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18 W Union St, Athens, OH 45701-2818
+1 740-593-5060
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Athens, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Kinda of a dive bar with cheap or expensive drinks, depends what you order. Pool table available. Very nice upstairs music and party venue where a lot of good performances happen almost every weekend. Enjoyable patio for the warm times. Not a lot of OU undergrad students come to The Union, more locals and graduate students. A lot of international... More 

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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

Rough around the edges but would you want it any other way? Cheap drinks and a big, loud upstairs performance stage. Seems to be THE place for local rock/punk/indie shows. Wild times were had.

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Albany, Ohio
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2014

A very comfortable place to enjoy a cold adult beverage and involve yourself in as many varied conversations as you can hope for. Great beer selection and bar staff (especially Noel), this place has character.

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Oxford, Ohio
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236 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2012

As I understand it, The Union is Athens' oldest bar. I don't know how much truth there is to it, but legend has it, it was appropriately named during the Civil War. I do know, however, that it outlasted prohibition. It was around in the early '70's when my mother lived in Athens. And, my band played there on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W Union St, Athens, OH 45701-2818
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 740-593-5060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?