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The Bear Street Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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211 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-2021
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Miami, Florida
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I just left the tavern after some pizza, wings and beers. The places is fantastic, the service is splendid and the food is unique. I loved the Pizzas with honey and rosemary/chili oil. One of a kind. Recommended!

Thank JLAP0330
Halifax, Canada
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ordered two delicious pizzas for the three of us which gave us plenty of food. However, because we had been walking, we felt we might really hungry, so we also ordered the best bruschetta which arrived quickly before our pizzas were ready. The ample bruschetta toasts were served on salad greens making it special. The relaxed atmosphere of the... More 

Thank Joanne M
Calgary Alberta Canada
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went here for lunch on the weekend. We picked it because it was family friendly. I went with my husband and our 2 kids. When we arrived I noticed a sign that it was featured on the show "You Gotta Eat Here". I've eaten at a couple of other restaurants featured on that show, so I was excited. When we... More 

Thank CandiceStauffer
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221 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The lineup was long and it was confusing outside because there is another line that is for the next restaurant, the Bison. We requested bar seating hoping to take the next available seating since we were hungry after a long day of hiking. Since we were seated by the bar, we got to see all the action from the kitchen.... More 

Thank crazy_cat_sab
Calgary, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed. The pizza is always good, with a great beer selection. Wife needs a gluten free crust and I don't even mind that cause it tastes awesome here, most places it's terrible. Staff and service is always top notch even though the place is always packed, which speaks to how... More 

Thank RapidSlime
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to lunch here on the recommendation of our tour guide. We weren't disappointed. This place isn't high on ambience but they have an good and unusual menu. We were encouraged to try the bison pizza, which we did. Great choice! The added unique experience that we will likely try to repeat at home is putting on their child/rosemary... More 

Thank Dave5n2
Red Deer, Canada
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered Pizza and pulled pork nachos based on previous reviews. Not crazy about the dish used to serve nachos. Too crammed in. Tasty though. Pizza. Not very customizable "the artichoke is only with the Mediterranean mix". 😒 Stayed plain with the margarita Aka cheese and tomato . It was good. Not sold on the honey and Chili oil thing but... More 

Thank P_G_Alberta
Sequim, Washington
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The puréed soup with carrot, pasta and apple was yummy. Fish tacos with chipotle-type sauce were spicy but very good. Outdoor seating was nice. Service was fairly quick despite it being busy at lunchtime.

Thank sharednw
Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After our second day of hiking we enjoyed a great lunch at the Bear Street Tavern. Nothing better than beer and pizza. The pizza was unique and tasty, the staff were friendly and courteous and the atmosphere was nice. No complaints.

Thank KHMKPfromOntario
San Francisco, California
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128 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambience was formal and upscale and we were lucky to be seated fairly quickly with a reservation. The food was excellent and the local beer a good accompanyment.

Thank sateeshl2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $17
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?