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232 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4724
+1 909-447-4142
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Richmond, CA
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We almost walked out as no one paid us any attention after we were seated but before we got up an extremely nice wait person came and asked if she could help us! She remained attentive throughout our meal We had a delicious, perfectly dressed garden salad and the Union pizza with sausage substituted for the speck. Unfortunately the makeup... More 

Thank Ellen W
Phoenix, Arizona
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you are looking for an American hamburger or a Portuguese Fish Stew, you'll find either of them here. They'll both be delicious. Located in central Claremont, which is a darling little town, you'll be delighted with either indoor or outdoor seating. This restaurant is worth a stop.

Thank marymaker
Redlands, Ca
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283 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place has a lovely patio and good food. A great location for meeting up with friends and visiting.

Thank lespes
San Dimas
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

1st timers. Great food! The salmon was perfectly cooked and delicious . Made reservations for inside (cause weather has been so grossly hot) and seated right when we walked in, on the opposite side against the bar. Not ideal. Listened to bartender talk.. yuck, but oh well now we know. Outside would have been ideal! Has a nice romantic ambience... More 

Thank Sara G
Los Angeles, CA
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I love this place. I really do. And you need to know how to play the service game if you want to have a good experience. Order your drinks, wine, whatever. When they bring that, order an appetizer. When they bring that, order your salad. When they bring that, order your entree. If you don't follow this protocol, you will... More 

Thank TaxLass
Upland, California
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533 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Some ambitious touches to the menu. They're certainly trying. But the flavors and presentations don't seem to jibe very well. Ate in their courtyard that was a tad cold. So dark you had to use your cell phone for light to read the menu. Surrounded by tables with dogs. Some quiet. Some distractingly active. Salmon bearnaise seemed overpriced, overcooked and... More 

Thank William D
La Verne, California
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60 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is an interesting place, with an interesting open courtyard (including a bocce ball court), and a style of its own. The menu does not do justice to the quality of the food. There were plenty of appetizers and the quality of the food was superb. I had the salmon on a bed of asparagus and it was phenomenal. Other... More 

Thank Ismael1973
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Good food and well prepared. Wonderful atmosphere and bar. Good whisky selection. Great gourmet pizza. Has a relaxed feel I enjoy. Been there many times and will keep coming back.

Thank darwindan
Akron, Ohio
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132 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We had not been to Union on Yale in a couple of years. It was very good! I enjoyed the Hanger Steak! The duck was also cooked to perfection an very tasty! The was a tad overpriced, however the dessert ( rhubarb crumble) was fab! This place is definitely a must in Claremont!

Thank Tim B
Diamond Bar, California
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354 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

The food is good. The wine list is good. The cocktails are good. BUT! there is an open courtyard outdoors with a pit for playing petanque (or bocce). So cool. There is a pizza of the week and a seasonal vegetable featured as well on the menu. The courtyard outdoors retains some of the mature trees from the original business... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
American, Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4724
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +1 909-447-4142

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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?