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Keg Steakhouse & Bar

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Downtown Halifax
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1712 Market St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2E3, Canada
(902) 425-8355
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4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 90
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Never again!

What does $31 get you... not much, a dried out, overcooked piece of salmon and a plop of tasteless ,mashed potatoes. Never saw the brussels sprouts that were on the menu. Seriously, $31 ???? Unbelievable that we stood in a line up outside on a cold weekend night to be gouged!!! (they don't take... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
solyaqua
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Nova Scotia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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207 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Nova Scotia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

What does $31 get you... not much, a dried out, overcooked piece of salmon and a plop of tasteless ,mashed potatoes. Never saw the brussels sprouts that were on the menu. Seriously, $31 ???? Unbelievable that we stood in a line up outside on a cold weekend night to be gouged!!! (they don't take reservations... Never again!!! Overpriced and under... More 

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Lower Sackville, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

No matter what city you travel to, you can always count on the Keg to deliver superior food and great service. Went here last night for dinner with a few girlfriends, we had probably one to many cocktails... (hence my hangover today), and delicious delicious food!!! Had to say it twice because last night was probably the best steak I... More 

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Halifax, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great food & always consistent! Especially love the filet....very tender & flavourful! Caesar salad is great....and love the double stuffed potatoes! Never have room for desert and always leave very satisfied! Try the Keg size Caesar....always delicious!

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Halifax, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We do not dine out a lot but anytime we do the Keg is always on the list. This is a casual dining experience with a regular dining area as well as a bar area. Celebrated with my daughter here a week ago. We both had fantastic meals. I won't go into detail but suffice it to say I have... More 

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Truro
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I came here on Valentine's Day, which also happens to be our Anniversary. Admittedly, the main reason we chose The Keg was that we had received a gift card for Christmas. It is too far out of the way and too pricey for us to visit frequently. Our last visit was probably 10 years ago, and before... More 

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saint john n.b.
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16 reviews 16 reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Took a party of 6 for a get together. the escargot was disgusting. I have eaten this as an appetizer every chance I get, never experienced anything like it. it tasted like sausage meat ground on topping.The baked potatoes were like they had been baked early morning and then reheated!Th ceaser salad was swimming with sauce. The ribs were small.... More 

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Nova Scotia
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

I don't get here often as it is expensive. We arrived at 5pm on a cold Saturday night after skating at the Oval. There was already a huge crowd. We were told 30 to 45 minute wait but it only took 15 minutes perhaps because we were only a party of two. Our waiter Adam was very knowledgeable and helpful... More 

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Halifax, Canada
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Restaurant has been around for decades. First time back in several years as I was given a gift card. Probably won't return. Recently renovated , thus nice atmosphere, BUT - No coat hooks. Halifax is a cold/damp/windy city and you risk hypothermia if uncloaked October thru May. Staff were friendly. Steaks were prepared as ordered, but portions were on the... More 

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Holybourne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Had a truly excellent meal. Only 2 courses.....Thai Fishcakes (delicious), then had the fillet steak with peppercorn sauce, twice baked potato and Ceaser Salad.. Amazing! Sadly, I couldn't quite finish it all! The waiter ....and all the staff...were friendly and helpful.

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Halifax, NS
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went to the Keg on New Years Eve. They do not accept reservations so it's first come first serve. They told me on the phone that it could be an hour to an hour and a half wait for a table but we thought we would take the chance. They opened at 4:00 and I mistaken presumed that most... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1712 Market St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2E3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Regional Municipality  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: (902) 425-8355

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?