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Union League Cafe

1032 Chapel St, Ste A, New Haven, CT 06510-2443
+1 203-562-4299
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“duck confit” (17 reviews)
“profiteroles” (8 reviews)
“spinach salad” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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1032 Chapel St, Ste A, New Haven, CT 06510-2443
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to a retirement celebration and ordered salmon. Was shocked that it was overcooked. Appetizer was duck confit and was surprised that the skin was not crisp; too fatty for my taste, but the meat itself was delicious. My husband had the braised beef short...More

Thank Corcoroni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Private went to coffee bistro last Saturday with couple of my student book the table waited a long time to get cappuccino One of my friend asked the waitress for a Nathan fork for the pancake and he just walked away which was very nice...More

Thank RoseAndJ
Union L, Director of Sales at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear RoseAndJ, I think you may have selected the wrong venue to post a review, as we do not serve pancakes or lasagna and closed for lunch on Saturdays. We wish you a great day.

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

If you like french food, this is a restaurant not to miss. I have been going here on and off for 25 years. It is a real treat.

Thank sparrow5678
Union L, Director of Sales at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you Sparro5678! We are celebrating our 25th Anniversary this month. We are offering a special menu from our dishes served 25 years ago and welcome you back for the next 25th years.

Reviewed 12 September 2018

We went for lunch, so probably the usual variety of menu options wasn't available. The service was great. The food was okay. I ordered a medium rare steak - unfortunately, it wasnt cooked that well. It was mostly well done, and a bit tough to...More

Thank sghosh2030
Union L, Director of Sales at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review; in hopes, the team was aware of the over cooked steak and brought you a new one or sent a correctly cooked steak home with you. The duck confit is a stable here for many...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

One of the most elegant restaurants I have been to. Set in a historical landmark. It is genuinely worth a visit. Unfortunately the food is a hit or miss. I have number of meals here. It has been inconsistent.More

Thank Umer D
Union L, Director of Sales at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear Umer D, Thank you for taking the time to bring this to our attention. Your feedback is extremely important and will help us correct this situation that allowed the inconsistency that was not up to our standards to be served. I would love to...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

My husband and I have celebrated many anniversaries at Union League. It is also a great place to bring business guests. Although I usually prefer a more relaxed atmosphere, you can never go wrong with Union League.

Thank AnnieG72
Union L, Director of Sales at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Dear Annie, Happy Anniversary! We are so pleased you selected Union League Café for your memorable dinner and we look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Reviewed 26 August 2018

Happily ,Pablo was Our server . A true Gentleman. Congenial, professional, friendly, unobtrusive, yet completely Attentive , accommodating, and hospitable which enhanced our dining experience. I would request him again. We frequently spoke Spanish. To Begin : Grey Goose Martini ( $14.00) and a Tito's...More

Thank Ric C
Union L, Director of Sales at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Dear Ric, This meal and your feedback are amazing, thank you! We welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Most people say this is the best restaurant in New Haven and one of the best on the east coast. The food tastes great and the service is excellent. It is continental with a French flair.

Thank mike l
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Had dinner on a Saturday night--visitors from the South. The $55 prix fixe menu that night was wonderful, with great choices for appetizer, entree, and dessert. I had the zucchini blossom fritters, the wild striped bass, and the nougat glace. The waiter, who had been...More

Thank JMK-atl
Union L, Director of Sales at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear JMK, Thank you so very much for sharing your experience, we will be sure to inform the Chefs & your server, Pablo as it is very rewarding for our team! We look forward to serving you in the future.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a beautiful room and a wonderful special occasion restaurant. We dined. I had the salad with herbs and a special that involved steak and potatoes similar to fries, as well as a sauce advertised as béchamel but with a bit of spice to...More

Thank mbsaandercock
Union L, Director of Sales at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you again for your kind comments and patronage. We look forward to serving you again soon.

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Carolyn R
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Response from Katrina L | Reviewed this property |
There's a there's a parking lot right behind Union League on Crown Street next to Geronimo when you're going up crown you go just passed college and across the street from the parking lot is bar restaurant. Union League can... More
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Response from CTVacationers | Reviewed this property |
On street parking is available out front and there is a pay lot behind it.
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Response from giaabruzzi | Reviewed this property |
they do have a prix fixe menu I believe.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1032 Chapel St, Ste A, New Haven, CT 06510-2443
    (College Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-562-4299
  • E-mail
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