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“Great beer and pizza joint” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Bear Street Tavern

The Bear Street Tavern
211 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-2021
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Ranked #8 of 128 Restaurants in Banff
Price range: $9 - $20
Cuisines: Pizza, Pub, Family Fare, Sandwiches
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
st johns
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great beer and pizza joint”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Loved the pizza, only one size, about 11". Thin crust, cooked perfect. Served with honey and hot chili sauce though we didn't use either. We split a pizza as we weren't very hungry. Two men would probably want their own pizza as three slices would not be enough. The Bison is upstairs which is a meat lovers paradise. Same owners run the Maple Leaf. Service was very, very good. Small establishment and a bit crowded but worth the effort. Definitely recommend on a visit to Banff

Visited April 2013
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Didcot, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Great Calzone with Honey!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

We piled in as a group of seven, and although we had to wait a while for a table, the food was excellent. Calzones were 10 dollars each, so we all went for different ones. It has to be said that I'd never considered honey on pizza, but it was pretty delicious. Empty plates all round.

Visited April 2013
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“Cheap pizza”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

I went here for cheap pizza night with a big group, we had a wonderful time but when our pizza came it was burnt. They took it off the bill but we didn't have time to get another so I left hungry. I loved the atmosphere and the server was very nice.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary, Alberta
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24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“Pricey pizza, but neat atmosphere and unique food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

The Bear Street Tavern offers a unique atmosphere and some cool pizza choices, and the fact that they give you chili oil and honey to douse your pizza in was both novel and awesome. We had a great dinner here with friends, but the food is pricey and isn't that much better than pizza at Boston Pizza or Dominos would be. Neat place in Banff though, and worth checking out if you're not concerned with "value".

  • Visited April 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Good choice!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

We chose this restaurant because of its reviews on Tripadvisor and were not disappointed. Good atmosphere, attentive staff and great beer (we chose the Bear Claw on tap after being offered samples of a couple of varieties). The three of us shared a Caesar salad and two of the yummy pizzas that happened to be on special on the Sunday night for $10 each. A good little spot that we would not have found without Tripadvisor.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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