Union St.

Union St. is a standard neighborhood restaurant and bar, nestled on a side street off of Newton Center.  Located in a pretty brick building, the restaurant is quite large, and offers multiple floors of seating.

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The menu caters to everyone with its expansive list.  I went on a Saturday night around 7PM and my group of four was able to get seating right away, even though it was busy.

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After asking the waitress for her preference between two salads I ordered the Marinated Feta and Avocado.  It consisted of avocado, white beans, toasted pistachios, mixed greens, and a citrus vinaigrette.  The flavor combination was on point, creamy from the avocado and beans, salty from the feta, and the dressing added a necessary tang.  It cost $10.50 and for that price there was not that much avocado.  My companions ordered the Buffalo Mac and Cheese, which looked amazing on a huge skillet, and the Chicken and Waffles, which also looked satisfying.

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Overall I would say Union St. is a place where you can go and be confident that you will find something worth ordering.  Although it might not serve the best food out there, and the prices may be a little inflated, it has a great ambiance, and with its large seating capacities, you do not have to worry about getting in.

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