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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar Esplanade

) #15 of 7,001 Restaurants in Toronto $$ - $$$ Steakhouse, , American
56 The Esplanade | Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A7, Canada
+1 416-367-0685
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (195 reviews)
“prime rib” (33 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Canadian, American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
56 The Esplanade | Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm guessing that our experience was not the typical experience. Our service from services Montana was very poor. While we tried hard to engage our server Montan she seemed very disinterested and ingenuous. Numerous mistakes by her and by kitchen. When I let management know...More

Thank 902zita
Keg T, Guest Relations + Store Marketing at The Keg Steakhouse + Bar Esplanade, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for providing us with your feedback. We understand your recent experience at The Keg fell short, and we are eager to restore your faith in our restaurants. We encourage you to email us at kegcommunity@kegrestaurants.com with the details and location of your last...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like a good steak and wine this is the place to be. Service is great and the food is excellent

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title is a bit misleading because I can't remember the last time I had a steak and a lobster tale. However I really enjoyed this at the Keg. The starter I had (scallops wrapped in bacon) was also outstanding. Staff seemed to be really...More

Thank Cpt B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here with two family members, firstly I must say the food was delicious! Steak was very good quality, as were the starters that we ordered. The server we had was somewhat short and not that friendly which was a shame. We were sat...More

Thank LRCM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up going here on Saturday night after striking out at Harbour Sixty, Mortons and Barbarians. Our group was in Toronto for a guys weekend and were staying at the nearby Westin Harbour Castle after catching a Jays/Rangers game at the Dome in the...More

Thank Old-Eye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to try the Keg as we travelled in Canada, I have to say that for a city environment this was both very tasty and a very pleasant environment. I see complaints about service elsewhere but I can't fault the service from Ross(John?)...More

Thank desertfreddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I experienced the absolute rudest service I’ve ever had in Canada at the Keg on the Esplanade in Toronto over the weekend. I can’t believe I’m writing this, as I’ve never had anything but very friendly and cordial service ANYWHERE in Toronto or Vancouver. My...More

1  Thank dpa_tim
Keg T, Guest Relations + Store Marketing at The Keg Steakhouse + Bar Esplanade, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We understand your recent experience at The Keg was disappointing and we’re eager to restore your faith in our restaurants. Please email us at kegcommunity@kegrestaurants.com so we can follow up directly.

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delightful birthday dinner with hubby. Two faves, Caesar & wedge salads did not disappoint. We were offered and enjoyed the warm sour dough bread with whipped butter. It was challenging not to finish the loaf but we wanted to leave room for main courses....More

1  Thank Ginette P
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I always elect to sit in the bar area when we visit this location. The bartenders are quite personable and always provide excellent service. The food is amazing and the restaurant has a great vibe! The management has clearly done a great...More

Thank Irishboy15
Reviewed 4 May 2017

It wasn't a special occasion just looking for a good steak, the reviews were promising and I booked via the Internet in advance which was just as well as a Sunday evening it was busy. It started well ordering done and drinks on the table...More

Thank John H
Keg T, Guest Relations & Store Marketing at The Keg Steakhouse + Bar Esplanade, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us but we understand you were disappointed with the level of service you received. If you would like to connect with us further, we encourage...More

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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
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Ontariomartha
How far are you from ACC. What is the best route to go if walking!!
12 May 2017|
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Response from Keg T | Property representative |
The Esplanade Keg is approximately a 10minute walk from the Air Canada Centre, if walking it's best to walk North on Yonge Street, turn left on Front and walk South on Bay. Please note that construction and road closures... More
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dee710
How long to walk to Buema Appel theatrte? If very closem, I would like to book 6 seats for as close to 5.30pm aas possible.
11 May 2017|
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Response from Keg T | Property representative |
The Keg on The Esplanade is about a 5 minute walk to the theatre. You can reserve online or by calling the restaurant at 416 367 0685. Please note that there may be some limitations in terms of time and date when reserving... More
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John C
Hi do they take reservations
8 October 2016|
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Response from Goughie | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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