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Superfine
Food & Wine

seasonally-inspired pairings in Ogunquit, mAINE

 

Northern Union is a wine focused restaurant + bar in the seaside village of Ogunquit, Maine. Open April through January, we offer a selection of over 100 wines, crafted cocktails and select local craft beer, all paired with amazing seasonally-inspired food, from small plates to full entrées. Each menu item is hand crafted from the kitchen of Executive Chef Romann Dumorne.


Make a Reservation

Powered By OpenTable

Use the OpenTable service above for bookings up to four.  For larger parties please call us at 207-216-9639 and we will be happy to assist you.  We also welcome walk-ins for our bar area, living room, outside tables and tree stump tables.

For specialty bookings and events, please email us: 

hello@northern-union.me

 

Phone

(207) 216-9639

Location

We have very limited on-site parking available.
261 Shore Rd.
Ogunquit, ME
03907

KITCHEN Hours

Open every night 5-10pm
Bar open 5-Close
 

 

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FOOD

WINES BY the glass

6oz. pours.

WINES BY the bottle

To encourage interesting and thoughtful drinking we will open any bottle with a two glass minimal order.
(Bottle price / Two-glass price)

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BEER & COCKTAILS

 
Matt & Lauren Wickert, Owners

Matt & Lauren Wickert, Owners

Fine Wine + Good Times, a ten year odyssey

Northern Union is the realization of a dream that began over ten years ago.  While visiting a friend in Chicago, owners Matt & Lauren Wickert discovered the "perfect dining experience" during an impromptu stop at a Chicago wine bar.  What began as a stop for a pre-dinner drink ended with a night of good wine, excellent food and great conversation.  Since that day they have talked about creating their very own space on the East Coast.  After an enjoyable career in the Pharmaceutical industry, they decided in 2014 to turn the dream into reality.  Knowing that it takes more than just a good concept and a dream to have a successful restaurant and wine bar, Matt & Lauren put together a team of awesome individuals to help them achieve their goal.
 

Executive Chef Romann Dumorne

Executive Chef Romann Dumorne

The Heart and Soul of the Kitchen

Executive Chef Romann Dumorne (formerly of 50 Local in Kennebunk, and The White Barn Inn in Kennebunkport) creates amazing small plates and seasonal entrées, crafting most everything in-house.  Romann leads a culinary team that has a passion for flavor, quality, and simplicity of ingredients. He has been featured in Maine Magazine, The Portland Press Herald and Zest Maine Magazine.

 






 

THE ANCHOR OF THE BAR

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Bar Master  Tim Yee (formerly of The Painted Burro, Boston) is the anchor of our craft cocktail and curated beers at Northern Union.  Tim has been with us since the beginning, and brings an amazing level of creativity to the cocktail program. He knows his wine, too.  Rumor has it that Matt won't bring in any new wines until he gets the nod of approval from Tim.




Designing the space

We embarked on a re-design project of the existing restaurant space in order to create the right atmosphere for our guests, as well as signal something new had arrived in town.  Since the space was formerly a house, we treated the rooms in kind, creating various dining areas offering completely unique dining experiences.  The entire project was a collaboration with the amazing design firm Magnifico Design.  From the name (which is a take on Maine being the northernmost state in New England, and the Union of food and wine) to the interior design of the space, Magnifico worked closely with Matt & Lauren to turn their dream into a stunning reality. 

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Press

 

 

FLIPKEY BY TRIPADVISOR - AUGUST 2017  - "13 ROAD TRIP IDEAS FROM BOSTON"


"Everything Salmon" - Photo: Nicole Wolfe

"Everything Salmon" - Photo: Nicole Wolfe

Maine magaZine - july 2017 feature article

"A sophisticated and delicious experience awaits in Ogunquit...."


Photo Credit: Portland Press Herald

Photo Credit: Portland Press Herald

Portland Press Herald Critic Review - june, 2017

"Dine Out Maine: If you don’t yet know of Northern Union chef Romann Dumorne, you should..."