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Spruce Tree Terrace

) #37 of 42 Restaurants in Cortez $$ - $$$ American,
State Hwy 10, Cortez, CO
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
22 May 2017
“Great Staff ... Nat Park Food”
2 Nov 2016
“Pleasant Lunch”
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American, Native American
$$ - $$$
State Hwy 10, Cortez, CO
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

The staff here made this a great experience. Forty-Five minutes to close ... went to Terrace View and all but closed and dared you to try to order ... ran out to Spruce Tree ... supper friendly staff .. engaged in conversation, never felt rushed...More

Thank vchristen
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Our family ate lunch at Spruce Tree Terrace on a recent weekday while visiting Mesa Verde National Park. We had just visited the Spruce Tree overlook and Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum which share a parking lot with the restaurant. We went shortly after 11 am...More

Thank GoVols79
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We were hoping to have lunch at the Far View Lodge; however, the Metate Room was not open for lunch. We were told by the front desk clerk at the Far View Lodge that the Spruce Tree Terrace served outdoor barbecue so we headed there....More

Thank indydiver
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

I really loved this place this first time I came. The shark tooth coffee is super yummy. Only bummer is my last visit. The guy making the coffee was not very clean. Touching the coffee pot on the trash and rubbing his nose while making...More

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 25 November 2015

The address is kind of confusing because most everything inside Mesa Verde NP is listed under that address whereas this is listed as in Cortez, CO. However, this restaurant and gift shop is located inside the park near the end of the road not far...More

Thank Shawni_and_Buck
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Over priced. But we planned on eating at Mesa Verde. This isn't fast food. It was made to order. Food was hot and fresh. Portion size large. Navajo taco came with all the right stuff; picante sauce and sour cream!! They had honey and butter...More

Thank likelyfamily
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Had ice cream bars here one afternoon and lunch another. There's a good sized outside seating area that may be good certain times of the year, but way too hot when we were there. Service at lunch can be slow, so plan accordingly. The staff...More

Thank newarkdelawaregin
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Food was Great. They had Good prices. Staff was very Friendly. Clean & located next to gift shop. Great place to stop after visiting spruce tree house

Thank maddsmom
Reviewed 16 February 2015

This is inside Mesa Verde National Park. The taco is huge and delicious. We had to wait a while because a tour bus had come in, but it was definitely worth the wait.

Thank pixie007
Reviewed 19 October 2014

You can grab a good lunch or heavy snack here at the grill. Indian tacos and the pizza is ready to go. Buffet style with self serve tables. Friendly service

Thank itraveleverywhere
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American, Native American
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Outdoor Seating, Seating
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  • Address: State Hwy 10, Cortez, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
Patio Dining at it's best! Stop at Spruce Tree Terrace Cafe, located in the heart of Mesa Verde National Park, for favorite American classics and Southwest specialties. Convenient cafeteria service with indoor and patio dining offering a seasonally updated menu filled with fresh, delicious appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts. Be sure not to miss our popular Navajo Tacos!
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