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The restaurant is the brainchild of local entrepreneurs Matthew Simpson (Chef) and Jasmine Lee (General Manager). Partners in business and in life since 2007.
To further their knowledge of the Hospitality industry they made their way to Downtown Toronto, where they were able to hone their crafts working in upscale and well-known restaurants for nine years. The end goal was always assured though, that they would come back to the town that gave them their start and help bring a special space to the place that they grew up.
As you make your way inside, you will be met with warm wood, lush plant life and funky art deco accents. We want this space to feel as though you are stepping into our home and we welcome you all to Come Over for Dinner.
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.
Our menu caters to all cuisine including steak, seafood, pasta and pub fare while being sensitive to vegan and vegetarian offerings. Gluten free options are available.
From beers brewed on site to wines from around the world, to hand crafted spirits made with the freshest of ingredients, 12welve will focus on the true meaning of date night, get togethers with friends and special celebrations featuring live music select weekends.
Serving locally-sourced and sustainable dishes in a mix of casual and fine dining. Dine with us indoors or on our outdoor patio.
A Feast On™ Certified Ontario restaurant; a criteria based program which recognizes businesses committed to showcasing Ontario’s unique taste of place.
Voted Best Fine Dining Restaurant in Durham Region ( 2021 Reader's Choice Diamond Awards ).
- TGTonyGToronto / Ontario •1 review5.0Dined 2 days agoI found that the staff is so welcoming , and Mike the owner has a great gentle personality that makes me feel that I am home. The biggest plus that most restaurants miss the mark is on how long appetizers get to our table . Bella Notte it was immediately within minutes brought to my table. Big plus on that and the food was fresh, hot and delicious!! Great job Bella NotteMore infoBella Notte RistorantePrice: Expensive• Italian• Whitby•4.7
- RMRandyM1 review5.0Dined on Sept 18, 2023Hostess was very pleasant and sat us down at a table of our choice. Our server was quite knowledgeable towards the menu and had our order cooked to the way we specified. We were very satisfied with our orders and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. We have been coming here for both our September Anniversaries for the last four years (except in 2020 when no one was allowed to go out and play). Thank youMore infoBâton Rouge Grillhouse & Bar - WhitbyPrice: Expensive• Grill• Whitby•4.5
- CCChantelleC1 review5.0Dined on Sept 2, 2023This is the second time I've been back in two weeks! Really a great place for elevated casual dining. We will be check out the new menu soon!More infoBrock Street Brewing CompanyPrice: Moderate• Brewery• Whitby•4.9
- KTKarenTToronto / Ontario •2 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023Staff amazingly accommodating! Food was enjoyable, but needed to be sent back as not cooked to liking. Expect pricing to be high--not for your everyday dinner, but acceptable for a special occasion.More infoThe Keg Steakhouse + Bar - AjaxPrice: Expensive• Steakhouse• Ajax•4.7
- PWPattyWMontreal / Quebec •10 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023First time back after the pandemic. Food still great but prices are higher. New restaurant is gorgeous. Wait staff excellent.More infoThe Keg Steakhouse + Bar - OshawaPrice: Expensive• Steakhouse• Oshawa•4.7
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