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The Bear Street Tavern

211 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-2021
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Ranked #11 of 127 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $18
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Pizza, Pub, Family Fare, Sandwiches
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Bath, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

If you've ever seen the John Catucci programme, "You Gotta Eat Here", you will have seen this tavern featured. It was highly rated on the prgramme and rightly so. We ate here for a late lunch. I had a Buffalo pizza and we shared an apple crumble for pudding. A pitcher of local, draught beer completed the meal. Wonderful and... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Great busy atmosphere and beer. staff were pretty good too. Though the pizza rather a let down. There is no place in my world for honey on pizza. Though it comes in a bottle and entirely optional it really typifies North American attitude to cuisine. Pizza toppings rather creative and I enjoyed the godfather but the base was overcooked to... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I'm not a big fan of pizza, but after two weeks in Banff, you get a bit desperate. But the Bear Street Tavern was great, especially the pairing of honey with pizza (clever). I was travelling solo for work, and I wouldn't say this ranks as a prime spot for solo travellers. It's a bit like a sports bar inside.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I recently visited The Bear Street Tavern with my husband, brother and sister-in-law. This was my second visit. We were there for lunch, and weren't disappointed. We all ordered pizza, and each of us enjoyed what we ordered. The crust came out a tiny bit crispy which was nice. Definitely try the chili oil and honey - like they say... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

All food was burnt. One pizza so bad that they didn't serve it to us, remade, but didn't show up until we were leaving. No apology or discount. No care! We will never go back, lucky they are in a tourist spot like Banff cause they would never servive else where.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Best food i'v so far in the rockies, just a little expensive for a ski bum like my self.. will be coming back to treat my self..

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Mc Leansville
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149 reviews 149 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We were able to be seated immediately for lunch at the Bear Street Tavern. Our table had a comfy bench seat on one side with a warm blanket if you were chilly. It made for a special atmosphere on a wintry day. We ordered pizza for the kids which my son rated a 7/10. I shared the pulled pork nachos... More 

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Didsbury, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Nice trendy restaurant. The pizza was absolutely fabulous! They give you chilli oil and honey to top the pizza with. We were skeptical at first, but were very surprised with how delicious it tasted! Service was quick and friendly, even though the place was packed. Its very loud, so intimate conversation is difficult, but overall its a fun experience.

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Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

First off, our experience started very poorly at this restaurant when the server came back to our table about 15 mins after ordering to tell us they burnt the pizza's. We fully acknowledged and understood and they said they were going to put our new one's as a priority on the line. When they came back the second time with... More 

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Calgary,Ab Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Went for dinner. They don't serve their sandwiches after4pm which was disappointing. I am not a pizza gal but we had the primo Italian and it was very good. 11inch fed the 2 of us but I was hungry again at 10pm . After the curling skins game we went bAck as the bartender was making some awesome looking Ceasars... More 

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Additional Information about The Bear Street Tavern

Address: 211 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-762-2021
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
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
Average Prices: USD 9 - 18
Cuisine: Pizza, Pub, Family Fare, Sandwiches

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