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UNION Kitchen & Tap

€€ - €€€American, ,
1108 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-5003
+1 760-230-2337
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“flatbread” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
1108 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-5003
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to watch Monday night football! Plenty of screens to view the game and a plethora of beer and drinks to choose from. The shrimp and grits were fantastic. Nice and spicy with a fair amount of shrimp and andouille sausage.

Thank Tami B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Other than not getting table we requested had a good lunch. Duck confit hash was great although two people from our table got same thing and one was mostly duck and the other mostly potatoes. Decent Bloody Mary.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, there are plenty of beers on tap. Yes, there is good food all around. And yes, the place is always packed, parking can be a biotch, and you may need earplugs on weekend nights. But if you want a place to hang out, catch...More

Thank davetemple
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gave a "very good score" only because of the service. While the menu is varied, the meals are very pricey for the amount served! However, the service was excellent!!

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Our party enjoyed a fabulous Sunday evening at the Union Kitchen & Taproom. The service was outstanding. My wife had the GF Pork Chop and our friends enjoyed the Burgers. I had the Mac ‘N Cheese. It all paired well with a 50% off bottle...More

Thank db7477
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Came here on Wednesday which is a live music night (as is the weekend). Our server Amanda was really helpful and attentive. The cocktails were great as was the Tuna Poke starter. We then had Pork Tomahawk which was a really tender piece of meat...More

Thank Alwyn F
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We ate there twice during a weeklong stay in the area - super, top shelf staff. Helped work with the kitchen staff to create a couple meals off the menu. The pizza / flatbread is superb - so much so it deserved a line all...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I recently was there with my girlfriend for her birthday dinner with several women. Most had alcoholic beverages, which were creative. I loved the lychee Martini. The appetizers were better than the main dishes. I would recommend getting several to share. Their salads are good....More

Thank worldtraveler73_7
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to Union Kitchen & Tap at least a dozen times, as it is a favorite happy hour spot for me and my friends. The “Social Hour” is from 3-6 T-F and all night on Monday. They have a great selection of beer and...More

Thank jen1105
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Taco Tuesday is a big deal in this beachside community so I was excited to learn Union had a new Taco Tuesday menu. There were two of us, we had chips & guacamole, 4 Small tacos, 1dessert and 2 ice teas ....no alcohol, ands the...More

Thank Jan G
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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, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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