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The Merchant Ale House

€€ - €€€American, ,
98 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
+1 905-984-4060
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Grill, Pub, Canadian, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
98 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 338 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Great beer, amazing food and even better service. Worth the drive from burlington ... thanks Mike, we will definitely be back.

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 3 days ago

We dropped in for lunch and were seated by the front window. It was nice to watch people coming and going on St. Paul Street. I enjoyed the fried green tomato sandwich with shoestring fries. I really like the roasted red pepper romesco sauce and...More

Thank ruby2sday
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our dining experience. Casual and just right. Tasty food. We dined downstairs which was a pleasant surprise. Upstairs was a little noisy for us anyway after a long day. I’m not a big beer drinker at all but loved the light beer they had...More

1  Thank TravellingSpirit2000
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Came across The Merchant while touring the area and had lunch. Fantastic food, beer and service. A special thank you to our host Mike who was so helpful and even gave us suggestions to help us make the most of our vacation. Would highly recommend...More

1  Thank Christine F
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Relax, sit back and enjoy a great selection of drafts and some tasty pub food. Nice place to just relax and hang out. Always busy

1  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We came this week for a major week long rowing event and came to this pub easily four times. Perfect service and everyone works as a team. Really the only busy bar during the week in this town. Had almost all of their beer and...More

Thank MalvernDad
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner while here for the Henley Regatta. Got right in. Fun pub atmosphere. Waitress was nice but seemed busy so not super attentive but service was good. Beer was good. Food was pretty good. Got tacos and fish and chips. Asked that...More

Thank Brabsct
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Good food good prices. Excellent local brews. A variety of choices. Flights are an excellent way to try local brews. Can take bottles home afterwards.

Thank Dave U
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Food is def pub food but it’s a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. I’m not a beer drinker but friends that are love like this place.

Thank Lynne I
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Found this Pub online while visiting our daughter at Brock University. Great find. They brew their beer on site and it's great. They have a list of their available beer on a large chalk board, giving you lots of info regarding each beer. I particularly...More

Thank scott9Caledon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Cuisine
American, Bar, Grill, Pub, Canadian, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines
  • Phone Number: +1 905-984-4060
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