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UNION Kitchen & Tap

1108 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-5003
+1 760-230-2337
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“flatbread” (42 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1108 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-5003
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Located on the main drag of Encinitas, this bar and restaurant offers craft beers, wine and a wide variety of entrees, salads and desserts. Outside seating available. Street paetonly

Thank TopChef7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our go to local restaurant for consistently. offering tasty meals or just good drinks! The menu is always changing and the chefs make sure they are inventive and use seasonable ingredients. There are four spots in the place that differ in atmosphere. A...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here twice and enjoyed it equally as well. I had the flatbread and it was delicious. Lots of beer selections.

Thank Fiddling4ag
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I was visiting the Self Realization Fellowship, but it is hard to realize myself when I am hungry, so I went wandering in search of some food. Found this place and took a seat at the bar. Had duck hash with eggs and a beer,...More

Thank onekbear
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Incredible amount of beverages. Great menu and meals all day long. Be sure to have the breakfast shot-nothing like starting off your morning with some o.j., Jameson's and bacon slice. Good food and service but pricey.

Thank Doreen C
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant with a large group of soccer parents and children. They were able to accommodate us easily in their separate restaurant area. The food was fantastic and they were able to handle multiple bills which was awesome. Had a great experience would...More

Thank maui_tropic
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Staff is great and the beverages are many and interesting. If you're looking for all the regulars, they have them, but try the specialty cocktails. Good is solid if not a tad bit on the spendy side. Great atmosphere and laid back folks abound.

Thank ConVivo
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We stopped in here on a recommendation from our hotel concierge. After checking out the reviews here and yelp we thought we would give it a shot. We just wanted somewhere to have a few drinks and watch a game. Although pricey at $12 each,...More

Thank enmbrass
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A fun atmosphere, friendly staff and good drinks. The Watermelon Salad, shrimp, crawfish, bacon burger and poutine were very good. The fancy foo-foo were great. Frys were salty. They would have replaced them but we ate so much we didn't bother. On the pricy side...More

Thank stillinkent
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Had two great evenings there. The food was excellent and we loved their cocktail and beer menue. The waitresses were super nice

Thank M03SCH1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
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
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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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