The Union Grill - The Union Bluff Hotel

4.5
188 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
RESERVATIONS ARE FOR THE UNION GRILL ONLY, THE BLUFF PUB IS FIRST COME FIRST SERVE.
Join us for Happy Hour from 5 - 6 PM Friday and Saturday's for $6.00 Mussels & Calamari, $6 for 6 Oysters, and Specialty Martinis!
On the ocean, with fabulous views and a sophisticated yet cozy atmosphere, the Union Grill is the area's popular place to be. Relax at the bar and enjoy specialty beers, upscale liquors or sip a cappuccino with a late night dessert. Sink into the leather seating area in front of the fireplace while sipping a cocktail and enjoying an appetizer. Treat yourself to an unforgettable meal prepared just for you by Chef Darren Kelly. Using local ingredients, Chef Darren will tantalize your taste buds with a refreshing take on today's classic dishes. Take a look at the Grill menu before making your reservation and be sure not to confuse it with the pub menu as we do not take reservations in the pub. For reservations of 5 or more please call.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 188 people are saying
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bobd
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

it was very good from cocktails to dessert the waitress was very good also

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JackieZuk5
New England
10 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious! Highly recommend!

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Jmt4eats
New England
11 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great location. Views food and service all amazing.

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ThomasG
New England
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Our waitress was great. Food left something to be desired.

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LauraR
New England
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Actually went next door to the pub and it is excellent!!! The breakfast the next day at Union was slow service, about 45 minutes wait after ordering for food but was very good, nice view.

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TomO
New England
4 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Better than anticipated- food very good, noisy but it was a holiday weekend - service was good - overall-well be back!!

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Bails
Tampa
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our meals were delicious as always. Scallops for me and fresh haddock topped with lobster for my wife. Service is prompt and professional.
The perfect place for a special night out!!

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DiningOutDiva
New England
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good was delicious and service was impeccable. They were short staffed and still delivered an amazing experience.

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Sjbailey
Philadelphia
33 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Arrived early, many open tables but never seated until after our reservation time and very close to other folks.
An Aperol spritz made with just Aperol and club soda? Unless that is a local specialty, it should be made with Prosecco & a splash of soda water, or the bartender should ask.
Mussels pretty tasty but both of our fish entrees were overcooked at a seafood place looking out on the water.
Does not live up to other reviews

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vipMaineah
New England
51 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Last minute dinner plans—thankfully Union Bluff had availability. It was our first time there, we were so impressed by the delicious food! I had the haddock and it was day boat fresh and topped with lobster meat. Hub had the burger and couldn’t finish it, it was delicious and huge! Had creme brûlée for dessert—delicious. Prices were surprisingly affordable considering you’re right on the beach and we had a pretty view. Parking can be a challenge but they offer valet for $25. Our server, Ana, was wonderful. Will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Daughter in town

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was very polite and attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience, wonderful server and beautiful scenery. It’s adjacent to the lobby of a hotel but with larger windows the view is fantastic.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Not super clean. Bar tenders touching money then touching ppls drinks/serving food

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Dave
New England
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Love the Union Bluff! Classic York Exceptional experience!

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PeggyS
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food and service was great. The oysters were the best!! Dining at the Union Bluff Grille is always a great experience.

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ToniD
New England
21 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

I’ve visited the Pub at the Union Bluff on several occasions and have always enjoyed it, but on this visit we decided to check out the Union Grille dining room for an early dinner! It did not disappoint, the menu is very different from the Pub which was awesome! And everything we ordered from cocktails to dessert was delicious! I totally enjoyed the Haddock with Lobster sauce, potatoes and vegetable. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his Fried Chicken which was served with a side of Blue Mac & Cheese as well as Brussel Sprouts! The shared Caesar Salad was really fresh and The crème brûlée topped with fresh fruit for dessert was positively delightful. Our only complaint was our waitress was clearly new and absent for most of our visit! Even the very basics were absent! We will however return because the food and the view were fabulous. A special shout out to Luke in Valet who happily greeted us upon our arrival. And in spite of being very busy he was both pleasant and efficient!

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Spanky
New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and exceptional food!

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vipChrisT
New England
8 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Food was ok. Nothing special. Server was nice but not very attentive.

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vipCynthiaL
New England
38 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This a great spot in a totally retro beach town. The view of Short Sands is fantastic and the food is excellent. The seating area to have a view is small, so make sure to request a table with a view. Our party had clam chowder, littlenecks, peekytoe crab cakes, Maine mussels and fried chicken. Oh, and the warm banana bread dessert. Everything was outstanding and reasonably priced. Go there!

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TimB
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Aside from the table being a little messy when we sat down, we had a great experience and will definitely go back. Great service from Tracey and all her recommendations were spot on. Very good duck confit salad to start, great shrimp and lobster cocktail as a mid-course, the salmon and scallops for dinner were delightful and a terrific bottle of wine at a reasonable price.

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vipMikeS
Naples
14 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous dinner!

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ChristopherImp
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great food, very attentive server, nice view of the beach

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RichS
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for seaside dining with friends. We could enjoy each other’s company without excessive noise and distractions.

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GregoryP
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We ordered one each of the two specials and they were both outstanding. The steak was cooked perfectly, and the fish was seasoned to perfection. I have wanted to try this restaurant for years and was not disappointed.

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harolda
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The Union Grill is a warm friendly place with very a capable staff. The food and drinks were above our expectations

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vipltbphotos
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We have eaten at this restaurant many times over the years and have always been impressed. While the food was very good this time, we were disappointed that the menu was much more limited than in the past. We assume that is because of COVID, and that soon things will be back to normal. We did have a wonderful time and the service was AWESOME!! We will be back.

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Charles
New England
4 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great. I loved that I was able to request a table facing the ocean as it’s located right across the street from the beach. It’s a great location. I would absolutely go back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very courteous service, delicious meal, very pleasant experience overall

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Nana
New England
4 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the Union Bluff Hotel for the view, food and location. The pub has great food and a great staff. The Grill is more expensive but so worth it. It is never a disappointment.

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York
New England
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience4

Hello,
The food was good however I prefer to have more entrees and appetizers on the menu than what was on the menu for Mothers Day.

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LisaCMar
New England
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dinner from start to finish! Fork tender Filet Mignon, Scallop special with a sauce from heaven and Roasted Brussels Sprouts we’re all cooked to perfection ! Our server was excellent, prompt and attentive and the atmosphere was calm and quiet with a wonderful table with an ocean view. Just one of the many reason we come back here time and time again !

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Jmt4eats
New England
12 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. The specials are
Amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always our food was phenomenal! Highly recommend!

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vipMzjoseph
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience3

Wait staff were friendly and attentive. We had a great seat by the window.

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NancyT
New England
3 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. We will return. Drinks were great too.

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RuthR
New England
2 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second time visiting the Grille this week! We had the same server and she is amazing! The food was delicious! Beautiful view of short sands...perfect!

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ChrisM
New England
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great and the location was amazing. Scallops were on special and they were great!

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vipRonD
New England
32 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Wonderful meal at this lovely hotel. Try the haddock it’s really good. Filets were huge and cooked perfectly. The oysters were just okay but the Brussels sprouts were very good. Excellent wait staff.

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JenP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good was amazing and our waitress was great! We’ll be back again!

FAQs

The Union Grill - The Union Bluff Hotel offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (207) 363-1333 ext. 0.

The Union Grill - The Union Bluff Hotel is rated 4.5 stars by 188 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.