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The Keg Steakhouse and Bar - York Street

#19 of 6,755 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown West
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165 York St | The Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5H 3R8, Canada
+1 416-703-1773
11:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 16:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 16:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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101 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely place, my mum had found online. Great service, staff were very friendly. Only downside was they brought our mains but hadn't cleared our starters and we had only just finished. A small break between would have been nice but it didn't affect the evening. Food was lovely, high quality and lots of choice! Great atmosphere too!

Thank cressy4eva
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Sat at the bar for a couple of hours on Sunday, steak great , snails amazing , wine choice good , highlights the service , the two young ladies were wonderful

Thank hugmee
Cochrane, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love the a keg but they ruined the steak when I chose the Chicago style. Very disappointed! Will know next time though cause I will go back, cause I love the Keg!

Thank DragonflyJoan
South Florida, Florida
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited mid week, and still told 20-25 minute wait. However there was room at the bar, so were served immediately. Steaks great as usual, in fact never had anything from the menu that wasn't good. It's a chain, so don't expect high end , but as chains go the Keg is up there with the best.

Thank allizbal
Aurora, Canada
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109 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A consistently good experience and you get what you expect. Service is friendly and prompt. The location is excellent for after work get togethers. My favourite area is the outdoor patio. No surprises - a solid place for food and drinks.

Thank GuiWong
Lethbridge, Canada
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the Keg. You can find a location everywhere. This location was close to a hotel where I was staying so made it easy. The food is always good and the service was fantastic. We were greeted and seated quickly. Our server went out of her way to make sure we were looked after. The food was typical Keg... More 

Thank Mitch J
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was perfect.... appetizers, meal, dessert and drinks were all fabulous. Service was exceptional. One of the best steak houses in toronto... will never disappoint

Thank lrspina
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it's a chain. no matter how you slice it. they try, the staff. but there is nothing special here and it's completely predictable.

Thank rickyfleetthebest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a last minute idea to head out for our date night! We decided to go to The Keg on the Market and it turned out to be a very nice evening. Our waitress "Audrey" was very pleasant and had a great personality. Our food was very tasty - overall experience was amazing! Will definitely go back!

Thank vickibP3893ZO
Fairhope, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I dined here on our first night of a glorious week in Toronto to experience The World Cup of Hockey. Rebecca served us well and was appropriately attentive to all of our needs. Though a chain, The Keg is very classy and does not feel like a chain. The atmosphere is subdued and can be romantic depending... More 

Thank Jay B

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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
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 York St | The Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5H 3R8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-703-1773

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