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Far View Lounge

1 Naijo Hill, Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez, CO
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

With limited funds, we decided to try out the Far View Lounge for dinner. The appetizers were fantastic. Locally inspired dishes, perfect for sharing. (Make sure to get at least one dish per person). We ate on the balcony, with breathtaking views of Mesa Verde National Park. Decently priced, EXCELLENT food, and fantastic views. Couldn't have asked for more!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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172 reviews 172 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

If you have to wait for a table in the Metate Room, hang out here - on top of the world. You can see horizon to horizon - the outdoor seating a must if it's warm enough. Specialty drinks are good and the Saturday night live music an extra plus.

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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We wanted a casual place to dine and this worked out well. It opens at 4pm, they serve the same appetizers as the Metate Room, plus a kids' menu. You can easily make a meal from the appetizers, sit out on the deck, have drinks, and not have to do a formal dinner downstairs. Works great if you have kids!... More 

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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243 restaurant reviews
481 helpful votes 481 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We didn't eat here, so our review is limited. After dinner downstairs in the Metate Room, my wife and I went up for drinks and mainly for the fresh air views. The bar is small inside, but the two outside patios are really where you want to sit. The bartender was fast and friendly, even going so far as to... More 

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83 reviews 83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012 via mobile

We had a great meal at Metate downstairs. Asked our server if they served dessert upstairs in the lounge as we wanted to watch some Olympics. He said yes, so we paid our bill and headed up. The inside area is not very large, with maybe 8 tables. We had to turn a two top sideways and borrow seats from... More 

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santa monica
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

This place should be considered the 4th eating establishment at Mesa Verde and is rarely mentioned. This is good for dinner if you don't want the cafeteria experience of Far View Terrace, fast food experience of Spruce Tree or the fine dining experience of the Metate Room. It is located at the Far View Lodge main building on the 2nd... More 

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Address: 1 Naijo Hill, Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez, CO
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
Cuisine: American

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