Mountain Dining

NOTE: Open now and through the 2014-2015 ski season, Riverside Cafe, Sipapu's indoor restaurant and adjacent lounge, is the perfect location for your slopeside meal and drinks. For days and hours of operation, please see below.


Located on the second level of our historic lodge, Riverside Cafe offers only the highest quality food. Our cozy, quintessential lodge restaurant delivers a unique experience, whether you are looking to grab a fresh handheld burrito, enjoy a burger with the family during lunch, or savor a quiet evening over a classic New Mexican dish. 

The adjacent lounge offers top shelf spirits, an assortment of beers and local drafts. Our friendly staff will ensure your dining experience is a pleasant one, and you’ll enjoy it all while taking in the beautiful views outside the restaurant windows or on our balcony.

Riverside Cafe is now open and serving Sipapu guests on these days/times:

Friday, August 29 - Saturday, September 6:
Monday - Friday | 11:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday | 8:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday, September 7:
Sunday | 8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Monday, September 8-Thursday, September 11
Friday, September 12 - Sunday, September 28:
Friday | 11:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday | 8:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday | 8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Monday, September 29 until 2014-2015 ski season Opening Day.

In the winter when the lifts are running, Riverside Cafe is open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Happy Hour happens every day Riverside Cafe is open from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. To confirm hours, please call 800-587-2240. 

Catering and private parties are available at Paradise and the Riverside Cafe. For more information, click here.

Please call 800-587-2240 for more information.




The outdoor restaurant and full bar offers a memorable riverside experience. The simple yet thoughtful menu clearly weaves a New Mexico influence in nearly every dish, and guests who grab a seat at the bar will be able to watch and interact with the staff as meals are prepared in front of them. Paradise also boasts a full bar.

In the summer, Paradise is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on weekdays, and from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Happy Hour happens every day Paradise is open from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. Paradise is open select dates during winter. To confirm hours, please call 800-587-2240.

In addition to the great food and incredible views, in the summer guests can enjoy free disc golf at the resort’s world-class 20-hole course, free fishing (a New Mexico fishing license is required and is available for purchase at Sipapu), free hiking in alpine meadows and more. In the winter, Sipapu's outdoor restaurant is the perfect place to watch skiers and snowboarders play in the snow and meet family and friends over a drink or meal.