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125 South Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 384-6756
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Yum, Yum, Yum

We went to The Union to take advantage of Kalamazoo Restaurant Week. Well, special didn't start for lunch on Monday, but for dinner that evening and all noon hours Tuesday-Friday. That didn't spoil things at all. We selected an appetizer of rib tips, excellent choice! They were perfectly cooked... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
TravelerAbroad2
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Marshall, Michigan
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Marshall, Michigan
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We went to The Union to take advantage of Kalamazoo Restaurant Week. Well, special didn't start for lunch on Monday, but for dinner that evening and all noon hours Tuesday-Friday. That didn't spoil things at all. We selected an appetizer of rib tips, excellent choice! They were perfectly cooked with just the right amount of char. Six flavorful sauces come... More 

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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Had a drink at the bar during the chili cook off. Even thought they were packed with a mostly non-customers, the staff did a great job. I had the bacon Bloody Mary. Great Bloody Mary with a slice of high quality bacon.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

great place for a quick lunch. Lots of good beers to chose from and always good service. I really like the burgers too, especially the loaded southern burger. But absolutely order the portabella fries.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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127 reviews 127 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is certainly one of the better Milliennium Restaurants. Interesting and tasty menu. The serive is very nice. Smiles and helpful staff was there on all levels. The grilled apple salad was a hit. Also really liked the blackened chicken pasta. Burgers were also good.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

we had a great lunch at the union and it was filled with locals. The sandwiches were very good and the staff was very friendly.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Being a University town, this restaurant is loaded with college youth quite a bit. Live Music is sometimes very "interesting," but, for the most part, enjoyable. Food is average, but the price is acceptable. Because it is quite crowded much of the time, service can be slow. Still, it is worth visiting.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I've only had lunch and chose the pulled pork each time. I liked that they did not put any sauce on it and gave me a choice of six with varying levels of heat. I just found it to be a little expensive; $24 for two sandwiches, a diet pop and a three dollar pint from a local microbrewery which... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The Union seems very popular and I wish them the best. I'm sure they are worthy of a five-star review. I'm not a hater, but I'm posting because there are people like me everywhere who may want to see live music, but are not into the piano-bar-audience-participation when they're going out. At my visit, there was a guitarist and what... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Downtown kazoo, this is a must visit. great atmosphere, service and food. had BBQ brisket, best around. large cut of meat. great value.

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

New chef, local specialties and upscale college town atmosphere. New cajun influence is great, try the gator mac and cheese.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 South Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: (269) 384-6756

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?