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What A Grind

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Coffee Shop, Bar, Café
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341 N. Commercial Avenue, Trinidad, CO 81082
+1 719-846-0505
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
Description: We are a full service restaurant with a unique quality of having a full...
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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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Most Unprofessional, Rude Management ever

As a full-time resident, photographer and writer in the city of Trinidad, Colo., I never been so embarrassed and humiliated in my life until I walked in the door of Cafe What a Grind at 11 a.m.,Feb. 25, 2015 for simply walking into the door to meet a lady about a job opportunity and coffee. I... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Gunnison, Colorado
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
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Gunnison, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

As a full-time resident, photographer and writer in the city of Trinidad, Colo., I never been so embarrassed and humiliated in my life until I walked in the door of Cafe What a Grind at 11 a.m.,Feb. 25, 2015 for simply walking into the door to meet a lady about a job opportunity and coffee. I was barely in the... More 

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North Port, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Just a short hop from the Amtrak station. Wonderful ambiance, knowledgeable, friendly waitstaff, an oasis for a weary traveller. The fare is equally five star.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Best $1 dark roast cup of Joe in the West. Great Menu, food is always fresh, entrees attentively prepared, servings are generous. Waitstaff are attentive and accommodating. Prices are steep but the offerings are worth it. Mediterranean Omelet and Mozzerella/Basil Sandwich are awesome. Great wine & beer offerings.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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138 reviews 138 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We stopped by for a quick cup of coffee and ended up staying and enjoyed the ambiance. The coffee tasted very good. I had a mocha and it was made with high quality chocolate. Would return!

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Mustang, Ok
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127 reviews 127 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Small portions for the price, but the food was very tasty. Very good, attentive service from all. This was recommended by a local shop owner. I had a buffalo burger and it was excellent. Wife said her 1/2 sandwich and 1/2 soup lunch was good, just not very much food. I would eat here again. We ate here while walking... More 

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oklahoma
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Stopped here on the way through back to Oklahoma. Cute, trendy little place. My husband enjoyed his veggie burger on a pretzel bun and I had a grilled veggie panini. We both had black and tan onion rings which were perfect, light & crispy batter. They also have a coffee bar and alcohol bar. They have desserts too which we... More 

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Top Contributor
192 reviews 192 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I stopped in with friends for a late afternoon lunch (after 3pm) on a Monday. I was surprised to find out that this place is coffee shop and a bar AND a restaurant. I guess in a town the size of Trinidad, a business has to multitask. I got a Grinds Grill which has artichoke hearts, tomatoes, fresh spinach, pesto,... More 

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Benbrook
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stopped in here because of the good reviews, and frankly because nothing much else was open. The place is small, but we liked the atmosphere. We did feel a little out of place though. This is obviously a local hangout, and we were not locals. Regardless, we ordered an appetizer and drinks. The food was good and the prices... More 

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Ask the wife to trip advisor lunch for a sandwich and the 'What a Grind" pop up. Awesome stop for a local lunch to go. My wife had a turkey sandwich and I ordered a buffalo burger. It was a great get to go lunch.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Stopped in for breakfast with some friends. Service started slow but friendly, as is the custom of the town, until it came time to order. One friend is Vegan and was trying to order a veggie burger. She was informed that the kitchen wasn't prepared to make lunch for another half an hour. They had a breakfast panini and she... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 341 N. Commercial Avenue, Trinidad, CO 81082
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Trinidad
  • Phone Number: +1 719-846-0505

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Bar, Café

Description

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.
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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