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Union Ale Brewing Company

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214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3834
805-845-2222
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Craft Beer Selection

This place is close to the beach and offers a fantastic craft beer selection along with basic but very satisfying menu items. Parking can be an issue but there are many boutique hotels in the neighborhood that are easy walking difference - a preferable choice if you intend to try any number of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
TomColorado2013
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Denver, Colorado
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Olympia, Washington, United States
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Today's lunch was a perfect cheeseburger with fries the wife was willing to steal. Arugula salad was fantastic as well. Great service and an outstanding bar.

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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This place is close to the beach and offers a fantastic craft beer selection along with basic but very satisfying menu items. Parking can be an issue but there are many boutique hotels in the neighborhood that are easy walking difference - a preferable choice if you intend to try any number of their stronger beers.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This place has is all, from a wide variety of beers to amazing wings and pizza. Did I mention its a few steps away from the pier? The service is the only slight downfall, the bartender/waiter was a little slow, but otherwise this place is great. We brought our family who was visiting from Mexico, they were in the mood... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Had Lunch here Recently...had the regular Burger...I gotta say, its pretty Damn good! Also ordered a small pizza to sample it and that was pretty good too! There is a HUGE assortment of Beer to choose from...My only thing is that I asked for the burger to be well done, and it seemed to be a problem to do...the cashier... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Lots of beers on tap as well as in bottles to choose from. The selection also changes regularly. We got the 'special' pizza. Everything you'd want for sure. Taste was perfect!! It was so large we ate some there and took the rest home to become another meal. Close to Funk Zone on State St.

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San Jose, California, United States
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The wings and burgers are amazing here. The service is decent, which is why they only got 4 out of 5. Stop by if you are in the area, open late.

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

If it's busy, give it a miss. No complaints about either the burgers or the beer. However, there was a group in and, having ordered we had to wait for well over an hour for the food to arrive. All they needed to do was say we might need to wait an hour and we could so easily have moved... More 

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Alta Loma, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The beer was great! The atmosphere was fun! We sat at the bar and I must say the bartender was totally slammed since right after we came in a group doing a pub crawl came in, but she handled things great. We had a wonderful time.

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We sat down at the window, facing the people on State Strret. Enjoyed good brew, really classy burger and liked the athmosphere in the bar, mixing micro-brewery style with classic sportsbar. Good value, good fun

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Oceano
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We felt like the waitress would have preferred we ordered from the bar. Didn't tell us about any specials, even though it was happy hour. The food was ok, bottle of Bud Light was $5. All in all, as a couple from out of town, wish we had chosen somewhere else. Save your money...

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Additional Information about Union Ale Brewing Company

Address: 214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3834
Phone Number: 805-845-2222
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 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 - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Contemporary, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3834
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: 805-845-2222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 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 - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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