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Metate Room

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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“trout” (35 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
“chicken” (29 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying t the Lodge we had 2 choices for. a meal. The Metate Room has a great chef. Everything we ordered was excellent and very well presented.

Thank Navigate753104
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome. The giant windows provide views for miles. The staff is phenomenal. We had the trout and salmon and thought they were outstanding ! Thank you Metate Room and staff for a wonderful dining experience !

Thank luvnatlparks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful view of the park while enjoying a great meal. I had smoked chicken and blue corn waffles with a peach/apricot sauce. It was outstanding. Wait staff was very attentive and friendly.

Thank christine B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great! Staff is phenomenal, food is phenomenal. I had the Korean bbq steak it was cooked perfectly.

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to Metate Room. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Food was very good and the view spectacular. Definitely the best place to eat in the park - especially if you are staying at Far View Lodge.

1  Thank bluebell98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there for the last dinner service of the season. The chili relleno was looked like a big apple and was full of more tidbits than i could recognize- everything seemed a bit overdone, but a bit tired, too. I'm sure the food is...More

Thank RIki S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we were there, reservations were definitely required unless you eat early. The menu was very interesting with varied options. The fish, the tortellini, and the chicken were all delicious. The menu is revised each year. Service was very competent. It was on the pricey...More

Thank Rob7510
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Need to book for here as was very busy the day I went. Food was excellent although minimal choice suspect that is more to do with location. Definitely best place to eat in the park.

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We knew the view was remarkable, but were pleasantly surprised at both the quality of the food and the service. My wife and I each enjoyed a drink. I had the Campfire Old Fashion with black walnut bitters; absolutely fantastic. We split the braised short...More

Thank Dcookfp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must get reservations in advance for this restaurant. A bit pricey, but does include soup or salad and potato. Virtually, the only place to eat dinner if you are staying in Mesa Verde NP. Try to get a window table.

Thank Pinecastle51
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8 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from GTGal |
So we ended up taking our kids there, and it was great. Kids menu was good. For well behaved kids, it’s fine to have them there.
6 July 2015|
Response from victoria s |
Yes...the front desk takes the reservation
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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