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Mill Street & Five American House

324 Dundas St E, Waterdown, Hamilton, Ontario L0R 2H0, Canada
+1 905-690-1058
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“perogies” (7 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
324 Dundas St E, Waterdown, Hamilton, Ontario L0R 2H0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I met a friend here for dinner on Friday night. We were seated promptly in the back dining room. The front bar area was crazy busy and probably would have been more "fun" but we were VERY happy in the back. I had the Bacon...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank agent713
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never disappointed! Food is good, service is friendly. Will be back...again! Building has so much history. Always feel comfortable and welcome,

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank busymom1015
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Met a friend for dinner, ordered the fried pickles which was a large portion great for sharing. Also ordered the fish tocos which was basically fish and chips on a wrap. Large piece of fish in a small wrap with little garnish. Not what we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mariafY78IG
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We had lunch with friends on the outdoor patio, which was a pleasant summer experience. Decent food & good service at a decent price.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank RogerH48
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Lunch was very good. Portions were just the right size. Staff was attentive, friendly & professional. Prices were reasonable. Did not go in so cannot comment on the interior. The patio is nice, far enough away from the busy cross-streets. Ample parking. Would definitely come...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank OurWanderingCasa
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This old time hotel has been converted to a wonderful restaurant with a local atmosphere including weekend music and outside patio. Have eaten there with friends on multiple occasions as well as dropped in for a quick beer while out for a walk. Lots of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Linda W
Reviewed August 25, 2018

The main draw for the American House is their extensive selection of beers on tap. I like a cider in summer and was able to bet a Brick House cider on tap. There are daily lunch specials. I ordered a toasted western on brown with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Barheat
Reviewed July 21, 2018

The jerk chicken is usually sold out by 6:30 on a Saturday night! My husband likes it full on but I order the sauce on the side because its too hot for me. Beer takes the sting out though. Fish and chips are good too....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank nineteenlives
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Yes, they have been in business for a VERY long time...so go and see why! My wife said her steak sandwich was excellent. I ordered escargot & pork sliders which were top notch as well. Key lime pie and chocolate brownie with ice cream were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dgray002
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Went out for dinner on a Thursday night, group of four. Smithwick‘s and Guinness beer and burger special. Not informed of any specials upon arrival had to verify before ordering. Restaurant extremely loud not able to have a conversation at our table. Burger special was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank KingGeorge2013
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Questions & Answers
September 4, 2017|
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Response from DebS1915 | Reviewed this property |
It sure does!
March 29, 2017|
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Response from borninja | Property representative |
Hi- we will not be providing a Brunch however we will be opening at 10am with an Easter breakfast menu which will include items not usually found on our normal breakfast menu, such as Eggs Benedict, Pancakes and French... More
Kathleen B
December 9, 2016|
Response from borninja | Property representative |
No sorry we are closed for December 25th.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 Dundas St E, Waterdown, Hamilton, Ontario L0R 2H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Waterdown
  • Phone Number: +1 905-690-1058
  • E-mail
This beautiful stone building was built in 1824 and was originally named The North American Hotel, it has remained open as a restaurant since. Now named Mill Street and Five American House, we offer clients a warm relaxing environment and meals made to order. Daily food and drink features along with Live entertainment Friday and Saturday Nights and Sunday afternoons always provide a great escape. We have outdoor seating on 2 separate patios and a Party room which can accommodate groups up to 34. We look forward to hosting you on your next visit.
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