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Trackside Cantina

3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-847-3363
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (11 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 1 week ago

The menu here changes routinely and the food is always prepared beautifully. There is a good variety on the menu and it is always delicious. You feel you are on a holiday here with the colorful setting. In winter it feels like a visit to...More

1  Thank Harald J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were quite surprised to find Trackside Cantina. The sauces were delicious and the menu choices very interesting. I had the taco carnitas and my wife had pulled pork enchiladas with the verde sauce on one and the roja sauce on the other. She loved...More

1  Thank HikingFoolCincinnati
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We were at our Canada trip and not sure what to expect in Smithers. Trackside Cantina was a very nice surprise: excellent food, very friendly service, nice atmosphere. Highly recommended!

Thank travel-chris84
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Very impressive...have been a Mexican regular for the past 15 years this is as close to authentic as it gets...fresh local ingredients and a very neat vibe

Thank Dave L
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 3 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 9 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 22 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 28 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 20 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 23 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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