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The Keg

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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1051 North 16th Street, Suite A, Murray, KY
(270) 762-0040
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Murray, Kentucky
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While it is certainly not a fancy restaurant, the food is as good as it gets. Have never had a bad meal here. The service is really good. It is a little noisy but that is part of the atmosphere. It is a fun place. The only downside is smoking is still allowed in bar which can spill over into... More 

Thank Boone23
Alexandria, VA
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212 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, it's 20-30 miles from your camper, hotel, boat, but you MUST get to The Keg in Murray, KY. The menu is very extensive and offers everyone something special. SO many wonderful choices to include the Alligator Tail or Ribs, seafood, steaks, burgers, pasta, salads, etc. First class food and professional customer service. ALL locals love this restaurant. You will,... More 

Thank Alan B
Murray, Kentucky
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123 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is great, I wouldn't guess it when walking in. Make sure you don't wear clothes you love, you'll leave smelling like smoke. There are live bands here often, which is always a good time.

Thank Birdie G
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for ball games. Original menu. Everyone in our family loved their food. Shrimp. Pasta. Chicken pasta. Shrimp salad. Fish. Fried bluegill. Sides were delicious.

Thank Vicki S
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95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

If you don't mind a busy place with smoking and yelling on the busy nights, then you'll love this place. I wouldn't have minded it so much but several were drinking and smoking and bumping into our table. I should have gone earlier in the day. Not family at those times. But, the food is very good so don't hestitate,... More 

Thank edhaskle
Spring Hill, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We were in town for a baseball tournament and stopped here for a late lunch. My family I loved this place. It was probably one of our favorite meals of our stay. The menu had a good variety. We chowed down on some pub food/appetizers, enjoyed the casual laid back atmosphere and watched some baseball on big screen TV in... More 

Thank lmassey2016
Bloomington, Indiana
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

We saw the good reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. We are from an area where there is no smoking allowed in any restaurant, so coming to Western KY where smoking is an option was strange. The Keg has a nonsmoking side well away from the smoking area. They have an extensive menu and all... More 

Thank hoosiermama
Murray, Kentucky
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Love the people. Love the food. Love the atmosphere. Waitresses are the best. A variety of seating areas available and a busy bar and a few pool tables and darts to top it off.

Thank BrinkleyJo
Murray, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Largest variety of seafood in town. I always try a new dish every visit and have never been disappointed. All the food taste fresh and delicious! My favorite would have to be the fried oyster po boy.

Thank Kwyatt16
Murray, Kentucky
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

I went to the Keg to get some of their BBQ ribs. The ribs are smoked in the pit behind the restaurant. They are so tender and have an awesome flavor. Unfortunately the restaurant serves alcohol and smokers flock there. The smoke sometimes is thick enough to cut with a knife. Your clothes smell and I usually get a headache.

Thank 2013Ranger

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1051 North 16th Street, Suite A, Murray, KY
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Murray
  • Phone Number: (270) 762-0040

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