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Spruce Tree Terrace Cafe

34879 Hwy 160, Mesa Verde National Park, CO 81330
+1 970-529-4465
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good57%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (24 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
34879 Hwy 160, Mesa Verde National Park, CO 81330
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a food court type place, but they cook your food to order and it is very good and not too expensive.

Thank Pinecastle51
Reviewed 10 September 2018

A nice place to eat near the museum and they had a nice gift shop here too,this one had more choices and they cooked everything after you ordered,it is nice not to have to take your own food in with you.Food was good people were...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Simple fare that sometimes requires a wait, it is a good place to have a midday snack while visiting the Chapin Mesa sites.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Our food was good and the people helpful. We had their Brats and Steak Chopped. There is also a gift shop and outside dining.

Thank Raymond Y
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Having experienced the Far View Terrace Cafe the previous night (see my 1-star review) this cafe was much much better. 4 of us had the Mesa burger and I had the BBQ Brisket and grilled cheese sandwich. All were tasty and came with fries. Out...More

Thank PTCTravelbug
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

There are not many options for eating in this park and this is convenient if you are in the Museum area of the park. We had hot dogs and there are other predictable fast food options available, it was crowded but people move on quickly...More

Thank SusanVM
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The Restaurant is located near the Museum and Spruce Tree House..We went there for Lunch after our visit to Museum and Spruce Tree House. The Choices are limited. But you can have Salad,Sandwiches and Bread and Ice Cream.Nothing Fancy and exotic,but fits the bill.

Thank KRAMA200
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We went for lunch after our balcony house tour. They didn't have all of the food that was on the menu which was disappointing but in general it was fine. There were premade salads, hot dogs, sandwiches etc. There were a lot of people there...More

Thank Sara_sakflva
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The cafe was fine for lunch, sandwichs and flat bread pizzas with ice cream with a nice view. Nothing fancy.

Thank Nancy968
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We had lunch here with the other many people touring through Mesa Verde Park, and were surprised at how quickly we got our food despite the hordes of people there! We both got the pork bratwurst on buns option, and they were quite good. This...More

Thank LaurieB980
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34879 Hwy 160, Mesa Verde National Park, CO 81330
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Mesa Verde National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-529-4465
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