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“High expectations not met”

The Keep Liquor Bar
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Ranked #343 of 2,355 Restaurants in Columbus
Price range: USD 10 - USD 34
Description: Located in the historic Leveque Tower, The Keep Liquor Bar is a modern French Brasserie and bar. Both the dining room and bar pay homage to the old while ushering in a modern, and unique, food and beverage program. The bar offers guests a comforting space to relax and lounge over a raw bar, drinking nibbles, and shareable options. The state of the art beverage program ranges from regional craft beers, specialty cocktails, a serious whiskey selection and a top notch by the glass or bottle wine program. The brasserie dining room serves lunch Monday-Friday, brunch Saturday and Sunday and dinner seven nights a week.
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Description: Located in the historic Leveque Tower, The Keep Liquor Bar is a modern French Brasserie and bar. Both the dining room and bar pay homage to the old while ushering in a modern, and unique, food and beverage program. The bar offers guests a comforting space to relax and lounge over a raw bar, drinking nibbles, and shareable options. The state of the art beverage program ranges from regional craft beers, specialty cocktails, a serious whiskey selection and a top notch by the glass or bottle wine program. The brasserie dining room serves lunch Monday-Friday, brunch Saturday and Sunday and dinner seven nights a week.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The beautifully renovated Leveque is a treat for the eyes. We had high hopes for The Keep. Very noisy on a busy night. Chilly inside. Drinks were good, but round of beer and wine was very late — we had almost finished eating. Ordered the (expensive) petite tower. Oysters were good, whitefish with caviar was outstanding, lobster needed to have some warm drawn butter available, ceviche was average and needed more lime and salt, shrimp was too cold to taste the seasoning, sweet potato chips were tasty but nearly frozen because served on ice. Really didn’t appreciate the attempted up-sell. People at next table got their dinner when they needed to leave. High hopes unrealized. This place needs work.

Thank Elizabeth C
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I had not been and took a friend there to celebrate her birthday. The food is excellent, reasonably priced for its high quality, and the menu has great innovation. We really appreciated all of the attention to making the cold bar / oyster bar a fun thing to experience. Atmosphere: I loved the low lighting and gas lamps but oddly the temperature of the place was definitely on the cold side so hopefully a minor adjustment and not some sort of systemic space deficiency. Overall, I give it high marks and it impressed us with its elegance!

Thank travelfoodfun
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

The drinks and decor are great. However, the food was disappointing. I ordered a steak medium-rare. A friend next to me ordered the same. My steak arrived very well done. My friend's looked great though. The waiter sent the steak back, and the new steak I got was a dry piece of overcooked steak without the sauce on a small plate. The whole table was laughing at my second meal. Anyway, I would return for drinks but not food.

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Thank Adam B
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Meh. Not something you want to say when you spend 140 before tip for 2. Loud. Music blaring and no way to get away from a profane ‘bro’ table right behind us. Even the waitress was loud. Upside was cocktail and nice gesture of small goblet of cava to help celebrate. Downside was just okay steaks. Just go for drinks. Head elsewhere for food and ambiance.

Thank Margie F
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

First time here, in fact first time in the building. The atmosphere was great, the food and service were on par. Another wonderful addition to the Columbus restaurant landscape!

Thank TravFoodDrin
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