Union Square Cafe

Union Square Cafe

American Restaurant and Italian Restaurant
21 E 16th St (btwn 5th Ave & Union Sq W), Union Square, New York, NY 10003, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • Noon–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • Noon–11:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Drinks:
Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
Free
Outdoor Seating:
No

One of America’s most acclaimed and popular restaurants, Danny Meyer’s Union Square Cafe serves robustly flavored, seasonal American cuisine.

9.2/10

Based on 444 votes

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    Mike C.
    "Try the Usc Burger - Brioche, French fries, cheddar a and bacon."(7 Tips)
    The Corcoran Group
    "... where you must get the heirloom tomato salad, followed by the gnocchi. Menu changes..."(5 Tips)
    Deepak S.
    "Ricotta gnocchi was amazing."(4 Tips)
    Scott F.
    "tuna burger medium rare and add the coleslaw"(3 Tips)
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  • emily w.

    Everything is great here, but the beef carpaccio is is standout.

    emily wilson · 1 week ago
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  • Morgan P.

    Slow service but the food is good. BLT is delicious.

    Morgan Polotan · 2 weeks ago
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  • emily w.

    The USC burger is the first burger I ever loved.

    emily wilson · 2 weeks ago
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  • Theresa R.

    Everything was amazing! Was here for my birthday & did not hold back. Had three sets of appetizers before a steak entree and each platter was phenomenal. Even the bread and olive oil/spices were great

    Theresa Roldan · 3 weeks ago
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  • Vasu V.

    Great service, solid and well executed New American. Carpaccio was very good. Cobia sashimi was a bit fishy

    Vasu Vadlamudi · July 21
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  • David W.

    Cinnamon rolls and corn are FANTASTIC! Def get those.

    David Wang · July 19
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  • Catherine M.

    Great food but the service was a little slow. Overall an incredible experience.

    Catherine McNeel · July 19
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  • Brad G.

    The USC Burger is served on a brioche bun, with cheddar, bacon, pickles, and onion. It's juicy, full of delicious flavor, and comes with a mountain of french fries. Read more

    Brad Garoon · June 25
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  • Marcie Q.

    Kale salad is delicious.

    Marcie Quintana · June 20
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  • Mark M.

    The burger somehow captures Danny Meyer's culinary soul.

    Mark Munro · June 11
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  • Carolina R.

    Impeccable service, an amazing meal. The frito misty appetizer was delicious!!!

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  • Juliano C.

    Tudo certo, tudo bom,

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  • Richard R.

    30 years strong service is impeccable. Food tremendous. Lasagna will make you want more and more.

    Richard Revilla · May 24
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  • Robert F.

    We've been coming here for years and love every single meal. Had the lamb chops this time.....amazing!

    Robert Freeborn · March 15
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  • Kimmie O.

    The USC burger tasted fresh. Loved their honeycrisp apple cobbler that comes with a chipotle-cheddar biscuit & Brown butter ice cream :)

    Kimmie Ohh · March 4
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  • Maksim A.

    ~22$ lunch

    Maksim Alipov · February 24
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  • Craig A.

    Good burger. Gold rush was tasty.

    Craig Austin · February 19
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  • Damian B.

    USC burger, medium rare. Make them send away the bread and butter for starters - you'll want all your space for this beauty

    Damian Bayona · February 18
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  • Nick L.

    This is one of New York’s most prestigious eateries founded by restaurateur Danny Meyer, also founder of Shake Shack, according to this article http://bloom.bg/1zfUhca

    Nick Lee · January 30
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  • Ben D.

    They have gluten free bread if you ask!

    Ben Drucker · January 24
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  • Jillian N.

    Their Corn N' Oil cocktail is magical.

    Jillian Nichols · January 24
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  • David c.

    Key Lime Pie was amazing.

    David crompton · January 22
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  • Jonathan L.

    The pan roasted chicken was magnificent!

    Jonathan Lansdell · January 8
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  • Andrew G.

    Great American food.

    Andrew Gargiso · December 29, 2014
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  • Serious Eats

    Looking for a great dessert place? This place has been offering great food to New Yorkers for nearly three decades. Certainly try their Pumpkin Cheescake, every bite is worth it. Read more

    Serious Eats · December 17, 2014
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  • CCnyc

    Butternut squash tortellini

    CCnyc · December 15, 2014
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  • Strolm

    Everything

    Strolm · December 11, 2014
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  • Ashley R.

    Andrew is an terrific sommelier - two great bottles with dinner: champagne and Syrah. The lamb chops did not disappoint.

    Ashley Rose · December 6, 2014
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  • Jenny K.

    The cauliflower soup was a great starter. Will try the skate next time!!

    Jenny Kim · December 1, 2014
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  • Jessica B.

    The cavatelli pasta might be the best pasta in the city

    Jessica Bossert · November 30, 2014
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  • Leopoldo G.

    Best Moscow Mule in Town.

    Leopoldo Gómez · November 27, 2014
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  • Jomi C.

    Can't go wrong with Pan Roasted Chicken. Moist pudding and carrots on the side make it a perfect combination.

    Jomi Cubol · November 13, 2014
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  • Brkgny

    Ricotta gnocchi kesinlikle denenmeli cok ozel ve farkli lezzet col basarili. Kalamari siradan

    Brkgny · November 3, 2014
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  • Eater

    Get Union Square Cafe's newly launched creme brûlée scone, forget the Cronuts. Read more

    Eater · October 8, 2014
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  • Alana C.

    The Bibb & Red Oak salad with the ricotta gnocchi was delicious--can't wait to come back to try more things!

    Alana Cadiz · September 20, 2014
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  • Ekaterina K.

    Большие порции салатов

    Ekaterina Kurasheva · September 19, 2014
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  • Elenaᶳᵘ²

    Very good place in Union square. Ambience is cosy. Highly recommended. Try the USC Burger with french fries, lamb and goal cheese omelette and for dessert, Banana Pretzel Tart, Macaron Platter.

    Elenaᶳᵘ² · August 26, 2014
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  • Michelle H.

    The spaghettini stole the show for me with the swordfish meatballs. It was perfection. I got the steak but it was a little too salty. The lamb was phenomenal. A little underwhelmed but good overall

    Michelle Hoang · August 21, 2014
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  • Juwan M.

    Danny Meyer is a culinary genius, so the food is obviously incredible. The menu changes and all food is locally and seasonally sourced. A great place for any party or occasion.

    Juwan Mimes · August 14, 2014
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  • Megan J.

    Good: baked eggs (rustic, but yummy). BLT was good, but we like a stacked BLT with more of everything. Only order when tomatoes are in season. Fresh squeezed juice=yummy bfast cocktails.

    Megan Johnson · August 10, 2014
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  • Lori L.

    Classic American dining at it's best. Come for brunch, where you'll find an excellent USC Burger and Lamb and Goat Cheese Omelette.

    Lori Luo · August 10, 2014
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  • Jenn P.

    The heirloom tomato salad and ricotta gnocchi were phenomenal!

    Jenn P · August 8, 2014
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  • Cristian G.

    Great place for lunch or brunch with friends. Super attentive service.

    Cristian Gonzalez · August 8, 2014
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  • Jeffrey L.

    The steaks are bland and the service is phony. Find another restaurant which deserves your hard earned cash.

    Jeffrey Limes · August 2, 2014
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  • @d_d_dunn

    Just like one of your longest friends, Union Square Cafe is always there for you. Fantastic brunch! Thank you @unionsquarecafe team and @dhmeyer. Amazing hospitality from Victoria!! #NYC

    @d_d_dunn · June 29, 2014
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  • Jean L.

    Excellent Flaked Halibut, Broccoli Rabe, Chili, Rustic Breadcrumbs!

    Jean Lee · June 27, 2014
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  • Sameepa S.

    Feeling indulgent? French Toast & the Tuna Burger. Rhubarb smash drink is perfect for a summer brunch. Orrata is a good main.

    Sameepa Shetty · June 7, 2014
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  • SULLY B.

    Great to sit at the bar for lunch or diner

    SULLY BONNELLY · May 20, 2014
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  • Compass

    Danny Meyer’s flagship restaurant earned him many top ratings over the years and is still one of the best haunts in town.

    Compass · April 25, 2014
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  • Emily P.

    Don't leave without trying the Bibb salad paired with a Mimosa. Risotto was a hit as well as the gnocchi, pancakes and French toast =]

    Emily P. 💠 · April 20, 2014
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