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Downtown Trini's

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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148 E Division St, Sparta, MI 49345-1330
+1 616-887-2500
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once you are inside it is a different world. Staff quickly attends to you and gets you sited. Wait staff are there with chips, salsa, and ready to take your drink order. Ordered lunch and it came in a reasonable amount of time. Got their chicken taco salad which had fresh lettuce and plenty of meat!!

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Thank Bc2go
Walker, Michigan
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The atmosphere, wait staff, owners are all wonderful. Owners will come out and talk with patrons. They do a special on birthdays where you put on a big sombrero, sing to you and serve you deep fried ice cream or a plain ice cream sundae. Chips and salsa are homemade and great.

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Thank Patty H
Norton Shores, MI
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Welcoming staff, very helpful with their descriptions of the menu, Queso and Guacamole were wonderful appetizers and the salsa was tasty and not too spicy, The Quesadilla was not your traditional Tex/Mex cut in slices but had a flavor and texture we found appealing, The Trini's favorite burrito was more than I could eat which made for a great lunch... More 

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Thank GregGuest
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1,113 reviews
536 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Decent Mexican place with reasonable burritos. All the usual and expected menu items were there. We had a quesadilla too.

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Thank RickMIusa
Big Rapids, Michigan
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We live an hour from this restaurant and try to get here at least once a month. Excellent authentic Mexican food and daily specials. Can't beat the service of Joanne behind the bar. The Mr. Joe's marguerita is a must! Very personable owners.

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Thank dsadkins2016
Rockford, Michigan
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We have been going here for years,Got the regular bean/meat burritto. It wasnt as good as use to be. Too much lettuce and replaced beans in it with refried mushy beans..Service was good. Chips and salsa excellent.Margaritta special was good. $2.50!

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Thank klem2014
NE Florida
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117 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was my first time here. I came with my close friend and my sister and brother-in-law. They were having a festival and car show. We were able to get in and get seated fairly quickly. Orders took a little while, but not too long. Their "wet" burritos were excellent! I was used to the "wet" burritos of the Dungeon... More 

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1 Thank hanahwy
Michigan
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245 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Three of us went here for an early lunch/dinner. Timing was perfect, got seated right away. Excellent waitress, food totally awesome. Food was served piping hot from oven. I had beef enchiladas, the guys had burritos. Impossible to give Trini's enough praise. We WILL go back!!

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1 Thank Sue49321
Sparta, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

best mexican food in the area television available for sports enthusiets takes a whileto get seated but is worth the wait

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1 Thank Richard B
Sparta, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We've been eating here for years. The food is some of the Mexican food we've ever had. The wet burrito is by far superior to any I've ever had. Highly recommend Trini's for couples, family, any occassion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 E Division St, Sparta, MI 49345-1330
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Sparta
  • Phone Number: +1 616-887-2500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?