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Union

390 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3514
+1 207-808-8700
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“cod” (27 reviews)
“pot roast” (11 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
Hours
CUISINES
Contemporary, American, Italian, Asian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
390 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3514
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Union
1. 4 Star Lunch!
"Very professional staff from the host and wait staff"
CleticsFan
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2. A must to visit!
"I enjoyed meeting friend here in the Union Lounge."
dlmoore305
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3. Made everyone feel like VIPs!
"The space was perfect, set off from the rest of the restaurant"
bonnevienl
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1 - 10 of 346 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorites were the scallops, the goat cheese with honey and the light and not too sweet sorbet Food was perfect and chef Josh Berry is amazing

Thank Gerri C
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Very refined and elegantly casual. The avocado toast was fabulous, but I wanted so many other items on the menu. Staff is super, just like the Press Hotel where it is located. Clean, fresh, and beautiful inside.More

Thank eloquentone1
Union_Manager, Manager at Union, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here at UNION, and for joining us here for breakfast. We will be sure to share your wonderful feedback with our culinary and service team, and hope to have the opportunity to have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great restaurant. Meet a cousin there from Portland while I was on vacation. The food and service are top notch. The roasted carrots appetizer, as well as tuna appetizer were both great. The mains we tried were the pan seared cod and the...More

Thank MBW64
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined late in the evening after long day driving and sightseeing. It was mostly because we were too tired and hungry to go out. What a surprise this place was. The menu selections were varied and unique. We enjoyed several appetizers and our entrees...More

Thank Munp96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made a reservation with California friends. We had an early slot, so the restaurant was empty when we arrived. I commented on the open kitchen design and my California friend said something about getting tater tots to one of the “cooks”. After we were seated,...More

Thank Thomas K
Union_Manager, Manager at Union, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Thomas, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience here at UNION, and for thinking of us during your visit here from California! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our open kitchen format, and tried some of signature dishes for dinner in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my boyfriend but I am gluten free and they had great options for me including gluten free bread for the charcuterie tray. They were very accommodating with telling me what on the menu I could and could not have. Great cocktails as...More

Thank Jaclyn C
Union_Manager, Manager at Union, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon Jacyln, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here at UNION! We are so pleased to hear that you were able to try some of our gluten free options, and will be sure to share your wonderful feedback with our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon learning that my wife and I were celebrating our 40'th wedding anniversary,the entire staff took it upon themselves to ensure that our evening was most special,and they succeeded! .We began with drinks in the hotel's "Inkwell Bar".I enjoyed Portland's best "Manhattan" expertly prepared by...More

Thank Aunnie S
Union_Manager, Manager at Union, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon Aunnie, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience here at UNION, and for thinking of us to celebrate your special occasion! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed craft cocktails from Inkwell, and tried some of signature dishes for dinner in UNION....More

Reviewed June 13, 2018

We were looking for a Portland restaurant that would be a treat for our 15 year old grandson's birthday and chose Union. It is not an extensive menu, but each item is interesting. The setting is very clean looking and modern. Most impressive is that...More

Thank Irwin P
Union_Manager, Manager at Union, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon Irwin, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here at UNION, and for joining us here for dinner. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our open kitchen, and will be sure to share your wonderful feedback with our...More

Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

On my recent visit to Portland, I chose this restaurant based on reviews on Open Table when looking for a place to dine. It also was located in our hotel, the Press Hotel. The restaurant itself has a contemporary feel. There's a dining area and...More

Thank Mari9
Union_Manager, Manager at Union, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience here with us at UNION. We greatly appreciate the feedback and deeply apologize that your dinner experience was not up to our standards. My hope is that you may be able to...More

Reviewed June 6, 2018

Shortly after we were seated, our server, Megan, surprised with two glasses of excellent champagne commemorating our 25th wedding anniversary. We were off to a great start! When it came time to order cocktails, the restaurant did not have a Scotch I particularly enjoy, so...More

Thank TutusTravelin
Union_Manager, Manager at Union, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to leave such kind feedback on TripAdvisor for UNION! We greatly appreciate you visiting us to celebrate your 25th wedding anniversary, and we are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed some of our signature summer dishes...More

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Lucy J
April 23, 2018|
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Response from Union_Manager | Property representative |
Good morning Lucy, Thank you for your inquiry. We are fortunate to have many investors here at The Press and UNION restaurant. The property is managed by Fathom Companies, LLC.
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Krishna Teja N
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Janet S | Reviewed this property |
The answer changes every day, so just ask your server.
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Sandra S
September 3, 2015|
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Response from Erica W | Property representative |
Hi Sandra S, please find our menus on on website (this forum does not allow me to put a HTML in)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Valet Parking, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 390 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3514
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-808-8700
  • E-mail
Description
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.
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