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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“duck confit” (17 reviews)
“profiteroles” (9 reviews)
“lobster dish” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
French, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1032 Chapel St, Ste A, New Haven, CT 06510-2443
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went Christmas Eve for a family dinner. Ordered the sea bass. Was not too impressed. The food was not hot!! You would think with such a high class place the food would come to the table HOT! Because it was Christmas Eve and I was...More

1  Thank shayla216
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Union League Cafe continues to offer excellent, traditional fare in a warm, cozy, romantic albeit dated space. It has the feeling of the gentleman's club it likely was. Our table by the fire place in cushioned captain's chairs was a step back in time; one...More

Thank Landmarkfinder A
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I must admit the location and menu is very intimidating BUT the staff was very nice. The food was beyond what I expected. Granted I went during restaurant week the food and price was great. I will go back again!

Thank Katrina L
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Only our second time dining here, but both times have been perfect!!! The food, service, wine list, beautiful dining room (with fireplace), easy to find, across from the Yale Campus, ... . We had 2 bottles of Ployez-Jacquemart (a rare find and one of the...More

Thank SandN855
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

As expected from reading reviews the food and service was excellent. I was pleasantly surprised however by the silver flatware which was beautifully maintained by the kitchen stewards. It is rare today to find silverware even in five star establishments as it is not so...More

1  Thank LDofCT
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was highly recommended By my business colleagues And Exceeded Expectations . The restaurant is elegant, the Service Is Excellent, but it is The Food which is Outstanding. The coquille saint jacques were exquisite, the lobster was fabulous and The dessert was a Chocoholic's...More

Thank pechekov5
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and another couple had dinner at the Union league about two weeks ago. It was busy as usual. The food was good. The service was so rushed that we felt like they could not wait to get our table for another party. The...More

Thank Joshua H
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Our spot for special occasions. Elegant, quality, historic setting. Food and beverages always top notch. And a nice surrounding area for a stroll.

Thank TLDownes
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This place is stunning, and the menu is exquisite. The service has been a mixed bag for me - sometimes I feel like a cherished guest, other times it seems like I am a second class inconvenience. And because I am vegetarian there is rarely...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I recently went there for the first time for a business meeting. I arrived a bit early and was seated promptly. The person I was meeting was held up in traffic and I informed my waiter that I would wait until he arrived. Once he...More

Thank John W
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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
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.
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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