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Metate Room

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$$$$, American,
1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4422
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (23 reviews)
“trout” (29 reviews)
“chicken” (26 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
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 September 10, 2015 via mobile

Dinner was very good, plus a super panoramic view for most tables in this place. The tenderloin steaks were outstanding, and trout was pretty good too. Prices were ok, the view is worth a few dollars itself. Our server, Sarah, was outstanding, and very patient...More

Thank David H
Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

We ate at the Metate Room several times when we visited Mesa Verde 5 years ago. We were really looking forward to our visit & eating there once again. Well, things have changed. The service was slow even though the park is nearing the end...More

Thank Chuck P
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Much better places to spend your money at, unfortunately none are also in the middle of Mesa Verde or remotely close. The food is mediocre at best, got a severely overpriced mixed grill that was supposed to contain chorizo - well it was definitely NOT...More

Thank Ana B
Reviewed September 8, 2015

Had the elk shepards pie. Packet of frozen peas,carrots,etc cold hard mashed potatoes and luke warm elk. Waiter never asked me if I wanted an additional beverage. Asked for a working salt shaker... never came. Tip was included in the bill so I guess he...More

Thank Nabokblue
Reviewed September 7, 2015

There are not a lot of dining choices if staying at the lodge at Mesa Verde. Metate room is the upscale restaurant for the lodge and the prices attest to it. First, the service was excellent and I am sorry I forgot our server's name...More

Thank Burnzi
Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

No competition usually brings standards down and Metate room is a good confirmation of the rule: sole restaurant in the park, the food is quite average (except very good vegetable salad) with very approximative service, but then closest alternative is at 20-30miles away...

Thank Scipion-Paris
Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

The Metate room at Far View Lodge is one of those restaurants you go to simply for the view. And what a view that is...! The restaurant itself is smallish and beautifully decorated. Waiters are extraordinarily friendly and helpful and the menus we had were...More

Thank DorisHeimgartner
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

This place is totally worth the extra cost. You could go into town and spend less but the food and views are well worth every penny!

Thank Kelton E
Reviewed August 31, 2015

This is the restaurant of the Far View Lodge. Although it doesn not quite attain its 5-star rating as advertised, it is nonetheless a pretty good restaurant. The décor and views are very nice. The menu had some interesting selections. The wine list was fairly...More

Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed August 29, 2015

I went in for a salad only. Spectacular views. The salad was good ... With grilled vegetables. Server was attentive.

Thank Avocettoo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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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