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Union Block Italian Bistro

31 Shether St, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9380
+1 607-246-4065
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“antipasti” (41 reviews)
“pasta” (66 reviews)
“garlic bread” (18 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Shether St, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9380
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here on Monday October 8th with 2 friends. We spent all day at the wineries in Keuka Lake. Asked around where to go eat, everyone suggested the Union Block. It was very busy, we got a seat after 5 minutes We had to...More

Thank seashell0412
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife had penne pasta and I had linguine, both with bolognese sauce. We chose the half portions, and were glad we did, as the half portions were quite large. Both meals were fine, but not special. We've had bolognese dishes elsewhere and the bolognese...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the building is not impressive and the interior is not elegant or impressive. Well many places are like that but when get you food ,whether half or full order portion, you will be awed by the presentation , flavor and mouth watering nirvana. You can...More

Thank JokerLongIslandNY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good restaurant with delicious Italian food. Nice and friendly service. Cosy athmosphere. Take the mix of anti pasta. Delicious and great variety.

Thank Eric J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was very busy when we decided to eat here. It is walk in only. We went downstairs into the grotto and sat at the bar. We ordered the caprese salad and shared a Italiano pizza. Add two glasses of wine and one beer...More

Thank thetravelteam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good red sauce and more. Huge portions so they over half portions which at any other place are the normal size. Half really is for one and the full size easily serves two. My spouse enjoyed a tuna main and I had a fresh...More

Thank 6sandy6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is very good, terrific service, reasonable price. Pasta is very tasty and plentiful. Would definetly eat here again.

Thank Frank A
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

5 of us enjoyed a good meal at the Grotto tonight. We had beef tenderloin, pizza, small plates of fried mozzarella and beans and Greens. Desserts were lemon ricotta cheesecake and lemon creme brulee. Everything was delicious. Our waiter Aron was great. A very funny,...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We travelled to Hammondsport of a wine weekemd with friends. We ate here on the first night altho we were advised that it wasn't very good but the advice is very subjective. However, we should have taken the advice. Being of Italian descent we love...More

Thank anthonyrQ1322MC
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Friendly staff. Efficient service. But the the pasta and Ceaser salad were both overloaded with heavy sauces. I had a Bolognese that was orange and barely edible. I recommend going there if you stay in town, but order dishes that you will be...More

Thank TrustingHunter
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Questions & Answers
3 October 2015|
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Response from ubib | Property representative |
Hi there---Many of our dishes are gluten free by nature & since we cook each dish to order it's easy for us to adjust to food allergies...just ask your server to make adjustments & we're happy to help! Additionally, we do... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Shether St, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9380
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Hammondsport
  • Phone Number: +1 607-246-4065
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