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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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Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Alberta
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you happen to be town on Mon (10$ pizza) or Tues (10$ calzone) you need to give this place a try. Great atmosphere and delicious fresh food.

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Thank KDS33
Calgary, Canada
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in to have some beer and the pulled pork nachos. Great service and a relaxing atmosphere in mid afternoon, mid week. We enjoyed ourselves and would recommend you try this restaurant.

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice atmosphere and service, and had read such great things that we were looking forward to some delicious pizza. Unfortunately I have to agree with the reviewer that thought the pizza seemed like frozen pizza. The sauce was bland and the cheese greasy. The crust was thin and cracker-like. I really wanted to like it, but it just wasn't... More 

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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped in here on my way back home from BC. Its mainly a pizza joint with some pub food as well I ordered the chicken wings & the wheeler hut pizza. The chicken wings where excellent cooked to perfection with a real nice flavor but are kinda pricey at $16. The wheeler hut pizza was also amazing would not... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought the family after a day a skiing. Service was friendly, the pizza was hot and the ingredients fresh. The added touch of chili oil and honey was excellent. Will be back and look forward to trying some of the other restaurants owner by this group the next time we are in town.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food and service in Banff. We've been coming to Banff for years and just stumbled upon this bliss. The bartenders were more than friendly and the pizza.... like O.M.G. Stop reading and go already.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This busy place has an upbeat vibe and great food/drinks on offer. I love hitting it up for a filling meal after a long day hiking or skiing and it never disappoints. Their beer list has excellent variety and I highly enjoy eating my pizza with honey and rosemary chili oil on the side! Awesome flavor additions. Keep on keepin... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Banff this summer, and stopped here twice on our trip because we liked it so much! We are back in town this week, and this was the first place we stopped for lunch. We love the bison pizza, and the Caesar salad with bison. It's a neat place to try local foods. I would recommend the Bear Street... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was recommend this place by a local who said they did the best pizza in town! I'd never had a calzone due to always preferring to have a standard pizza however on this night they had a $10 deal for calzones so I figured, why not give it a go. I tried the Hawaiian and it was amazing! The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cozy venue. The service was fast, friendly and helpful. Came for lunch and had the primo Italian pizza. It was fantastic, beautiful crisp thin crust and an abundance of tasty toppings. The beer menu is large which makes it difficult to choose, but that's not a bad problem to have! Will be back soon!

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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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
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?