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The Bear Street Tavern

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Pizza, Sandwiches, Pub, Family Fare
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211 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-2021
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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    Very good
  • 56
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  • 10
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
REALLY GOOD

This place is GOOD and CHEAP! It's not NY style pizza but it's very good if you like froofy stuff on your pie. Great place to grab a pint and don't forget to use their honey mixed with chili oil and Rosemary for dipping. Really a great combo.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This place is GOOD and CHEAP! It's not NY style pizza but it's very good if you like froofy stuff on your pie. Great place to grab a pint and don't forget to use their honey mixed with chili oil and Rosemary for dipping. Really a great combo.

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Toronto, Ontario
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116 reviews 116 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We loved our Calzones for $10 on Tuesday night, but the place was packed, very noisy and the Bloody Caesar was very vinegary and full of whole allspice which gets caught in your straw. Order the smoked bison and edamame pizza or Donair pizza. They were both excellent as was the liquid honey and hot chili oil they provide for... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I have been here several times and has never disappointed. Nice outdoor seating area, friendly waitstaff and nice beer specials. Great pizzas and great salads. All ingredients taste fresh and delicious. When I visit Banff again, I will definitely eat here again.

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London, Ontario
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

One of best pizza's ever - try the deep dish Primo Italian. A bit tight in seating but definitely go for the pizza.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Just off the main drag in Banff, we were really glad we visited this tavern. The meals were delicious and the beer was very good. Patrons included families with small children. MO hesitation recommending this restaurant.

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Haslingden, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

9 CAD specials, can't go wrong, beer is average price and surroundings trying to be Irish....More to it than just guinness

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Gold Coast, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A great place to drop in for a pizza or drink. We wandered in one lunchtime and sat at the bar for a pizza and a beer. The girl behind the bar was super friendly and helpful and the spinach and artichoke dip is delish!

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Fountain Valley, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

What a great place! My husband and I were here for lunch on April 23, 2015. We enjoyed it so much, we went back a few days later. Pros: It's got a real local vibe, great service, & friendly, helpful servers. Our waitress gave us advice on other great places to eat in town, based on our preferences. The pizzas... More 

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Wiarton
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We enjoyed Bear Street Tavern's gluten free and regular crust pizzas. The gluten free crust was okay, too doughy and a bit undercooked. But g-free crusts are hard to do right. The topping of roasted vegetables (Mediterranean) was excellent. My daughter liked her regular pizza (The Bison). The delivery came in good time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The irony about my rating and title, is that at the end of the day - there's better food in Banff. But when you add it all up, this is really going to be one of the better experiences. Why? Don't get me wrong, the food is good. So is the beer. The staff have always been very nice. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 19
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Sandwiches, Pub, Family Fare
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?