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Alpenhorn Bistro & Bar

$$ - $$$, ,
1261 Main Street, Smithers, British Columbia V0J 2N0, Canada
+1 250-847-5366
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“schnitzel” (12 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1261 Main Street, Smithers, British Columbia V0J 2N0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came in to town for work and needed a place to grab some quick food and a drink. I walked in and was immediately greeted and told to pick anywhere to sit. Right away I noticed it was very clean and the seating was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Yobrotoyoyo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good selection for casual or family dining. Reasonable pricing. It has a nice, cozy lounge as well. We like it for dining out as a couple and also for our family drop-in.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MtCheam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went out with a friend to the alpenhorn for lunch,always liked going there over the years but I don’t know if I we will go back.My wife and her friend had chicken fingers and I had a burger which none of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rupertm405
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Their maple balsamic vinaigrette is delish. Also like the baked mushroom appy, although pricey for what you get. Clean restaurant. Doesn't serve breakfast.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ociwoman
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Six of us went for lunch and shared some appetizers: two sesame tuna, two fried calimari, and one smoked salmon dip. Along with lots of beer. The tuna was good. The calimari was very good. And the salmon dip was really good though a bit...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jay F
Reviewed October 8, 2018

I had a gift certificate to spend and went in not expecting anything special. I ordered the schnitzel. Surprise! It was very good. had a few bucks left so I ordered the strudel for dessert. Big mistake. It was like eating apple flavoured cardboard. Obviously...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mrtrok
Reviewed October 2, 2018

KARMA! Not only a handsome setting, the special of the day we tried was wiener schnitzel with hunter's sauce (with mushrooms) over a bed of spaetzle, PLUS, included ceasar salad (+side - we chose sweet potato fries - crispy on the outside/soft on the inside...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful evening at this restaurant in company of traveling friends. Had the choice of salmon, chicken or beef stroganoff which is what I chose and it was excellent! A little bit flustered service but not surprising considering the size of our group. All...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere was lovely, food was good, beer selection was food, service was alright. Bartender seemed more interested in the people at the other end of the bar and took quite some time to make it back around after my first drink. Some other staff members...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lena P
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised, I got the bistro burger (I'm from Wyoming) and it was excellent! Hubby got the jalapeño patty melt and liked it too. Kids cheese burger was good as well. Best part... you can get half fries and half salad as your side no...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cody G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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