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Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar
Japanese Restaurant$$
Today 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
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230 W Erie St Chicago, IL 60654
230 West Erie StreetUSIllinoisChicago60654
(312) 662-4888eatatunion.com
$$Japanese Restaurant, Sushi Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Sushi Restaurant
Asian Restaurant
Barbecue Restaurant
Bar
Today 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am – 2:00 pm, 5:00 – 10:30 pmTuesday 11:30 am – 2:00 pm, 5:00 – 10:30 pmWednesday 11:30 am – 2:00 pm, 5:00 – 10:30 pmThursday 11:30 am – 2:00 pm, 5:00 – 10:30 pmFriday 11:30 am – 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 12:00 amSaturday 5:00 pm – 12:00 amSunday 5:00 – 9:00 pm
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Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar is a bustling neighborhood restaurant located in Chicago's popular River North neighborhood. Union combines the tempered art of Japanese dining with a fresh, colorful and urban vibe. Embracing an American warmth and personality, this playful juxtaposition reveals a restaurant that is welcoming, accommodating and stylish. A true riff on what is expected or traditional - East or West.

Union ups the ante on Japanese dining with its high-energy beat, creativity and playful approach to Japanese-influenced cuisine. The menu boasts a variety of flavorful offerings from the Kitchen, Sushi Bar and signature Barbeque Bar showcasing the 600° Robata Grill. The beverage program offers a varied cocktail menu of carefully handcrafted and inventive cocktails. A thorough sake collection is available as well as extensive craft beers, liquors and a spirited wine list.
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Trendy, bustling restaurant with an upscale-urban vibe & a creative take on Japanese cuisine.- Google
"Dishes I recommend are the Short Rib Ramen, Truffled Tuna and Buffalo Duck Wing."
"The sushi rolls with black rice are great."
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Louie Christopher
3 weeks ago
Amazing atmosphere first off. I've been here at least 5 times and it's always amazing. The servers and bartenders are a blast and very professional at the same time. Would recommend to anyone that wants excellent sushi and a great price. Oh and try the buffalo duck... Amazing appetizer! Amazing food, amazing people. 5 stars!!!
Alexander Kuznetsov
in the last week
Made an order via their web-site. Got it one hour later than was promised. No sticks or soy sauce was included. Sushi were ok, but not more than that. Too bad for this kind of price.
Janine Ashley
9 months ago
Pretty good spot. Sushi is great and unique and the things from the grill are pretty good. I really liked the fresh wasabi root and the black rice sushi. Also the truffle tuna tartare is awesome. The only downside is that it is out of the way and super over priced.
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Digital Megaphone
10 months ago
I'm knocking them down a point for their cash policy -- they don't have any change, just bills. So if your bill is .51 or greater, they short you the rest. If it's .49 or less, they round up and give you the dollar. Very strange, but they said it's common practice in River North. I recommend using your credit card to avoid being skimmed. It's not so much the little bit that makes a difference one time, but I go there 3 - 4 times a month. If this happened every time, that would add up over a year. Still love the sushi and think it's a great place! LOVE Union Sushi. Make sure to try everything with the black rice -- lower carbs!! My faves are the spicy tuna roll and mushroom roll. Also, the beef satays are only $2 during happy hour. If you are looking for a cocktail, try the conspicuous mule.
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Ferit Güven
a month ago
Excellent place. Especially Chesapeake Bay and Clifton 4 rolls were amazing. The server was great too. Overall highly recommended.
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evan hargis
in the last week
Sick interiors, amazing SUSHI!!! Thank you NINA, your service was impeccable!!!
Donald Maday
7 months ago
I'm from St. Louis and I have never written a review on a restaurant before. I had such great service, and even better flavor from the sushi, BBQ spare ribs, and lamb. If you're a fan of good food, this place should be on your list.
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Megan Balabon
8 months ago
Very helpful with my challenging gluten free diet! The waitress was very accommodating to my food allergies. The brown rice sushi was yummy with roasted sesame seeds. The service is excellent and the restaurant is nice.

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A delicious sampler from the Robata Grill @eatatunion
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Black Rice Nigiri Sampler now available at @eatatunion Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar
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Say hello to the Tuna Cup at @eatatunion Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar
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This marinated salmon and grilled enoki is off the charts at Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar
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Record week with over 20 Chef's Tables booked at Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar! Bring it! http://ow.ly/ooDaE
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Another incredible employee meal at Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar. Fried Chicken Wings and Sticky Rice today!
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@pang awesome article in @ChiTribFood on Fresh Wasabi at @eatatunion http://ow.ly/ptd9M
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Amazing Post! RT @altakstation: Stop at Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar for an Amazing Lunch http://t.co/9E9zgYKKp8
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New Black Rice Nigiri Sampler available tonight at @eatatunion
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Who's craving our Jumbo Chef's Bento? Only at Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar
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King Crab on the grill only at Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar
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