The Union Kitchen
Hip bistro for American fare & drinks
American · Garden Oaks/Oak Forest · $$$
This Oak Forest outlet of the local American chain offers Southern and global dishes ranging from starters like BBQ pulled pork tostadas and Frito pie mac 'n' cheese to burgers, pizza, rack of lamb and steak. Seating options include the intimate main dining room, a spacious bar or a patio with views of passing trains.
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hours Open Today · 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
location Located in Ella Plaza, 3452 Ella Boulevard, Houston, TX 77018, USA phone +1 713-681-0022 website directions Get Directions
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Google Reviews
This,was my third visit. My first two visits were great; good food, great drinks, excellent waitstaff, friendly atmosphere. My last visit was disappointing. Poor waitstaff, limit drink choices due to items being out of stock, food prep was mediocre and wait time for food was very long. A person in my party complained to management regarding our groups disatisfaction with our dining experience. We were compensated and apologized to but my opinion of this restaurant is not as glowing as it once was.
Brenda Pulphus · June 20, 2018
Great visit. My first time here on Father's day 2018, however the people have been before and recommended this place. I had the Union bowl. Enjoyed it. Great flavor and tried a grapefruit mimosa and it was very good. I shall return.
Joseph Vallery II · June 17, 2018
I tried to share this with you privately but the email address you have listed on your website has a full inbox and my email bounced so I will be public. We had an unpleasant time at your Ella location tonight. We had a reservation for 7. We arrived a little early. The hostess was very nice and was able to seat us right away. That is where our experience ended. We sat there for more than 15 minutes and no one said a word to us. I felt like waiters were actually avoiding eye contact. Finally after about 18 minutes a waiter came over and asked if we were ready to order. We said yes and he said he would come back in just a few seconds to grab our order. He never came back. Before I knew it, it had been more than 30 minutes since the hostess sat us and we had not even received water. We decided to just leave and go somewhere else for a meal. No one said a word to us as we were leaving. This kind of service is unforgivable in my book. It was especially embarrassing because we had a guest who is not from Houston. It is unusual for us to receive anything but at least decent service in Houston and especially in Oak Forest. We are Oak Forest locals and we really do not want this kind of service in our neighborhood. I don't know if we will be returning but I really hope this reaches you and that you take it as constructive criticism and correct whatever the problem was tonight. Your restaurant is a beautiful and a nice concept. The service issue needs attention, most especially at the price point. Thank you for your attention.
PJ Newton · March 8, 2018