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This Canmore neighbourhood restaurant and bar features ‘proper’ Canadian comfort foods, a middle ground between fine dining and pub offerings. Fresh ingredients and housemade sauces elevate classic favourites like unique tacos, while naturally raised meat and in-season ingredients are used for weekend features. Tavern 1883 house-ground burgers are melt-in-your-mouth good. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are also offered. Check online for daily features and events; seasonal specials are offered in winter.
Atmosphere & Accolades
Built from an early 1900s home with a new bar and copper roof, Tavern 1883 has a charming mountain cabin atmosphere. Winner of Where Canadian Rockies magazine’s Best New Restaurant 2014, it has also won awards for Best Burger and Most Unique Items on the Menu from Canmore’s newspaper.
Entertainment (10 pm to 2 am)
Open Jam Night Thursday; Live Music Friday; DJs and Dancing Saturday.
Mains: $15 to $24 (lunch and dinner)
Drinks: wines $30 to $99 by the bottle, 38 choices, $7 to $13 by the glass, 21 choices; 20-oz pints on tap, 12 choices; $5.50 to $8 beer bottles (domestic, import, craft, ciders, coolers); $7 to $16 big beers (up to 750 ml)