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UNION Kitchen & Tap

1108 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-5003
+1 760-230-2337
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 6 min
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1108 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-5003
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a quick burger and brew and were pleasantly surprised at the quality and service. Nice sports bar as well.

Thank JMarrs123
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This restaurant is what you expect in the Gaslamp district, energetic very crowded, near the weekend, and fun. The fish tacos and the fish N chips were good and Franny our server was very nice. Food was over-priced but typical for the tourist area.

Thank RU4NJ
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner with my daughter we both ordered New York steaks requested them to be medium They came out rare and grizzly with lots of fat. We had a chopped salad that was marginal and we had brussels sprouts that were good. The service...More

Thank Neillibin
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Great cocktails. We enjoyed our dinner - the salad was fresh and nicely dressed. My fish was well prepared. I appreciate the availability of a decent kids menu. Our server was really great. He was very attentive and so friendly with my son.

Thank ivanka71
Reviewed 11 March 2018

I've been to the Union Kitchen and Tap a number of times. I recently went for a business meeting at lunch on a Sunday. It was lively and packed, but the menu was AMAZING, so I brought my family back for brunch today. My 11...More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I have been here twice; first time in November and the second yesterday after the Half Marathon for beer only seated at the bar. The first time, we had lunch ( 2 adults and one 4 year old). Delicious food, great beer selection and prompt...More

Thank HikingHonu
Reviewed 6 March 2018

After reading all the reviews, we booked for our party of 8. Table was ready when we got there (scoring points already). Greeter was nice. Our server was excellent. She was friendly and engaging with the entire table. She knew her menu (both food and...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Nice and lively atmosphere. I had the charred octopus with a nice pint of IPA (OK, two pints). It was great. I also got to try the mussels, thanks to an acquaintance made at the bar. Also, great. Good fixed and rotating beer list. Nice...More

Thank scarbez
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon Union. Went there for lunch and everything was great—service, food, mimosas, vibe. Loved that they offered cranberry, orange, grapefruit mimosas and you could mix it up. We had their meatballs, fish and chips, and simple dessert. Everything was delicious...can’t wait to go back.

Thank Mama_jay_g
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here today with my husband. Good food, bustling, happening place. But please tell me how I received an email from them shortly after thanking me for dining there!! My husband used a credit card, we have different last names. I consider this an...More

1  Thank Dianne M
J7266XFjenny, Manager at UNION Kitchen & Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi Dianne! Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your experience in general, and are happy to explain the email. The only way we are able to procure customer information is through wifi logon. When you logged into the wifi...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1108 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-5003
    (J Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-230-2337
  • E-mail
UNION Kitchen & Tap offers New American Cuisine in an inviting, warm, and comfortable restaurant setting. The frequently changing menu relies heavily on organic, local ingredients and offer a variety of options to choose from including seasonal salads, hearty sandwiches, and a number of signature dishes for meat eaters and vegetarians alike. UNION Kitchen & Tap also offers a full complement of local craft beers, small vintage wines, and signature cocktails.
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