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Far View Terrace Restaurant

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Mesa Verde National Park, CO
602.331.5210
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 51
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Okay Concession Food in a Pinch

Aramark operates this cafeteria style restaurant. While not haute cuisine, it has burgers, fries, pizza, chili, and soft drinks that will keep you from starving until supper. Attached is a gift shop.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
russ_quim
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Omaha, Nebraska
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  • Families with children
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Omaha, Nebraska
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Aramark operates this cafeteria style restaurant. While not haute cuisine, it has burgers, fries, pizza, chili, and soft drinks that will keep you from starving until supper. Attached is a gift shop.

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Cincinnati
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101 reviews 101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We were staying at Far View Lodge in April and after a long day of exploring we decided to get a drink and have a bite to eat. We also had the buffet breakfast there the next morning. Everything was first class!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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178 reviews 178 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I was extremely thirsty after hiking and wanted a snack. But I lost my husband and only had $2. Unfortunately, the cafe closed so early when I found him (only abouty 10 minutes) it was closed. I am not sure why it can't have the same hours as the park.

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Grove City, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

we had breakfasts and dinners there and enjoyed both very much. the waitress was very friendly and helpful. food was delicious. breakfast is buffet style,with many choices.

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Kensington
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The food was lukewarm which can be dangerous to one's health. We had to eat breakfast there and they seemed to run out of the cold food and fruit often. We ate dinner there one night and again it was lukewarm(navajo taco) and poor quality

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The Far View Terrace is exactly as it sounds. Food was cafeteria style, and not cheap for it's quality, but considering it is in the middle of a Nat'l Park on on Top of a Platea, it is not extravagant. The view makes up for the food quality.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Cafeteria style restaurant with good food choices and reasonably priced. The views are quite spectacular. If you can avoid going when a coach arrives. We had just finished our meal when a coach party turned up and there were long queues forming.

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The Colony
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

They offered well prepared food and a fairly good selection, excellent coffee, but the prices were pretty steep for what you get. Convenient, though!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The food was excellent, the service attentive and responsive without being at your elbow all the time. The view from the Terrace restaurant was gorgeous, and there's an excellent view from almost every table. A bit pricey if you are bringing children but otherwise quite a treat after wandering the Mesa.

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Lemont, Illinois
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We ate here three times while staying at the lodge. The menu is a bit limited, but both of us found always found something that we liked. One evening we stayed there there were dirty dishes and trays piled up on empty tables.... however, the other two times the place was immaculate. There was one woman that was clearing tables,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mesa Verde National Park, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Mesa Verde National Park
  • Phone Number: 602.331.5210

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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