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Trackside Cantina

3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-847-3363
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (14 reviews)
“tacos” (8 reviews)
“beans” (5 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 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.

2  Thank Kerry K
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.

1  Thank Marquise_LA
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.

1  Thank Jenn_321-go
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.

1  Thank bonfehr
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

1  Thank BVhigh
Reviewed 18 October 2016

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

1  Thank Klaus M
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The side, as expected, sits next to the rail line in part of the former train station. Decor was Mexican with accessories from stereo typical feel. Menu was ordinary looking with an easy to rad format. There was a good range of items with clear...More

Thank EdwardJHall
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I had a delicious meal with rice, beans and veggies. The staff are polite and helpful, but are unclear on the difference between vegan and vegetarian. The vegetarian dishes are clearly marked on the menu, but if you want a vegan meal you will have...More

1  Thank OlgaRadzikh
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I ate dinner at the Trackside Cantina Mexican restaurant in Smithers recently. This restaurant is located ajacent to the train station near Main Street and both the service and food were excellent. Our server was friendly, energetic, and efficient. The menu includes...More

2  Thank Donald D
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

No reservation required, was easy to find. Excellent margaritas!! Fabulous food! Great service from friendly Mexican clad staff! Great atmosphere!

2  Thank Sandra D
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.82 km away
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3.22 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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