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Union Woodshop

18 S Main St, Clarkston, MI 48346-1524
+1 248-625-5660
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (72 reviews)
“burnt ends” (36 reviews)
“mac cheese” (94 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 S Main St, Clarkston, MI 48346-1524
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were blown away how good the pizza is. A surprise because the Woodshop is so well known for the bbq and things that the pizza was an added bonus. This place has got it going we love it and now it is on our...More

Thank drphillips49
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good place for bbq served on tin trays. Be prepared to wait as its always packed and service can be spotty.

Thank mammagogo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had heard about this place before, so figured we better see what the fuss was about. It is located in picturesque downtown Clarkston, right on the main street. A great, funky vibe inside, and the smell of smoke gets your mouth watering right away. Really...More

Thank southerncanuck
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything is good The burrito with sweet potatoes is great The pulled pork and ribs Are top notch The bbq sauces are well thought out and executed The patrons are eclectic and attractive It is a cool place to see and be seen in clarkston...More

Thank steven42808
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Often our go to place for BBQ because the selection of items gives you a lot of options and the food never disappoints. BUT lately hands down my favorite has been the smoked ribeye. Try it if you haven't! We also like the bar area...More

Thank Marnry
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to go to the Union Bar for Mac and Cheese, just come here. You can get the Mac and Cheese here and it is cleaner. The seating is tight, but the food was pretty good. We had no complaints other than the...More

Thank thesuburbangirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like bbq this is the place. Great food, comfortable dining room. Our waitress wasn’t the most patient of people given that it was our first visit she seemed to think we should be able to make faster decisions about what we want from...More

Thank mrmatheny
Reviewed 9 October 2017

For a barbecue place, the menu had a surprisingly good selection of vegetarian dishes. The menu includes a veggie burger, vegetarian wrap, and macaroni and cheese without bacon. There are also several meatless pizzas. I had the macaroni and cheese. It was heavenly (especially the...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had a group of 7 friends and chose a time when we wouldn't have a long wait 2:30 Saturday afternoon. We were seated quickly and able to order right away. I usually pick the pulled pork but thought I would try the brisket this...More

Thank DeeDee V
Reviewed 6 October 2017

If my husband and I had not seen Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, we would have never found this gem. Despite what we read on TA, we had no wait at all. We were greeted by a very friendly hostess and quickly seated. An even friendlier...More

Thank Sharon S
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Questions & Answers
Leslie A
22 September 2017|
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Response from Doug V | Reviewed this property |
Should be ok. May be better to go a little earlier to be sure.
1 June 2017|
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Response from csssouby | Reviewed this property |
Doubt still looking but we moved away from Michigan over 1 1/2 ago , sorry!
Jason D
11 March 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 S Main St, Clarkston, MI 48346-1524
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Clarkston
  • Phone Number: +1 248-625-5660
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