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Intimate corners, a stone fireplace and big bench seats offer the opportunity to rest your mountain-weary feet. There is a huge selection of draft beer, with plenty of imports and micro-brews and a generous list of whiskeys. St. James offers a large menu of pub-style fare, and beer finds its way into many of the dishes. Menu items include Fightin' Irish Nachos, Jameson's Irish Whiskey Chicken, as well as Shepherd's Pie, sandwiches, steaks, Halibut and a selection of burgers. Try out their selection of scotch and cigars as well. The regular live music makes this pub a perfect location for a night-out!
What is a perfect pizza? Just the right crust, sauce, cheese, seasoning and fresh toppings. The Bear Street Tavern offers the very same. Absolutely delicious pizzas that patrons can't get enough of. You can enjoy it all here at a tavern that makes you feel right at home with its booths and patio. The menu includes the famous Bison pizza, the Wheeler Hut pizza, Mau Beef ribs and the Tavern classic, Pork Belly Mac n' Cheese. That's not all, they also offer take outs. And yes, they have the perfect beer menu that goes with all the pizzas and sandwiches. The tavern opens daily at 11:30a.
The Rose and Crown Irish pub is a great way to get the 'craic' started. Take a seat in front of the fireplace on cold days, or on the large second-floor patio on sunny ones. There is live music nightly and a games room with pool tables and video games. Like its sister bar in Calgary, the Rose serves up great pub food such as steak sandwiches, shepherd's pie and tasty burgers. But beer is the big draw here, and there is a wide selection of domestic and import brews.
Tommy's Neighbourhood Pub has been a staple in the city night scene for a long time. You will find traditional surroundings and locals discussing everything from politics to entertainment. Choose from a great menu that offers delicious daily specials. The menu offers pub fare, including hamburgers and fries, baked potato skins, pasta, as well as soup and sandwiches. You will also find a large selection of imported beers and micro brews. There are a number of rustic treasures from old shipping vessels scattered about the restaurant. Along with cozy booths, there is a stand up bar and tables for two.
When in Banff, don't miss on a chance to visit Elk & Oarsman. A favorite with the locals and tourists alike, this eatery is a haven for foodies. Elk & Oarsman delights them all with a special menu that changes each week. Enjoy pizzas, burgers, fries, steak sandwiches, ribs with beer and live music in the background. Vegetarians won't be disappointed either with selections for them on the menu. And of course, you can do all this while cheering for your favorite team in the game airing on television.
Banff Ave. Brewing Co. is a neighborhood pub that is most well known for its local variants of beer. This place has several beers on tap available, some of which include the Banff Ave Blond Ale, Head Smashed Ipa and Czuggers Pilsner. Their food goes well with the beer, and includes dishes such as Spicy Buddha noodles, Loco Moco, in addition to a menu for kids.