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The Bear Street Tavern

$$ - $$$, Pizza,
211 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-2021
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
211 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Had some time to kill, so decided to check this place out for a drink or two. We ordered some beer samplers and had a good time.Would visit this place again!

Thank abtraveller2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I find the thin crust too hard and crunchy. Some topping combinations didn’t go well, for example the olives they use is overpowering and very sour.

Thank Josephliyen
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Bear Street Tavern is slightly hidden away (looks like a shop front) but is worth seeking out. It's great value and has awesome pizzas and a great selection of beers and other drinks to match. Best of all is the service; if you go,...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was alright. I found it overpriced and our server was really weird and slow. They need to get more comfortable chairs, it's like lawn furniture without any pillows on it. Maybe we should have ordered the pizza that people seem to love but 21$...More

Thank Raj S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great pizza and salad. Beer not so good bit flat for my taste try the bottles if you like fizzy beer. Busy and buzzing atmosphere.

Thank therankster
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We like this place so much that my husband and I visit this place every time we're in Banff. This our daughter's first visit. We each ordered our own pizzas, however, one would would have sufficed. We also shared a "jug" of beer since it...More

Thank jpsak
Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate here twice while staying in Banff, one night we had a late night dinner around 10.30pm, Pizzas and cocktails were great! We then went back for Lunch, fabulous sandwich selection and lovely outdoor terrace where we enjoyed the sunshine. Staff very friendly and...More

Thank kreed10
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is a little tucked away from the main shops and restaurants in Banff Avenue but thanks to Tripadvisor we were able to have a great lunch here. Me and the wife always sit at the bar whenever we can so getting in was...More

Thank Rich B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Super fun little tavern with amazing pizza, always a must when I am in Banff , not to much room so timing is key to get a table but well worth it !

Thank jelliskent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing meal at the Bear Street Tavern...went in Tuesday for $12 calzone night and enjoyed it thoroughly. I wish I lived closer.

Thank Cuba1987
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2 July 2015|
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Response from PixAl | Reviewed this property |
For families, for adults, for everyone. Like most restaurants and bars in Banff, all are welcome and all are catered for. They serve alcohol, they have sports on the TV but it is not exclusively for people wanting those... More
8 March 2015|
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Response from 1Gordonbleu8 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure but suspect a busy and popular restaurant like this in Banff WOULD have a gluten-free option. However, to be sure probably best to contact them directly for your answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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