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 has change ownership many times, yet the authenticity and integrity of the building's 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.
Welcome to Mill Street & 5 American House. ~ Patio Dining Available
Patio Dining Options
We are pleased of offer many outdoor dining options including:
A fully covered section with TV and a covered front porch perfect for inclimate weather. Tents and umbrellas are placed throughout the patio offering shade. Full sun seating is also available for the sun worshippers.
With our extensive outdoor space with multiple seating options, we are able to accommodate many Guests comfortably while maintaining a spaceous and airy feel.
As we enter Step 3 we will be offering our full patio on dry days. Our indoor space and covered patio will be available on rainy days.
No reservations, first come first seated.
With 110 seats available, rest assured wait times are minimal, even during peak hours.
No need to call ahead!
We are looking forward to an enjoyable and lively patio season at Mill Street and American House.