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Metate Room

American, Native American
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1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
(970) 529-4422
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We got rained out of our tent campsite, so we were unable to cook dinner. We checked out of the campground and into the Far View Lodge, and then we had dinner in the Metate Room. My daughter and I each had soup and salad, and the food was delicious and the prices were reasonable.

Thank hkbuck
Tappahannock, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Metate Room at the Far View Lodge has a setting you can't beat! Get there early before six pm and get a table ( no reservation needed ) by the window and admire the setting sun's ray across the valley and view the mountains into Arizona and New Mexico! Loved the menu which included Elk Wellington and Trout along with... More 

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sherman, ct
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There were a few good dishes...the trout was amazing. The rib eye was disappointing. so was the rattlesnake and pheasant sausage was just so so. The prickly pear pork belly was better than average but not amazing. All in all, a so so experience at expensive prices. But it is an Aramark run restaurant. They run office building and boarding... More 

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Beaminster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food. The first night we had an excellent waitress. Both breakfasts were spoiled by long wait first for the hostess to arrive and then a big wait whilst she toured the restaurant with her plan before returning to accompany you to a seat, when there were plenty of empty tables to be seen. Second morning waiting staff were disinterested.... More 

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Maisons-Laffitte, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived late in Mesa Verde and had a quick dinner at the balcony level. We had read some good reviews and we were thus expecting something great. What a disappointment..the food was way too salty and without much taste. The service was so and so.. And really way too expensive for the value. May be this was due to... More 

Thank sfrank1967
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only sit down restaurant in park. Unique menu selection. Exceptionally kind waitress,maps were all employees we encountered throughout the park. Restaurant was not open at lunch. Better food than anticipated since there are few dining options.

Thank okiehokie
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seated at a window and though food was tasty, we were distracted by dead flies on the ledge and food under the legs of the table. The view was beautiful and we enjoyed the bunny that chose to dine in the yard below. Even got to watch the ferrel horses. Someone needs to clean with vacuum daily.

Thank stefhim
Avon, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great room with a veried menu--servers were attentive--fantastic views--we had dinner that was good!! Breakfast a little pricey, $13.50--had coffee out at 0630!!

Thank sl0t
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner here and was surprised at the quality of the food and price. My dish was 20.00 and my husband had elk and his was 36.00. Service was great and nice view from our table. Next morning before our tour we at the buffet breakfast here for 13.00 and very filling for the tour.

Thank travelnana90
Aurora, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only had one meal here but the food was well prepared, the service was attentive, the facility was clean and well-appointed and the view was overwhelming.

Thank Comick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Native American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Mesa Verde National Park
  • Phone Number: (970) 529-4422

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?