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Trackside Cantina

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3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
12508473363
Today
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

A quaint little Mexican restaurant along the tracks. We were immediately greeted and accommodated for a larger group. Super friendly service and the food was delicious with large portions. Would definitely return next visit to Smithers.

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1 Thank travelixca
Smithers, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I often take clients out for lunch warm cozy atmosphere with great food. In summer the trains rumble by, the views are spectacular. I have been here many times and have never been disappointed.

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1 Thank M8017YVrobb
Telkwa
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is a great place to relax and enjoy Mexican food. It is located in the the Railway Stn. and the food is tasty and a pretty good bang for your buck. In the summertime you can dine outdoor in the trackside patio and you get free spectacular view of Hudsonbay Mtn. while you are having a cervesza. Its a... More 

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1 Thank Klaus K
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Lime margaritas were wonderful; nice way to start the evening. Nice selection of food. Everything served to the table was delicious. Service was ok and found it difficult to carry on a discussion with the volume of music.

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Thank Heather G
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I go to cantina often because of the delicious food and great friendly service. It feels like you are home and everyone knows you. I recommend going and enjoying what this restaurant has to offer.

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2 Thank Kerry K
Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

With such a brief stopover, this restaurant was prepared for the arrival of Via Rail passengers with tasty fare "to go". Enjoy pumpkin or black bean soup with a generous slice of delicious corn bread.

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1 Thank Marquise_LA
Smithers
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great service, great food, best Mexican coffee & hot chocolate! Everyone is able to find something they like; locally sourced food.

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1 Thank Jenn_321-go
Smithers, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

great food and awesome service. just don't be in a rush. great place for nice Mexican dinner. fun atmosphere.

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1 Thank bonfehr
Telkwa, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Each time I have been here I have loved the atmosphere......noisy (lively) and cozy.......reminiscent of Mexico......great tasting food and good portions...........definitely will go back

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1 Thank BVhigh
Smithers
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a small restaurant with wonderful Mexican food. It can be very noisy at times but well worth it.

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1 Thank Klaus M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 13
Cuisine
Mexican, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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: 12508473363
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?