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Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar

230 West Erie St., Chicago, IL 60654
+1 312-662-4888
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
230 West Erie St., Chicago, IL 60654
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Just a great overall experience. We recommend sitting at the sushi bar to marvel at how they make the various types of sushi and sashimi....truly an art form. Unless you know specifically what you want just tell the chef to make you a meal and...More

Thank metntex
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Once with a girlfriend, once with a family group Definitely not your usual sushi place but it does sushi well Also does ramen well--all kinds including a vegetarian mushroom base Grilled tidbits include the usual and off the wall alligator and kangaroo ( it's on...More

Thank Grandmom1949
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

We walking in by chance. We had been looking for authentic beef sandwiches but this caught our eye as we passed by. Very cool atmosphere and friendly door staff. We sat at at sushi bar as it was recommended by the hostess because Chef Chow...More

Thank 001Kya007
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Based on other TripAdvisor reviews we thought we would try this place and especially went for the "Happy Hour". Sitting next to the el with the rumbling frequent noise, the converted warehouse look, and the lack of a countertop cooler for the fish, we entered...More

Thank Joseph A
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I knew we wanted sushi and some place that offered a unique spin on things...this was it!!! The menu is full of unique and different approaches to the same things you see everywhere. We are both huge foodies and love trying new...More

Thank kfish24
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Union Sushi is always a great choice for dinner, but especially happy hour is a great time to try something new. Oysters are always spot on, great Moscow Mules, and great beef skewers. Sushi is always fantastic and I can only recommend trying the black...More

Thank 347chicago2017
Reviewed March 19, 2018

I've been living in Chicago for the past three years and Union Sushi has quickly become one of my favorite go-to spots in the city for any occasion. They have some of the freshest tasting sushi in the city and I have yet to order...More

Thank Kevin Z
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This place is awesome! The service, the appetizers, the sushi, the drinks, it's all great. Wish I could remember the name of our waitress because she was great. Hit them up for Happy Hour from 5-6:30 for some great deals. The truffle tuna is one...More

Thank BG-Kevin_W
Reviewed January 18, 2018

The title says it all, this place is amazing. I was visiting Chicago for the first time and was taken here for dinner by some locals. Food is simply divine. First, I don't really love many oysters, but omg the oysters on the half shell...More

Thank Kimber K
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

The bartender upstairs was amazing! The food was good but I though this was over priced. Definitely go for happy hour to make up for some of the price. The Oysters were great!

Thank cangel1307
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 West Erie St., Chicago, IL 60654
    (Franklin and Erie)
  • Public Transportation: Purple and Brown Line EL stop on Chicago and Franklin. Number 11 CTA Bus stop on Orleans/Erie and Wells/Huron.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-662-4888
  • E-mail
Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar is a bustling neighborhood restaurant located in Chicago's popular River North neighborhood. Union combines the tempered art of Japanese dining with a fresh, colorful and urban vibe. Embracing an American warmth and personality, this playful juxtaposition reveals a restaurant that is welcoming, accommodating and stylish. A true riff on what is expected or traditional - East or West. Union ups the ante on Japanese dining with its high-energy beat, creativity and playful approach to Japanese-influenced cuisine. The menu boasts a variety of flavorful offerings from the Kitchen, Sushi Bar and signature Barbeque Bar showcasing the 600° Robata Grill. The beverage program offers a varied cocktail menu of carefully handcrafted and inventive cocktails. A thorough sake collection is available as well as extensive craft beers, liquors and a spirited wine list.
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