The Union Public House

4.7
870 Reviews
$30 and under
Gastro Pub
We have reopened at 50% capacity. Masks are required. We have a outdoor and indoor seating available.

UPH is a crafty southern pub where it all comes together. Excellent food and drinks combined with unparalleled customer service is our mission. Fresh and creative ingredients will be paired with fresh and creative ideas. Exceptional food, superb drinks, and stellar service will be the norm.

We are confident that UPH will not be just another pub. It will be the one that others strive to emulate. With our attention to detail combined with our commitment to the community, UPH will be a Pensacola tradition for years to come.

We are located in downtown Pensacola just one block north of the Blue Wahoos Stadium/Community Maritime Park; only a short walk from Vinyl Music Hall, Pensacola Saenger, Palafox Pier; just minutes from the Pensacola Bay Center, and just a few miles from Pensacola NAS.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 870 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Marie
Houston
5 reviews
Dined 20 hours ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Really good southern comfort food. The best cornbread I’ve ever had, fried chicken was great!

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Mark
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined 21 hours ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great menu and outstanding food. Definitely worth a try

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hollyberry65
San Antonio
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this restaurant. The food is excellent always. The customer service is exemplary, and we love he chef.

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Fran
Tampa
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service is always top tier. Flexibility of the waiter was especially refreshing. Our favorite restaurant in Pensacola.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
7 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great overall experience! Food is amazing. Service was great and it’s a very cool location to enjoy either outdoor or indoor dining.

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vipDowntowngal
Louisville
18 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best server & food was amazing!!

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Agnes
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food is fantastic, as are the service and wait staff, but the noise level is very loud.

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HaleyS
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The table had a birthday card already set up on the table when we arrived. The service was fantastic and the food was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great, the prices reasonable and our waitress terrific! Would definitely recommend and can’t wait to go back!

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vipVixpix
New York Area
42 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

UPH is a fave lunch spot for me. Eager for the hours to return. I also appreciate the mask mandate.

My fave lunch is the tuna tartare with an arugula salad on the side. The beet salad is also delicious. The pork rinds are sinful, but a nice start.

Our server Megan was amazing!

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Satisfied
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Only my second time here and they did not disappoint!!

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TennilleT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The apps are amazing the pork shanks and OMG strawberry are great together.

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RandyJ
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service. I plan on eating here more often.

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JeffG
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service was amazing. Great spot for a really good meal. Love the atmosphere and creative menu/items.

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Lenny
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and drinks. Friendly staff and great service

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OpenTable Diner
Tallahassee
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Delicious as always!

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JimW
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

This this was my first time at the public house. I made a reservation through open table in that process was very convenient. When I arrived there was plenty of parking and it was easy access. Service was prompt and friendly. I requested a quiet area, this was a challenge in a popular restaurant such as the public house, but they gave us a table in the corner and it was very satisfactory. Unfortunately I was disappointed with the food. I had the fish basket and it was just not very good. I think their prices are reasonable. But unfortunately I just wasn't pleased with the food. Because this was my first time, I would give them the benefit of the doubt, and will give them another try if I am in the area again.

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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and exceptional service. Good selection of mixed drinks and beers. It’s our second visit, but becoming our favorite place to take friends

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SeanS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and excellent service. I could have ordered everything on the menu and to top it off the house cocktails were excellent

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OpenTable Diner
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful. Great food. Excellent service

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OpenTable Diner
Tallahassee
6 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

We always have a consistently good and unique meal at Union Public House and great service.

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TammyH
Mobile
8 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a fantastic meal and the staff is always so helpful

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AmandaP
Tallahassee
10 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always have such a good time coming here. It’s our favorite date night spot. We had great service and delicious food.

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MISSEPCOLA
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our group ordered multiple small plates, a salad, and a chef's selection cheese board and they were all incredible. Paired with a bottle of wine, we had an amazing evening. We will definitely be back.

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Jscales33
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

The food was good but they were out of Duck but wasn’t told until we ordered. 😕

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vipJanetH
Tallahassee
8 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great pre-concert dinner with friends! Food was very tasty and cocktails even more so. Will visit again when in the area.

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OpenTable Diner
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and cocktails from beginning to end. Service was also outstanding. One of our “go to” restaurants in Pensacola.

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vipJonesx2
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always delicious!!!!

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2Harts
Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was incredible here and the portion size was very generous. The staff was attentive, friendly, and clever. We enjoyed our visit and how to return soon. We don’t often indulge in desserts but the Nutella pie and raspberry gelato was so memorable, that we’ll likely make an exception when dining here!

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vipdrbob
Orlando
32 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall3food1service5ambience5

I had such high hopes for this place! Nice ambiance. Food looked great. This was our first visit and will try again. I ordered the duck confit. Everything except the glazed carrots was too salty to eat. So I politely sent it back and ordered the scallops. The second meal came out very quickly and was cooked perfectly... nice sear etc. However.... too salty. and not just a little salty.... so I ate what i could and informed our server that this too was salty. I didn't want the scallops taken off the bill as I had eaten the remainder of the dish... hopefully it was just a bad night. We will be trying it again in the next few weeks.

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KARENC
Louisville
3 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the food, service, and atmosphere. I’m excited to return and try something new.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience5

This was our second time and I didn't think it could have been worse than the first. I was wrong. Ordered an app which took forever. Mainly because our server spent more time on his cell phone than doing his job. Then our entrees arrived an hr later after both tables to the side of us had apps, entrees and dessert. They had a different server. A sauce we asked for with our appetizer came midway of our entrees. We had 3 different entrees and each one was so salty they were uneatable. There was no management to be seen. If there would have been one I'm sure the one bartender would not have been doing shots behind the bar!

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BrianS
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary this past week at the Union Public House. The food was delicious and the environment was very friendly. I would recommend giving them a try.

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RobertP
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As always a great meal in a fun atmosphere. The four of us each ordered different entrees and all food was delicious. None of the four of use had been to Union public in over a years and now cannot wait to go back soon.

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LoriD
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience! The Ahi tuna was amazing, first time trying it!

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TammyH
Mobile
8 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2021
Overall5food3service4ambience5

Food is usually fantastic but tonight was off a bit.. when for burgers and Bordeaux and burger had to be sent back because it was not cooked right, came out 2nd time well done. Wanted medium. Drinks and cocktails were great. I think just an off night for chef.....

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Donr
Tallahassee
3 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience3

I’ve had multiple experiences and they have all been spectacular. My criticism on this visit consist of two food items. The grouper corn dog tasted nothing like grouper. I would not order it again. The brisket open face was good, not great. The meat contained far to much fatty grissle, this has not been the case in the past. This REMAINS a top choice to bring clients and family.

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vipDawnL
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience4

Our waiter was the biggest grouch. We ordered so much food and bottles of wine. He had a huge attitude and it really was a bummer. We were celebrating my daughter bday and we had 6 people.
Food was not as great as it normally is. The drinks were fabulous though. Hard to mess up wine.
We are great tippers but it was hard to tip someone great when he makes you feel bad asking for water or salt.

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DannyV
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, excellent service as always!

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ADK123
Tallahassee
3 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Food is always exceptional, however, the service Saturday night reminded me why I do not go to Union Public House often to eat. As usual, service was not friendly, and slow. We had 5 p.m. reservations, server did not mention any nightly specials, when I asked her if there were any, she replied that perhaps in a little while they will be informed of the nightly specials, she did not know of any yet. However, UPH Facebook page listed their nightly special, three hours before we dined. I decided to check FB to see if they had posted anything and indeed they had. I would recommend that the servers find out what the diner specials are before they begin their shifts. The restaurant was not overly busy, so I am not quite sure why our service was so slow, and unfriendly. There are too many restaurants with friendly service and servers who are excited about their menus to spend my evening where I feel as if I am inconveniencing the wait staff.

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The Union Public House is rated 4.7 stars by 870 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.

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