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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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Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Friendly service and fantastic food

Friendly service and fantastic authentic Mexican food, the servings could have been a little larger but overall very satisfied with the experience!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Jordon C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly service and fantastic authentic Mexican food, the servings could have been a little larger but overall very satisfied with the experience!

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1 Thank Jordon C
Burns Lake, Canada
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Travelling through , stopped in for lunch. Had a great lunch, prices were fair . Great Mexican ambiance. Nice Mexican music , staff had Mexican themed clothing. Very cool spot. Right beside train tracks. Food was great. Very healthy., tasty.

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1 Thank Quinten B
Smithers, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great atmosphere with awesome people! It is very helpful that they are very good looking! I am here at least once a week!

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1 Thank arcummin
thailandtourist
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gotta love the old railroad building this place sits in. The food was amazing, and DO TRY the lime Margaritas. Some of the best I've ever had on the rocks. (I've been throughout Mexico).

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1 Thank thailandtourist
Vancouver
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230 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yam fries were oh so good. The burrito was also. Some nice chips and salsa to start. Pretty good service and everyone dressed in mexican attire. A huge variety of choices on the menu with reasonable prices. Very nice place to go.

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1 Thank LLHH
Hudson's Hope, British Columbia, Canada
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the trackside cantina . The food was very good. Our waitress Samantha was awesome, knowledgeable about the menu and very good at her job. Would definitely go again and my son said it would be a great place to bring a date.

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1 Thank Chuck M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

This place is great, it has lots of good ambiance - perfect for a date. The cocktails are delicious, personally I prefer the non-blended drinks they serve. The only issue is that the Mexican tunes are put on repeat, which is a short loop, so you hear the same songs over and over during the course of one meal.

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1 Thank Robin S
Smithers
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I am completely addicted to the Chicken Taco Salad that I can't comment on any other dish. If you go, you have to try it. It is delicious.

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1 Thank Irene W
british columbia
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146 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

First of all, I was always a big fan of this little place with its authentic flare and ambiance. The food has always been great. But I have to be honest. The last two times we have visited the Cantina I have found the portions have become smaller and smaller. This time I ordered the special and it was an... More 

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mafonna, Owner at Trackside Cantina, responded to this review

We are also disappointed....... and confused. We pride ourselves on quality, freshness & large portions! Our staff work together as a team to ensure consistency in flavour & portion size. We do appreciate feedback from guests as we strive to maintain an amazing experience......... but you didn't say anything to me regarding the special or your dessert issue. I asked... More 

Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

went there for dinner, had a burrito and yam fries. yam fries were amazing! great food, at a great price, and great service.

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1 Thank Loren L

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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