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Union Local 613

#86 of 2,198 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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315 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0J8, Canada
+1 613-231-1010
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
Closed now
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Mon - Tue 17:30 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 17:30 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
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Goose Bay, Newfoundland, Canada
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

the food is great, not the very best, but delicious and everything is done with a hipster twist. I had the catfish - southern fried catfish with ocra, grits. it might have been the (multiple) uniquely made drinks with their home made sodas, or the bitters or the anise in gin (?!) It might have been the speak easy they... More 

1 Thank Brandon P
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food was superb. Sausage patties had a very rich flavor and the home fries were just right. The other items looked delish and the atmosphere/decor was very on point. What a lovely addition to Somerset.

Thank TheSoloist
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Neighbourhood pub atmosphere and a little quirky - but I enjoyed it. Great drink selections but a limited menu. I tried the catfish with grits (gluten free) and it was good. I will go back.

1 Thank Robert D
Calgary, Canada
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109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Enjoyed unique cocktails here but was underwhelmed generally. The seating is awkward: long benches means you're sitting next to other patrons, which is a bit odd if you're trying to enjoy a discussion with your group. It tends to feel louder than the general "busy-ness" of the place belies. The appetizers were tasty but nothing unexpected. The service was a... More 

1 Thank MichaelBurjack
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We went to Union on Monday night, and we had the ceviche, a TV dinner, southern fried chicken, and catfish. The ceviche was too small, but the meals were decent sizes, and the TV dinner, was a great deal! The ambiance was great, and the service was reasonably fast. Decent beer and cider selections.

Thank Risaroos
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We had heard ok reviews about this place, but my girlfriends and I decided to try it anyways for one of our monthly dinners out. We were not disappointed, the food was amazing! I have nothing but good things to say about the food. The service was also great, the only down side would be that the place is super... More 

1 Thank Maria A
Ottawa, Canada
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133 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This property was a real disappointment. The menu is a tribute to faux thinking,and at best the presentation was mediocre and the meal was even less so.

Thank Stuball1
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I had the southern fried chicken which was tender but lacking any flavor. It came with a spiced vinegar to add some kick but also very bland. The dish was accompanied by red cabbage that was also sub par. I had chosen the corn bread as a side which also had minimalistic taste with a huge chunk of so called... More 

Thank Benoit R
Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I love visiting Union! The southern-style comfort food is delicious and hearty without being heavy. The bar and hidden speakeasy serve up creative and tasty twists on old favourites using ingredients prepared in-house; they also serve local micro- and craft-brews. Finally, the service is always exceptional. All in all, it is clear that the owners and staff at Union care... More 

Thank Wynne0
Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a super hip spot with cool decor and a casual relaxed vibe. Small diverse menu with a modern take on traditional southern cuisine. Excellent, knowledgeable service, and very laid-back.

Thank chimi1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
17:30 - 02:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0J8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-231-1010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?