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Metate Room

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
CLOSED FOR THE WINTER. WE WILL OPEN AGAIN IN APRIL 2019Mesa 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.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

We had dinner in the Metate Room each of the two nights that we stayed at the Far View Lodge. We made reservations early in the day at the Lodge front desk to assure that we would have a table next to the floor to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JJLJOregon
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Although the hotel rooms here leave much to be desired, the food here was just wonderful. We were on a tour and had the trout because it was recommended by our guide. We were not disappointed.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JoanneRI
Reviewed 29 October 2018

My wife and I ate here while staying at the Far View Lodge. Meal was excellent and service was great. We enjoyed our meal very much

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dave V
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Is this restaurant particularly good, no. It does offer some nice menu options competently prepared, but it is a really just average. We were a bit disappointed having been to some really fine restaurants in our national parks.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ciradj
Reviewed 25 October 2018

To tell the truth, my wife and i were expecting more when we dined here. The food was good, but not exceptional, and served in somewhat of a perfunctionary manner. The staff seemed a bit ambivelant as to wether or not you minded the quality...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Logistics
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Very convenient if you are in the park. It’s almost an hour drive to the restaurant from the entrance. Service was fine but a bit on slow side. Food was also good. But the view is the main attraction. Some people would complain about the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Johnplatinum
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We had a very nice meal at the Metate Room. There was a reasonable choice of entree. I had the Short Rib. It was very tender and tasty. My friends had the Vegetarian Risotto which was equally tasty. The pork chop was ok, could by...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mikelima
Reviewed 12 October 2018

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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Navigate753104
Reviewed 12 October 2018

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 !

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank luvnatlparks
Reviewed 10 October 2018 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank christine B
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8 July 2015|
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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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