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Primitive Cuisine

178 Dundas St E, Trenton, Quinte West, Ontario K8V 1L6, Canada
+1 613-392-4227
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“cornbread” (10 reviews)
“pulled pork” (17 reviews)
“ribs” (18 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Canadian
$$ - $$$
178 Dundas St E, Trenton, Quinte West, Ontario K8V 1L6, Canada
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We wanted some grub after a 3km walk and found this joint. The ribs were fantastic and so was the slaw... Fries are better than most chip truck's around Quinte. Will definitely be going back!!!!! Richard and Michelle

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Mmmm...slow cooked meats, so tender and delicious! Small but charming. Recommend the pulled pork sammy with coleslaw & sweet potato fries. Cornbread biscuits are warm and melt in your mouth. They have the smoked bones for your doggie too. Great place for lunch.

Thank CatMason
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We have been here many times but recently discovered the scrumptiously messy delights which are the tacos. Jam packed full of pulled pork. And by the way their pulled pork is Amazing. Keep making good food.

Thank BethPoelman
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I enjoyed our food, service was not very good and we didn't get what we ordered. payed for a 6 oz portion and got a 4 oz portion. did enjoy the deep fried curd

Thank pnkdrake
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I am a carnivore, plain and simple. Put wonderfully prepared pieces of meat in front of me and not only will I be happy but I will be kept quiet for a while. This place did not disappoint. I go to restaurants to eat, not...More

2  Thank rodney01
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Ordered the Beast picnic pack last night for dinner and it was yummy! You get a lot of food for four people and we had leftovers for lunch the next day. The staff was friendly and helped us get what we were looking for. They...More

2  Thank Delta G
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Good stuff, great quality. Excellent BBQ and sides. If you like it smoking trail the tailpipe BBQ hot sauce.

2  Thank phredkite
Reviewed 19 June 2016

You could easily drive by this little gem of a place. The eating area is not large but the food is well worth the stop to check it out.

1  Thank Cail592
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We had the ribs with fries, beans and slaw. I was very surprised to find a place like this in Trenton. The dining room is small but the staff were amazing and explained the different meals and what we could have. I would certainly go...More

1  Thank Laker0213
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The restaurant itself is quite small and is much better on the inside than the outside. The staff are extremely friendly and welcoming and the food is great, my personal favourite being the brisket. The fries, bbq sauces, coleslaw, brisket and pulled pork were great...More

Thank Kiera B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Barbecue, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Dundas St E, Trenton, Quinte West, Ontario K8V 1L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Quinte West  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 613-392-4227
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