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American, Steakhouse, Canadian
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Downtown Halifax
0.6 km from Halifax Public Gardens
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Reviewed 3 November 2020

Very disappointed!!! My husband and I have gone to the Keg in downtown Halifax, NS for decades. This was the 1st time I ever wrote a negative review. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary with another couple. We had a fantastic server; unfortunately for me,...the meal went downhil after we received the delicious bread. The other 3 dinners were OK but mine was terrible. The KEG used to serve button mushrooms, now, oversized & chewy. Shrimp were always jumbo size, seasoned, & served on a skewer; now just plain, 4 small and 2 large shrimp. The first couple of bites of the steak were just OK, even though it was over cooked. I asked for “well done” but it was very charred. The cooler the steak became, the tougher it became. AARGH!!! Normally I would have said something but with everyone already having their meal I kept comments to myself. I ate less than 1/2 of the meal. When the server asked if I wanted a doggie bag I told her no; there's so much left over because the steak was tough. No comment from the server. I asked the server, why it’s asked online when making a reservation if it’s a “special occasion”? Birthdays receive a slice of Billy Miner pie. Wedding anniversaries receive nothing. Suggest a check box for birthdays since it appears other occasions don’t matter.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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TheKegSteakhouse, Owner at The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Halifax, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mary, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. Although some time has passed, we'd like to ensure we follow up with you regarding your last visit, and encourage you to email us at kegcommunity@kegrestaurants.com with these details, including the...More

Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

First time. Here in a very long time.. The staff were great the food not as much.. Did not enjoy anything I had. I found the steak like rubber the potato tasted burnt and did not care for the app mushrooms.. For the amount the...bill was I was very disappointed. Very outdated inside and will not be backMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 27 October 2020

Visited with family, all adults. Glad that we could make reservations. Have eaten in many other Keg's in other cities in Canada, and this one in Halifax is as good as any of the others. Food was superb, as we have come to expect. Steaks...were done to perfection.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 22 October 2020

Have been here several times over the years and the service is always good and food is flavorful. Love their friend cauliflower, it is a large portion for an appetizer. Our server Rose Mary was friendly and professional. Will be back again

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 10 October 2020 via mobile

I visited this restaurant right after coming out of a hockey game with my foster family. As an international student, I was for sure not used to the cold weather on both the hockey game and the street, so I was hoping to find some...heat inside the restaurant. I brought a big jacket but it didn’t work cause the A.C. was on. Besides that, we ordered some nachos which were very good. It was my first time trying nachos as a starter in a restaurant and the ingredients were very interesting. Right after finishing the nachos, we decided to leave right away cause the A.C. was really high and it kept getting higher. We tried telling someone about the situation but it was really late at night so there was no opportunity to do so cause nobody was really around. I wish I could go back and try something else from the menu, and hope that the heat is on instead of the A.C.!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 26 July 2020

What a great experience, start to finish. Super clean, everything was well orchestrated and socially distanced done right! We were so happy to get back to our fave. Alex was super professional, fun and positive - the kind of person we love to interact with,...especially this year which has been challenging for everyone, he was just the best. We each had an appetizer, and my husband tried the peppercorn crusted steak for a change which was an enormous portion and fantastic and I had my fave go to; the sirloin and lobster tail, always a win. Alex recommended a nice red, the J. Lohr which was great with everything we ate. It's awesome to see the attention to detail and we felt entirely confident and comfortable with the high cleanliness standards here. Thanks so much, can't wait to come back!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 15 March 2020

The Keg has a consistent menu, look, and taste. This Keg was just as good as all the others i've ever visited. However, i do have to say that the bernaise and whiskey peppercorn sauces (as well as the potatoes) could have been a lot...hotter. They were rather cold.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 4 March 2020 via mobile

The keg was beautiful, and our server was exceptional! Our food was good but it seemed to lack the flavour we usually receive at the keg. My filet mignon steak was good but a bit under cooked. We also ordered the salmon with garlic mash...potato, both of which were very plain and lacked flavour.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 25 February 2020

Once again, my meal was cooked to perfection, steak and lobster. I had a great bartender , he was so nice and chatty. They even gave me a free delicious cake for my bday.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 10 December 2019 via mobile

Whenever I feel like a nice steak, The Keg never disappoints. Tender beef and always cooked to my specifications. Great food and great ambiance.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Roxemi726
18 July 2019|
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Response from Phil J | Reviewed this property |
No patio, however many other places on water street with patios but you will have to check about dogs. Not common.
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Original_me40
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Response from Atlantic96 | Reviewed this property |
i have no idea. i would call and ask. Restaurants particularly good ine often accomodate when they have advancd notice
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