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1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60202-1337
847-475-2400
Today
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 4:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 4:30 pm - 12:00 am

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great space, great gourmet pizza

Ate a margarita pizza and eggplant bruschetta here. The room is cavernous, loud and fun Evanston space. We didn't realize the concert venue is inside restaurant and with a 7:00pm start, we found the restaurant overcrowded at 6:00pm. We waited 45 minutes but it was worth it! There is a large bar... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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56 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Ate a margarita pizza and eggplant bruschetta here. The room is cavernous, loud and fun Evanston space. We didn't realize the concert venue is inside restaurant and with a 7:00pm start, we found the restaurant overcrowded at 6:00pm. We waited 45 minutes but it was worth it! There is a large bar and sofas and chairs to sit in to... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a casual, fun restaurant in Evanston. The food is great and reasonably priced. It's a great for sharing lots of fun small plates and wonderful gourmet pizzas. The bar is always full and the staff is great. There is also a concert venue in the back. This is a place that many other restaurants try to emulate but... More 

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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Came here on a recommendation. I had a pizza which was great and my friend had the salmon which she also enjoyed. Nice atmosphere in the restaurant and fairly decent selection of beverages. If you are visiting Evanston and need somewhere to eat i'd recommend a visit.

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Evanston, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Union Pizzeria is our favorite place for pizza in Evanston. Not only do they have a brick oven, but they have creative/gourmet toppings. It is the one place my wife with a bovine dairy and soy intolerance can order a pizza. (The goat cheese pizza is awesome!) One of our favorite standards is the bowl of mussels. The large can... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The atmosphere and the food is excellent. Just warning, it can be a bit loud. Went there with a group of people and it was a bit annoying after awhile, the noise carries. I think it's better for a smaller group. I recommend going early if you can, it fills up quickly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Union is truly a great restarant, my family and I have loved and have been going to this restarunt for years. The pizza is great, so is the atmosphere. Seating is comfortable because my family and I always like to sit on the couches near the windows. The Staff is nice, but device is a little bit slow. Probably because... More 

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Milwaukee
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had a very fine brunch at Union on a Sunday morning in November. We arrived at 11, just as they opened, and we had no wait for our table. The service was excellent and the food quite good. The special omelette: spinach, provolone, caramelized onions and mushrooms along with the french toast on tuscan bread were highlights. Street parking... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My friends and I recently saw English Beat perform at Space, which is part of Union, and thoroughly enjoyed it! In addition to tasty Pizza, Union also has other quality dishes, including Herb-Roasted Chicken. Union has a fine selection of Wines, Beers, and other thirst-quenching Drinks in an upscale, relaxing atmosphere with friendly and professional service. Highly recommended!

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Pizza is great, hot and fast. Thin crust pizza with a variety of interesting combinations. And who knows how many craft beers to go along with it. Pizza isn't your only choice. Lots of other small to large plates including fish, pasta, and a really great hamburger too - many good salad choices. Something for everyone. A little noisy but... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Delicious freshly made pizzas, salads & other foods available for all of the family in a casual clean, comfortable & friendly environment. see you again soon :)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60202-1337
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: 847-475-2400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?