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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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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
4 Mar 2014
22 Oct 2013
“Late Dinner with the Bike Tour”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
516 E Elm St, 1 block North of Main Street, Trinidad, CO 81082-2764
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by the Super 8 Motel which offered us a 10% discount coupon and a map to find it. We are so glad they did. This is a diamond in the rough. When we walked in, we were warmly greeted. The menu...More

Thank Jim G
Rick C, Owner at Purgatoire on Elm, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2013

We, at Purgatoire on Elm, thank you for visiting our restaurant and for the gracious review. We so look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed March 7, 2013

I haven't had such good Texas bbq since I lived there! Brisket and ribs were done perfectly, service was excellent, the owner goes out of his way to make sure everything is done right! Can't wait to return!!

1  Thank bevds
Reviewed February 22, 2013

I will second the previous reviewer's statement, "Great Burgers"! I didn't have the South of the border version, however will be back to try it. These guys are doing it right! Great atmosphere, clean, excellent service, variety of food offerings, a bar and live entertainment....More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed February 13, 2013

Great burgers (I suggest the South of the border with sweet potato fries and shiraz!). We also made a trip in and had the stuffed jalapenos, and also had the bbq. it was clean, the service was excellent and the food was quite tasty. we...More

Thank jolu52
Reviewed February 8, 2013

We ordered a full rack to share between us and as delicious as they were the portion was so generous that we asked for a to go box and the ribs were just as delicious cold the next day!

Thank Traveler522Florida
Reviewed January 29, 2013

I was in town visiting family for the weekend and they know how much of a BBQ fan I am. They have been telling me for the past 6 months about how good Purgatoire on Elm's Texas BBQ is. I had to give it a...More

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

We love visiting restaurants in converted historic places. The food was delicious. Portions were large. Staff was very friendly. We were all too full for dessert. Went on a Saturday night and enjoyed live music where the friendly owner even played the drums. We did...More

Thank Sleeper22
Reviewed December 18, 2012

We love this restaurant. The atmosphere is perfect...the old train depot is a very neat setting. It's always clean and the service is great. We have been there for both lunch and dinner and all the items on the menu are delicious. We have nothing...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed September 6, 2012

I had an excellent grilled chicken caesar salad. The chicken was grilled and shredded, the dressing may have been homemade. Live music on weekends.

Thank calltheman
Reviewed August 1, 2012

If you are in Trinidad, stop off for a meal at Purgatoire on Elm. We were looking for a microbrew-pub, and found Purgatoire's bar/restaurant in the old train station. (Don't go by the map on google-maps...you will end up in a dead end!) The food...More

1  Thank Oldwest33
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Open Hours
5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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