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Union Pizzeria

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1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60202-1337
+1 847-475-2400
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16:30 - 23:00
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Sun 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 23:00
Fri 04:30 - 00:00
Sat 16:30 - 00:00
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Evanston, Illinois
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376 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mussels and caesar salad have always been favs here. (Well, of course the cocktails, too.) But we tried a lamb sausage/eggplant/olive pizza for variety, and were wowed. Flavor explosion! Good friendly service. Can be loud and crowded, though, especially around show time for Space. Come early!

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Thank jaz79h
Chicago
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319 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Generally, I've thought this is a place I really like to come to, but after a very unspecial sausage and peppers pizza and very unspecial Caesar's salad, if I weren't going to a show at SPACE, I would dine elsewhere. People at SPACE are absolutely lovely, though.

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Thank smdds
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Union is our go-to place. Always a fun vibe, great service and yummy, healthy, interesting food. Cocktails are A+. Don't be intimidated by a wait time. It always goes fast.

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Thank Carly N
North Canton, Ohio
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Didn't realize this was the same location as concert venue, cute restaurant, a little loud but the service and selection were great. Pizzas were delicious, I got the Sunday special, lasagna bolognese...large enough to share. Dessert was delightful as well.

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Thank tribegirl3
Evansville, Indiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Great atmosphere, excellent service, food & drinks. Worth the wait, every visit has been excellent, whether it's family or with friends .

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Thank ratefairly2016
Chicago
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319 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Tried several new beers here, most are not drafts, however. Pizza (special vegetable), salad (fennel and arugula), and the mussels were all very good. Servers very nice. Went to the show after, right on time!

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Thank smdds
Evanston, Illinois
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great place for a glass of wine with friends, and/or a great dinner. We usually go early as it often gets very crowded, especially when there is a show in the "Space" in back. The changing menu reflects items in season. Flavors are combined really well by the chef.

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Thank Karen M
Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Great cocktails. Small but delicious menu. Pizza is obviously good but the the eggplant caponata is to die for. Only drawback is pizza can't be customized (can only delete from set pizzas). Would definitely recommend.

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Thank fonsteven
England
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153 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We met friends for our first visit to the Union, and found it was obviously very popular - even on a Thursday evening. One of our party was not feeling 100%, so it was decided that we should share a number of plates a la Taps. We sampled mussels, calamari, Moroccan chicken, Olives,and Tuscan kale and cauliflower. All were well... More 

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New York City, New York
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410 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived on a Sunday to be told there was a 40 minute wait...we asked to be seated in bar area instead. Became clear that e 40 minute wait was wildly overstated. Service was very friendly, perhaps a bit absent at end of meal. Arugula salad was fine...a bit droopy as if it had been sitting around a bit long...Shrimp/bacon pizza... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 22:00
Monday
16:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 23:00
Thursday
16:30 - 23:00
Friday
04:30 - 00:00
Saturday
16:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60202-1337
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-475-2400

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