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UNION Kitchen & Tap

) #9 of 225 Restaurants in Encinitas €€ - €€€ American, ,
1108 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-5003
+1 760-230-2337
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife had chicken and waffles. I had steak and eggs. We both really enjoyed the meal. Cool casual decor and it feels open to the outside. Service was excellent. We will be back after we sample some of the other great choices of restaurants...More

Thank Casey C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mixed for me - love the location. And, once it arrived the food was tasty. Pretty good selection of craft beers and cocktails. Really poor service - frustrating. When did being aloof become acceptable...indeed 'cool'.

Thank jhmvis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Union is a popular spot with locals and we had a tasty dinner there with family and friends. Recommend the Big Eye Tuna Poke and Crawfish Popcorn. Flatbread pizzas are good and the Shrimp and Grits is spicy and yummy. I had a special salmon...More

Thank maurawelch
Reviewed 10 July 2017

my rib-eye was great and they took care of me, after I told them I was allergic to onions. great ambience!

Thank evillaruz
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Met a group of friends here on a Friday for lunch. Fairly busy, but not crazy-which is nice in a beach town. They're on 101, so parking can be an issue-we found space in back street, neighborhood areas. Don't be too put off by my...More

Thank SparkydogEscondidoCA
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Luckily we found this gem on our drive to San Diego..... It offers my kind or favorite type of brunch. Quality food (tender cooked right steak &eggs), craft beers and awesome bottomless mimosas topped off with phenomenal service! We need more Union K&T everywhere!

Thank FredOH69
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My wife sister-in-law and myself were on our way back home from an overnight in San Diego. We stopped here for a late breakfast. They were busy with what looked like locals. I had the biscuits & gravy plate with two eggs (extra cost) and...More

Thank Burnie D
Reviewed 25 May 2017

An open air restaurant and bar alongside Coast Highway in Encinitas. Great people watching for both young and old. The food is more of an adjunct than a total focus here. Although the servings are hearty and show some creativity. The bar has an extensive...More

Thank Garey C
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
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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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