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WELCOME TO UNION REC!

Here’s to the kind of joint built to live on Main Street like it’s been here all along. Here’s to some hometown stories told in the shapes of comfort food from hometowns all over the globe: bold bites from your favorite taqueria, smokey BBQ straight from the backlot, street food with the authenticity of a Singapore alley delivered alongside the Ann Arbor train tracks. Grandma’s recipe is right at home here: regardless of how many meters or mountains come between her place and this one.

 

At Union Rec, our crew brings all they know from wherever they’ve been so you can have something that takes you somewhere… right here. In the dining room. Along the bar rail. Around the fireplace. It all starts the moment the baristas click open the doors for coffee and pastries; and it continues through service when the kitchen and bar sling the kind of craft that makes us what we are.

 

We're like the upper bunk... where stories and snickers from fellow campers mean sleep is the last thing on your mind... and the counselors are dedicated to making sure you’re having a time of it. It’s like that: a bit throwback and a bit forward at the same time. And it’s right at home here on Main Street between the Big House and downtown in Ann Arbor. All comfort. Always game for it.

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The perfect outdoor spot to sip and savor, al fresco style.  Our Drink Van is slinging drinks for you with crisp canned beverages. Grub is available to order via QR code and is ready for pickup inside at the to-go lockers. 

GRAB A SEAT AND HANG OUT!

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AREPAS

Griddled corn cake served with Peruvian slaw & a lime wedge

Choice of Korean Pulled Pork (gf) | Brisket (gf) | Smoked Chicken (gf) | Pulled Mushrooms (gf/v) | BBQ Cauliflower (v) | Fried Catfish (gf) 

SNACKS & STARTERS

SWEET PEA GUACAMOLE | 13

Avocado, English peas, scallions & cilantro topped with spiced pepitas, tortilla chips on the side to get the party started (gf*/v)

CASA SALSAS | 13

Union salsa, salsa verde, Peruvian green chili, served with tortilla chips (gf*/veg)

QUESO | 13

Three-cheese sour cream baked with pico de gallo & tangy chipotle, tortilla chips (gf*)

CHICKEN TAQUITOS | 10

Chicken Tinga rolled in corn tortillas, flash fried & topped with salsa verde, pico de gallo & queso fresco (gf*)

COWBOY CAVIAR | 7

Beans, diced tomatoes, onions, peppers tossed in our chipotle vinaigrette topped with cilantro, tortilla chips riding sidesaddle (gf*/v)

BBQ CAULIFLOWER BITES | 9

Seasoned, battered & fried cauliflower aggressively tossed in a Costa Rican BBQ sauce (v)

DISCO FRIES | 16

Hand-cut fries with Ellsworth cheese curds finished with chili flakes & scallions, topped with whole grain gravy

UNION SMOKED CHICKEN WINGS | 6 for 13 • 12 for 24

Backlot smoked & served with table sauces

+blue cheese dressing and celery | 3

ENTRADAS

SWEET POTATO BURRITO | 17.50

Roasted jalapeño sweet mash, frijoles borrachos & spinach with our cheese blend in a flour tortilla, sour cream, Union salsa & cilantro rice (veg)

ENCHILADAS SUIZAS | 18.50

Shredded chicken tossed with creamy salsa verde, wrapped in a corn tortilla, topped with Monterey jack & queso fresco

REC BURRITO | 18

Choice of pulled pork OR smoked chicken in a warm tortilla with our melted cheese blend, Borracho beans, shredded romaine lettuce, pickled chilies, toopped with Union salsa, sour cream and cilantro rice on the side. UPGRADE to brisket +6

HONCHO NACHO | 14

Corn chips topped with our cheese blend, broiled with house-pickled chiles,
chopped tomatoes, green onion, Peruvian chili sauce. (veg/gf)
Top with Pulled pork (gf) 4 | Brisket (gf) 9 | Salmon (gf) 12 | Smoked Chicken (gf) 7 | BBQ Cauliflower (v) 5

UNION MAC & CHEESE | 21

Vermont sharp cheddar & mild Pinconning layered with penne rigate & a crunchy crust (veg)

SALADS

CÉSAR | half 9 • full 14

Romaine, queso fresco, massive masa croutons, scratch chipotle lime Caesar dressing (veg)

CHOP | half 10 • full 16

Chopped romaine, pinto beans, grilled red onion, radish, avocado, tomatoes, grilled sweet corn, chopped carrot, spiced pepitas, thoroughly tossed in our cilantro lime vinaigrettes (gf/veg)

Top with Pulled Pork (gf) 4 | Brisket (gf) 9| Smoked Chicken (gf) 7| Salmon (gf) 11.50

SOUPS

CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP | 6

Pulled chicken, tomato, tomatillos & Spanish onion, topped with sharp cheddar, cilantro & tortilla strips (gf)

BBQ, MEATS & VEGGIES

SMOKED BRISKET (gf) | 20

PULLED PORK (gf) | 13

BACK RIBS (1/2 RACK) (gf) | 25

SMOKED CHICKEN (gf) | 13

GRILLED SALMON (gf) | 26

BBQ CAULIFLOWER (gf) | 11

By the 1/2 POUND, served with a corn muffin 

SIDE CARS

JALAPEÑO SWEET MASH (veg) | 5

HOUSE-CUT FRIES (gf/v) | 6

CILANTRO RICE (gf/v) | 5

BORRACHO BEANS (v) | 5

PERUVIAN SLAW (gf/v) | 5

STACKS

X-TUDO BURGER | 26

Half-pound grilled beef patty, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, onion, corn, melted cheese, sausage, chipotle mayo fried egg & shoestring potatoes

REC BURGER | 19

Half-pound grilled beef patty served straightforward with romaine lettuce, sliced tomato & onion on a brioche bun

KOREAN BBQ | 16

Smoked pulled pork tossed in Korean BBQ, slaw & pickled chilies

Served with a tasty side of house-cut fries

Swap gluten-free bun | 3

BOWLS