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    (1910 –1967)

    The Navajos from the area called him – Bilagaana Tso (Fat Whiteman). Reuben Heflin was born and raised at Farmington, New Mexico. As a school teacher in December of 1937, he married another school teacher – Mildred Carson, whose parents were Indian Traders. Reuben and Mildred Heflin purchased their first store, Oljato Trading Post, and operated it from 1937 through 1945. In 1945, they sold Oljato Trading Post and purchased and operated Shonto Trading Post. In 1955, Reuben Heflin purchased the "second" Kayenta Trading Post. The "first" Kayenta Trading Post and Lodge having being built in 1911 by John Wetherill. During this time, all highway pavement stopped at Tuba City to the west and Shiprock, New Mexico to the east. The Heflins then constructed a "third" Kayenta Trading Post, which is still in operation today. Kayenta got it’s first Public School in 1959 and Reuben Heflin was elected to the School Board. In 1958, he started to build the "second" motel ever in Kayenta – The Wetherill Inn. Beginning in 1959, a new highway was under construction joining Tuba City and Shiprock, New Mexico. Reuben Heflin then constructed the Holiday Inn in 1965, which he actively operated. He had three daughters, one which constructed and operates the Hampton Inn of Kayenta.

    Dinner Hours Dec-March Nightly 5pm-9pm April-Nov Nightly 5pm-10pm

    Navajo Fry Bread or Tortilla *** served with Honey $3.95

    Chicken Strips *** Chicken Tenderloin strips cooked golden brown and served with BBQ dipping sauce $6.95

    Chips and Salsa ***Tortilla Chips served with fired roasted house Salsa $3.95

    Nachos *** A mixture of Beef and Beans, Romaine Lettuce, Cheddar Cheese, Tomato, Onions and Sour $6.95

    Spicy Hot Chicken Wings *** Chicken drumetts, served with Ranch dressing or Bleu Cheese Dressing $5.95

    House Specialty Black Bean Soup *** Garnished with Spicy Crispy Indian Fry Bread cup $2.25 bowl $2.95

    Chef Salad *** Mixed Greens, Tomato, Bell Peppers, Cheddar Cheese, Hard Boiled Eggs, Ham, Turkey $7.95

    Cobb Salad *** Crisp greens, Turkey, Tomato, Bacon, Bleu Cheese Crumbles, Sun Dried Cranberries $7.95

    Caesar Salad *** Romaine Lettuce and creamy Caesar Dressing tossed with fresh tomato, Onions $8.95

                                                                                                                                         with grilled chicken $9.95

    Hot Roast Beef Sandwich *** Roast Beef thinly sliced with sautéed Onions, $8.95

    Philly Style Sandwich *** Roast Beef thinly sliced and grilled, topped with melted Provolone $8.95

    Hamburger Deluxe *** An All-American pure Beef Burger with Lettuce, Tomato & Onions $6.45

                                                                                                                   with cheese $6.95

    Grilled Chicken Sandwich *** Boneless Breast of Chicken grilled with Onions, Green Chilies and $8.95

  • Mazalon Club Sandwich*** Ham, Turkey, Bacon, lettuce, Tomato rolled in a warm Flour Tortilla $7.95

  • Grilled T-Bone Steak *** (16 oz) Choice Cut of Nebraska Beef Steak lightly $22.95

  • Grilled Sirloin Steak *** (8 oz) Choice Cut of Nebraska Beef, grilled perfection $12.95

    Idaho Rainbow Trout *** Seasoned with lemon pepper & charbroiled $14.95

    Pork Chops *** (2) seasoned and grilled to perfection $13.95

    Plain Cheese Pizza $9.00

    Black Bean and Mesquite Chicken $10.50

    BBQ Chicken $10.50


    Grilled Fresh Vegetables $ 8.95   /  Grilled Chicken $11.95  /  Grilled Beef $11.95

    Served with sizzling Onions, Green Peppers, warm Flour Tortillas, Sour Cream, fire roasted Salsa and Guacamole

    Sheepherders Sandwich*** Your choice of Navajo Fry Bread or Tortilla, piled with shredded $7.95

    Navajo Taco *** Handcrafted Navajo Fry Bread with Beef and Chili Beans, Cheddar Cheese, $7.95

    Quesadilla *** A Southwestern specialty of Cheddar Cheese, Green Chilies diced Tomato, $7.95

    House Specialty *** Indian Fry Bread with Cinnamon Spiced Apples and Vanilla Ice Cream $4.50

    Monument Cheesecake *** Home made cheese cake flavored with Orange and swirled with $3.75

    Fry Bread *** Served with Honey $3.95

    Wired by Chocolate *** Fresh dark brownie covered with hot fudge and ice cream $3.50

    Vanilla Ice Cream *** $2.95

    Rainbow Sherbet Ice Cream *** $2.95

    Parties of 5 or more guests will have an 18% gratuity added to the check! Revised 5/31/03