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What A Grind

$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Bar, Pub
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341 N Commercial St, Trinidad, CO 81082-2611
+1 719-846-0505
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Tue 08:00 - 20:00
Wed 08:00 - 15:00
Thu 08:00 - 20:00
Fri 08:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on our way from Denver for a quick breakfast. Friendly, pleasant, and delicious. Old time feel. Small diner with a bar at one end. Tasty and simple. Definitely recommended.

Thank Ginny A
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

After a long trip to Trinidad we decided to stop by What a Grind. We were served the Best Bloody Mary! Food was good as well along with the friendly staff. Ordered Chai Tea to go and it's the best Chai Tea I've ever had!

Thank Christina G
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I arrived at this cute coffee shop during what seemed to be busy lunch time. It seemed very hectic but we were attended to quickly. The menu is great and the coffee even better. I had a turkey sandwich that literally tasted expensive it was great! My friend then ordered but they were out of his first 2 choices, but... More 

Thank manwell r
Denver, Colorado
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We ate here one evening when most everything else was closed. The service was efficient and friendly. The food was very satisfying. It would be good to order and pick as well, but the atmosphere was inviting.

Thank cindigary
Canon City, Colorado
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I was attending a meeting in Trinidad and we were to go on Main Street to meet for lunch. Not only was one place closed but the other as well Earlier in the day we had stopped a fellow and asked him where he got his coffee and he told us What a Grind. Well we went there and were... More 

Thank Iblovinheritage
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Wow, this place is great. The burrito and pannus are super. Old time charm and down home friendly. I will be back.

Thank Cheryl W
Sappington, Missouri
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We came into the café on a Saturday afternoon. It was not busy and we were able to wind down a bit from the trip. My friend got a Black and orange beer...Guinness and Henry's hard orange soda. It was awesome watching the bartender pour the Guinness slowly using a spoon. The end result was a layered beer that tasted... More 

Thank Grneyesntx
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The food was really good. The service however, eh. Being from out of town, we just walked in and sat down. We waited a bit before we were helped. There was no sign stating "wait to be seated". Even after we got our food, we never got refills. There were a couple other tables in the restaurant (locals I assume)... More 

1 Thank Adriana M
1 review
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Milk was over steamed, too hot to enjoy a simple cappuccino. Building was very nice, Trinidad has a neat downtown area. Did not eat there so no opinion. Waitress was nice, but was not trained.

Thank Jamie C
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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515 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

First, to be fair... the food tasted very good. Unfortunately, everything else was "terrible". Here are the highlights: - We ordered a bison burger sunrise (burger with fried egg) and a pulled pork sandwich. The pork sandwich came with a side of potato salad. While eating the potato salad, I discovered a metal shaving in mouth. I brought this to... More 

Thank Bob L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
American, Cafe, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 341 N Commercial St, Trinidad, CO 81082-2611
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Trinidad
  • Phone Number: +1 719-846-0505
We are a full service restaurant with a unique quality of having a full service espresso bar, as well as a full bar. We proudly serve a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu. Our coffees are always fresh and we are proud to feature Spanish Peaks Coffee Company out of Colorado Springs.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?