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Alpenhorn Bistro & Bar

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian
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1261 Main Street, Smithers, British Columbia V0J 2N0, Canada
+1 250-847-5366
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Relaxed, pub atmosphere with space available for people with kids too. Good place for lunch. Outside patio space is great.

Thank Jenn_321-go
Courtenay, Canada
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had supper there with some work friends. The food was good, the service was good. The place has a nice 'homey' atmosphere. My negatives for this were very minor. The tables were a bit cramped 3 of us had to juggle for space.and the chairs were uncomfortable. All the same, I'll go there again next time I am in Smithers.

Thank Rob N
Luino, Italy
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Too long service times, 45 minutes to wait for steak and chips which also came almost cold. No good !

Thank Alberto V
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The service was reasonably good,but our first two choices of wine were out of stock. The server then recommended the most expensive bottle on the wine list. Very tacky.

Thank Klaus M
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the Hunter Schnitzel which doesn't appear to be on the TripAdvisor menu, a bit pricey for the area I think ($25), but delicious. My husband order the daily special, a pasta dish with "pork" it described. We expected chunks of pork, not sausage and the sausage was more like cheep hot dogs. Not impressed at all with this... More 

Thank DHPhotography
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled pork potato skins are amazing. Great for large groups and has a great atmosphere. Private rooms upstairs that can be booked as well for business, etc. Right on Main Street.

Thank Donkeypool
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub, fresh food, good service and variety of food besides burgers & fries! Centrally Coated in historic downtown close to everything!

Thank Carol33364
Terrace, BC, Canada
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were coming home from PG and stopped here randomly. Food was awesome and service was top notch. Definately recommend this place to anyone.

1 Thank Tanya B
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I ate dinner at the Alpenhorn Bistro & Bar in Smithers on two occasions recently. During the first visit I ordered the lamb shank and a pint of beer. My partner ordered white wine and crab cakes. My dinner was quite good, but my partner's crab cakes were inedible - there was very little crab in them.... More 

Thank Donald D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Food here is several cuts above typical pub fare. They do have burgers and fries, but there's so much more. Crab cakes, delicious homemade potato chips, panini sandwiches, interesting salads. My chicken/wild Mushroom gnocchi was sensational. Prices could be a dollar or two per plate more than you'd expect in a small town pub, but the menu choices and attention... More 

Thank Kenneth J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1261 Main Street, Smithers, British Columbia V0J 2N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Smithers
  • Phone Number: +1 250-847-5366
A place as unique as the people behind it, the Alpenhorn invites you to be our guest, where friends meet in a casual dining and pub environment.With a locally crafted menu, a hand picked wine list and long line up of specialty beers and other fine libations, we practice what we preach – follow your own path, make good friends along the way and have fun …. Along with local characters and a staff that delivers legendary service, this is your home away from home. Join us for an experience you won’t soon forget.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?