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“Great Italian Food Plus Nice Entertainment”

Rino's Italian Restaurant and Steak House
Ranked #5 of 50 Restaurants in Trinidad
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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!!
Albuquerque
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great Italian Food Plus Nice Entertainment”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2014

8 of us stopped in at Rino' s while vacationing in Trinidad. A couple of our ladies had been to
Rino's before and highly recommended it.
Most of us had Italian food and it was very good. I especially liked my Pasta with Shrimp and Chipotle Sauce. And the Spaghetti with Meatballs earned high ratings as did the Pasta Alfredo.
The owner has a nice tenor voice and sings Italian favorites and some opera. One of the young waitresses joins him on some of the songs.
All in all we loved it!

  • Visited August 2014
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Houston, Texas
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Italian and Music”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2014

We've eaten at Rino's twice. The restaurant features local teens who sing Karaoke style during the evening. It was charming at first, then the music got too loud. The food is good, not exceptional, but good portions.

  • Visited September 2013
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Papillion, Nebraska
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“It Doesn't Get Better Than This”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014

Rino's is an exceptional restaurant hidden away in the town of Trinidad. The food is great, the atmosphere is super and the singing by the owner and the staff makes your whole experience special. Seven of us drove over from Cimarron just to have dinner here. The owner Frank and his staff are all very personable and take extra time to make sure that your visit is one to be remembered. If you are in Trinidad or just passing through do yourself a favor and have dinner at Rino's. It will be an experience you will remember forever.

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank Wayne H
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Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A nice find in a charming town”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2014

We were staying in Trinidad for one night and were looking for a place to have dinner. We happened upon Rino's while looking around Trinidad. The restaurant is housed in what used to be a church and has lots of character. We were pleased by the quality of the service. Our waitress was polite and attentive and very sweet. We were also visited by either the owner or the manager during our dinner and had a conversation with him regarding the history of the building. We all had various pasta dishes and thought the food was quite good. My only criticism might be that the portion sizes were a little on the small side for my husband. We would definitely recommend this restaurant and would consider it again if passing through Trinidad.

  • Visited August 2014
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texas
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3 reviews
“Nice atmosphere, great food, very entertaining.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

We used tripadvisor to guid us to a decent bite to eat as we traveled and we were treated to this wonderful place! The kids ordered alfreado from the kids menu (wonderful) we ordered chicken parmesean and past primavera which were very generous portions and excellent! While we were waiting for our food some music came on and the whole restaurany was serenaded by the owner and the staff. Quite a show and because our kids are huge fans of music it was a special treat! Enjoy

  • Visited August 2014
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