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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 good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (21 reviews)
“trout” (26 reviews)
“chicken” (25 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

We had a very nice dinner in the Metate Room. The wait staff was very attentive and knowledgeable and the manager came around to visit. My husband had the salmon and I had the Pork belly, which were both VERY good. That plus the beautiful...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised at the terrific meals we had at the restaurant at the hotel. We had wild salmon prepared just how we liked it, fresh vegetables, delicious desserts and a spectacular view. Request a window table because you can see forever across the...More

Thank Milehighhorses
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here was much better than the reviews would indicate. The corn was excellent, the soup quite nice. My wife had a nice salad and my trout was quite nice. The service was very good.

Thank paul f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an amazing meal. The service was over the top and the menu had varied items. I’d usually have ordered salmon, but the server recommended the Elk Wellington. It came with mashed potatoes and Brussels Sprouts, one of my favorites. Everything was perfect. The...More

Thank DavidTally
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here last night with good friends. My wife had a romaine wedge salad and the daily flatbread. Salad had tomatoes, blue cheese dressing and bacon bits. Flat bread had cheese and spinach and was also very good. I had a...More

Thank kj7hz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were impressed by the quality of the food - definitely worth it! I recommend the corn appetizer if it is available.

Thank Drgnfly416
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looks good, with an attractive sounding menu. We were looking forward to our meal. Expensive and disappointing food (cold when it eventually arrived). The service was pretentious and very slow. Avoid

Thank CandS_Kbt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You had to pay for every little thing like a dinner salad with your meal. Desert portions were very small. The food was tasty but weird and very small portions.

Thank 57Bayhorse
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location with a stunning view. We were well looked after by the staff; very attentive and responsive to questions including our need for one of our party's gluten free requirements. Our main choices were steak and lamb. All very well cooked and well presented....More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate at the Metate room after a full day in the park that began at 5:30 waiting for the sunrise. We were not planning on eating here, as we felt pretty grimy after hiking over 8 miles and spending all day...More

Thank Stacy F
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 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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