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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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“pizza” (903 reviews)
“salad” (125 reviews)
“chili” (66 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
211 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Simply the best pizzas, and not just in Banff. This restaurant is an absolute gem and can be missed off the beaten track in Bear Street. The beer likst is fantastic as well.

Thank Calum J
Reviewed 6 days ago

When I first arrived in Banff Bear Street Tavern was suggested for dinner. I wasn't thrilled about pizza as I live in NYC and we can get good pizza here. Oh my goodness one of the best pizzas I've had! I was skeptical to try...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Banff is always busy even late at night. We waited 45 mins to get in and the place was stacked out with people. Decent pizza and reasonable service.

Thank SunnyWestKelowna
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pizza here is delicious. Fresh and imaginative ingredients, and the honey and hot sauce combo is a perfect touch. The staff are friendly and there is a nice vibe in the restaurant.

Thank Chess P
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were twelve of us including 2 kids at 2 tables. We were lucky to get some tables as the place was packed - We only had to wait about 5 mins. Mid week in September. Lots of food - generous sizes and the food...More

Thank 9gkids
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was incredible. Luckily we went on a Tuesday so our pizza was made into an amazing calzone for half the price. Staff is incredibly friendly. Highly recommended trying their chili and honey sauce mixture, so good. Atmosphere is fun and busy. Walking distance...More

Thank Courrtney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to stop here when we found out the upstairs restaurant was closed and I'm glad we did! The service was wonderful - the bartender even gave us a brunch recommendation which did not disappoint. The specials were great prices ( even for a...More

Thank Calgary187
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pulled pork nachos, husband had The Godfather pizza, daughter the pulled pork sandwich and her boyfriend had a chicken sandwich. All of the food was very good. I would recommend adding this restaurant to your vacation plans.

Thank Jaimie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The BST is a tavern in the best sense of the word. Crowded seating, nice bar, bustling most all of the time and many accents from around the world at neighboring tables. What a hoot. The pizza is great... we've never had an off one.....More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We weren’t sure what to expect, but decided to visit based upon TA reviews. Turned out to be a great decision. Following our server’s recommendation, we ordered and thoroughly enjoyed “the Hawaiian” pizza, with tasty dipping sauces. The crust, flavors and temperatures were all excellent:...More

Thank Fishytourist
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Questions & Answers
1 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
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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