The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Saanich
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Saanich

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Saanich

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.kegsteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: 2504791651
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Reynolds
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Free parking adjacent to the building.
A word from The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Saanich
The Keg Steakhouse & Bar serves the finest cuts of succulent steak, aged for tenderness and grilled to perfection. Prime rib is a Keg specialty, slow roasted, hand carved and perfectly seasoned with special Keg spices. The restaurant also serves delicious seafood, memorable appetizers, crisp salads… and decadent desserts. A casual ambiance and friendly, very knowledgeable staff are proud and reliable trademarks of The Keg Steakhouse & Bar. You'll find a truly comfortable and satisfying dining atmosphere accompanied by a fun and up-scale bar setting where guests can enjoy an excellent wine list, signature Keg martinis, and fresh squeezed juice cocktails.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Saanich reviews from OpenTable diners
57 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (48)good for groups (27)romantic (19)neighborhood gem (15)notable wine list (13)kid-friendly (10)fit for foodies (9)hot spot (6)late-night find (5)great for outdoor dining (3)great for lunch (2)vibrant bar scene (1)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Curly
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    One of the meals was incorrect but server admitted it was her error and it was corrected immediately and they could not do enough for us to make it up. Excellent meal and service
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Everything was great!
    IslandEater
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    The food was great, the service was great. Very good experience! They even recognized it was someone's Bday dinner and gave them a dessert present! Totally unexpected and it made the evening. A Keg night is always a good night in my books!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Keg
    KegAug11
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    The food was good but one definitely needs to be a steak eater to enjoy it. The service was excellent! Our server was attentive, friendly and personable and made sure we were well attended to but didn't annoy us with his presence.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • old time
    tommy
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    I was impressed by the food and service. I hadn't been at the keg in quite a long time and was pleased that it is still friendly and good food
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent atmosphere
    Jenny
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Whenever I am in Victoria I always meet my son here for dinner. Excellent food and great place to catch up. Terrific service always and you never feel rushed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We will be back
    Countmein
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Would return to this restaurant without a doubt, they do know how to produce a fantastic steak. Service was impeccable and was nice to see General Manager making sure his guests where enjoying the service.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lobster and potatoes
    Vic18
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    It was really wonderful! We enjoyed the time and food.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Still awesome!
    thekat
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    My husband and I both remember coming here as kids with our families and still enjoy coming here now. This is one of the few restaurants that has stood the test of time in a very competitive Victoria market. Awesome service and fantastic food!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    The server was excellent - he ensured my wife would not have to struggle with her lobster (which she had been looking forward to for weeks) not like the place in Port Moody!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome experience
    Awesome
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    First came here 30 years ago and well known for their steaks. Lobsters featured when we dined so extra treat. Our wait staff was exceptionally efficient, polite and took the time to explain the menu well. Love the fresh baked sourdough and twice baked potatoes..... Will be back soon!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good bye dinner.
    lastsupper
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    Our relatives from Ontario were leaving the next day for home. They chose the Keg as a good bye and thank you for their visit with us. Great food, good atmosphere and wonderful service.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New visit to the keg
    Baysiner
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Haven't been to the Keg for a couple of years. Decided we needed a nice diner with friends. Our server was excellent. The young lady that greeted us and took us to our table was charming. The steaks were excellent, the prawns were cold and overdone , the veggies were undercooked. Overall not bad, but not as good as I've experienced in the past..
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Food and service were good, yes would recommend for all occasions.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • so-so this time round
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    We come to the keg a lot for special occasions (this time being my birthday) but this time I found the Lobster Manhattan was a let down :( The sauce was very salty. The appies were fantastic as per usual.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Keg Dinner
    arld
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Had an excellent meal. Service was great. Two children dining with us were well looked after. Great evening.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great steak
    Peachy
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Favourite restaurant! Any location any where! Never fails to meet my expectations.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Celebrating my Mom's 84th Birthday.
    Mamaspecial
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    My Mom and I always celebrate our birthdays together and her favorite place to eat is the Keg. She is a very hard lady to surprise, but we pulled it off. We got dressed up and picked her up, told her we were going for supper. When we arrived at the restaurant ,we yelled surprise!! She was surprised and excited. We enjoyed a beautiful dinner, with great ambiance and a special dessert. We appreciated the Keg treating us to a special birthday dessert and extra flare. It was a beautiful evening shared by all. We thank you for the fantastic service, wonderful food and a great evening. It is one of our most favorite places always to eat and have fun with the family.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • THIS is a Steakhouse
    Starfleet56
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    When you want the best steak in town, this is where you go to get it. I had the Blue Cheese crusted Fillet Mignon cooked Blue Rare, my wife had the Manhattan New York Medium Rare and our son had the Pepper Steak Medium Rare and they were all PERFECT. How often can you go out for dinner and all of us are so happy with our meals? Not as often as you would think. We have not visited the Keg in years and this was a special occasion for us. We will be back soon.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Hostess delightful and helpful. Service excellent - Casey was our waiter. Food - bla/ok -Jethro not up to usual standard. Pity
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Grassfed beef???
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Our server did not know if you had grass fed beef. Wake up You should have the option I think now a days Awesome desert for my birthday and nice poulet à la créole. Would try the other one in Victoria if you have grass fed beef
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great birthday
    birdie
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    This is the second time I brought visitors to Victoria here for dinner. The waiters are amazing. Very polite and thorough explaining everything. It was my birthday on Saturday so I love the keg for something really special. The lobster was so good. The whole dinner was a great experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quadra
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    ALL FOUR OF HAD A GREAT MEAL AND THOROUGHLY ENJOYED THE KEG AS PROBABLY BEEN ABOUT A YEAR SINCE OUR LAST VISIt.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner at the Keg
    arld
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Great service, delicious food, only complaint was the table we were seated at. Along an aisle with people rushing past constantly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Keg
    dustytrails
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    Its Keg and if you eat here as a regular you know what you are going to get. Good food. I usually give it higher marks, but this time for some reason on a Wednesday night and not totally crowded, it took our main course a little long to get to our table. We ordered King Crab. Between the time we ate our stuffed mushroom caps appy to getting our main course was about 35-40 minutes. Unusual not have been given an explanation from the wait staff on the delay. It would have been nice to hear from the staff the reason for our wait. We had been joking our meals must have been ordered in from Alaska that night. Otherwise the food was really good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nocookingtonight55
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    The food & service was good - the lighting could be better - Will go back again for sure....
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sassy
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    The food was great. The Keg usually under cooks their steaks but this night they didn't. We had ordered based on how we usually find their steaks to come out so that was the only disappoinment. We ordered medium thinking it would be medium rare and it was really medium.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good, But
    NextTime
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Good Service, but the food was not up to it's usual standards.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service, Great Food
    Drewbert
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    My wife and I went here for our anniversary. Our appetizers came quickly and we're awesome! We both had steak and lobster tail. My wife had the Baseball Sirloin which was quite under in the middle which is understandable considering how thick it is. She said other than that the taste was really good. When we told our server she was very apologetic and actuall came back with a huge free desert for us! We had a great experience and would recommend this restaurant to anyone!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Keg Delivers
    Victoria2explore
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    For a long time Canadian Chain, they have remained surprisingly quite current. Menu is great for foodies as well as the Meat & Potatoes types. Big portions and the service was the best in the entire 2 week length of the vacation in Victoria. Well done. Enjoy!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pre-Mother's Day Dinner
    msbcp
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    We went out to the Keg as we know we get great food and great service. It did not disappoint us. I was even surprised with a complimentary 'famous' Billy Miner Mud Pie to share with my family.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food good. Seating not so good.
    Leeya
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    Service was good and the food excellent, but the seating could have been better. Table was near a little stairway to the kitchen, so the wait staff were constantly bustling by and there was there was often a sound of dishes clattering. This wasn't a particularly busy night, so I'm sure there was no need to use that table.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • good food, rushed dinner.
    Kerri1234
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    Food and server where great. However, I had barely just finished my salad and they brought the entree. I felt rushed. When I said something about it, the guy in a blue suit and red tie shot me a look that was disturbing. Will probably choose other places to eat. For that kind of money, I want to enjoy the dinner.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 25 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance3.7
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 168 reviews are from the The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Saanich reviews archive.
  • nice evening out
    Lynn
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    The food was good as it usually is, but service was not the same as we are used to. Perhaps just an off night.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ok but not great ...
    cfinedine
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    The space is nice and comfortable ... it's quiet and lit nicely. The service was good no complaints but the food was the weak link ... the asparagus was woody not a really big deal but the steak was fatty, grisly and tough. Not how I remember the Keg at all.
    Special Features:
    Romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    The service was outstanding as always and the food was amazing. Love dining here!
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Late-Night Find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Steak to die for
    yummy
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    Rib Eye steak was so great and the baked potato was outstanding. The service rates among the best in the city so I will go back fro sure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Why make rezys and still wait
    VicFoodie
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Not sure why we can never be sat @ the time of our rezy. But liquids spilled on people, and 3 occasions os glasses breaking at other tables made the night VERY entertaining. Our server was great as I had a few refills, and I did not wait long for them despite the restaurant being busy.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tasty food, but lacking service
    steakinvic
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    We went to The Keg on Quadra st. on Friday evening (April 11). After we were seated we had to wait about 6 or 7 minutes before a server came to our table asking about our drink order, but by then we had already decided on dinner. Our food came quickly and was excellent, but it took a while for the staff to clear our table when we were finished. After waiting for about 10 minutes with an empty table our server came back and just left us a desert menu, we wanted our cheque, but she didn't give us a chance to speak before rushing off. After about another 4-5 minutes she came back and we asked for the cheque, then waited another 5-6 minutes before it came back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not the best Prime rib
    HarryTheCat
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    This restaurant is pricy. Had the prime which was not warm almost cool not really impressed since this is one of the things they are suppose to specialize in. I have had much better prime rib at half the cost and it comes with the ceased salad, gravy, Yorkshire pudding and a better vegetable select. We'll it will probable be another 20 years before I go back. Maybe. Noise was not elegant, it was so noisy I could barely speak to my wife without raising my voice.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Group dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    Service was slow. The two guys with the same name that served us couldn't get us drinks fast enough. Thank goodness the bar was just downstairs. Almost every guest headed down there to get their own. Everyone loved their dinner, and the kitchen was fast! The food once again saved lack lustre service. The birthday girls dinner was wrong. But the kitchen fixed it quick. Would have been nice if our food wasn't auctioned off, but we were happy to eat. Our table wasn't ready on time, so next year we are doing take out!!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.