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The Keg

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1170 Upper James Street, Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3B1, Canada
+1 905-574-7880
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Fri 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 3:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After a four day road trip, returning home from a Florida vacation, we were happy to stop for our final night in Hamilton. We searched Google Maps for a hotel that was located within walking distance of a decent restaurant and as soon as this Keg showed up, our decision was made. Arriving on a weekend night, the place was... More 

Thank Boogabooster_com
Hamilton, Canada
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Keg is a place we go regularly. However the last few visits prior to this were only OK, not this time - it was excellent. The steaks were all cooked exactly as we ordered, the twice baked potatoes were great and everything was nice and hot. I don't know if they changed kitchen staff or what, but whatever they... More 

Thank CDNHikingViking
Stoney Creek, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose the Keg for our anniversary dinner. Incredibly busy when we arrived, had a drink at the bar while we waited for a table. Caeser was delicious. We were finally seated, but the server took at least 7 minutes before he arrived at our table. Not a huge deal but we were hungry. When he did arrive, he was very... More 

Thank pr0udparent
Burlington, Canada
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336 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

.........not so impressed with 'some' of the food .Three of us dined at the Keg on Wednesday , Nov. 16th - all ordered steaks. Two of the steaks ( teriyaki ) were excellent . However mine , the peppercorn steak , was terrible - fatty and hard to cut .As hungry as I was , I just couldn't eat it... More 

Thank Jack M
Ancaster, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant on the day of our anniversary and had a very nice experience. When we arrived they had no record of our reservation that had been made by my wife 24 hours earlier. We were asked to wait but in a very few minutes the manager came out and apologized for the mistake. We were given a... More 

Thank David L
South Heights
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place. Good food, great service. They KNOW how to run a business. Rib steak is the best available.

Thank railroader60
Hamilton, Canada
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We dined in the bar area last night with some friends and had an excellent experience. The wait and bartending staff were very friendly and attentive, they took our orders and let us enjoy our drinks and great food at our own pace. For me personally, the customer service gets an above beyond award, I had a small problem with... More 

Thank ML_from_the_Hammer
Stoney Creek
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

My husband and I went to the Keg last Saturday for a nice meal. Our server was an Irish lass cant really remember her name- it was like Rionin- anyways she was lovely and so helpful and friendly. We ordered our meals and when mine came I had a bit of an issue. Immediately our server had the manager- Jason... More 

Thank AnnieStoneyCreek
Ottawa, Canada
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268 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We're Keg fans and we're thrilled to find one in Hamilton. A 35 minute wait on a Sunday evening but we were hungry and tired and decided to stick it out Service was amazing. Mary Rose was a delightful server and made our meal memorable. The only downside was having to send back my prime rib as it was over... More 

Thank VACanuck
Hamilton, Canada
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

I recently went for a belated birthday dinner to The Keg. I wish I could remember the name of our server, but she was so good. She was friendly without being cloying and made some excellent suggestions regarding appetizers. Everything we ordered was cooked perfectly to our taste. I recommend the baked brie with basil pesto and red pepper jelly.... More 

Thank Carol H

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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
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Steakhouse, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
3:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1170 Upper James Street, Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-574-7880

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