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Keys Dining

10 J Gagnier Street | Ptarmigan Inn, Hay River, Northwest Territories X0E 1G1, Canada
+1 867-874-6781
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (3 reviews)
“in town” (3 reviews)
“fine dining” (2 reviews)
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American, Canadian
$$ - $$$
10 J Gagnier Street | Ptarmigan Inn, Hay River, Northwest Territories X0E 1G1, Canada
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Wasn't expecting much in Hay River but was pleasantly surprised by the quality and affordability of food at Keys. Ate there Friday and Saturday night. Sushi Saturday is definitely worth the money and time. Call to reserve a table, it was busy. Excellent sushi, especially...More

Thank Ashleigh M
Terry R, General Manager at Keys Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Hi Ashleigh, Very happy to hear you enjoyed you meals with us. Chef Plummer and his kitchen staff work very hard to make the Keys and the Doghouse Pub the best places to eat in Hay River. Sushi Saturday has become a hit, glad you...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The wait staff are nice but have been trained to upswell to you without telling you it's an up sell. They'll tell you that your plate comes with a variety of options, but fail to mention that all but one will cost you extra! Another...More

Thank VanGal6
Terry R, General Manager at Keys Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi VanGal6, Glad to hear our servers were pleasant during your experience. Although I am happy to hear our staff are offering all of our menu options to better the customers selection and experience, I do apologize for any extra charges you were not informed...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Very friendly service with smile. Hot and fresh breakfast what else do you need in the cold morning.More

Thank smicerjames
Terry R, Manager at Keys Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Hi James, Thank you for your kind words, we are very pleased and happy to hear that you had such a pleasant experience with us. Thank you for your review and we look forward to serving you again in the future. Regards, Terry Rowe Operations...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Fair selection of appies and salads, local fish, pasta and sandwiches. Not much chicken selection a and only vegetarian options are salad. Children's menus has many choices. Quick and friendlyMore

Thank KateLatour
Terry R, Manager at Keys Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Hi Kate, Thank you for your kind words, very happy to hear about your positive experience at the Keys. I will check with our Chef to see if we can get more chicken lunch and dinner specials, in the meantime I do recommend our Butter...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Menu has a good variety of dishes to choose from. I had grilled chicken with veggies. Nothing special about the flavor, but it was decent. Price was a little above average. Received good service.

Thank PBA03
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A solid menu with good range of choices, the Keys is a great place for a romantic dinner or a family meal! Chef Danny always has great specials, service is fairly fast and the waitstaff is attentive and friendly. It is one of the more...More

Thank Poul O
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Keys Dining is always clean and the staff are friendly. The food is yummy and yes, it is expensive. This is always a good place to dine.More

Thank Margaret J
Terry R, General Manager at Keys Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Dear Margaret, I am very happy to hear of your great experience with us at The Keys. We are very thankful for your kind words, they have been passed along to our Keys Dining staff and kitchen. We look forward to serving you in the...More

Reviewed 17 August 2016

Hay River is a wonderful community. We needed a spot for breakfast, and two days later for lunch while camping and travelling in the area. The restaurant in the side of the atrium of the hotel could be in any city of North America: high...More

Thank MDO44
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We ended up eating at this restaurant for three consecutive mornings in a row. Their at day we ordered breakfast from the menu. The servings were huge, hot and delicious. The second day they offered a small buffet that was hot and fresh and the...More

Thank 220jerryr
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Wife and I had an enjoyable dinner here . We arrived about 30 minutes before they closed but we're afforded good service by both our server and the hostess. Never felt hurried. Reasonable prices and decent wine and dessert offerings.

Thank Skclose
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$31
American, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 J Gagnier Street | Ptarmigan Inn, Hay River, Northwest Territories X0E 1G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Northwest Territories  >  Hay River
  • Phone Number: +1 867-874-6781
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