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“A fun place to have a bite, a drink (or six) and see a show.”
Review of Union Pizzeria

Union Pizzeria
Ranked #16 of 283 Restaurants in Evanston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Lodi, Wisconsin
Level 5 Contributor
93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“A fun place to have a bite, a drink (or six) and see a show.”
Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Caught the delmark records show and had a bite and drinks at the bar afterwards. A great atmosphere and right by the L, making it easy to get back to the city afterwards. Excellent pizzas and soup (points off though for finding a piece of napkin in the soup!). The music venue in the rear is a fantastic place to catch some live music.

  • Visited August 2013
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Chicago
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Pizza and Cocktails”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Union is a great spot for a casual meal or drink. Wood fired pizzas are the best items on the menu and can be enjoyed at the bar with a great craft cocktail or beer.

Visited October 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Snobberia without taste”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

What a disappointment. First the food. If you enjoy pizza, you are in for surprise - this restaurant tells you what kind of pizza you can order. They serve about 10 different 14" pizzas basically for one person ( in the $15 range). The thin crust is ok, but don't ask for any additions to their choices - no onions, no fresh tomatoes. Lucky, I could have "wild" mushroom (plain mushrooms apparently are not good enough even though I defy you to tell the difference). No tomatoes - not even tomato sauce - but lots of salt. I asked if they could add onion - the answer was no, but they could put it on the side. (Tell me the logic of that one). They say they are "authentic". I have eaten pizza throughout Italy and could always get my choice of ingredients. Second the service was excellent. Third, the decor - Picture 20-25 ft. ceilings - it is like a warehouse which creates noise beyond words. The word snobbery comes from the restaurant telling you that they know what you should eat and how you should eat it. You want thin pizza - there are tons of Chicago pizza restaurants who can deliver thin crackly tasty crusts with toppings of your choice. One more thing, if you don't want pizza, they offer about 5 choices of strange entrees. Forget this one.

  • Visited July 2013
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Norman, Oklahoma
Level 6 Contributor
175 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great service, delicious food, nice bar selection.”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

I met my lifelong friend here (we haven't seen one another in 3 years). We visited for 3 hours and felt not pressure at all. The food was great. The service was quite nice. It became a bit loud around 8 just from all of the people. There was a very nice energy from the group.

Visited June 2013
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river forest, il
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Good”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

We went to the pizzeria as another reviewer stated that it was "authetic" Italian pizza. I have been to Italy 4 times, and while this is close, it is not authentic. It is very think, but the crust is very cracker like and not chewy like in Italy. The space is industrial, with a nice seating area near the bar if you need to wait for a table. It is family friendly, with lots of families there. They have a good salad menu as well. The space is a bit cold though, as if they didn't think the loft/industrial look all the way through. It's not quite there.

  • Visited May 2013
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