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Union Bar and Grille - CLOSED

1357 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2140
+1 617-423-0555
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
11 Oct 2015
“Book early , stay late!”
19 Nov 2014
“Dont do it!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
1357 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2140
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 11 October 2015

One of the oldest restaurants in the country, this eatery had something to please everyone on their menu. Mostly fish of course but soups ( the clam chowder was delicious) steaks, sandwiches and more. We had the clam chowder, lobster, scallops, prawns and lobster pasta....More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 19 November 2014

We went on a Saturday night to celebrate my daughters 25th birthday. Here is our experience. First the cheese plate was very sparse. That should have been my first tip. Then we went with the signature drinks. Most were poured an inch from the top--no...More

1  Thank Paul V
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

We had a reservation here on a busy Saturday nite, arrived on time and were quickly seated. Our waiter came to our table and immediately told us they had a party if 30 coming in soon and we should hurry and order because the kitchen...More

1  Thank TDH54
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Our party of four enjoyed a good quality meal on a Friday night, underpinned by excellent service. The wine list was extensive and although not cheap the evening went very well.

Thank David A
Reviewed 12 November 2014

My husband and I went to dinner with friends, who love this restaurant. We rarely eat at South End restaurants, but given their enthusiasm, we joined them on a recent Sunday evening. So glad we did! Everything we ate exceeded our expectations. I ordered the...More

Thank betsy1224
Reviewed 22 October 2014

I loved the old building and history of this restaurant. The food was good but nothing superb and I think the prices were too high for the quality of food.

Thank sydfosters
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed the friendly manners of staff, manager and server. A cornbread was served immediately and was warm and tasty. Unfortunately, we were disappointed in our wilted salad and skimpy cheese plate appetizer. The mussels were average. My husband loved his cod and my lobster...More

Thank catbluesky
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Came here for brunch. Staff friendly but kind of off putting watching staff off duty drinking at the bar and distracting all the staff and frustrating other customers. My food wasn't as good as usual. Pre cooked potatoes not hot and seemed to be less...More

Thank copperbottom
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We enjoyed brunch with friends at Union--airy room, nice table, great waiter. But the food didn't contribute much. Our rosemary fries were a great idea, but did not reach the table hot. The gruyere popover with bacon sounded good, but was served in an unwieldy...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

I have been here for brunch several times and loved it. They come up with really interesting omelets that are delicious. The service is always good (and cute) as well.

Thank Meredith A
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1357 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2140
    (Union Park)
  • Public Transportation: Silver Line T Washington Street
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-423-0555
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