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The Bear Street Tavern

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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
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The atmosphere of this restaurant is amazing. Amazing staff and the pizza is to die for. Make sure that you take their suggestion with the honey and spicy oil. It is the key!

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Thank ErikaL1296
Banff
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent pizza, good beer. Special deals almost every day of the week. Comfortable seating and attentive staff.

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Thank LucarBanff
Perthshire
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been here on a few occasions, food and service have always been good. They have a very good deal on pizza's on Sundays and Mondays, 10$ after 5pm! The pizzas are very tasty. If you do visit this restaurant be prepared for a little bit of a wait, It is one of the busiest restaurants in town. However,... More 

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Thank Laura N
Banff, Canada
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76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love the Bear Street Tavern for its Pizzas and Calzones. Especially on their cheap nights! (I believe this is on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays). All the pizza's/Calzones have been to die for. Always add the honey and chilli oil (i think that's what they are) on top and it makes the experience even better! Service is always good.

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Thank sassyscameron
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the girlfriend and I were unsure where to eat on a Sunday evening. Trip Advisor rated this place high so we said let's go. It was very busy and we were luckily seated at the only table. Now this place is quaint and close to one another when seated. BUT with all the locals present i felt we found a... More 

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Thank Christopher W
Canmore
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Pizza is wonderful, portions are adequate if not huge- drinks are on point. Has a nice patio for summer, always a good choice to stop at for a decent bite or drinks in Banff. The Nachos and macaroni and cheese with pork belly are my favourites.

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Thank Veronique G
Toronto, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious pizza, friendly staff and low key atmosphere. Had a daily pizza special so was very reasonable! 2 of us each got a pizza and ended up having enough to take away as well - could have shared! Would def recommend!

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Thank Laura R
Medicine Hat, Canada
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135 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A fun place with a good selection of beers and a "pub food - elevated" menu. They have a number of thin crust pizza choices, including the one we tried "Big Bird" - with fresh tomato sauce, chicken, mozzarella, bacon, red onion, pesto, and goat cheese. They provide an interesting drizzle or dip for their pizzas; chilli infused oil and... More 

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Thank HungryInTheHat
Calgary, Canada
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the best place for pizza... ever!! I love the Wheeler, The Godfather and Big Bird. You also have to try the pizza with the chili oil and honey. It sounds crazy but it is so delicious and I am now hooked on adding it to my pizza. The Ceaser drink here is also unreal! I make sure to... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I got two pizzas, we probably only needed one! We agreed our favourite pizza was the Big Bird. Their selection of beer is good paired with great service made for an enjoyable "date night".

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$17
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?