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The Merchant Tavern

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Wed, 7/17
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, Seafood, Canadian
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were early for our Friday evening reservation so opted to sit at the bar for a cocktail. The place was packed and had a great vibe to it, and from start to finish we found the staff very attentive and outgoing. Once seated we...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MandB56
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just wow for the incredible meal we had tonight. Salmon tartare, pork spaghettini (unbelievable) and creme brûlée.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Norm L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a table of 4 and made reservations - these are needed during peak time period. Our waiter (sorry can't remember his name) was awesome and so was the somiler! We order a bottle of sparkling, a glass of D'oro (made with iceberg icecubes!!)...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Christine B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful space. Lovely hostess. That's about it. "Seafood Plateau?" This was a mystery of a description to a table of raw bar lovers, and perfectly murdered by an untrained, un-poised server who essentially made everyone turn the page. The (2) oysters finally offered were pale...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Bona Fide B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at the Merchant for lunch and had such a great experience that we went back for dinner. Lunch with no reso. Definitely glad that we made a reso for dinner. Two in our party so we had 4 meals; 2 lunch entries, a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank hewmar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stop at the merchant without a reservation and was lucky to have a place ! Reservations recommended! Very nice and modern and very chic! The menu is limited but all gourmet food! I took a fish taco in the starter! It was small and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Greeneyesblue1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there on a Wednesday evening and there was a great buzz happening. Great ambience. Modern vibe and decor. Awesome transformation of an old bank building into a cool restaurant/ bar. The central bar is well done. We left at midnight and there was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Larry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific business lunch with lots of tables and bar seating and plenty of parking nearby. The menu is limited but the options are all tasty and the prices are reasonable especially with the U.S. exchange rate. Service is also very prompt in keeping with the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank eg1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch today at the Merchant Tavern. Started with a double Caesar and the wife had a Chardonnay. Caesar was excellent she enjoyed the wine. The wife ordered a tea biscuit with maple butter to start. She thought it was the best in the land....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank O4597SFsteves
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

checked out this establishment based on reviews and was disappointed. The food was not the best, it was busy but manageable. Staff was great, very friendly and accommodating but the prices were too high for the quality of food. Definitely not my first, second or...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Rick P
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