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The Keg

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Steakhouse, Canadian
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1170 Upper James Street, Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3B1, Canada
+1 905-574-7880
16:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 15:30 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 16:30 - 23:00
Thu - Fri 16:30 - 00:00
Sat 15:30 - 00:00
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Hamilton, Canada
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115 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to about half of a dozen different Kegs and find that they all have great service. This is especially important when the restaurant is packed. They don't mess around with their steaks that are always very good. I find that the apps can be hit or miss as was the case this time around when the garlic... More 

Thank BazRasty
Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we go to the Keg we have nothing but great things to say about the food the atmosphere, the service, Our evening always starts in the bar area with a drink and a couple of apps which our always delicious. Then we move on into the dinning area to have a glass of wine and a wonderful steak... More 

Thank sandj2017
Hamilton, Canada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I frequent the Keg often and we had our family dinner with the kids at the Waterdown location and we were well looked after. the food is always amazing (you HAVE to have the Prime Rib_!) and the staff are always attentive. Yes, can be a bit pricey and yes, can be busy most days, but its... More 

Thank Lee M
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The keg quality seems to have gone down a few notches. It's still a decent meal with a good steak, but you can see where they are cutting corners with the new menu, cheaper quality bread, and the Billy miner pie doesn't even taste mocha like anymore! The ice cream quality is similar to that cheap 4 litre pail of... More 

Thank SugarLaLaLa
Stoney Creek, Canada
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the evening was extremely busy, service and kitchen staff ensured our wait was pleasant. The quality and quantity of food was excellent as always.

Thank Paul D
Richmond Hill, Canada
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy the keg restaurant. This location has always done a great job every time I have come. The food is great the service is great and the restaurant is always well maintained and clean. My kids love coming here.

Thank zash222
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived to find out 1.5hr wait. We decided to sit at the bar to wait. Well,,,the bartender (38 yr. service empl.)and the rest of the bar staff were so nice that we had our appetizer and then chose to stay and have our main entrée right where we were. Everyone behind the bar including the mgr. were so friendly it... More 

Thank drknowitall99
Los Angeles
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158 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Keg Steakhouse was a pretty famous Canadian steakhouse chain, and the food was actually consistently good. With a few options, I still decided to come to the Keg for dinner, despite a very dangerous walk from Courtyard due to the frozen path. I had to walk slowly. The waitress was helpful and I had a nice onion soup and... More 

Thank Adrian L
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to have a general out and about food night at this location, which is usually off of my beaten path. Wait was said to be an hour yet after 10 minutes at the bar we were shown to our table. Initially it seemed we were forgotten, but once claimed by a waiter, service was excellent. Appetizers were well presented... More 

Thank Gabor K
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Always the best! Love going here for the great food, great service and consistency. You can tell it is well managed too. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Sean_David77

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Steakhouse, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
15:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1170 Upper James Street, Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-574-7880

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