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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar

#16 of 6,752 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Downtown
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56 The Esplanade | Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A7, Canada (Formerly The Keg Steakhouse & Bar)
+1 416-367-0685
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16:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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Winnipeg
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service, albeit expensive. Like everything in Toronto. They have areas where it isn't too noisy. Good for a dinner that includes a conversation.

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Thank Andre-RT715
toronto
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161 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very busy and crowded downtown steakhouse, one of a number of them in Toronto. The service is friendly and attentive. The food is average. The $40 special steak - t bone with filet was tough and not tasty. The filet with lobster was good. It varies. Large plates. Salads are good. It is noisy, but not unlike most large... More 

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Thank torontobiggs1
Picton, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our go to restaurant when we come for a sporting event or concert. Have always eaten in the bar area and love it there. Service is excellent, staff are quick and friendly. Food is always great.

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Thank Rgillis39
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubs and I dined here in celebration of a kid free evening and we had a fabulous time! The food was phenomenal, the wait was short and the service & ambiance was wonderful. Our waiter was engaging and knowledgeable which I really appreciate. This was not our first Keg visit, but our first trip to this location and its my... More 

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Thank Karen S
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Consistently good service, with great quality food and an expansive wine list. This Keg is very cozy. You can have a nice corner, a place in the bar area or a well located table.

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Thank j0c212
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Hotel clerk recommended for steaks and the filet mignon - got there after 8 and had a table right by the fireplace - attentive spot on service - the steaks did not disappoint and the bottle of cabernet was a very nice touch for this evening - we also shared a salad and were steered toward a better pricing choice... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I love to Celebrate special ocassions at the Keg, food is fantastic and service is also great, over all a great place to enjoy a superb meal !!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Six of us visited this keg as a late night meal, skipped appetisers and straight to the steak. Wine by the glass tried the Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon neither were memorable. The steak went for the 10oz fillet mignon, medium rare, average piece of meat overly charred. Overall had worse but also considerably better.

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Thank Peter_Cambridge
Naples, FL
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Our hotel concierge recommended The Keg. Great atmosphere. Our waiter (Aaron) was attentive and always showed up when we needed a refill. The food was awesome. Baked Brie, stuffed mushrooms and my bleu cheese topped fillet was the best steak I've had in a long time.

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Thank FLGayle
TheKegSteakhouse, Guest Relations Manager at The Keg Steakhouse + Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely compliment. We'll be sure to pass your feedback onto Aaron and the management team. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Hanover, Canada
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Keg is the ultimate "Go to" place for amazing steak and mouth-watering Prime Rib! One word of caution though, the horse radish will clear your sinuses and make your eyes water! Still, it is soooo good!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 01:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
16:00 - 02:00
Saturday
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 The Esplanade | Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A7, Canada (Formerly The Keg Steakhouse & Bar)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-367-0685

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown

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Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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