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The Bear Street Tavern

) #9 of 105 Restaurants in Banff ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Bar, Pizza
211 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-2021
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (801 reviews)
“bison” (87 reviews)
“pork belly” (31 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
211 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviews (1,149)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to Bear Street Tavern as we were looking for a family friendly restaurant that served good food in downtown Banff, and how can you go wrong with pizza??? Well the pizza exceeded all expectations... before our pizza came our waitress asked if we had...More

Thank Jen U
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had lunch here based on the reviews. One of the pizza is sweet and oilly. I never had a sweet pizza. But after this time, I could it is definitely not worth to try. We also ordered chicken wings which are no flavor at...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Solid collection of foods on the menu. Friendly and helpful staff. A fun place to go and have some super food. Beer selection is pretty good as well.

Thank frequentflier20
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of our tour guides mentioned Bear Street Tavern and suggested we go on Monday night.Monday night is $10 pizza night on select pizzas. We had the Donair and the classic. Reading the ingredients for the Donair would make one hesitant -- a mound of...More

Thank ytteba
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice casual time at the bar enjoyed 3 good Rutting ales..Ordered a Godfather pizza and pork belly mac and cheese. The pizza wasnt bad, wasnt great. The mac n cheese had a strange taste to it that I couldnt identify. Maybe its just me but...More

Thank bluemirage
Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent pizza....all very tasefull. starter soup was excellent. Very good concept for pizza...could have bison as a toping as well. Price is very reasonable........ we go everytime we stop at Banff.

Thank Randy O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to get 10$ pizza and it was amazing -- places could easily drop on quality when offering a discount, but they did not! I got the Mediterranean pizza -- so delicious! The staff were super friendly and I really liked the vibe. Highly...More

Thank Dominique L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch travelling back to Calgary from Lake Louise with daughter. We were in Banff last fall and love Banff. Chose this spot through TripAdvisor and was not disappointed. We had the Mac and Cheese and Mediterranean pizza. Didn't love the pork...More

Thank Sandra E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pizza made even better with their homemade dipping sauce! Great selection of local canadian beers on tap - I didnt know which one to drink! Service was top notch, thanks Vince!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, we had a good experience at the Bear Street Tavern. Our server was very personable and attentive and we enjoyed the caesar salad we shared. However, we felt the pizza could have been a lot better. The crust was a strange texture - more...More

Thank seaward14
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
is'it a family restaurants ? or only for adults?
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
Hi Do you have gluten-free options? Thank you
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$ 17
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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