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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Banff Downtown

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117 Banff Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
+1 403-760-3030
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06:30 - 00:00
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Wales
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125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate on two occasions: once in the restaurant and once in the bar. Our memory of this Keg was the upstairs restaurant was the more intimate. On these two occasions we visited, the opposite was true and certainly while the restaurant was the more quiet of the two. However, service in both is consistently high and the steak is faultless.... More 

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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a nice dinner to top off our winter getaway weekend. We are Keg regulars, typically visiting a few different ones in Calgary. Literally, EVERY time we visit one in Calgary, my steak is cooked wrong. Either raw, or extremely well done. I usually get my steak cooked medium. The Banff Downtown location actually cooked it right!... More 

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Thank Bobbi-jo F
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The steak and shrimp were just delicious. This is the second time I have ordered it and I will continue. I find the steak meals a little so large and pricey so I tend to order this plate. The service was great and fast.

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Thank Tony B
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I really enjoyed dinner at The Keg. There is a very nice atmosphere and the service was great and very friendly. We both had steaks (fillet mignon and New York strip) and the Chicago style cooking was perfect. Reasonable price for a nice bottle of Italian red wine.

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Thank Judi F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Keg, as our final dinner at Banff. We were waited by Juan and he made the evening perfect. We had the scallops with bacon for starters and the New York striploin / Baseball Top Sirloin for main courses. It was all tasty and coocked to perfection. For dessert we had a very excellent Mocha Ice called Billy... More 

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Thank Dennis M
TheKegSteakhouse, Guest Relations Manager at The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Banff Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely compliment. It's nice to hear we're doing it right. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Airdrie, Canada
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great appys, and variety of wines. The prime rib was amazing as usual.... was busy but had great service

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Edmonton, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am not sure why The Keg is steadily on the decline no matter what location I go too. The prices seem to be increasing, however the quality is decreasing! This last visit was the straw that broke the camels back! The Top-Sirloin I ordered was super tough, and raw! I ordered Medium, and expected the cut to be tender,... More 

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TheKegSteakhouse, Guest Relations Manager at The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Banff Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to contact The Keg to comment on your most recent dining experience with us. We would like to follow up with you to understand why there were some elements that were below our usual high Keg standards. Please email us at kegcommunity@kegrestaurants.com and include The Keg location that you visited. Your message will be... More 

Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Most Keg restaurants are the same and you know what you are getting. I understand that this is Banff and it is a tourist spot but the prices compared to other Keg's are at least 25% higher. Our server was busy and it seemed they were understaffed. The food as always was very good and cooked properly and that would... More 

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Thank bgmwallis
Red Deer, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

In beautiful downtown Banff Alberta in the Canadian Rockies . We have been spending a week camping there every year for many years . Our traditional anniversary dinner at the keg never disappoints . Great staff , reasonable prices and always great food .

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Black Diamond, Canada
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Food was good, place was very busy, atmosphere was festive and our expectations were high. Unfortunately our server was not very helpful, she was easily confused, had to have the manager out at one point. A member of our party requires food to be blended (I always travel with my portable blender), server didn't know if this could be done... 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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$38
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 00:00
Monday
06:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 00:00
Thursday
06:30 - 00:00
Friday
06:30 - 00:00
Saturday
06:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Banff Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-760-3030
Description
Great steaks, a casual ambiance and friendly, knowledgeable staff are the proud and reliable trademarks of The Keg Steakhouse & Bar. You'll find a truly comfortable and satisfying dining atmosphere accompanied by a fun and casual bar setting. The Keg is a casual steakhouse with a contemporary flavor - an attractive combination for any occasion.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?