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Far View Terrace Restaurant

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Mesa Verde National Park, CO
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As we were staying at Far View lodge for 2 days, we had 2 breakfast and 2 dinners there. First of all, there were out of wine glasses during our first evening dinner. Despite appearing on the menu, they claimed that they did not carry a particular wine. Secondly, they mixed up our reservation for both nights. Despite us double... More 

Thank Enhan
North Wales, United Kingdom
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251 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As the Metate restaurant was full for the night we decided to try the Terrace restaurant in the Mesa Verde Park. The views across the park are stunning. The seating and decor is up market school canteen. All four of us asked for the pork loin with rice and vegetables. We watched the chef set out four plates and take... More 

Thank VanessaRoad
College Station, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was some of the best food we had on our trip. Simply prepared, fresh and seasoned. Not an "oil and garlic" sort of place. This is served cafeteria style. Our purpose there was to eat and get out in the park. But if you want to relax and take your time, the view is the best.

Thank Virignia J
San Jose, Costa Rica
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77 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We treated ourselves here the second night and we're pleasantly surprised by the quality of food since a food service company runs the restaurant and lodge.

Thank SJAnita
Tucson, Arizona
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Far View Terrace Restaurant is the only dinner restaurant open at night in the Mesa Verde National Park. So if you want to eat dinner this is the only place you can come to. As such, I expected the food to be mediocre, but it was far better than that. Salads, appetizers, and entrees were tasty, prepared and presented... More 

Thank Rainbo1
Salinas, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend - I kind of expected medicore food (experience from other parks), but this is great. For example - elk quesada with goat cheese and red pepper jam. And there are many other creative options. The execution - perfect. We actually ate at the resautrant's outside bar terrace - which gave us a view of the deer and the... More 

Thank KimFromSalinas
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, they have a wide variety of items, really something for everyone. I had a Navajo Taco with Pork that was great, made on fry bread with a home made chili and pork, lettuce, cheese, onion, and sour cream. My wife had fish tacos, the fish was grilled with a really good seasoning, looked almost blackened. Very fresh and... More 

Thank Tim L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We meant to take a picnic, but thought we would be out long before we were. We just had no idea how large Mesa Verde is! The Far View Terrace does have a few choices, and we were very pleased, as we were getting very hungry. The food is already prepared and you pick what you want, as in cafeteria... More 

Thank ChickPosseeGirl
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely not 5 star dining, but for a family of hungry hikers, it was perfect. ☺️ the adults had cheeseburgers that were really good, if the meat was a little bland, it might be because we're southerners. 😏 the fries were great though! Slightly seasoned and cooked perfectly. The kids had chicken strips and fries, and they were... More 

Thank Hannah P
Venice, Florida
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Better alternative than Mediate Room which is mediocre and expensive. This is a cafeteria style restaurant, more wine just beer. God is okay, as good as Mediate Room. Especially good for families.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mesa Verde National Park, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Mesa Verde National Park
  • Phone Number: 18004492288
Casual food-court setting features build-your-own breakfast burrito and omelet station, a yogurt bar and standard breakfast fare. For lunch, daily specials including our signature Navajo Tacos, build your own sandwich bar, a pasta bar and salad station.

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