HappyCow is loading...

Merchant Ale House

  • Veg-friendly Veg-friendly
    ( 6 reviews )
Contact 905-984-4060

98 St. Paul Street (at downtown), St Catharines, Ontario, Canada, ON L2R 3M2

Serves meat, vegan options available. Brewpub that brews craft beer on site and offers other craft beers from outside breweries. Dimly lit with live music sometimes. Has a few vegan choices on the menu, including a vegan shawarma and the white bean dip with pita; plus soups, nachos, and dips can be made vegan upon request. Feb 2013: the portobello burger was replaced by a housemade veggie burger, which could be made vegan by omitting curry mayonaise. Has daiya cheese. Open .

Category: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Western, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Reviews (6)

First Review by nowherefast

Greatest vegan nachos! - Edit

Amazing vegan nachos and additional toppings like guacamole and corn salsa. They have Daiya (and let's be honest, no Vegan nachos would be complete with it). They have a few other vegan options but for someone who is both Vegan and Gluten Free, the nachos are an absolute MUST try

Pros: Daiya cheese , staff understand what "vegan" means , several menu options for vegans

Cons: can be a bit crowded and loud if you're looking fo,

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

My Favourite Place - Edit

I find myself at the Merch once or twice a week. They have a vegan shwarma which is great. The fried green tomato sandwich is vegan and is delicious! Last time I got vegan nachos and they were fresh, hot and loaded with toppings. Salad dressing is amazing and of course the beer is a must. Service is fast and friendly and they even have tables in the basement for when it is really busy.

Pros: atmosphere, friendly fast service, many vegan options and Daiya

Cons: none

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

It's a bar - Edit

The beer is hit or miss. Sometimes it's enjoyable but most of the time not. The kitchen is down in a dungeon. Just have a look at how clean the bathrooms are and you may get an idea.
Updated from previous review on Tuesday September 17, 2013

Pros: Location

Cons: It's a bar, Ok food, No parking

2 Responses

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Best brew pub I've been to yet! - Edit

The ataff was stellar, the beer was amazing, and the vegan shwarma was delicious. Cozy, but clean atmosphere, lots of light, and tonnes of character. I'd go back in a heartbeat if I lived in the area and my friend who I went with is going to going back with his partner sometime soon!

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Good value and good vegan options - Edit

I've always enjoyed the food here. This is one of the best veg-friendly restaurants in the city. The beer selection is also fantastic for people that are interested in that sort of thing.

The new veggie burger is really good, and daiya cheese can be added. It is a slight improvement over the old portebello burger.

The vegan pizza and nachos are fairly good, but the burger is always my first choice.

Overall good food and good prices, and plenty of vegan options. The servers also understand "vegan" and will ensure the message is communicated to the kitchen. I give it the maximum 4 star rating.

Pros: Good veg options, Fair prices, Great veggie burger

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Love this place - Edit

Great pizzas and nachos. Most pizza's on the menu can be made vegan or you can make your own. Servers are very friendly and knowledgeable. I go here often and really enjoy the food. They also will make vegan quesadillas upon request.

Pros: great food, fast service, knowledgeable

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Link to this page from your site. .
Return to St Catharines Vegetarian Restaurants & Health Food Store Listings
Business Owners, if you see an unfair review, read this.
Why was my review removed? - details
Reviews are not endorsed by HappyCow - review terms
Has Merchant Ale House closed, shut down, moved, or changed? Please use the Update Form.
This page has been viewed 1329 times since Oct 2012.

Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now