Union Square Cafe is beloved for its quirky, comfortable charm and dishes featuring ingredients sourced from the nearby Union Square Greenmarket in Manhattan. When Danny Meyer's 30-year-old institution needed to move a few blocks away, he called on Rockwell Group to preserve the familiarity of the original restaurant, but imagine something brand new.
What if a cherished neighborhood institution could begin a new chapter?
The main dining room is warm and inviting, with a wide-plank cherry wood floor and green and white concrete tiles surrounding the bar area.
A smaller bar on the mezzanine level is an important artifact, incorporating a 12-foot length of the original USC bar and original glass pendant lights.