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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 07/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Sponsored by: Union

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Understated Luxury!
1. Understated Luxury!
"The food was perfectly balanced"
956taniae
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2. Culinary Bliss!
2. Culinary Bliss!
" Union beat our expectations on all levels."
UnRennaisaNY
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3. Great Restaurant!
3. Great Restaurant!
"Great food, great location, great service, great space."
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About
At UNION we believe that being supplied by the best local farms allows you to enjoy ingredients at their peak of flavor. We partner with farms and producers across New England to ensure that when you dine with us you are truly getting a taste of the region's finest ingredients. Enjoy the bounty of what our oceans, streams, and local purveyors have produced as we commit to using sustainable Maine Products whenever possible.
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
CUISINES
Contemporary, American
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Gift Cards Available, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Family style, Non-smoking restaurants
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome. Jamie and the other waitstaff were friendly and provided great service. The corned beef hash and poached egg, with fingerling potatoes and roasted beets, was delicious and so, so satisfying. One of the best Bloody Marys I have had in awhile. Don’t be put...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 18, 2020

We stayed at The Press this month and had a wonderful breakfast at Union. The room is nicely decorated and the waitstaff was terrific!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

Great food in nice setting. Great seafood and salads. Nice choice if wines. Great attention to food allergies in our case gluten free.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020

We’ve had in Portland. Lively environment and due to a no-show we scored the chefs seats at the bar. Excellent meal, wine and the duck was particularly memorable.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020

I was there for dinner, and it was a fabulous dining experience. The service was outstanding, and the food was delicious. I loved the side room we were in, as it afforded great conversation. I had the scallops, which were perfectly cooked. Highly recommend this...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 19, 2020

My husband and I made a reservation for Saturday night for a romantic Valentine's Day dinner. When we arrive we were informed that we would be sitting at the Chef's Table. I was nervous at first, not knowing what to expect, but it turned out...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

We stopped in Portland for brunch on our way to Boston, and the menu at The Union looked fantastic. The restaurant has a great vibe, and the staff is very friendly. Lots of great options for brunch. We couldn’t decide between options, but our server...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

The food is awesome, and Jamie was just amazing - gave great recommendations for the food and was very thoughtful and considerate. The red flannel hash is a must-try.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

Went for brunch, excellent menu options (red flannel hash, eggs Benedict) and staff, Jamie was great! Would definitely come back again.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

Delicious breakfast! We had the pain perdu (like french toast) and red flannel hash, both amazing. Beautiful atmosphere and very good service.

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littledribbling
January 18, 2020|
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Response from oots412 | Reviewed this property |
not sure if the main restaurant is open in between- but they do have a coffee counter that does serve some food.
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Backshore
October 9, 2018|
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Response from mainedoc2016 | Reviewed this property |
There are two good options: one is the Metro lot on Elm Street and the other on Pearl, next to City Hall. As an added bonus they're the least expensive in town
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July 31, 2018|
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Response from TutusTravelin | Reviewed this property |
While there doesn't seem to be a dress code per se, this is a beautiful, highly touted, high-end restaurant with an award winning chef. Diners' attire was everywhere from casual to elegant, though not fancy. My husband... More
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