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The Lunch Box

107 E Main St, Trinidad, CO 81082-2708
+1 719-845-9999
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“salad” (29 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
107 E Main St, Trinidad, CO 81082-2708
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

The ham and swiss with toasted gluten-free bread was great! The GF bread was great but you might want to get it toasted or it will be a little crumbly. My kids ate all their food, which is rare. I didn't care for the salad...More

Thank Travelbugs30132
Reviewed 23 December 2017

We ha ve always just driven through Trinidad on our way to the Denver area, but this time we had car trouble and spent the day there. This cafe is right on main street, so after some walking around and shopping we stopped here for...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for lunch. They had Great sandwiches and very friendly service! It's downtown in the historic district.

Thank kroadtrip
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Don't go here. The service was very slow. They seemed overwhelmed with a small crowd and the owner went out of her way to be rude. I travel a lot and haven't experienced many folks being rude like this. Disappointing and unnecessary.More

1  Thank deborahdell
FRAN W, Owner at The Lunch Box, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

I am lead to believe again this is from a former employees, who are going out of their way to discredit me. The same person has written on my FB page too ..but said that they never made a food order. So, if an order...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

We enjoyed a nice piece of cherry pie here, right on main street. They also have sandwiches that looked okay, but did not try them.

Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Quaint setting, sat outside for lunch. Had the Chicken salad on a Croissant that was very good. Excellent Americana coffee.

Thank John H
FRAN W, Owner at The Lunch Box, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hi ...Just wanted to say Thank you for your very nice review Hope to see you again when are travelling this way again Frances

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Service was o.k. the food tasted old, the plate looked like someone threw up on it, the silverware wasn't clean, the kitchen which is in full view of the customers was nasty with trash and food on the floor.

1  Thank Johnny C
FRAN W, Owner at The Lunch Box, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

I believe this is from a former employee

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I agree with a previous reviewer that the chain restaurants should be skipped. This is a quaint place that serves up nice and unique sandwiches. Very friendly, they have gluten free options. The cuban pretty tasty. Worth a shot!

Thank JourneymanColorado
FRAN W, Owner at The Lunch Box, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you ....for your kind review See you again perhaps when you next pass our little town Frances ..owner

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped in Trinidad for lunch on my way home to Santa Fe. The past couple of years living in SF, I've become used to locally owned restaurants with fresh, healthy food. The Lunch Box didn't disappoint! They were out of turkey bacon, so I...More

Thank Joene H
FRAN W, Owner at The Lunch Box, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you .for stopping by ..Sorry we were out of your first choice , but happy you stuck with us and tried the Ruben. Frances ....Owner

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Best gluten-free bacon lettuce tomato I've ever had! They used my favorite, Udi's Bread, and toasted it perfectly.

Thank gingy1955
FRAN W, Owner at The Lunch Box, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Hello ...Well wonderful to read your review. Thank you for your up-lifting comments. Frances.

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24 April 2016|
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Response from Barb C | Reviewed this property |
Correct- great food and great service-- it is on the corner and it did change its name to the Lunch Box- I believe there are still two entries for the same place on Trip Advisor-
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 10
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 E Main St, Trinidad, CO 81082-2708
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Trinidad
  • Phone Number: +1 719-845-9999
THE LUNCH BOX, was originally THE CORNER SHOP CAFE and is under the same ownership. Still offering : Full service cafe, serving Panini's, fresh salads, cold sandwiches and wraps. served with homemade soup of the day, or salad garnish and chips. Children's menu...choice of various sandwich's hot or cold ..a drink and fresh fruit. Lots of delicious desserts from homemade pies to ice-cream. Try our infamous "spaghetti ice cream dessert" enough for two or a family to share. OR, feeling adventurous have your dessert in a drink ...Apple pie or Cherry pie milkshakes In fact, try any of our desserts in a milkshake, we dare you, come up with your own flavor. COME ON IN AND EXPERIENCE TRINIDAD'S BEST. NOW ALSO SERVING A FULL BREAKFAST MONDAY..TUES WEDS 9.30 -11AM FRI SAT AND SUN 9AM -11
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