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The Union

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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125 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4832
+1 269-384-6756
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, great chef. Asked for low salt sateed greens. The chef himself came out to tell me the greens were precooked with salt. Great folks.

Thank Mack M
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Service was exceptional and entertaining, food was all I expected and more. Atmosphere was warm and welcoming. Would absolutely recommend The Union to everyone.

Thank Diana E
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

First time and we will definitely go back. We were pretty bummed that we were too tired to stay for the awesome live band, but we will definitely go back. Our server was very attentive, funny and made our dinner experience even better than it would have already been. There is a variety of food and since I am a... More 

Thank charleca1978
Winter Haven, Florida
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310 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Wish we had gone to see a band, as out table was next to the band but we were too early. Dinner was good, nothing fantastic. Our server was training someone and they did a lot of talking off to the side, instead of refilling our drinks. Sadly, I don't think he was a great trainer. Will go back but... More 

Thank 63Kathyd
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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394 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a very nice atmosphere with good food. I went during the middle of the day for a business meeting, however I see they offer a bandstand. I was told that a lot of local bands play here evenings and weekends. While not my cup o' tea, I can see why this is a favorite of many locals and... More 

Thank LifeisTooShort69
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I enjoy the food there, it is a little pricey, but it is tasty. It is a regular spot for my son and I to stop at! We like the atmosphere.

Thank Marty J
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We have become regulars here. The menu isn't huge, but everything is delicious. The atmosphere is great. Service is excellent. The evening music is so enjoyable. Sometimes it is a little too loud to converse with others at your table.

Thank clady16
Noblesville, Indiana
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great experience for lunch during the week. We all enjoyed our meals (kids cheeseburger and pasta, adults ate sausage mac'n'cheese and the sausages meal). Everything was delicious and we would return. Fun atmosphere in a cute section of town. Nick was a great waiter, super nice.

Thank amycornwell
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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675 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Have been going here for years and just went back recently. The service was excellent and I think because it was the Art Fair weekend at Bronson Park, the kitchen was off its game. The pulled pork sandwich was delicious, however, the top bun was burned beyond recognition - should have been replace before serving it to me and they... More 

Thank Nancy O
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This is a fun place. The room is a little small for the bands and the music can be loud which prevents much communication. But it's great to listen to the live bands. Food is good with a variety.

Thank Luckyruby3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4832
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-384-6756

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