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Rino's Italian Restaurant and Steak House

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400 East Main Street, Trinidad, CO 81082
719-845-0949
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Wonderful Italian food with a hint of southwest. Most of the waiters sing...
Wonderful Italian food with a hint of southwest. Most of the waiters sing a solo with recorded music at various times during the evening and they are really really good!!
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 8
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, wine and music!!

Found this place while on our way to visit our youngest son in Denver. Nice Italian atmosphere in an old Christian church. While enjoying our meal, someone breaks into true Italian opera! It seems there is a repertory theatre/school in the area. The experience is a must-do. We make a point of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Alamogordo, New Mexico
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Found this place while on our way to visit our youngest son in Denver. Nice Italian atmosphere in an old Christian church. While enjoying our meal, someone breaks into true Italian opera! It seems there is a repertory theatre/school in the area. The experience is a must-do. We make a point of staying in Trinidad and dining at Rino's every... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great place to take a large family.....adults & kids. Good food. Very friendly & helpful staff. Felt so @ home. Loved the singing. That's one feature that keeps bringing me there when I in Trinidad. Did not take long to get our meals and plenty of bread, dip to keep kids happy. Atmosphere is quite family-like. Tables all around you,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Food was fantastic. Lovely friendly staff and atmosphere. Dishes arrived quickly and the restaurant was decked out in a very classy fashion. They let us in even though they were'nt far from closing. Highly recommend!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Quaint little restaurant in an old church. Loved the old italian family restaurant feel & ambiance. Singing waitress rocked! Calamari was different, but really good. Meatballs were amaze-balls! Would definitely recommend & visit again next time we're in Trinidad.

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Thornton, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had a party of 9 including small children. The service was excellent! The historic building combined with the small town feel was great! We were seated immediately without a reservation. We got a free glass of wine by using a coupon we asked for at our hotel front desk. During our two hour visit, the owner sang three songs.... More 

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Corcoran, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My husband and I stopped into Rino's for dinner on Sunday night, and what a wonderful surprise! It was crowded, but we were seated immediately. A waitress and the owner (Manager?) were singing a duet. The staff randomly would pick up the mic and sing various songs from Phantom of the Opera, Neil Diamond, and others. It was a lfun... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Drove up to Trinidad from New Mexico for a couple days. The reviews made this place sound like the food would be good. We were very disappointed. My wife ordered the chicken and eggplant dish. It was too bland and the sauce was made with cornstarch! I asked for the special of the day which was spinach ravioli. they turned... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Haven't been here since 2012, and it's still great! Great atmosphere, superb food, friendly & efficient service ... and live music to sooth the soul after a long day driving ... don't miss if you're staying in Trinidad

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Great food and linen. Two of the waitresses came separately to sing a song from Phantom. The chicken Marcella and lobster ravioli were great. Everyone was friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

If you're looking for a great family/friends atmosphere to have a special dinner or celebration this is the spot! Food is authentic Italian and the service is excellent. Met the owner and his passion for his business is evident. Felt welcome and totally taken care of. Unlike certain local eating establishments who claim to be quaint this one truly is!

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Additional Information about Rino's Italian Restaurant and Steak House

Address: 400 East Main Street, Trinidad, CO 81082
Phone Number: 719-845-0949
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Trinidad
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 400 East Main Street, Trinidad, CO 81082
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Trinidad
  • Phone Number: 719-845-0949

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Entertaining clients, Romantic

Description

Wonderful Italian food with a hint of southwest. Most of the waiters sing a solo with recorded music at various times during the evening and they are really really good!!
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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