Mill St & 5 American House ~ In the heart of Waterdown since 1824

Mill St & 5 American House has remained in operation since 1824. It is known as one of the oldest hotels in Ontario. It had change ownership many times, yet the authenticity and integrity of the builds history remains.  The archways of the old stone structure that once delivered guests in a horse and buggy are still visable. 

It contained the last old-time stand-up bar in Ontario and maintained the segregation of men and women up until 1966.

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Procedures & Protocols ~ Curbside Pick Up is Available

We are adhearing to the Covid-19 GREY ZONE restriction at this time. The restrictions allow us to provide Curbside Pick up to our valued customers.


  • Please call 905 690-1058 to place your curbside pick up order.
  • We will deliver your order directly to your vehicle.
  • Cash, Debit or Credit Card payments are accepted curbside.
  • If you desire a contactless transaction, you may choose to pay over the phone by credit card and we will place your order into your vehicle.
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Heated Patio Seating

We are eagerly awaiting the GREY ZONE restrictions to be lifted, so we can enjoy our heated & covered patio once again. 

  • Radiant heating and subtle lighting create a warm and inviting outdoor space to enjoy dinner or evening cocktails
  • Catch the game on out outdoor TV
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    Enjoyable and Safe Experience

    We are committed to providing an enjoyable and safe experience for all of our guests. We are diligently following the guidelines suggested by the Ontario government and have implemented intensive cleaning practices. 

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    Measures to Follow

    We will do all the work!

    Please place your order by phone. Chose your method of payment.We will deliver your order directly to your vehicle. 

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    For Your Safety

    In order to keep our customers safe and healthy, we follow the following:

  • Sanitation stations are available throughout the restaurant to ensure proper hand hygiene.
  • All staff members are required to complete a health check and temperature check before each shift.
  • Staff will be wearing face coverings and maintaining proper hand hygiene.
  • Debit machines are sanitized after each use.
  • High touch surfaces such as handrails and door handles are sanitized throughout the day.
  • We greatly appreciate your patience and cooperation during this time.
  • Our management team is happy to address any questions or concerns you may have.