The location is part of the attraction. This traditional-style pub is in a popular working craft brewery (you'll see the huge vats), situated in Toronto's historic Distillery District. Originally this pedestrian-only complex of red-brick Victorian-era buildings was the largest distillery in the world. More recently, it stood in as a location for the filming of the musical "Chicago." Now the buildings house shops, theaters, and restaurants. The Mill Street Brewpub offers typical fare, from chicken pie and Drunken Butter Chicken to Beer-B-Q-Ribs and chips. There's a weekend and holiday brunch menu 10am to 3pm, and a traditional roast beef dinner is served on Sunday after 4pm. If the weather is with you, there's an outdoor patio. This site can be a little bleak in the winter, but very festive pre-Christmas when the streets are filled by a large outdoor market. Mill Street Brewery has two locations in the Distillery District. Steps from the pub is The Beer Hall, with a more contemporary design, including some communal tables, and a fabulous outside patio with several large fireplaces for cooler weather. Beer is pumped right from the vats through large copper pipes to the taps behind the bars. Mill Street produces more than 12 handcrafted beers and ales in the brewery, such as the Autumn Harvest Nightmare on Mill Street Pumpkin Ale, which leaves a lingering pumpkin pie aftertaste.
Mill Street Brewpub
21 Tank House Lane
Our Rating Neighborhood Distillery District Hours Mon–Tues 11am–11pm, Wed 11am–midnight, Thurs 11am–1am, Fri 11am–2am, Sat 10:30am–2am, Sun 10:30am–10pm Transportation Streetcar: King east to Parliament, then walk two blocks south to Mill Street, and east to Distillery District entrance Phone 416/681-0338 Amenities Entrees $14–$24 Cuisine Type American Web site Mill Street Brewpub
Map21 Tank House Lane Toronto
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