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Bears Den Restaurant

#376 of 2,944 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Canadian
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254028 Bearspaw Road NW, Calgary, Alberta T3L 2P7, Canada (Crowchild & Bearspaw Rd.)
+1 403-241-7611
Today
05:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 05:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 05:00 - 12:00
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was date night for my mom, daughter & I. We each ordered & shared so we could try a few things. We loved everything including the Italian red wine. My daughter is a vegetarian & there wasn't a lot of options so she had the soup & a salad which she enjoyed. The best part of our dining experience... More 

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Thank Jenn804
Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice ambience, delicious food and wines. We were greeted as soon as we walked through the front door. All staff were very friendly. Bartender, Al, is the best! We sat at the bar, ordered appetizers only. The duck wings were cooked to perfection, and the portion was big. My friend had the wild mushroom tart, and said it was delicious.... More 

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Thank Jean M
Cochrane, Canada
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at the Bears Den the other night to celebrate her birthday. We were seated at a table by the fireplace which added to the ambiance. The restaurant is decorated in a Western Canadian style leveraging their name. We started with a couple of mushroom based appetizers, a mushroom tart and a mushroom bisque. Both... More 

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Thank SterlingTie
Calgary
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We have been coming to the Bears Dean over the years for our company’s Christmas dinner. Our employees work very hard through the year and we want them and their partners to be treated like royalty for this special occasion. The Bears Dean has never let us down and last evening was not the exception. It was just simply amazing.... More 

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Thank Anayancy S
Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

My husband and I went as part of a group and had reserved the private room. Throughout the entire evening the service was first rate and a special thanks to J.P. As some other reviewers have pointed out, under new management, the core menu has "shortened" somewhat but when combined with the off menu "specials", no one in our party... More 

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Thank JessieG830
Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Limited selection, food over-cooked, Totally a different experience than with the previous owner. Maybe the next owner will do better

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Thank WellThatWasFun
Calgary, Canada
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Went to Bears Den after their renovations. Have to say atmosphere and services are still fantastic and first rate. Our service was very good and very attentive. No complaints there. First off the new menu is a far cry from what it was before. Options are very limited. On the plus side most of what we ordered was good. Wife... More 

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Houston, Texas
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127 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Bears Den is located in a unique building with high ceilings and impressive wall art showing the big game of Canada. As noted by other reviewers, the menu has narrowed and there is no game on the menu. Our waiter told us that this was because the chef and general manger had changed and the menu had changed as... More 

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Thank bigfishpk
Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This restaurant is no longer Calgary's little gem. Changes to the menu leave customers with none of their acclaimed wild meats and over priced substandard meat cuts. I used to rave about the Bears Den, the service, the food, the chef but after a recent diner celebration I'm sad to announce, although the décor is still charming and the waiting... More 

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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I used to be regulars at the Bears Den Restaurant. The decor is lovely and there's a homely feel to the place, but recently the chef changed and the food is no longer good. I've always been a huge fan of the steaks, however the menu has reduced (a lot) and there's currently only one steak left... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$99
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 22:00
Monday
05:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 22:00
Thursday
05:00 - 22:00
Friday
05:00 - 12:00
Saturday
05:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254028 Bearspaw Road NW, Calgary, Alberta T3L 2P7, Canada
    (Crowchild & Bearspaw Rd.)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-241-7611
Description
Warm cherry wood walls, crackling fire, crystal, crisp linens, great steaks, fresh fish and wild game...Bears Den is a one of a kind restaurant in North West Calgary.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?