Union Hall

4.5
43 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Enter through the doors of this stylish and comfortable pub and be prepared to be amazed. Warm wood and industrial lighting echo the allure and charisma of the Manhattan skyline, which serves as a backdrop to this small plates gastro pub. The menu features creative American cuisine that is enhanced with flavors from around the world. Each bite holds a history, each taste is memorable. The beverage program has the same global flare with 50 wines by the bottle and an additional 25 by the glass. Step up to the bar for a classic cocktail or a hand crafted seasonal drink. Beer lovers will want to try our very own “Union Brew” ale. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff want to make your experience special. Union Hall, 306 Sinatra Drive, is located on the beautiful Hoboken waterfront. It is a neighborhood place where people can enjoy worldly cuisine and beverages. An instant classic……
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Delivery or takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday 11:30-3pm-Sunday 11am-3pm
Lunch: Monday-Friday 11am-3pm
Dinner: Sunday 5pm-10pm
Monday-Saturday 5:30pm-11pm
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Phone number
(201) 683-8900
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Executive Chef Matthew Arlington
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Catering
Catering: Large format catering options available as well as our normal small plates menu.

Private Dining: We offer semi private dining for parties of 15-20.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
3rd Street
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Parking details
There is street parking as well as a private lot in our building.
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Public transit
We are located 4 blocks from the Hoboken train station. This includes NJ Transit Bus, Rail, and PATH.
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Entertainment
Pop -up caberet performances occur randomly throughout the restaurant and bar.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 43 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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food
4.1
service
4.2
ambience
4.1
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 3ambience 4

It’s a good place to drink a beer and grab one or two sandwiches.Service, well it’s better to go to the bar and buy, instead of waiting.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

Food was worse than usual. Waitress Nicole was great, had to wait for table to be set for 15 min in beginning after making reservation and it was empty in there

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l
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 2

Went for brunch on a Sunday with my husband and mother in-law. The weather was beautiful so it was a bit more crowded than normal, since the restaurant is right on the water. Another caveat is that we went during Sunday football, which made the bar a bit more crowded than usual. HOWEVER, I still don't think that's any excuse for the long wait for our food. Our first small plates came out right away, but we waited at least 45 minutes from that time until the main plates came out. Also, the entire time we were there, it was almost impossible to hear each other speak. The acoustics in there are just horrible. $24 is a good deal, but not worth the wait or the noise. If you are going with a few college buddies to watch a game and drink, probably fine, but not for a relaxing brunch or with anyone you actually want to have a conversation with...

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X
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

Reasonably priced, lovely waterfront location and tasty food was offset by horrible service. My date had a couple severe allergies (including a very serious egg allergy), and when he informed the waiter he seemed like he did not care at all. We asked specifically for no sauce on a burger (assuming it was mayo based and contained egg), and asked about the possibility of egg being in the bun for the burger. We kindly asked for the waiter to ensure that was the case, but he didn't write anything down and didn't even seem like he heard what my date said. Not being comfortable with the waiters response and cavalier attitude, I got up to use the restroom and stopped at the bar to ask a gentleman who seemed like a manager about the possibility of egg being in the bun, to which he said there probably was and went to the kitchen to alter my order. There was a slight apology involved with that, but quite honestly, not enough. This is a casual fun place with tasty food and a cute atmosphere, but I wouldn't dine here if you have any worries about allergies or a desire for thorough service.

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RQ
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

My wife and I were here on a Friday night for restaurant week. We were very surprised by the value for four course meal plus wine pairing. The dishes were innovative and generally tasty, with our favorites being cauliflower fried rice and burrata. Ambience was similar to that of a food hall and was very energetic. Only disappointing part was the slow service, which may be from the way manager allocated tables from different areas to the same server.

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EG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Great location and views, kid friendly! Great service.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious, surprising bites. Perfect for sharing and servers knew exactly how to pace plates going to our group.

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h
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Good food and prices, spacious dining area, pleasant staff.

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OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food decent prices

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SE
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Terrific brunch option. Let's you sample many things without gorging yourself.

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k
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

It is extremely loud in this restaurant, especially around 8pm on a Saturday. They need to put some carpet on the walls or something to catch the sound!!! I came with my parents and luckily they sat us in the back but we still had trouble hearing both ourselves and our server. The food was just ok, nothing special. The best dish we had was the brussels and kale Caesar. The gnocchi with muzz was very disappointing and didn’t taste like anything at all. We also had the meatballs, which were decent, red hot wings which were good, tuna, and two others that I don’t remember. Overall, a bit disappointed with the food and the noise in the restaurant.

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AM
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Food is good.

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SP
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great! Love the big drinks and the free refills!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 4

Great food. Awful service. Waited almost 30 minutes for our drinks and over an hour for food. We stopped in for a quick brunch, and it took us 2 hrs and 15 mins to get through our meal. The waiter was clearly frazzled and very dismissive to our needs. Bummed to have had such a bad experience, especially since the food was good.

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OT
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Pretty good. Came party of 4 with friends for a birthday.

Hit:
Tuna tartare
Brussel sprouts
French onion soup balls
Hummus

Miss:
Told the waitress it was a birthday when ordering desserts and ordered 2 - nothing
Hanger steak came with 2 pieces of steak for $15
Meatballs were ice cold

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ME
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

All of the food was great! Loved the hummus and priced well.

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NA
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it! Food was great and atmosphere was so fun. It was overall a great experience and we will be back!

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Got there around 9pm and it was so pounding loud we couldn’t even hear each other at the dinner table

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KS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was amazing! Service was great and our waiter was really fun and personable. Definitely going back for brunch and other meals soon!

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JL
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Went for brunch with a big group. Service was not great - it took forever to get our food. The drink special with the big rum punches and mimosas was great and worth it and the food was yummy too, just wish the timing of it all worked out better.

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OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 2

we went with another couple for sunday brunch, the place is nice & comfortable & the food was good, we all got the brunch deal.... BUT the noise level is AWFUL we could barely hear each other talk or hear our waiter, speaking of our waiter....he was friendly & soft spoken which didn't help with the noise level mentioned but was obviously new with NO SERVING EXPERIENCE, we had to explain things to him! it was bad, he didn't even think you could get dressing on the side of the very delicious salad! my friend said he thinks it might have been one of the worst servers ever....
the brunch was yummy, one dish came out cold other than that we enjoyed it, they MUST do something about the noise level in there, get an acoustic professional in to fix it

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S
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A fun spot for more casual food. Very close to public transportation. Great views of the Hudson River!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice location along the waterfront. Inside was clean. It is American tapas style food choices. Everything we had was delicious.

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G
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

The food was very good. So was the location and view...near the Hudson. This is a noisy, energetic place made even more noisy by a loud, vibrating HVAC system. Staff was friendly and caring but occasionally seemed a little confused ... different waiter came for drink and food orders and it did not appear they communicated with each other. That said, it was an enjoyable evening.

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AH
New York Area
70 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Food was good but mimosa was not....the service was a bit slow.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really excellent modern American food in a cool space. Very gf and vegetarian friendly. We had a blast.

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GP
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2017
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

The food is okay and it’s good value for your $$. I highly recommend the cauliflower fried rice!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent restaurant, service was spot on, price was what you would expect for a Hoboken restaurant. Only complaint, very loud. If you are trying to have an intimate conversation, may not be the best location. But we were a large group and all of us enjoyed!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

loved the atmosphere! we had a great waitress that explained everything and made recommendations on our choices.

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f
New England
3 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

Union Hall is an interesting bar/gastro-pub located on the Hoboken water front. You have phenomenal views of the city.

The menu selection is primarily small bites, but it was difficult to pick out which of the dishes were fully sharable vs some that may not be (e.g. Salad). However, the food was great-definitely on the heavy side even though it's small bites but great! And great embience.

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SS
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Food was very good! We came for brunch. However their $2 mimosas were all orange juice. You can tell by the color. I’d come back for dinner but probably not brunch. The Brussels sprout Cesar salad is fabulous.

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JL
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lots of small plates that are very different. I liked the unique choices a lot! Also a good spot to just sit with a drink at the bar and watch a game. Will be back!

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P
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was slow to start but they were busy and it turned around quickly. The food was great, my favorites were the banh mi salad and tamale dumplings. I had a gin cocktail that was also great. Highly recommend!

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DL
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2017
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 2

The menu was very limited and the food was a disappointment. I had a lobster slider and the lobster was chewy . I questioned whether it was truly all lobster as it had a slight tuna fish taste. I could be wrong, but regardless the lobster was not good and the texture was chewy. They also offer a cobb salad slider which is basically a turkey burger slider with an over abundance of pepper and a little sauce. It was worse then the lobster slider. Icouldn't finish it and it was the size of a slider! I would not go back nor would I recommend.

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Loved this place- the deal drinks were not too strong but loved the small plate options for a group brunch!

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C
Miami
59 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Samantha our server was exceptional! She set the mood for an outstanding lunch by catering to our needs! She verified what food my husband could eat, he is gluten sensitive! Had the food prepared gluten free and then when dessert time came she said wait , I am going to see if we can make a special one for him. She can back with a delicious very and ice cream gluten free dessert! She was very resourceful and kept on impressing us! Strongly recommend this restaurant and Samantha!

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JG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2017
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

I have never had worse service in my life! The menu was really strange & all over the place. It took forever to get. We had shot girls come to our table while we were eating like it was a club. This place was not worth the wait! It was super tacky & felt like it didn't know if it wanted to be a club or a restaurant. SO HORRIBLE!! NEVER AGAIN

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T
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great new restaurant with a chef owner creating unique new small plates. Excellent bar. But I still don't understand why blasting lousy music is supposed to add to one's eating pleasure. It is the reason I avoid a lot of restaurants. Food and conversation are supposed to be relaxing experiences. They aren't with weird noises, believed by some to be music, overwhelming the eating experience.

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AH
New York Area
70 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great updated brunch menu - we are looking forward to going back to try some other dishes!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2017
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

Disappointed

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