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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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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good46%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“flatbread” (36 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 February 2017 via mobile

Nice relaxed bar / restaurant. We went on Presidents' Day when they were only serving the brunch menu. We'd gone in excited about the posted sandwhich menu and had to decide if we were going to leave or not. So glad we didn't. Gumbo, shrimp...More

Thank leona724
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been here multiple times but for the most part, separately. We have gone a couple times with other couples. I think they have good food but the brunch is what I like. Really good shrimp and grits. It's loud. LOUD....More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We dined here for dinner with family. This place is hopping with music and the vibe was very good. Good to note: SOCIAL MENU is all night long on Monday. On Tuesday through Friday from 3 - 6 they also offer their Social Menu. This...More

1  Thank Vinnie1973
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We visited it twice. Great wine list and local craft beers. Food was also very good. Max was very helpful and referred us to Solterra winery and restaurant. A top experience.

1  Thank Deborah V
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The special menu for Restaurant Week offered an appetizer and an entree for $15. The fried crawfish were tasty if a little tough, the kale "pops" delicious but so tiny it would be hard to validate naming them. My husband's BBQchicken wings were the item...More

Thank gardengal16
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We took the Coaster to Encinita's for the day and found this on our walk, so we stopped in for lunch. They have LARGE open windows along the front, which is nice for having fresh air and people watching. There were families, couples, business meeting,...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Union is a great scene. Food is really good and it's always jumping. If you can get a seat at the window take it. Great bar and craft beer selections. Monday night is all night happy hour. Try the flatbread with the egg on top....More

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the way back to San Diego from Carlsbad outlets. Based on yelp which had it listed as not good for kids I was worried it would be more bar like and we had a baby with us but at 6:00 There...More

Thank Amjord
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for Happy Hour on a Monday night and found out it went on all night on Mondays - nice treat! Our beers and dishes were terrific and the service was great. We'll be back!

Thank CarolRororo
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

If you have a large group, Union has a room in the back that can accommodate a lot of folks at high tables. The food was great. Everyone was happy.

Thank Chicago50by50
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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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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