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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” (13 reviews)
“tacos” (8 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
Mexican, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to this restaurant mid week around 2:00 pm in the afternoon (they are open for lunch until 3:00 and then re open at 5:00). They kind of embrace that they are literrally attached to the train station and those trains can get loud...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed yesterday

We were in Smithers on a business trip and at one of our meetings someone recommended this place as one of the best Mexican restaurants he ever ate at. We were laughing as we did not expect the Bulkley Valley to house one of the...More

Thank bubbelbine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch at the Cantina, very good food! Enjoyed the Fajitas :) Tastefully decorated, good ambiance.

Thank _christine_s_picard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meal, service and atmosphere was very good...The Mexican Fiesta Night was a cool party night...dress up, put on your Mexican costumes.

Thank Grant and Joann... G
Reviewed April 8, 2018

great tasting original mexican food, like we have in Cabo, when we go there for our annual vacation. Awesome place, right in the historical Train station building. Will definitely come back!

Thank Michaela B
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Food was delicious, especially the homemade soups! Great service, kid friendly and will definitely be back!

Thank sewbrightcreations
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Busy place with beautiful décor and yummy Mexican dishes. Went there a couple of times and were never disappointed. Waiters / waitresses are genuinely friendly and contribute to an outstanding dining experience. Bernd and Bettina Williams Lake, BC

Thank Xenalook
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Located near the train station in Smithers, Trackside Cantina is unbelievably cute. The décor is charming, and the outdoor patio is a nice touch. I wanted to love it (especially after reading all the stellar reviews), but it does not live up to the hype....More

Thank Sarah V
Reviewed September 29, 2017

I really enjoy the atmosphere. It's fun, upbeat and colorful. Also, being next to the trains can be exciting. Food is good but not amazing. Service is great.

Thank Malcolm C
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

I decided to try this busy restaurant that is located by the train tracks in Smithers. The atmosphere was good, as it was hopping at dinner time. Complimentary tortilla chips and salsa was a nice touch. I decided to try the Beef Burrito With Baked...More

Thank NoshTraveller
mafonna, Owner at Trackside Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Hey thanks for the review! Sounds like we hit all the marks! (Quality, service, presentation,atmosphere, prices, tasty food) What could be better than that? The style of burritos we make are "mission style" (like a lot of Mexican restaurants) meaning that there are lots of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$5 - $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
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
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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