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Trackside Cantina

3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-847-3363
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (13 reviews)
“tacos” (8 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3815 Railway Avenue, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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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