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390 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3514
+1 207-808-8700
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“cod” (26 reviews)
“pot roast” (10 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
Contemporary, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
390 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3514
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Union
1. 4 Star Lunch!
"Very professional staff from the host and wait staff"
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2. A must to visit!
"I enjoyed meeting friend here in the Union Lounge."
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3. Made everyone feel like VIPs!
"The space was perfect, set off from the rest of the restaurant"
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1 - 10 of 391 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Perfect, wonderful food and atmosphere. Very accommodating for food allergies and needs. Our families were very impressed and had a great time. Not one thing to complain about. High recommend!!

Thank Marissa A
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Very refined and elegantly casual. The avocado toast was fabulous, but I wanted so many other items on the menu. Staff is super, just like the Press Hotel where it is located. Clean, fresh, and beautiful inside.More

Thank eloquentone1
Union_Manager, Manager at Union, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here at UNION, and for joining us here for breakfast. We will be sure to share your wonderful feedback with our culinary and service team, and hope to have the opportunity to have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled for two weeks around Maine and had a lot of great food. The Union Restaurant was the best. Portland is known as a “Foodie” city and we ended up eating here every day for breakfast and one dinner. I can’t say enough good...More

Thank sbrmoon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were glad we chose Union after our evening arrival to Portland so we did not have to venture out from the hotel on a wet night. The menu choices all sounded great and our choice of the braised Maine lobster with cream corn chowder...More

Thank emfeAthens_Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried Union last night and were very impressed with the food, service and wine. Portions are large and should be shared. Keep up the good work!

Thank craig k
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the fact that all of the seafood is harvested locally that day. The service is very good and they have a reasonably priced wine list. Open kitchen style and "upscale informal" setting. Very fresh menu options and a winner of a spot

Thank tms215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my new favorite restaurant. Excellent food, ambiance and service! I went there for a birthday breakfast. It's on the expensive side, but the diner who appreciates a well-run restaurant will be delighted. Our server Alec was terrific. We can't wait to return!

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an excellent lobster roll here. Service was very good. And the restaurant is very cool. Would gladly return.

Thank AlexisinNYC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend five days at the Press Hotel in Portland, Maine. While having breakfast at the Union restaurant we meet Alec Dolan, a friendly and very attentive server. Alec not only prepared excellent lattes, he also decorated them with hearts. Alec make sure that the...More

Thank Angel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unique and different choices that were delicious, such as grilled to perfection Brussel Sprouts. The service was very good and the atmosphere was urban chic. Very pleasant experience.

Thank Susan D
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Questions & Answers
9 October 2018|
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Response from mainedoc2016 | Reviewed this property |
There are two good options: one is the Metro lot on Elm Street and the other on Pearl, next to City Hall. As an added bonus they're the least expensive in town
31 July 2018|
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Response from TutusTravelin | Reviewed this property |
While there doesn't seem to be a dress code per se, this is a beautiful, highly touted, high-end restaurant with an award winning chef. Diners' attire was everywhere from casual to elegant, though not fancy. My husband... More
Lucy J
23 April 2018|
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Response from Union_Manager | Property representative |
Good morning Lucy, Thank you for your inquiry. We are fortunate to have many investors here at The Press and UNION restaurant. The property is managed by Fathom Companies, LLC.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Valet Parking, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 390 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3514
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-808-8700
  • E-mail
At UNION we believe that being supplied by the best local farms allows you to enjoy ingredients at their peak of flavor. We partner with farms and producers across New England to ensure that when you dine with us you are truly getting a taste of the region's finest ingredients. Enjoy the bounty of what our oceans, streams, and local purveyors have produced as we commit to using sustainable Maine Products whenever possible.
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