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UNION Kitchen & Tap

) #9 of 224 Restaurants in Encinitas €€ - €€€ American, ,
1108 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-5003
+1 760-230-2337
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good48%
  • 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 22 August 2016 via mobile

We were here on their taco Tuesday. I tried one of each, steak, chicken and crawfish. They were all amazingly tasty and cooked to perfection. The crawfish taco was my favorite. If you go try the 'Beetnik', a cocktail made of beet juice, basil, ginger,...More

Thank pmccarley54
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here in Aug 2016, great atmosphere & the food was excellent. Very busy but a lively/enjoyable crowd. Good choice of beers. I had beef tacos, wings & a brilliant steak. Highly recommended. Encinitas is such a cool place too.

Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Union is sort of a sports bar, with a multitude of TVs tuned to various sporting events, even horse racing at the nearby Del Mar Turf Club. But the real reason to come here is for the food. Outstanding shrimp and grits, pretty good burgers,...More

Thank friskycelery
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Maybe it doesn’t take much to please me, but give me a spicy Bloody Mary and delicious fried chicken breast with tasty waffles and I am smiling. My friend who had the burger thought it was one of the best he has had. It is...More

1  Thank Phoenixroby
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I read they had one of the best burgers so we decided to try...it was awesome! They make their own tomato "jam" which is so good! A friend, who owns a restaurant, once told me she always checked the restroom before she ate some where...More

Thank Frances G
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The bad: music was some type of dub step. I almost left cause I found it kind of annoying. The average: burger was cooked well, but unremarkable. Brussel sprouts were tiny and kinda flavourless. The good: the bar staff was really great. Super nice and...More

Thank Filip Z
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The Union Kitchen and Tap is located on the West side of Highway 101 in Southern Encinitas. There are lots of tables and a bar and televisions viewable from most areas. They have an interesting menu with brunch served on weekends featuring bottomless mimosas. We...More

Thank DarylJ552
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Met a frined who took us to lunch and enjoyed everything about the place. We are regular annual tourists and Union will be added to our list. Friendly server , menu with great variety and good beach bar environment,

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This has to be one of the best burgers in the county! But there are a ton of things on the menu besides burgers. Tacos and flatbreads are also really good and they have a very good beet salad too. The place is a bit...More

Thank Pris N
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Found this place in an article that ranked it as one the top 30 burger places in San Diego. Stopped by before we drive down the 101 on a beautiful day in San. We were greeted right away by Brittany who also was our waitress....More

Thank SoCalSydney1362
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Restaurant Details

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