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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%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (947 reviews)
“salad” (132 reviews)
“chili” (71 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
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 3 days ago via mobile

Got to eat here has been here and done a show, and yes it a place you need to stop in for some food and drinks, we sat at the bar as restaurant was fun bartender Alex was amazing. Told us what to check out...More

Thank Marlie1313
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were on a time schedule and asked our server if we could get in and out in our required time. She made sure that happened. Our server appeared to be handling many tables by herself, and it affected our service somewhat. We ordered the...More

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered take out today and showed up to pick it up and they had no record of it! Manager immediately made it right. He prioritized the order and it was ready in about 20 mins. He also gave us compensation for the mistake by way...More

Thank lprobiz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the way to our ski week in the kootneys- stopped in, as we are big fans of ‘u gotta eat here ‘ . Plus - the location - wolf street in downtown Banff on a sunny March day - just awesome. Service excellent. Mac...More

Thank Momita M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had 2 takeaway pizzas. Surprised to see all the positive reviews on TA, given that this was the worst pizza I have had in the last 5 years traveling throughout the world. The main problem is the base- the texture is like toasted white bread....More

Thank Fugu23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a busy place for a reason, it’s good! You could be in for a wait for a table, we waited almost an hour, but it’s worth waiting for. We went on a Tuesday, $12 calzones & $8.50 double cocktail night. The calzone sure...More

Thank xena_mojo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Friday night and you could tell it was busy but we were seated right away. My sister has celiac and was assured the kitchen would be very careful with our order. They didn’t disappoint, we had an amazing supper. Get the...More

Thank candiantraveler28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am gluten free (celiac) and was pleasantly surprised at the variety on the menu! Ordered the pulled pork nachos and a pizza and it was extremely good! Great gf crust. The staff was friendly and very understanding of the gluten free needs and made...More

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come to Bear Street often when we visit Banff. The pizza are to die for, our flavourite is The Big BIrd, never had a bad meal. Always sit at the bar for the live sports on the tv, Bar staff are friendly and efficient,...More

Thank Fredbear1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've come to this restaurant before and I'm glad I came back again! The pizzas are great if you like thin crust and I had the Mac & cheese dish as well. It was delicious! Staff there are great and friendly! Selection of beers is...More

Thank Erika F
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Questions & Answers
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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