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Union Hotel Restaurant & Bar

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401 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510-3207
+1 707-746-7847
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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684 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

While I realize this is an old building, the restaurant is a bit tired. With that being said, the service was very good and the food was plentiful and pretty decent.

Thank legsbell
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We stopped here for a drink and dessert. We sat inside in the bar and ordered. Service was good and the Spanish coffee and chocolate cake were both yummy! Will try dinner next time!

Thank cmock
Benicia, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Have been here twice for the live jazz and will be going back again this month as well as every month for the great food and music.

Thank Linda W
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I can only tell you about the service here because I never got a chance to order. Walked in on a Wednesday evening. Bartender told me he would be right back. Waited 10 minutes and never saw anyone again. So I left.

Thank robertjB9190AN
Benicia, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have enjoyed several brunches and appetizers here. Dinner only once. Years ago they did live bands and dancing; I'm not sure if they still do, but it was a lot of fun.

Thank dborst
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96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Had a delicious lunch, wine (generous pour) and dessert. Outside seating was very nice. The inside ambiance is lovely. Prices compare reasonably with other restaurants. You can order a grilled chicken sandwich with fries and a salad for $9.00! Was quite surprised that there were not more diners for lunch. Service was friendly and good.

Thank MinooTravels
Benicia, California
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Love sitting outside while eating delicious food ....expect to see a neighbor or friend pass by on weekends.

Thank 481elly
Benicia, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Any day of the week the food at the Union Hotel is great. Gabby and his staff never disappoint! The eggplant Parmesan is a favorite, along with the house made ravioli. The salmon is also a winner! A special treat is the jazz band on Thursday nights!

Thank Kathy B
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have only visited one time; which was during lunchtime and it was great service. Service was fast and efficient. Waitress was very kind and attentive.

Thank Theresa T
Columbia, South Carolina
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1,319 reviews
491 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 570 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Benicia’s Union Hotel Restaurant & Bar offers excellent food and service in a place that’s just loaded with personality. The historic decor and friendly vibe of this compact eatery/bar are very appealing, and the old fashioned bar and gorgeous stained glass windows are highlight features. My seafood linguini ($20), which was prepared with clams, mussels, prawns, calamari and scallops, and... More 

Thank Citallwic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510-3207
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Benicia
  • Phone Number: +1 707-746-7847

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