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Union Block Italian Bistro

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31 Shether St, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9380
+1 607-246-4065
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16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Guilderland, New York
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for a drink and ended up going back 2 times in a row for dinner. Casual atmosphere. The food was excellent, made to order. Service was fantastic. Great live music in the grotto in Saturday nights. Can't say enough good things about this place. Owner Josh and staff Lisa and Tony could not have been nicer. Make it... More 

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Thank Kathy S
Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're the adventurous kind try everything on the Cicchetti menu (small sharable appetizers), my favourite were the mussels but the menu overall is very warm and hearty. After dinner you can stroll over downstairs for post-dinner cocktails and some live music, the atmosphere is great!

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Thank Kateryna_to
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a friend's scouting and pick night for dinner. Met some of the local talent that now make Hammondsport area there permanent residence, that was nice. The pre-scouting effort supplied by our friends snagged us a good table near the downstairs bar, and the live music for that night. All-in-all, a good evening. Food was a "C to B"... More 

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Thank David K
Moon Township, Pennsylvania
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241 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place. Very small, but great food, excellant service. This place gets busy and I assume you can make reservations in saeson I would highly recommend this place

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Thank kwf47
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed a pizza and meatball plus the excellent bread served with roasted garlic. The pizza had a cracker thin crust and the meatball and sauce were excellent. Dessert was a lemon ricotta cheesecake, we enjoyed every bit of it. The place is small but well appointed, downstairs has a few tables and live entertainment some nights.

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Thank Laurie C
Schenectady, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wednesday was pasta night, all you could eat. The meat sauce is incredible. Waitstaff very attentive. Nice ambiance.

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Thank Jeanette M
Reading, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Union Block! My husband and I commented to each other that this was probably the best Italian meal that we have ever had. If we didn't live four hours away we would be weekly dinner regulars for sure!

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Thank Kristen T
Brooklyn, New York
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beer and wine selection. Good steak and lots of tasty appetizers. Friendly service. Live music on weekends.

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Thank OVV123
Frederick, Maryland
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in late on a Sunday evening and had a very good meal with wine and beer. The pasta and meatballs were very good, as was the salad. Great service, also.

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Thank chrgyr
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stopped here for the first time with friends and ordered The Pecan Crusted Salmon with Kale and butternut squash as well as the spaghetti. Wow! very good eats! And they give you plenty. Can't wait to get back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?