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Trackside Cantina

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Mexican
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3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
250-847-3363
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
On the Right Track

Enjoyed a great meal here when passing through Smithers - thank you TripAdvisor. Waiting staff were friendly and efficient. Interesting location - part of the railway station building right by the tracks!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Horsham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a great meal here when passing through Smithers - thank you TripAdvisor. Waiting staff were friendly and efficient. Interesting location - part of the railway station building right by the tracks!

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Vancouver
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

excellent mexican food, large portions, very pleasant staff, and the best coffee ever - some sort of spices - delicious!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

We had a party of 10 and reserved a table 2 days in advance to ensure they could accommodate us. Our server was knowledgable, polite, prompt, fun and amazing! The restaurant was packed, and even so, our food came out in a timely manner, hot and delicious! It's always a great experience when we go there to eat which is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I always make sure I eat here weekly!! The food is always amazing!! Consistently DELICIOUS!! The staff has such a high energy. Our server was dancing and singing and helped me pick out the perfect meal.. She actually made me try something new and it was AMAZING!! Will listen to her more often! 😊 love this place!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food is so good here. Local and fresh. Very reasonably priced to go out with the family and fancy enough for a special date. We love this place!

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Prince George, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Located at the original railroad station (at the tracks - thus the name), upon opening the door you will be surrounded by typical Mexican inspired decor. Although the decor is kind of...... hmmmm.... well... cliche, it seems to work here with the high energy staff. The menu is not exactly inspiring with the usual fare and we were not expecting... More 

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Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Had dinner here after a day of skiing, the service was attentive and friendly. The portion sizes of the salsa and sour cream were small, we had to order more salsa with our quac and chips. The size of the meal was small for the price, tasty enough for Mexican in Northern BC.

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150 Mile House, B.C. Canada
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140 reviews 140 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We went here with friends & it was a delightful surprise. The atmosphere is cozy Mexican, the staff friendly & cheerful. A nice menu although a bit disappointed that didn't include chili relleno's which is our favorite but we have visited Mexico & Arizona so a bit spoilt. The food was very good & lots of it. Salad was very... More 

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Vancouver
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Love this place. Really good Mexican food and the location/atmosphere is great. Love the trains running right past with the mountains in the background. Lots of trinkets inside...good place to play Eye Spy with the kids while waiting for dinner!

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Smithers, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a small restaurant that has been renovated from the old CNR station. They have outside seating in the summer on the platform where the trains still stop. The food is Mexican & is excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Smithers
  • Phone Number: 250-847-3363

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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