• View of Square Tower House, seen along the Mesa Top Loop

    Mesa Verde

    National Park Colorado

Where To Eat

MUSEUM AND SPRUCE TREE HOUSE AREA

Spruce Tree Terrace Cafe
Located in a historic building near the Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum and Spruce Tree House, this is a perfect place for a casual lunch or dinner. Dine inside, on the outdoor patio, or pick up a lunch-to-go and enjoy a picnic in the park.

Open daily. (Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day)

Hours of operation vary seasonally

 



FAR VIEW AREA

Metate Room Restaurant
Enjoy dinner in the nationally recognized Metate Room at Far View Lodge, offering wild game, fresh fish, and local organic produce, all with a contemporary Southwestern flare. Come early for breakfast with a view. Enjoy a gourmet continental breakfast featuring homemade pastries, fresh juices, shade grown coffee, and more. Relax atop the lodge in the La Mano Lounge and end your evening with a sunset, the moon, or under the stars.

Open late-April to mid-October



Far View Terrace Restaurant
The Far View Terrace offers a casual dining atmosphere located just a quarter mile from Far View Lodge. There is something for everyone with a wide variety of choices from breakfast through dinner, including classic fare and local favorites such as the house favorite, a Navajo taco. An additional feature is the Java City Coffee Bar with lattes, cappuccinos, smoothies, ice cream, and our special house made Mesa Verde fudge!

Open May to mid-October



MOREFIELD CAMPGROUND

Knife Edge Cafe

Open May to mid-October

Breakfast only


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Did You Know?

Photograph of Cliff Palace, 1895 - 1900 by WH Jackson

On a snowy December day in 1888, while ranchers Richard Wetherill and Charlie Mason searched Mesa Verde’s canyons for stray cattle, they unexpectedly came upon Cliff Palace for the first time. The following year, the Wetherill brothers and Mason explored an additional 182 cliff dwellings.