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Trackside Cantina

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3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
12508473363
Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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1 Thank Kerry K
Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 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 October 17, 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
St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 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 explanations of ingredients. Service was friendly and knowledgable. It was lunch rush, they close for... More 

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Prince Rupert, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 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 to ask to substitute or omit ingredients. Overall, this is a very nice atmospheric place... More 

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1 Thank OlgaRadzikh
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 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 a broad range of classic Mexican dishes and our meals were delicious and reasonably priced.

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1 Thank Donald D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $13
Cuisine
Mexican, Healthy, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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: 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?