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Trackside Cantina

3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-847-3363
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (13 reviews)
“tacos” (8 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We were planning to go to the Trackside Cantina for dinner on Aug. 1st, 18:40 - that's 100 minutes after the restaurant should have opened; but they were closed without any notice at the door. We even met other customers who were disappointed bouncing off....More

Thank Stefan R
mafonna, Owner at Trackside Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Sorry that you were disappointed , very understandable. We are rarely closed outside of our posted hours but, having a family emergency is not unprofessional . It's hardly fair & it is against guidelines to post a review here for a restaurant you have not...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Great flavors and service. The shelf of hot sauce was definitely worth a chuckle. I'd recommend any coffee lovers to try their Mexican blend as it's sweet and spicy with a mouth watering aroma.

Thank Samwise S
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is in de stationbuilding of Smithers, and on some moments a train is passing by or rearanging in front, cool if you - like me - like trains. From the moment we where inside the setting is mexican. The music the atteibutes on...More

1  Thank ArjanvanderZaan
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Obviously there's no Mexican involved here. Very friendly people and nice food but no more than that. The real Mexican taste was hard to find. Nevertheless had a nice experienceMore

Thank Els J
mafonna, Owner at Trackside Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

We're very happy that you enjoyed your visit! We enjoyed showing you our hospitality & fresh food! We do indeed employ people of Mexican heritage, but as Canada is multicultural, we do not discriminate. Our fantastic staff is hired based on skil & talent, NOT...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

I eat at Trackside Cantina every time I visit Smithers, and the quality is consistently top-notch. Probably the best restaurant in Smithers.

Thank CruiserYT
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Driving through town and down main street looking for a place to eat I didn't see this place, but after reading some reviews I found I decided I would try it I'm sure glad we did. The food was great server was good. I would...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The whole restaurant smelled amazing and it had a cozy warmth. They have added new items to the menu recently and they all looked wonderful it was a tough choice! I had Bordertown Burrito.....stuffed full of chicken, advocado, rice, and beans....accompanied by yam fries....delicious! The...More

Thank Teresa T
Reviewed 30 March 2017

To the North or South? Perched next to the railway lines in the station this is a cool Mexican spot. The food was good and very tasty, service was good and ambience was low key but great. Worth a visit.

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great quality food superb atmosphere inside a train station and really nice staff loved their menus We had burrito enchiladas and their special chicken tacos it was awesome

1  Thank torchboy001
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Good food in a Northern town? Seriously? Yep! As authentic as you want and fresh. My husband doesn't really like Mexican but had some great ribs and I was not let down by my delicious pulled pork tacos (a friend had chicken ones and we...More

1  Thank ch0pkins13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Smithers
  • Phone Number: +1 250-847-3363
Authentic Mexican cuisine with the focus on fresh! Many ingredients sourced from local farms & almost everything made in house! Salsas, soups, dressings, desserts, sauces, salads, cornbread & much more all made fresh daily! Fun & festive decor, unique beverages & creative cocktails, latin wines, south of the border music, and fabulous staff!
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