About Us

Located on downtown Kingston's waterfront, the Merchant Tap House is set in a historic building from 1836. 

Dave McNamara has owned and operated restaurants and pubs for over 15 years.

The Merchant Tap House offers customers a choice of over 25 draught beers. Our menu offers a crowd-pleasing variety of pub favourites and classic specialties, including Mama says pasta, Merchant's 40 Creek Whiskey Burger and handmade pizzas. The Merchant Tap House also features a huge 150 person-capacity summer patio overlooking the lake. Check out our website or Facebook page for daily specials.