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“What a treat in Jasper!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Bear's Paw

The Bear's Paw
4 Pyramid Road, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
780-852-3233
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Ranked #7 of 77 Restaurants in Jasper
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Café
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
Madison
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“What a treat in Jasper!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We stopped by this place before we left Jasper - and we kept banging our head of not stopping by earlier. This place is full of bakeries, and good coffee! We went there rather early so the service was fast and really pleasant. We wish we had more chances to try other things there... Everything we had were delicious! Don't leave Jasper without paying them a visit!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sandakan, Malaysia
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“How can one come to Jasper & not visit the Bear's Paw?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

I visited the Bear's Paw Bakery (and also its sister, The Other Paw Bakery) on the basis of great reviews and opinions of it. And having done so, I'm indeed glad I had done so - it was like a personal achievement that I would have rued had I missed it! The food on display sure looked yummy, and it was a great pity my appetite just isn't big nowadays, coupled with the fact that the serving sizes are quite big indeed!

I was there at around 7.30 am, and the place had only a few people, although a number of people came here for takeaway rather than sit-in. Ambience was very relaxed - well, it's Jasper and the Canadian Rockies after all!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Jasper National Park, Canada
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“Fast service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Went to The Bear's Paw yesterday and stood at the back of a longish queue and was pleasantly surprized at the speed and friendliness of the service.
We enjoyed our sandwiches later in the day.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Amazing!!! All made by scratch and sooo good!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

I am sooo pleasantly surprised by the Bear paw bakery!!
All items made by scratch,huge portions and so inexspensive!!! There bread is also made by scratch which just adds to the goodness of their sandwiches. I always have amazing food and customer service. Also there Latte's are amazing!!!
This is definately the go to place in Jasper!
Carrie-lynn Gauchier

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“It's a bakery!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

Reading the reports we had high expectations. However, these were not entirely met. First of all, they placed their slowest trainee at the counter on mid day rush hour, while at least 3 others were waiting to process the orders. Our sandwich was spiced up with so much dijon mustard that we had to blow our nose for the rest of the afternoon. Overall it seems a good bakery albeit not that great as one might expect.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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JNP1973, Owner at The Bear's Paw, responded to this review, June 20, 2013
Thank you for your comments. We do appreciate your feedback and will take it in to consideration. We also do appreciate our customers understanding that everyone must learn and this includes our new trainees. We try our best to relieve them when the line becomes significant however we believe in giving these young people a chance to not only gain work force skills but also life skills that will help them better perform under pressure and become more rounded individuals in general. Working the till is a complex multitasking assignment that once mastered results in an extensive skill set applicable to innumerable aspects of life and work. We thank you for your understanding that often in a seasonable destination such as Jasper, there are many new employees undertaking the daunting task of learning in the public eye.
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