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Trackside Cantina

3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-847-3363
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (14 reviews)
“tacos” (8 reviews)
“beans” (5 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
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11 - 20 of 167 reviews

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 A1canuck
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
Reviewed 14 March 2017

what not a better place to go feed the belly .. having lunch or dinner in a train station ... not that is cool

1  Thank 476darrin
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

What a great little restaurant. Well worth stopping at for lunch or dinner. The takeout was good and filling! The service was great as well. We will be going back next time we are in Smithers!

1  Thank KSCS2015
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This place has good days and bad days! when it's a good day the staff and food is incredible when it's a bad day some of the waitresses can be uptight and almost annoyed. but overall a great place to visit :)

Thank punklins
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Nearby Attractions
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15 reviews
.83 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Meals
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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