About UNION Rooftop
A word from UNION Rooftop
Experience the Union of talent, creativity, art, food, and design.
Kaskaid Hospitality has been credited with bringing dining in the Twin Cities to new heights, and UNION Rooftop is the crown jewel in its latest unveiling of unique hospitality concepts. Painstaking attention was paid to every detail, from restoring the building’s original architectural treasures to installing the one-of-a-kind retractable rooftop. UNION has engaged a talented culinary team that holds themselves to the highest standards, ensuring every dish is special, surprising, and cohesive. We have created a menu that can be experienced in just the right proportions, from an elegant snack before the theater, to a celebratory 5-course tasting menu featuring ingredients that change daily.
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 3pm- 10pm
Tuesday: 3pm- 10pm
Wednesday: 3pm- 10pm
Thursday: 3pm- 10pm
Friday: 3pm- 11pm
Saturday: 3pm- 11pm
Rooftop Happy Hour: 3pm-6pm everyday
Sunday Breakfast & Brunch 9am-3pm
8th Street and Hennepin Avenue
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
DJ-inspired music Fridays and Saturdays after 10 pm
-Valet Parking $10 after 5 pm daily
-Self parking $5 with voucher after 4 pm at Macy's (Park & Shop) or LaSalle Plaza ramps
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View
Whether you’re planning a business dinner, a social celebration or a corporate gathering, let UNION make your event extraordinary. We pride ourselves on the commitment to providing an experience that is truly unforgettable.
UNION Rooftop Ratings and Reviews
Loud, dark, FREEZING cold. Didn't stay l ...
Loud, dark, FREEZING cold. Didn't stay long enough to try the food. Felt more like a loud cheap bar than an upscale restaurant. Not sure why they opt for this environment on the rooftop- in my opinion it should be different than the bar downstairs. Maybe it is better during the day? With so many great restaurants in Minneapolis to try probably won't give this one another chance.
We truly enjoyed our experience. Howeve ...
We truly enjoyed our experience. However it was a very busy evening and the noise level was was extremely high. We had a hard time carrying on a conversation. Also, the tables were so closely situated that it made it difficult to push your chair back a bit and relax. The service and the food were excellent!!! I would recommend the Union Rooftop to others.
Neat venue, good bar selection, but food ...
Neat venue, good bar selection, but food was not good. Overpriced and of poor quality. Had chicken cordon blue, dry and not very seasoned. Potatoes bland & cold. Couldn't eat the broccoli as it was yellow (i.e. past its best by date). Server gave me free dessert for the nasty brocolli. If you're just going for drinks it's fine, but I wouldn't go for a dining experience.
The ceviche had to much liquid, to much ...
The ceviche had to much liquid, to much onion, and not enough mahi mahi, but after pouring out most of the liquid and scooping out a lot of the onion, it was actually very tasty. My date loved here salmon salad and my chicken cordon bleu was very good also. Generous portions.
This place far exceeded my expectations! ...
This place far exceeded my expectations! That glass-enclosed rooftop provided that rooftop feel even with the colder weather. I had the lobster mac and cheese and the pan-seared scallops and both were delicious!! I will definitely be going here again to try more of the menu or just for a drink on the rooftop!
The first floor level bar was wonderful! ...
The first floor level bar was wonderful! Very friendly bartender, helped me order hor d'ourves for my 84 mother and one teen and birthday 20 year old as they approached. Finished happy hour there, then went upstairs to rooftop for wonderful dinner. Generous proportions, beautiful space.
I have visited the union a couple times ...
I have visited the union a couple times now. The best thing about this restaurant is its rooftop location and modern ambiance. The food could be better. Twice I have been server a cold plate or over cooked eggs. As far as the service, the waiters a bit scattered and don't really check on you. The reason I have comeback is that the DJ is usually good and if there is a drag performance it is always a good time.
I booked this reservation on OpenTable a ...
I booked this reservation on OpenTable and then made a call to the restaurant to tell them it was a special occasion for my boyfriend's birthday. Throughout dinner, I watched several tables get delivered a sparkling birthday dessert, and was anticipating that there would be something similar coming to us. Nothing did. It was a huge let down because I'm sure my boyfriend was thinking some surprise would come after seeing it happen for several other people. I was extremely disappointed considering I had made the effort to call and was told by the hostess on the phone that they would make the night special for us.
Went for dinner and the food was pretty ...
Went for dinner and the food was pretty good but overpriced in my opinion. However it is downtown, and the rooftop is a great view/ambiance. We were really pleased with the service. Will definitely be back for any special occasion or special dinner.
Two of us had the miso sea bass - it was ...
Two of us had the miso sea bass - it was very overcooked and bland. Server was excellent though and she did comp the meals.
Other guests enjoyed their food. Scallops were cooked perfectly, awesome buffalo shrimp.
The Union Rooftop was not ranked as one ...
The Union Rooftop was not ranked as one of the top restaurants. We were pleasantly surprised that the food was delicious. Sitting outside at night was fun as well. They were busy so it took awhile to get our drinks and the service got better from there.
Sadly, we've had declining service the l ...
Sadly, we've had declining service the last 3 occasions that we've been here. This time we've decided it's our last. From the abysmal food that we ate (poorly seasoned, oversauced, and just not palatable) to the fruit flies that were flying around constantly around our area (I am worried that there's something not quite clean around where we were seated in the rooftop, or perhaps the event that they had where an area was sectioned off and food was left out there to pick on, however, no one was there to eat it) attracted flies that were quite unsavoury to deal with. The service was just ok, but the overpriced appetizers that we ate were just disastrous. Sad, it used to be a great hangout for a while.
Ambience is the only reason to go. Food ...
Ambience is the only reason to go. Food was ready instantaneously meaning it was sitting out and my overcooked steak reflected it. The blue cheese was actually gelled. I should have sent it back but didn't as was business dinner.
Had only eaten in the bar before but the ...
Had only eaten in the bar before but the rooftop was lovely. The service was under welling however. The server was not friendly seemed overly rushed and not very polished for a downtown dining experience. Food was good, prices in line with downtown and evening was enjoyable on the rooftop.
Great food and view! Horrible service. I ...
Great food and view! Horrible service. I was also very confused by the ambience. We went for Sunday brunch and there was a ridiculously loud DJ acting like it was Saturday night and shot girls walking around. Confusing, that is for Saturday night. If they could approach Sunday brunch the right away, it would be very successful.
My husband and I celebrated our annivers ...
My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at Union. The good: our food was delicious. The service was very good. The not so good: the rooftop was closed, and the restaurant was beyond loud. Everyone was shouting at each other. We asked for the quietest table and were seated next to a table of 9. I am weary of servers asking, How are WE doing? Is OUR food delicious? That talk is good for toddlers, but not adults. Lastly, even though our server knew it was our anniversary, they don't do the sweet little things - a small dessert, for example - that other restaurants do.
It was our first time at Union Rooftop, ...
It was our first time at Union Rooftop, and I am quite impressed by the experience. I suggest going on the weekend so you can request Phil, one of the most polite and energetic servers I have ever met. Although the noise level and overabundance of Bachelorette parties were both excessive, the food, quality and immaculate service made up for both. I highly recommend the Beff Carbaccio, and their chefs also can provide a delicious burger as well.
The food was delicious. The service we h ...
The food was delicious. The service we had was wonderful. We were seated immediately, someone came to talk to us shortly after, and the menu was explained in detail and suggestions were given. Once we ordered, our food came out super fast and was hot and delicious. The only downside was how loud it was but it's understandable, it's a bar on a Friday night.
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