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The Merchant Ale House

98 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
+1 905-984-4060
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 5 min
American, Bar, Grill, Pub, Canadian, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
98 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for a pint. The beer was great , staff friendly and the atmosphere was inviting . We will be back !

Thank Cynthia E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my way to a few breweries, I stopped off here for a light lunch and a beer (heard they made some of their own) I ended up being very happily surprised. The Strawberry Blond and Blueberry Wheat were amazing! The food was good pub...More

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loud, active spot where friends get together before or after a game at Meridian Centre. Large beer selection. Lots of energy. We thought it was just right before or after the FIBAU17 Boys America’s Basketball Championship. I am sure it is fun during the winter...More

Thank John2436
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for dinner- wonderful blueberry beer and chicken and waffle speciality. Would highly recommend. But the service was even better. Mike was most helpful- not only with the food fare, but also with recommendations about area attractions and wineries to visit. This whole area of...More

Thank reidstrips
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For so many years the management here has been outstanding. Personality, recognition of who you are, great beer (of course!) and a superb selection from the kitchen. Sometimes it is a little bit too much attention to service, but that means to me that they...More

Thank goinganywherewecango
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September 1, 2016|
Response from GWAR1 |
Yes they will be open regular hours.
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Yes no problem this is a wine region so it's everywhere!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $11
American, Bar, Grill, Pub, Canadian, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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