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West End Tap & Kitchen

334 Ingalls St Ste D, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5880
+1 831-471-8115
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“flatbread” (28 reviews)
“burger” (55 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:30 pm Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
334 Ingalls St Ste D, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5880
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great sitting outside. Crowded on weekends. This is a go-to for locals on the westside. The food is brilliant. Try the flat breads. Or the bagel plate with fried capers. Two wine samplers next door.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bducati
Reviewed 5 days ago

Let me start by saying I've eaten here several times, but this is my first review -- lunch earlier this month. West End Tap is an open, welcoming space with an inviting bar (for drinks or for a meal), a comfortable dining room, and nice...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JasonBrandtLewis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we ordered few dishes and all of them were great. the service is good and quick and, you can feel the ingredients are fresh and well treated. good place!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SabaOmer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been to the West End twice now, once for dinner with a group of 8, once for lunch for 4. Both times we've been happy with the results. Our dinner group included a vegan, two children, and some meat-eating adults, all found something they...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank OldGuyfromBay
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

After a long drive from Santa Barbara, my husband and I enjoyed beers and dinner at The Westend Tap. The beers were quite good and my husband had a hamburger for dinner. I had the delicious homemade butternut squash soup and a humongous salad with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Teresanorris
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

We returned to West End with friends this afternoon for our annual holiday lunch. Everything was great from the Calamari and the Ribs appetizers to the Shrimp & Pasta and the delicious Hamburgers (best in Santa Cruz). Excellent service and timely serving of everything. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DnC-LG
Reviewed 4 December 2018

After spending the morning at Natural Bridges State Beach and watching Monarch butterflies, we needed a place for lunch. A quick iPhone search sad The West End was close by. So we thought we would try it out. What a surprise! The food is excellent,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dong917
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

We happened to stop in this restaurant on the way down to Monterey from SFO. The flatbreads were spectacular. The chicken sandwich was also a recommended favorite from one of the servers, but honestly, that wasn’t awesome. We loved the service and we had two...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank V2498PSmikef
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

When visiting a friend in Santa Cruz, she recommended we come to West End Tap and Kitchen. Walking in, the vibe is very young and cool. We ordered a bunch of things to share: calimari (not served with marina, but the most delicious ginger minionette...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Janelle S
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Traveling up and down the coast we stopped at this place twice - that good. Laid back with good food and tap list

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank K5674QUscottd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 334 Ingalls St Ste D, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5880
    (Fair Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-471-8115
  • E-mail
West End is a neighborhood eatery which showcases the flavors of a traditional pub with a California twist; using local, fresh and seasonal foods. Our food is cooked to pair perfectly with one of many craft beers and wines. Our chef brings French cuisine techniques to a simple and approachable menu for all to enjoy and afford! We are proud to offer healthy and fun kids choices along with mouth-watering house-made desserts and ice creams. Come in and be our guest!
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