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About Union Bar & Grill
Union Bar & Grill located on the first floor of Union Restaurant features top quality American fare and a variety of bar snacks, burgers, sandwiches, tons of TV's, bar games and more!
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Hours of Operation:
Monday - 3pm – 9pm
Thursday: 3pm – 10pm
Friday: 3pm - 2am
Saturday: 11am - 2am
Sunday: 11am - 9pm
Monday - Friday: 3pm - 6pm
Saturday - Sunday: 11am - 6pm
8th Street and Hennepin Avenue
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
-Valet Parking $8 after 5 PM daily
-Self parking $5 with voucher at Macy's (Park & Shop) or LaSalle Court Parking Ramp
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Union Bar & Grill Ratings and Reviews
A couple of friends and I made a reservation for dinner before a dance. The workers upstairs were extremely rude and we were not aware we needed a separate reservation to dine upstairs. We asked if we could wait or if there was room for 3 at the bar at all and they did not accommodate what so ever. We ended up sitting downstairs, even though the whole point was to dine upstairs for the rooftop experience. Later, they didn't allow us to take photos upstairs because the door was "broken", even though there were other ways to go outside. Overall, I would not recommend this restaurant simply because the service is awful.
It was disappointing to learn the reservation I made for the roof top was on street level due to a private party. The street level was fine but I was really looking forward to the open tropical gel of the roof top. The private party goers were coming in as we were checking in and they were extremely rude to us. One blonde ‘older’ women was talking to us as if we were lower class because we were standing by their champagne greeting table. There was no one there to explain we shouldn’t stand there. I was not happy.
we had dinner before a Timberwolves game and we were shocked to be the only ones up in the dining room (maybe it was the cold weather?) Most restaurants had pre game availability, so we opted for this since it was close and we'd not been there. GREAT service (no other distractions for most of our time there!). Excellent appetizer - highly recommend the deconstructed clam chowder. My salmon Caesar salad wasn't so good. The Halibut my husband had was excellent. We will return when we're in Mpls again.
Made reservations for dinner before Phantom on 12/30 and was not disappointed. My son had a burger that he raved about and The Tuna Poke salad was amazing as well. We were seated a little early (our reservations were 6:15) and we were done eating before 7pm. I can't wait to go back in the summer so I can give the roof top a try.
First time here. Great service, personable but not intrusive. We ate at a high top in the bar area. I would say that our group of 6 was most impressed by the appetizers: the truffled fries with two sauces were the best I have ever had, the poutine was good, the carmelized brusellsprouts were memorable and the buffalo fried cauliflower was perfect for those who like some spice. Portions were generous and we were full by the time our meals came! That said, I heard raves from others on their meals. It is "bar food" but some of the best bar food around.
While this isn't my first time at Union Grill, I will say that it's probably been one of the best. If getting there early, make sure to request a booth. This helps insulate you from some of the noise in the restaurant at large. The food is good, if a bit expensive for what you get. The quality of the truffle fries can't be beat, though, so they're a must for anyone with a discerning palette.
We waited at our table quite a while to see if we had a server, and wound up getting our own drinks up at the bar. When she showed up, our server was pleasant and helpful. It was a hard place to talk with friends because it was very loud. We didn't realize the roof top was closed, so we were on the main floor. Our experience on the roof top when the Union first opened was really good. It's changed a lot, or maybe it's just the main floor. We weren't looking for a loud sports bar atmosphere, but if you are, this is the place for you.
I was not impressed with my food however I should have paid closer attention to the menu. The buffalo chicken sandwich comes with a slaw on it, which is weird and should not exist, however, the menu clearly stated it came with that on so I should have either asked for it without or ordered something else. The buffalo sauce tasted more like hot Tabasco and the vinegar-based slaw was not a good match. The french fries are more like potato wedges and were delicious. I have eaten here before and enjoyed the food, so will just avoid this sandwich in the future.
Service was good and my friend enjoyed her meal.
We ended up going here at the last minute for our wedding anniversary because it was within walking distance of our hotel. Our original plan was to go to a fancy steak place but ended up being not very hungry and did not want to spend a lot. It is about what I expected. I think my review is tainted though because I was unrealistically hoping for something romantic and "special" even though the restaurant was not described as such. Service was good. Food was good. Would be a good place for a casual night out with friends, co-workers or for a birthday. I would not recommend for a romantic anniversary dinner : ).
Had appetizer sampler and a HH app with some HH drinks. HH drinks were priced correctly on the bill but the HH app was full priced. Rather than haggle about the extra $2 charge, the server sadly got $2 less. Dessert came really late (takes the kitchen 12 minutes to plate a piece of Red Velvet cake and a tiny ball of ice cream?) Had to run to our Orpheum show so needed to leave promptly, which everyone was made aware of in the reservation. Decent food, kinda pricey if regular price, okay drinks but could be long wait for food on a busy night.
Went there with my girlfriend and her nine year old son. Service was a little slow. I had the black and blue steak. It was slightly over cooked. My girlfriend had the chicken pasta which was good. Her son had the Salmon and that was raw. They had to take it back and bring another one. Of course, before we noticed, he had eaten half of it. He did get a whole new salmon piece and more fries. Overall it was an okay experience but I would not recommend it to my friends.
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