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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

my sister and I have lunch here every time wee have our hair cut across the street. love the chicken gumbo soup and several of the sandwich dishes

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 18, 2020 via mobile

A decent meal, presented well for a fair price. Staff were welcoming and helpful. It would have got 5* but for the fact the coffee was cold - this was promptly replaced with hot though.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 14, 2020

We visited for lunch and the tomato soup was awesome!!!!! The atmosphere is nice and the service was good. We have been here once before and had the same good service and nice experience. I had the Dirty South Burger and that was amazing also!...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 12, 2020

The Union is locally best known for its nightly live entertainment and southwestern-style cuisine, and is especially popular with the late-night crowd. The music is always first class, service is friendly and accommodating, the menu is extensive, servings are well-portioned, and prices are very reasonable....More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 26, 2019

Honestly, The Union is usually pretty great and my family has been coming here loyally for years. Especially on Thursday nights, their 50% off from 3-5pm is an amazing deal. We love it. But tonight was just absurdly bad. We arrived at 3. Got seated...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 22, 2019

Right on the Mall, this is a great place for lunch. The menu has lots of choices and the food is well-prepared. Also excellent beer and wine choices. Service is fast and friendly.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 12, 2019

The Union is on the Mall and a few steps from Michigan Ave. They have a nice selection of beer. and have music on some nights. The food is very good especially the burgers.If you like to eat early the Happy Hours are awesome.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed October 4, 2019

I met family members from out of town to sightsee and visit together in Kalamazoo. Our plan, to enjoy lunch in downtown area on Saturday was frustrating. There were few restaurants open for lunch. Luckily, we found the Union open for lunch. However, the food...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 23, 2019

Not impressed, maybe a new chef? New management? What has happened to this "once upon a time, a good place to visit" restaurant?

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 23, 2019

We stopped in to The Union for dessert and were pleasantly surprised to get to hear live music as well! Performing were older kids from a music camp held at WMU and they did a nice job. My husband and I shared the tiramisu and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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October 22, 2016|
Response from ak3250 | Reviewed this property |
They only do for 10 or more in the party.
Tonja W
January 16, 2015|
Response from Worldtravel8437 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if the Union has a private room. The Wine Loft in Kalamazoo might, and Zazios has a private section that would probably work well.
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