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UNION Kitchen & Tap

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1108 Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 (J Street)
760-230-2337
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Description: UNION Kitchen & Tap offers New American Cuisine in an inviting, warm,...
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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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Loved this Place!

Met friends here for a very nice evening with very good food , wine and beer menu. The service was great and I would most certainly stop by again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Moreno Valley, California
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156 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here on a Wednesday night with friends and there was hardly an open table. The vibe was high energy and the service was fabulous. I had the Wagyu Steak Frites. The steak was done perfectly and had a great sauce. The Aioli was delicious with the fries. We also tried the shrimp and grits and it was outstanding. Looking... More 

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Thank Chrisgolfpro
SAN DIEGO,CA
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215 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met friends here for a very nice evening with very good food , wine and beer menu. The service was great and I would most certainly stop by again.

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Thank SHERLOCKSanDiego_ca
New Orleans
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent server - Nicholas... with a dry sense of humor. The prosciutto flatbread with the eggs was excellent. Others had the shrimp and grits, duck confit something all were superior also. It has various styles of dining rooms from quiet to rowdy. We got put in a quiet area... Ooops! There was this manager, bearded guy named Rocky who resolved... More 

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Thank graymorr
San Diego, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here many times but last week was particularly good. My daughter had a burger and I had the Prosciutto Flatbread with Egg on top. Wow is that one of my favorite dishes! Burger was equally exceptional and washed down with a Craft Beer. See if you can sit by the window to watch the world go by. Great... More 

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Thank Mickey B
Encinitas, California
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casual atmosphere here at the beach. Food is good and there is a great cocktail menu. Can get crowded at night. There is a happening crowd at night, more on the younger side.

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Thank Efshany
Encinitas, California
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for dinner before the kids left for college the next day. Encinitas has a number of great Pizza options- Pandora, URBN, Blue Ribbon, Leucadia... but this was great because it offered more than just pizza and salad, and wasn't too pricey. We happened to get there on Monday night which entitled us to take advantage of their... More 

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Thank KSC100
San Diego, California
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Very busy spot and noisy but the flat bread are great and so is the happy hour, just remember to get there early. If there is no parking the lumberyard is close by and you can just walk the block

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Thank McK5nz
San Diego, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for drinks after dinner and prior to dancing. As usual, it was packed but didn't mind. Haven't had any food here but would recommend it for drinks.

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Thank BRNPWR
Vista, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We had dinner on T-day in a cozy side room. I had the fix prie standard turkey and fixings. My friend had seafood stew from the regular menu. Yummy cobbler dessert !! The quality of all the food was excellent.

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Thank Sunni1442
Fredericton, Canada
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

I am pretty sure every place we went to in cali had the most amazing food and this place included. I had a sandwhich called blackened chicken with lots of veggies, avacado and side salad, portion was huge but so tasty!!

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Thank Carolyn B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1108 Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
    (J Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: 760-230-2337

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?