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The Bear Street Tavern

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

$10 calzones & $7.50 doubles on Wednesdays! It was one of the best pizzas I've ever had. The rosemary oil and honey added so much flavour! The inside was much nicer than I expected and our server was very friendly. Great spot, I would highly recommend and will definitely be back the next time I visit!

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Thank 12young
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Buzzing, energetic, on the ball staff, great cocktail selection and good gawd have the pizza and don't forget the honey and chili oil. You won't regret it!

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Thank itlow
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pizza was amazing. I'd go back to Banff just to have it again. We also had the testers of beer which was fun!

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Thank Albertan123
Edmonton, Canada
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy, with great food - mostly pizzas. Very decent bar selection. Try the Bison Pizza...innovative and flavors blend together well.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered the pulled pork nachos at the waitress's suggestion. They did a great job layering the cheese and fixings in this impressive mound of nachos served in a cast iron pan. The pulled pork was great, the cheese and toppings good as well, however the cherry tomatoes were strange and don't belong on nachos. This Texan gives it a... More 

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Bonn
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The pizza was decent, the beer was good, and overall it was a nice bar. On Sundays they have a special on selected pizzas and draft beer.

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Thank jrl23
Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I come here pretty much every time I visit Banff (which is often living in Calgary) and never have a bad experience. The pizza is just phenomenal, plus the honey with the homemade chili oil....omg The gluten free crust here is superb! I love the vegetarian pizza the Wheeler Hut. Depending on the day of the week and time it... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal in here and the service was excellent. It was very busy so we had to wait a while for a table? But it was well worth the wait . The staff were very helpful and we were able to make adjustments to our pizza to suit are individual needs . I would recommend checking this place... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a Tuesday evening and it was packed. The wait for two wasn't bad and definitely worth it. They have a great beer menu with lots of delicious craft options. We shared the wheeler house pizza which was awesome. Great toppings and the honey/rosemary sauce mix for dipping was ridiculously good. Such a great idea. Despite being... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on 3 occasions during a two week ski holiday, this place was recommended by hotel receptionist and I'm so glad she recommended it. Yes it does get busy and if you are a couple you may have to wait half hour or so but the wait is worth it. Various pizza toppings to choose from, I was cautious about... More 

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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$18
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?