Where To Eat


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 Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, and New Years Day)

Hours of operation vary seasonally (For hours, visit Aramark Leisure)



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. Relax atop the lodge in the Far View Lounge and end your evening with a sunset, the moon, or under the stars. For a menu, visit Aramark Leisure.

April 12 to October 24, 2018
Metate Room 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Far View Lounge 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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! (For menus, visit Aramark Leisure.)

April 13 to October 25, 2018
Breakfast 7:00 am to 10:00 am
Mesa Mocha Expresso Bar (Hours vary, visit Aramark Leisure)

April 30 to October 9. 2018
Lunch 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

May 14 to October 9, 2018
Dinner 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm (open until 8:00 pm from June 1 to September 3, 2018)


Knife Edge Cafe

April 26 to September 19, 2018
Breakfast 7:00 am to 10:00 am

May 24 to August 8, 2018
Lunch/Dinner 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
August 9 to September 3, 2018
Lunch/Dinner 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

For more information, visit the Aramark Leisure website.

Last updated: February 13, 2018

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Mesa Verde National Park, CO 81330


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