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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” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
1032 Chapel St, Ste A, New Haven, CT 06510-2443
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were invited by friends for a Yale graduation dinner, a prix fixe special occasion for a Sunday night dinner. It was wonderful. We live in Paris so know something about French food, and this was outstanding cuisine with original and delectable presentations. The wine...More

Thank barb031
Union L, General Manager at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Barb031, We appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience. Congratulations to your Yale graduate; if you ever have the chance to dine with us again; please ask for me personally. Sincerely, Romain; General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here three times with senior colleagues. The last time, a few of us ordered a plate of handmade gnocchi. They were not terrible, but there were 4 gnocchi each plate! and the rest was so-so over cooked tasteless veggies. Later, I found...More

Thank luvaspina
Union L, General Manager at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, This news in troubling and we will review with the Chef on the night of your visit. There is normally 6 in a lunch portion and 8 in a dinner portion. I apologize for your unpleasant experience at our restaurant. We are very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful restaurant with attentive staff. Loved the food, very varied menu with relatively inexspensive options. Was here for a small wedding reception, and we were never hurried or bothered in the least, even though all of us ate something different.

1  Thank Teenzone
Union L, Director of Sales at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so very much for your kind words as I will be sure to share this with the Union League Café Team. We had a wonderful time planning with the grooms! We hope you see you all back soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tone deaf on vegan options despite special request. Lovely decor but food was lackluster and extremely disappointing - it also felt crowded on second floor.More

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

Dear Dale, Your comments were most troubling but I want to unequivocally thank you for bringing this to my attention. Without your feedback I might have never known of it. We have reached out via private message for a bit more information as we hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently returned to Union League Cafe for our anniversary which reaffirmed our love of Union League Cafe. The service is amazing, professional and exquisite. We enjoyed an extraordinary meal; from appetizers, to entree, to desert we cannot complement the chef enough. I also feel...More

1  Thank Rbluvs2travel
Union L, Director of Sales at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is always nice to get fan mail, particularly when it is as positive as your experience was. Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just returned from a long work trip and I see a member of our party has already written of how much more can a restaurant do to ruin a celebration and I was one of the Birthday Boys. We have dined with our dear...More

Thank scott719
Union L, General Manager at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We understand your disappointment and we are so sorry. Failing to meet yours and our own expectations is something we take very seriously. I would sincerely like to talk with you if you would be so willing. Please call the main dining room directly. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018

We'd been to the Union League years ago--a terrific New Haven restaurant. But today, we decided to try a quick bite and drink in the club room (the bar area) where a special limited menu is offered from 2:30-5pm. We had the place to ourselves....More

Thank AndrewBeach
Union L, Director of Sales at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Andrew - Please tell everyone!! We are so happy you have uncovered this "hidden-gem" just off our main dining room as the clubroom is perfect for a late afternoon cocktail paired with the mussels, steak frites or house made vegetable chips. We look forward...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

After living in state for almost 15 years we got to go for the first time to what is often reputed as the best French restaurant in CT. The service was excellent. We were greeted promptly and taken to our table. The server came promptly...More

Thank ctchand
Union L, Director of Sales at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are thrilled you took the time for our team to serve you and glad you enjoyed your time. For your next visit; we always have a sommelier in the building that could help with your wine selections. Looking forward to seeing you again, soon.

Reviewed 12 May 2018

The food is amazing as always but...I have never been more disappointed of a restaurant that i am a 20 year customer Comping the price of the dessert and cake (ordered the day before with specific directions helped by the host the day before)., did...More

Thank LeTerrible
Union L, General Manager at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We failed to meet yours and our own expectations something that we take with great concern . For this we are so sorry. If you would be so willing , I would sincerely like to talk with you. Please call the restaurant and ask for...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Undisputed best French restaurant in Ct. The atmosphere is terrific parking in back. I'm not a huge fan of French Rest but this really changed my mind and I have reconsidered Union league Cafe as my favorite French restaurant including those I've visited in France...More

Thank Zetti74
Union L, Director of Sales at Union League Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

This is such an amazing review; we can not thank you enough for the exceptional words aswe strive every day to ensure our guests have a wonderful meal and a marvelous time at our restaurant and it is extremely encouraging for someone to tell us!...More

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Carolyn R
7 December 2017|
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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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Joseph O
10 May 2017|
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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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jeffrey b
15 March 2017|
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
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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