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Union Ale Brewing Company

214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3834
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English first
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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Saint John, NB
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Previous reviewer seemed a bit over the top. We were greeted by nice bartenders and were treated well. The wings and salad we enjoyed thoroughly. The place was referred to by a friend who steered us to many great places in Santa Barbara. Thanks for the nice night out Union Ale Brew House.

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Santa Barbara, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This place should only be experienced at night, when even ugly women look like 10's. In raw daylight, it's dirty in the corners, a smell of sanitizer hangs in the air, and the nearly empty bar/restaurant is half closed, like the eyes of the barman/waiter. Inappropriately loud music probably not turned down from the night before makes it hard to... More 

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victorville ca
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122 reviews 122 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Please, if you love a good burger, eat at Union Ale Brewing Company. No joke. Order the Baby Got Back Burger and I promise you will be loving life. Gorgonzola...yummm. Pig candy (aka brown sugar bacon) omgosh...fried onions, baby kale, garlic steak sauce.... I can't even continue without my mouth watering. While I didn't have any beer, it looked like... More 

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San Diego, California
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303 reviews 303 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A lot of local brews from around the region. We were just walking down State Street when we happened to come across this interesting brew house. The service is great, with a real local feel. Good hoppy IPAS! :)

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

You can get a liter of beer in an awesome German stein...what more do you need? This place was always good for watching games (especially Lakers games) and the food's pretty good too.

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Anthem, Arizona
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149 reviews 149 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Lots of local brews, both Santa Barbara and surrounding areas. Good creative food; had a burger and cobb salad. Will definitely return.

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Ensenada, Mexico
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15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Went to the union ale house for happy hour and had a great time. Great beer and service. Could not have been better. Local clientele were very helpful as far as recommending other places to go while in Santa Barbara. We will definitely be back for more great beer but next time we will stay for dinner as the food... More 

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111 reviews 111 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Great bar on the main street with stainless steel vats with spirit measuring devices and good bar food

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San Diego
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205 reviews 205 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

This place has you order food at the bar and then it is delivered to your table. They bring their own brewed beer in from offsite. I liked their IPA because it was smooth and tasted of a traditional English style IPA. Didn't have their food but it didn't look too impressive coming out of the kitchen. Beer prices are... More 

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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

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