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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” (20 reviews)
“flatbread” (45 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 3 November 2016

I recently tried Union for lunch the other day with my boyfriend. We were driving down the coast and decided to stop in. I had been before and didn't love the vibe but thought I would give it another chance. I still felt the same...More

Thank ErinP27
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant for dinner with a local friend, and it was a great experience. The atmosphere is warm and pretty loud, very casual, and friendly. The menu was outstanding with some unique and interesting items. We shared the poutine which...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 28 October 2016

When we first walked in it was extremely loud but we were seated in the dining room and it was much better. Service was excellent, attentive but not over bearing. The food was fabulous. We had looked at menu online ( it was clearly a...More

Thank nannymonster
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stopped in for a late lunch on a Sunday after a hike in Torrey Pines. Lots of football on several TVs but easily ignored if you're not into football. Very busy but a fun crowd. All ages but mostly 20-30 somethings. The bartender was not...More

Thank DDB51
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after a walk into Encinitas from San Elijo SB campground. I had the buffalo burger with fries which was excellent. My wife had the fish and chips which was also excellent. The restaurant has a great sports bar feel. The service...More

Thank RAJones430
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Union has a classic sports bar feel with a nice upscale atmosphere. Nice menu with many great tasting choices and a nice wine and beer selection. We were very pleased and would go back in a heart beat.

Thank MA92756
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband chooses restaurants largely based on the quality of their craft beer taps while I love a nice hoppy IPA, I'm looking for a great menu and cool vibe to round out the choice. Union Kitchen and Tap room delivers the full meal deal....More

Thank Molly W
Reviewed 8 September 2016

So much more but the burgers and beer are so great! It's a small place and always packed so you'll have to shout to be heard! The food is awesome!

Thank Pris N
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The KC Style Beef Belly may be better than home. I'm from KC, Texas and Australia, I know BBQ and this is soo good I buy it by the pound! Friends and family expect me to provide awesome BBQ, but who has time to smoke...More

Thank RE2020
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Late afternoon, enjoyed our salads and small plates (which were actually incredibly generous). The poke was amazing! My husband loved his flatbread, and I loved the kale salad. We did not feel at all rushed, even when they got busier later on. As we slid...More

Thank SandraF63
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
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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