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Purgatoire on Elm - CLOSED

516 E Elm St, 1 block North of Main Street, Trinidad, CO 81082-2764
+1 719-846-3901
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
4 Mar 2014
22 Oct 2013
“Late Dinner with the Bike Tour”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
516 E Elm St, 1 block North of Main Street, Trinidad, CO 81082-2764
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 4 March 2014

Closed,Closed,Closed,Closed,Closed It is not open anymore. Out of bussiness. closed for ever. Closed

Thank Billie S
Reviewed 23 October 2013

We arrived after closing time at the restaurant as the staff were closing up. No problem they said, we can feed you and they proceeded to do that very well. Our group was about 20 hungry riders, but the staff turned out a great meal...More

Thank Ian N
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We had a large group go here for dinner. We had a great time. The service was great. The menu was varied with BBQ, steak, salmon, ribs, etc. The restaurant is inside the former train station. It's a really cool location. The windows have beautiful...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Went with the family while traveling through Trinidad...so glad we did. We learned they are closing their doors on Saturday, Oct 5th. Great food, great atmosphere, AMAZING service!!

Thank Maylin7
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Building a new home in the area we were delighted to find this wonderful place. The atmosphere is casual comfortable but cozy enough with enough ambiance to fit most any occasion. The food was excellent and the service very pleasant and efficient. I had the...More

2  Thank Margie B
Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

Twenty two hungry bicyclists descended on the restaurant. Two servers took our orders and didn't mix anything up. The barbecue brisket sandwich and sweet potato fries were excellent. The other twenty one diners cleaned their plates. I also had a glass of good Riesling ....More

1  Thank Leah712
Reviewed 14 August 2013 via mobile

Saw the reviews while searching for a dinner venue on a stopover from TX to Crested Butte. Purgatoire on Elm did not disappoint. From happy hour drink specials through our entrees, everything was delightful. Our party had fried chicken, fried cod, chicken Alfredo and a...More

Thank HappyHillCountry
Reviewed 7 August 2013

We had a chance to visit the Purgatoire on Elm in Trinidad a few months ago. I ordered the rack of ribs, not getting my hopes up to high as this part of the country is not known for its BBQ. I was surprised at...More

Thank Bluegill
Reviewed 2 August 2013

service was very slow at the start, waiters talking to friends at their tables. Food was ok, perhaps a bit pricey for the quality--the entree tasted as though it was something frozen heated up, but the fries were good. It's housed in the old train...More

Thank JohnnyB33
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We had a family group visiting Trinidad and were looking for a good place to have lunch. Walking around the historic town and saw that there was a restaurant in the old train depot-- so we wandered in and immediately liked the ambiance, the cleanliness...More

Thank Mary Jane C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 E Elm St, 1 block North of Main Street, Trinidad, CO 81082-2764
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Trinidad
  • Phone Number: +1 719-846-3901
  • E-mail
Purgatoire on Elm is Open for Dinner - Mon - Sat: 5:00pm till 9:00pm.Happy Hour - Mon - Sat: 5:00pm till 7:00pm.Saturday Night entertainment: Karaoke, Bands, Dance Parties.We have over 2-1/2 acres for parking. Plenty of room for you RV'ers. Our outdoor patio is one of a kind in Trinidad. We actually have one with some size to it.
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