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The Bear Street Tavern

$$ - $$$, Pizza,
211 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-2021
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (872 reviews)
“pork belly” (36 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
211 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

I ate here on a quiet autumn Monday, and was pleasantly surprised by so many things. The menu is very creative, and to our delight, it was really good. We spoke with our neighbor diners, and they delighted in their choices as well, leaving me...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited around 1500 and direct straight to bar seat. We asked the portion of pork belly + mac and we orderd amd 1 cup of Pippen Cider. It is absolutely comfort food, however, taste is quiet plain to us. Cider is little bit expensive....More

Thank Aldous A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Got the soup of the day tomato and red pepper I think it was, got the the meal off to a decent start. Ordered the bison pizza but it was fairly bland expected alot better after being told they were known for their pizzas. Wouldn't...More

Thank Greegs1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ate there and had pizza that was good.toast your bread on the grill. Good menu for lots of choices.has drinks if you wish. Nice and clean inside and quick service.limited street parking.

Thank rebelwebb
Reviewed 2 days ago

Super busy place so we got our pizza & salad to go...Salad with yummy carrots and parsnips and nuts and homemade dressing was fantastic. The menu had some great looking things to eat in that weren't available to go, and the pizza was boring and...More

Thank clairann2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for low-key night out. Great beer selection, and lots of options to satisfy picky eaters too. No reservations, but tables turn quickly and our wait was less than what was quoted. We ordered a salad and pizza, which was perfect amount for 2...More

Thank jilwilso
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant know for its thin crust pizza's is busy with a mix of locals and tourists. The special homemade dip of chilli oil and honey is great with the pizza's. Worth a visit.

Thank Worldtravelfootsteps
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You know, there is no better food than pizza. That's a given. This cozy tavern has great service, atmosphere, local drafts and of course great pizza. The twist is they recommend you mix their homemade rosemary infused chili oil and honey on the pizza! Different....More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has one of the best pizzas I've eaten, ever. Their combination of honey and rosemary infused garlic oil to add to the pizza's are flavours definitely worth trying. If you're in Banff, it's definitely worth a visit. All servers/hosts were extremely friendly and...More

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the bison pizza and the mac and cheese. The pizza was wonderful and the crust was done perfectly. Mac and cheese was pretty good as well! Good service, fun atmosphere!

Thank Shelly M
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2 July 2015|
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Response from PixAl | Reviewed this property |
For families, for adults, for everyone. Like most restaurants and bars in Banff, all are welcome and all are catered for. They serve alcohol, they have sports on the TV but it is not exclusively for people wanting those... More
8 March 2015|
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Response from 1Gordonbleu8 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure but suspect a busy and popular restaurant like this in Banff WOULD have a gluten-free option. However, to be sure probably best to contact them directly for your answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-2021
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