheless this place does not disappoint or take advantage of you! The night we were there, the dinner was very tasty, all ingredients fresh and nicely presented. And, they have a great bakery so... More 

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BENTON CITY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Homemade, imaginative and fun environment. The evening we were there we also enjoyed live harp music.

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Rockwall, Texas, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

While visiting Albuquerque we took a day drive and while on the way to Zuni we discovered the Ancient Way Cafe. This cafe is part of the El Morro RV park on Hwy 53. Little did we know that the food inside this little cafe was prepared with such fresh ingredients and served with such love and joy. The serving... More 

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Ramah, New Mexico
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9 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Right next to the "El Morro National Monument", on hwy 53 South, there is a small community with an Art Gallery, a B&B (cabins), a feed-store, a trading post, and a couple restaurants. One of these is the "Ancient Way Cafe". Since I do not live too far from that area, I happen to drive by the place on my... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Took a tip from the El Morro Park Ranger and tried this small quirky restaurant adjacent to the RV Park The jambalaya special was outstanding. Dine inside in a cool atmosphere or sit outside on the porch. Great little place, friendly waiter. A nice rest after hiking in El Morro!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Not a lot of restaurants in this area ( an overstatement!). This little place will do very nicely ! This is one of those places that you want to rate for heart, as well. The menu has a really nice variety and daily specials. What we had was good and hit the spot. Nice people.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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