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The Union

125 South Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 384-6756
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Ranked #30 of 284 restaurants in Kalamazoo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Jun 23, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The music was good, the atmosphere was good, and the draft list was good too. I ordered the brisket, which was ok. Not very brisket like however. It actually seemed a little more like pot roast. I had collard greens and corn bread and the sides were both great. My gf had Mac n cheese, which was average. The place... More

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Three Rivers, Michigan, United States
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

My girl friend and I tried both kinds of ribs. I liked the Kansas style ribs with the sauces to dip in. The Mac and cheese side was very good.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This visit came as the artists and crafts folks were packing up after our long day of festivities - a doo-day parade, grandson's graduation party and looking at dozens of booths filled with creativity. The Union staff made sure our group of eleven could sit together on their outdoor mall dining space. We shared wonderful appetizers - salads, shrimp, goat... More

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Marine City, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The staff was friendly, and the restaurant was clean. The food and drinks were great, but kind of pricey. It cost about $40 for two of us to eat a chicken wrap, hamburger and two drinks.

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Macomb, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My wife was in the mood for BBQ so we stopped by Union. She had the ribs and I had the Gumbo and a piece of pie. The food was adequate, and the service was ok. The place is pretty cavernous and it was hard to hear each other. Can't imagine what it would be like if the live entertainment... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is one of the best places in Kalamazoo to eat. Since we have kids we do not stay for the live entertainment (it starts after bed time), but this is a nice bonus.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Have not been here in the evenings, so can't judge their dinner menu. It is fairly quiet at lunch time and the selections are good, a bit different, and priced right.

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Amsterdam
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Varied menu-everything I have had was good. Good beer selection. Music at times-check schedule-good if you like what's playing-not so good, if not

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

I went to the Union for a dinner with friends on a Monday night. It took about 20 minutes to get drinks. After that I ordered a medium steak. It arrived about 30 minutes later and was extremely rare. I sent it back and received a new steak another 30 minutes later that was very well done and tough. The... More

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Kalamazoo
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

This is one of my family's most favorite holiday traditions and the Union is a fantastic host! All the candy and supplies one could want. Good food and cold drinks.

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