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Aug 12, 2008 03:25 PM

What to eat at The Keg? . . . I've had no luck in the past...

Hey Guys,

I'm not a huge fan of The Keg but a bunch of old classmates of mine have settled on going there on Friday night . . . are there any menu items that are CHOW worthy that I should order while I'm there . . . . I love all foods so I'm open to anything on the menu . . . Give me your favorites!!


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  1. I've always found their prime rib is better than average and a safe bet.

    1. I love that place, it's a guilty pleasure... I like the mushroom neptunes, the escargot, french onion soup and the baseball sirloin... hopefully not all in the same sitting... when in Rome...

      1. I always go for the prime rib. Like rsvp said, its a safe bet and definetly above average.

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        1. re: hungryabbey

          I agree the prime rib is always excellent at Keg Mansion, but not so at some other Keg locations....won't recommend it at the Richmond Hill location.

          1. re: tampopo

            hm thats good to know. I have only ever been to the mansion. I guess I assumed everything was standardized, but I guess thats not true. Are the prices different at the other kegs?

        2. I had the prime rib last time; it was fine, but all the sides and the apps we ordered were so salty I was dehydrated for two days. It all tasted like the cook drowned them in salt and some sort of "mrs. dash" uberspice.

          To me, the best bet at the Keg is the trio of mini burgers on the bar menu. They each have a different topping, and because they're small, they're actually nice and juicy. It would probably take 2 or 3 orders to make a full meal, though, and you're friends might look at you pretty weird for that one ;)

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          1. re: Gary

            We always order the mini burgers too. I like the onion frites that come with them.

            1. re: fickle

              I usually get the sliders (mini-burgers) and then the "Keg sized" nachos. They are both delicious and it's a whole meal. But yes, those sliders are the best thing on the whole menu. That and a martini!

              1. re: canadianbeaver

                Hot name. But I find that they freeze the beef for their burgers and have seen on more than two occasions freezer burn. I stick to the steaks as they are usually cooked right. Baseball sirloin medium rare is nice.

          2. Plain old steak, whichever cut you prefer. There's no point in getting fancy as the Keg really only does plain old steak (alternately, plain old prime rib) particularly well.

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            1. re: Jacquilynne

              Plain old steak. Prime rib is ok. Whatever you do, don't order the blue cheese steak.

              1. re: caitlink

                Why not? I like the blue cheese steak with the heaviest red wine I can get. I don't go often enough to call it a guilty pleasure, but it would be if I did! Recently had the same thing (steak with blue cheese on top) at Ruth's Chris in Chicago and loved it there as well. Felt a bit sick afterwards (just because of the fat content: my diet is generally low in fat), but I'd do it again 2nite if I could :).