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A&W Restaurant

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4086 5th Ave, Smithers, British Columbia V0J 2N0, Canada
+1 250-847-3700
05:00 - 22:00
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Oakville, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their breakfast items are really good! I would recommend anyone to try them. However. when it comes to their Coffee......Ummm No. It's just not good. I tried adding different things to it, to change the taste up a bit, not matter what I did.. it didn't help.

Thank jessicaassar
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We ate at the A&W for about the millionth time. It is one of our favourite place to stop while on a road trip. Every year we drive from Vancouver to Terrace BC and back. There are great A&W all along the route - in Chiliwack, Hope, Cache Creek, 100 Mile House, Williams Lake - you get the idea. On... More 

Thank John A
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74 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

the food at this place is great for fast food. Yes typical fast food but the service is amazing and the food is always good and hot. The place is always busy which may speak to the quality of the food. Also pretty clean for such a busy place. Well done Smithers!

Thank redjule70
Anchorage, Alaska
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312 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2014

We stopped here on our journey and had a great lunch. The food was very good. Every drink was served in a big glass A&W mug. They take great pride in their meat being free of drugs and the burger I had was excellent. We also had poutein and it was something we had to try while in Canada. We... More 

Thank N B
Smithers, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2014

I want to be as polite as I can be on this but I would rate their coffee as being somewhere in the middle between weed killer and turpentine, it is gross, other than things are good but stay away from the coffee because one cup will stay with you all day long.

Thank Ron S
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2013

This A & W doesn't stand out in any way. It is regular fast food. Service is sometimes slow, but the food is fresh when you finally get it.

Thank Wewilling7
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2013

I prefer their burger of all the fast food resturants. I usually get the teen or the mozza burger. The staff is o.k. to work with.

Thank lam350
Smithers, Canada
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132 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2013

The thing that makes this A&W different is the decor, High ceilings, lots of light with a touch of Swiss artistry gives you an alpine lodge feeling. A&W chain has value-priced meals that taste good. Nice as a treat once a month, but not daily fare.

Thank Brian_Mairs
Smithers, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2013

Good access off the highway but its just the same as any fast food restaurant. If you are traveling and have more time its best to head down main street to find some of the local bakeries and restaurants with home cooked food.

Thank Rhonda B
Calgary, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 16 November 2012

Big change here since I was last in this location over a year ago. Must be new owners or management. Warm friendly service from the staff and didn't feel like I was being pushed through. By the time I finished paying my food was on my tray. Gr8 burger, fries and Rootbeer!!!

Thank Ussu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4086 5th Ave, Smithers, British Columbia V0J 2N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Smithers
  • Phone Number: +1 250-847-3700

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