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“Can you say Food Poisoning?”

Spruce Tree Terrace
Ranked #45 of 67 Restaurants in Cortez
Cuisines: American, Native American
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Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Description: Patio Dining at it's best! Stop at Spruce Tree Terrace Cafe, located in the heart of Mesa Verde National Park, for favorite American classics and Southwest specialties. Convenient cafeteria service with indoor and patio dining offering a seasonally updated menu filled with fresh, delicious appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts. Be sure not to miss our popular Navajo Tacos!
Fort Collins
Level 6 Contributor
398 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
“Can you say Food Poisoning?”
Reviewed July 22, 2012

Thank God, I just had a fruit cup here,but my husband wasn't so lucky,he had the BBQ pork, and within 4 hours it was back with a vengence. Wait and eat in Cortez

  • Visited July 2012
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1 Thank suzieFortCollins
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Florence, Montana
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167 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good”
Reviewed October 31, 2011

End of the season for Aramark concessions, but pleasant help and a nice variety of lunch choices, well prepared and reasonably priced. Cold windy day and hot food was a plus.

Visited October 2011
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santa monica
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Go for the gift shop NOT food”
Reviewed September 20, 2011

This is one of 3 restaurants on the Mesa Verde plateau. The Navajo taco is a major disappointment if you have ever had an authentic one. The quantity of mystery soupy meat is barely discernible, the dish is straight out of Taco Bell.

The Spruce Tree Gift Shop however, is the best at Mesa Verde, offering you the ability to see/buy the arts/crafts of the different tribes that make up the Pueblo Indians.

  • Visited September 2011
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Thank uzengirl
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