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Metate Room

₹₹₹₹, American,
1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
+1 970-529-4422
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Native American, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Navajo Rd, Far View Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

We had dinner here while staying at the Far View Lodge. We made reservations so that we could have a table with a view out the window. Great view! The service was passable, not great. The pricing was fair and the food was acceptable. The...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

If you stay in the Park, which is strongly encouraged, you have no other fine dining options. The breakfast and lunch menus at the other 2 contractor run venues charge high prices for average cafeteria fare. But Metate avoided the temptation to be average and...More

Thank jaumeAlaska
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We stayed at the Far View Lodge and appreciated the convenience of this restaurant. We ate there both nights after spending the day exploring the park. They encouraged reservations but you could have been easily seated just walking in. In the summer, you might want...More

Thank IowaTravelFan
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Loved our two dinners here! Staff is wonderful! Chef, Scott makes some amazing dishes. Open seasonally! Call to find out if open as open mid-April-mid-October. Food was GREAT!!

Thank lyn729
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

After a long day of sightseeing and driving, we had to treat ourselves and made reservations. We were lucky to get a window table. The service was great right up until the time for the check. Then I didn’t think we were going to ever...More

Thank OtPot
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here two times over a weekend and had amazing meals! I enclose photos of the fish, salmon, corn chowder soup and a stuffed chile relleno deep fried with a mole sauce and a delicious filet.

Thank SantaFeDiva
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here for our 32nd anniversary and the host was kind enough to give us complimentary glasses of sparkling wine. Our meal was excellent and everything was freshly made in house. The service was also excellent. The restaurant is attractive with spectacular views...More

Thank NMPate
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The Metate Room is in the far view lounge and offers fine dining with great food. After a day of exploring Mesa Verde, a glass of wine and a great steak is a fantastic way to end the day. The bread is also fantastic. Great...More

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We stayed at the Far View and came here for dinner. The view was beautiful as the sun set. They recommended reservations, which we made, but we came an hour earlier than the reservation we made, and was seated promptly.... I guess it might be...More

Thank greenham01
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were exhausted and we were starving when we were ready to leave the Mesa Verde National Park, and after our totally unappetizing meal at the Far View Terrance Cafe fro lunch, we were not holding out much hope that this would be any better,...More

Thank lmorodomi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Native American, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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