We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Trackside Cantina

3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-847-3363
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (13 reviews)
“tacos” (8 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (178)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 11 January 2018

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

Thank sewbrightcreations
Reviewed 11 November 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 11 October 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 29 September 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 25 September 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 26 September 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

Reviewed 7 September 2017

The menu here changes routinely and the food is always prepared beautifully. There is a good variety on the menu and it is always delicious. You feel you are on a holiday here with the colorful setting. In winter it feels like a visit to...More

1  Thank Harald J
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We were quite surprised to find Trackside Cantina. The sauces were delicious and the menu choices very interesting. I had the taco carnitas and my wife had pulled pork enchiladas with the verde sauce on one and the roja sauce on the other. She loved...More

1  Thank HikingFoolCincinnati
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We were at our Canada trip and not sure what to expect in Smithers. Trackside Cantina was a very nice surprise: excellent food, very friendly service, nice atmosphere. Highly recommended!

Thank travel-chris84
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Very impressive...have been a Mexican regular for the past 15 years this is as close to authentic as it gets...fresh local ingredients and a very neat vibe

1  Thank Dave L
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Smithers
Sunshine Inn
152 reviews
.70 km away
Stork Nest Inn
150 reviews
.85 km away
Sandman Inn Smithers
92 reviews
.85 km away
Capri Motor Inn
21 reviews
.88 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Blue Water Sushi
127 reviews
.50 km away
Telly's Grill
54 reviews
.63 km away
Daddio's Family Restuarant
87 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Twin Falls/Glacier Gulch Trails
114 reviews
.76 km away
Moricetown Canyon
67 reviews
.81 km away
Hudson Bay Mountain Resort
28 reviews
.14 km away
Smithers Visitor Centre
17 reviews
.83 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Trackside Cantina staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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: +1 250-847-3363
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!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing