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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Good food on Hwy 53

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
Robert S
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Lawrence, Kansas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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88 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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131 reviews 131 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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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34 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
24 helpful votes 24 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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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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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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