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Metate Room

$$$$, American,
1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4422
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (23 reviews)
“trout” (30 reviews)
“pork belly” (11 reviews)
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Native American, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

The view alone is worth a stop here but the food is very good. Try to time it so you can watch the sunset - so gorgeous. Restaurant is quiet since there is no WiFi, cell phone service, etc. So peaceful. Reservations are suggested. This...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017

The good news is that you can eat here very reasonably if you choose the right entree, remembering that you are in a national park and many miles from any other non-park restaurants, so "reasonably" is defined differently. For dinner I had the lamb T-bone...More

Thank parksvisitor
Reviewed October 1, 2017

We had dinner here one evening, and were more than pleasantly surprised. The food was absolutely delicious. We started with the lobster and corn bisque. So yummy. I had the trout for dinner. The portion was too much for me to eat, but I tried...More

Thank crystal543
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Try the peach mule if you like peach and/or ginger beer! It's my new favorite drink!! Loved the mushroom dinner - it was fantastic. The key lime pie is oddly served on an oreo crust, but was still good. I was a little sad that...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed September 26, 2017

The food was great, prices higher, but to eat and see the view is beyond. The staff was very accommodating and did everything to make our stay wonderful

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Our experience in national parks is that the food can be spotty. That was not the case here. We had the chili relleno and a filet and both were very good. Kyle, our server, handled us very professionally. When the manager came over to talk,...More

Thank edward d
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Our visit to Mesa Verde NP coincided with my wife's birthday, so I booked at table at the Metate Room to celebrate her entry to a new decade of lliving. We were very happy with the service and the food. She had the elk wellington...More

Thank dragonfishGA
Reviewed September 25, 2017

We have mixed feelings about this restaurant. My husband's elk wellington with "red wine reducton" (sic) was perfectly cooked but the accompanying brussel sprouts were simply dreadful. Likewise, my pette filet (sic) was cooked medium rare, as requested but the charring on the outside was...More

Thank Youngmargaret
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We had a very nice dinner in the Metate Room. The wait staff was very attentive and knowledgeable and the manager came around to visit. My husband had the salmon and I had the Pork belly, which were both VERY good. That plus the beautiful...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We were pleasantly surprised at the terrific meals we had at the restaurant at the hotel. We had wild salmon prepared just how we liked it, fresh vegetables, delicious desserts and a spectacular view. Request a window table because you can see forever across the...More

Thank Milehighhorses
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Native American, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions
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: +1 970-529-4422
Mesa Verde Metate Room Restaurant received "Award of Culinary Excellence" from the American Culinary Federation Colorado Chefs Association in the area of sustainable cuisine. Colorful Native American artwork surrounds you as you enjoy our award winning, contemporary menu inspired by regional heritage foods and flavorings.

We do take reservations within 24 hours of your stay. Walk-ins are welcome based on business, however reservations are strongly recommended.
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