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Ancient Way Cafe

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El Morro RV Park and Cabin Rental, Ramah, NM 87321
(505) 783-4612
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We drove by at night, and were attracted by the peace sign. We went back the next day to have lunch. The food was wonderful and there was a large selection. We had fresh squeezed lemonade, which was a special treat. The service was great! The portions were huge, so we went back the next day to try the desserts.... More 

Thank Susan H
Denver, CO
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are on your way to El Morro or the Malpais this is a great place to stop and grab a cup of coffee or a meal. Good menu and a giant cinnamon roll that will keep two of you busy! A beautiful setting.

Thank JCD4
San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food! This cafe in the middle of a wonderful New Mexico landscape has an amazing menu. What a surprise and can't wait to go back. I had the huevos rancheros ( terrific) and my mom and sister had build your own omelettes. The baked goods are homemade on site and are worth the stop with a great cup of... More 

Thank LJD222
Sun City, Arizona
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200 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here after visiting El Morro. This is obviously a place that would be at home in San Francisco or the Oregon Coast. All are welcome and the staff have that laid back hippie feel. But they do serve what looks to be good food with a varied menu and excellent coffee.

Thank NancyBirk
Tucson, Arizona
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Very quaint restaurant along Highway 53 not too far from El Morro National Monument. Menu. Is similar to a bistro. Not just hamburgers. Had a bean sandwich with potato salad and my husband had a turkey on sourdough with potato salad as well. The sandwiches and potato salad were excellent. Homemade food and homemade variety of desserts. Prices were reasonable.... More 

Thank LeendaDavid
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104 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Personnel at the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary recommended this restaurant for breakfast last Monday (May 16). What a winner! The breakfast and coffee were delicious, and the pastries are outstanding. Both the breakfast and pastry chefs know what they are doing. I wish this place were closer to home because my husband and I would be regulars!

Thank Susan L
Las Vegas, Nevada
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This small cafe is located near El Morro National Monument. It is frequented by laid back, open-minded local folks, and tourists who may also rent small cabins. On weekends, the friendly chef/owner prepares gourmet dinners (usually a choice of 2 entrees)- -reservations recommended.

Thank okittyok
Ramah, New Mexico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great healthy food, gourmet and cafe offerings, all bakery goods created on site, organic grass-fed beef, in a beautiful setting beneath the mesa. What's not to love?

Thank Little Trees
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

In the middle of nowhere we found a great cafe of erring a variety of gourmet organic foods. Everything was a delight including staff, local patrons and the displayed art. They also have cabins available for a very reasonable price. Across the street is a fantastic gallery where I made purchases. If you are traveling to Zuni or El Morro... More 

Thank Clecie/Greg H
West Chester, United States
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

This small cafe was such a treat on a cold and snowy April (yes April) night. The waiter was friendly and the food tasty and delicious. The chef even made me a vegetarian dish. Do not miss the phenomenal desserts!

Thank Dolores V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?