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About Union An American Bistro

The cozy, upbeat UNION is the epitome of a friendly neighborhood restaurant, inviting locals and visitors to enjoy the modern American culinary experience. UNION offers creative, seasonal menus served in a warm and comfortable setting in the heart of downtown Castle Rock, using quality ingredients from around the block and around the world.

3 Wilcox Street
Castle Rock, CO 80104
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Sunday & Monday CLOSED.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
***We are closed most holidays. Please check our website specials & events section for closures.

Happy Hour: Tuesday - Saturday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm***In our Bar & Upper Patio Only. Reservations not accepted for happy hour.
Tuesday - BUCKETS OF BEER 5 for $15.
Wine Wednesday - 1/2 price bottles of Wine all day.
Martini Saturday - All UNION Martinis are $6 all day.

Please note reservations not accepted for happy hour.

Cross Street:
South Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(303) 688-8159

Website:
http://www.unionamericanbistro.com/

Entertainment:
none

Catering:
Let us bring UNION To you. For your next Celebration, Corporate Event, Or Boxed Lunch. Whatever kind of gathering, Our Creative Team will pull it off in style. The restaurant is available for private parties up to 80 people or cocktail parties up to 100 people.

Parking Details:
Parking lot & on street parking surrounding the restaurant.
Public lot across the street East of restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Kim Heideman

Private Party Facilities:
The restaurant is available for private parties up to 80 people or cocktail parties up to 100 people.

Private Party Contact:
Dennis Dickey : (303) 688-8159

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
***We are closed most holidays. Please check our website specials & events section for closures.
Happy Hour Tuesday - Saturday 2-6 pm in the Bar & Upper Patio Only. Reservations not accepted for happy hour.

Tuesday - BUCKETS OF BEER 5 for $15.
Wine Wednesday - All bottles & cans of wine are 1/2 Price All Day.
Saturday - UNION Martinis $6.

Union An American Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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4
3
2
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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (17)
Casual (15)
Neighborhood Gem (14)
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Happy Hour (14)
Special Occasion (12)
Great for Lunch (12)
Good for Groups (11)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (9)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Bar Seating (8)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Business Meals (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Tapas (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Fun (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Seasonal (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Quick Bite (4)
Romantic (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Cozy (4)
Great Beer (3)
Healthy (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Authentic (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
People Watching (2)
Spicy (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Orlando)·Dined 3 days ago

Food was delicious! Two people in our party had the salmon and said it was delicious, and my husband and I both had the Meatloaf. I had a side of Brussel sprouts and those were really tasty. The only complaint we had was that the cocktails were super expensive and small. So we would not order alcoholic drinks if we went back again, but instead go somewhere else for drinks afterwards.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined 3 days ago

We were 5 mins early for our reservation, our table was waiting and we were seated immediately. Service was prompt and friendly; food was great and reasonably priced. This place has been very popular for years, so on a weekend night it is packed and a bit noisy. If you want a quiet, intimate spot, this isn't that. However, since you can see all the other patrons in the room, you can play "celebrity look alike " to pass the time. A man near us looked like a younger Tim Roth - fun stuff!
I recommend and will return.

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 (London)·Dined 3 days ago

Overall really good. Loved all the food with the exception of The poutine (cold & bland) and the chocolate peanut butter bite (overly sweet). Love the $6 martini.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Great Food, service, atmosphere with a small bistro feel. Being from Kansas City, the added bonus of having Boulevard Beer on tap is worth the trip back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Kid-friendly, Casual
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 5 days ago

Favorite non-chain place in Castle Rock! Great food, great service and it’s close by!

Tags: Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Quick Bite, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Seasonal, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Fun
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Delicious as always. I love taking friends from out of town here. They always love it!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 9, 2018

We started out with the Thai flatbread with chicken and that was very good. Our waiter forgot to take our dinner order so we sat for awhile after the appitizer was gone. My friend and I had the burgers with added ingredients. Our burgers were over-done but still tasty. Our waiter was very inattentive - I saw him just standing leaning against the wall quite a few timeswhich was irritating while we waited for our order to be taken, plates cleared, drinkd offer/ refill ect. I would go back but would not sit in his section again.

Tags: Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We are never disappointed with the food or service at our favorite local restaurant. The menu changes often enough to keep our interest but is consistent enough to always keep us satisfied. On occasion we will stop in for happy hour and make it a meal tasting several of their wonderful bar tapas.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 3, 2018

This place really needs to consider updating the interior. Big paint chips coming off walls. It’s very outdated. But the food was amazing. The waitress was blah, not very personable, or super on top of things, but she was adequate.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Had a goof time even with the excessive noise. Go there often and usually not this bad

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We are older and the setting was just too loud for us, we ended up having sore throats when the evening was over. We received our food quickly but was never had our waters refreshed, they kept glaring at us to leave. Not a place we will go to again.

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Food was delicious! My sister enjoyed the filet and chop and it was such good flavor and quality. Service great too!

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Union bistro is always good. Good, interesting selection of food. I like to mix and match their small plates.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The food was just ok. For the price, I expected better
The upside? Saturday night is half priced Martini night and they are delicious!

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was very good and Martini selection was excellent. Large group that was extremely well taken care of by the wait staff.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great place to meet. Nice food choices. Nice people.

Tags: Comfort Food, Tasting Menu, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Organic
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 27, 2018

I have 5 different food allergies. Our wait staff went out of her way to make sure I felt safe, eating their food. She checked several times with the chief to verify, my order did not contain any foods harmful to me. I had a wonderful meal .

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 26, 2018

The Beef tenderloin was amazing!! Everyone in our group thought the food was great.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Sunday Lunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Nice bar area for eating meal in a quieter environment, larger dining room was louder. Food was on expensive side but tasty.

Tags: Live Sports, Casual, Great for Brunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Family in town

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 24, 2018

It would be nice if there was a host or helper of the servers to bring waters or fill up drinks. Spent a lot of money. Never got water and felt desperate at one point to find our own water. This place is busy and has a good reputation. It’s unfortunate that this was overlooked.

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on January 24, 2018

I like the quiet so we got a table by the wall in the bar and it was good for lunch when its too cold to eat outside. The food is always good and the polenta fries were a delight. At night, it can get very noisy!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Really busy. Took about 10 minutes just to get in the door to check in for our reservation. Small plates were good as usual, and the chocolate bread pudding was really good. Service a little slow due to how busy they were inside and outside. Overall, really enjoy Union every time we go.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 13, 2018

I thought it was cool and menu was tasty. Looks like it would be fun for happy hour.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 12, 2018

It’s always great. Service and food was good and they always take care of anything that isn’t perfect.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 6, 2018

For the most part, we had a great time. The food was very good! The service started off OK - but it took a long time to get our salads, and two of them had the wrong dressing on them. And we were not finished with our salads when our food arrived. We also had to ask for water refills. It's very loud, (granted, it was a Saturday night at 5 PM) - but it made it really hard for conversation That being said - the food was so good enough that if we are in the area, we would give it another try.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Food was delicious and service was very good. The only drawback was that the noise level in the back room was so loud it was difficult to hear table mates at times.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Spicy, Vegan, Local Ingredients
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Food was not very tasty. They need to add spices to the food. We won’t return.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Excellent food and service. Love this gem. Highly recommend.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on January 2, 2018

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner. My wife had the salmon for the second time. She loves it. I had the "noodles" spot on. We will be back!!!

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We live in Denver and met here only because we have friends who now live in Colorado Springs. Everything was great - the food, the service, and the ambience. I would definitely eat here again, and I’m sure we will!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Terrible service. Waited 50 mins for food to arrive. When it arrived it was cold. Manager didn't even apologize, and instead said "it's probably been sitting on the pass". Terrible service. Will never go back.

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Good atmosphere, friendly staff!! Wish there were more vegan options but overall was a nice experience.

Tags: Seasonal, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 23, 2017

I’ve been here several times and loved it but this time was ultimate fail. It was martini night and they told us the dishwasher was broken so would we drink through a straw from the shaker we said ok but it was so ridiculous like we were at a cheap bar so we asked for martini glasses. The lights were full on bright unlike usual where it’s ambient and romantic. Management refused to turn them down so we felt lit up all night. Worst dinner ever so disappointed and embarrassed to take my parents there for their anniversary.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 20, 2017

We eat here every time we come from Carolina to Colorado. The pork chops are fantastic.
It was very busy, so extremely noisy tgus visit. Service is always excellent.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on December 15, 2017

This was our first visit to celebrate Christmas with friends... the menu was varied and had some great creative items... we especially enjoyed the Lobster sandwich and Lobster Noodle Bowl.. liked having the wine poured at our table, providing generous portions. We will be back!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Casual, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 15, 2017

After we moved from very noisy lower dining room to quieter upper bar area, we had a good experience. Everyone's food was good and we had a good environment for catching up.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 13, 2017

We've been here several times and this was the first time we've had marginal service. The waitress brought out the wrong bottle of Chardonnay and it seems that after that happened the service went downhill. It took too long to order for a group of 5. I ordered the salmon dish and so did my friend. Hers came with required sauce/glaze but mine did not. I had to request it and it was promptly brought out. Aside from the service on this night, the place was very noisy, but I think that's indicative of a lot of people having a good time. The food did taste very good, as usual.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Exceptional Food and Service! The lower dining room was loud with larger parties and hard to hold a conversation with date.

Tags: Tapas, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We tried tried this restaurant for the first time and really loved the atmosphere, staff and especially the food. We would highly recommend it when one is visiting Castle Rock.

Tags: Healthy
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