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UNION Kitchen & Tap

1108 Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
760-230-2337
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Ranked #37 of 255 Restaurants in Encinitas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $50
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
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: J Street
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.
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English first
Rosarito, Mexico
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70 reviews 70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Whenever my husband, Tom, and I go to Encinitas we meet up with friends here because it's centrally located and right next to the Self Realization Fellowship and Swami's Beach. This is a quaint surfer and hippie-artist community that caters to upscale locals and tourists alike. We ordered their Flatbread with Figs, Goat Cheese, Balsamic Onions and Fried Sage ($13),... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We enjoyed lunch off the brunch menu at this lively restaurant with a cool, casul atmosphere. This is not a place for an intimate date - the packed bar area especially gets very loud. There are some seats by windows that open to the street. This time, we asked to be seated in the restaurant area. We shared a salad... More 

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San Diego, California
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126 reviews 126 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Shrimp and grits were amazing. We stopped in Union just accidently. I have been wanting to try this established Encinitas eatery but just never got the chance. It was on a sunday. Lots of noise in the bar area so we wanted to chat and hear eachother so we sat in at the far end of the bar in... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

All diners in our party of 6 were very happy with their selections. I enjoyed a grilled yellowtail atop a rice cake (really good) and surrounded by a spicy Thai broth. Service great, bar area packed and lively - restaurant areas to the side a little more conducive for conversation. Good value and great choice.

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San Marcos, California, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stopped in for brunch on a Saturday. Sat by the windows that open to the street. Great open atmosphere from that seating location. Split the Pork sliders (3) and Chicken Pesto Flatbread. Both had good flavor and the BBQ sauce was not overly tangy. The Manmosa's (sic) were delicious and the Bloody Mary's looked worth trying. Server was very friendly... More 

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San Diego, CA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The Union is a casual bar and restaurant. Sat in the restaurant, a smaller room on the opposite side of the bar lounge. It was made up of wood and wine barrels. Decor was cozy, casual, and loved the fact it had two large big screen televisions. The food was a southern style of flavor and was good. Service was... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We went for dinner and we loved the place, nice service and great food. We ordered a flatbread that was delicious and they have great range of wine and beer.

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Portland, Maine
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We came here while they were serving brunch. It is not the place for a quiet bite to eat, it is pretty loud even when it isn't packed. The food was your very average breakfast fare. The waitstaff struck us as very aloof. The service was fairly sparse. We had to wait a while for our check because our waitress... More 

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Encinitas, California
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

There were four in our party, we had reservations for 8 PM on Saturday night. Our waitress was attentive, friendly and helpful. We were seated in the Oak Room which is smaller and more quiet. One of our party ordered Pan Roasted Yellowtail for $18. It was okay but cooked a bit more than he would have liked and was... More 

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Auburn, Washington
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50 reviews 50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We started out in the bar while waiting for the rest of our group. Service was great drinks were fun..Blueberry Mojitos for some of us. Great beer choices for others enjoyed the flatbreads while waiting. Then moved to our table where the group of 9 enjoyed a variety of entrees. The Shrimp and Grits were deemed to be yummy enough... More 

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Additional Information about UNION Kitchen & Tap

Address: 1108 Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone Number: 760-230-2337
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 50
Cuisine: American

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