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UNION Kitchen & Tap

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1108 Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 (J Street)
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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All 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
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Encinitas, California
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This has to be one of the best burgers in the county! But there are a ton of things on the menu besides burgers. Tacos and flatbreads are also really good and they have a very good beet salad too. The place is a bit on the noisy side but no worse than many places around lunch time with a... More 

Thank Pris N
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place in an article that ranked it as one the top 30 burger places in San Diego. Stopped by before we drive down the 101 on a beautiful day in San. We were greeted right away by Brittany who also was our waitress. Started off with Orange Ave beer which very refreshing and ordered. I had the Union... More 

Thank SoCalSydney1362
Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for some good local brews, stop in as they have a lot of taps and none are wasted on bad beer. Menu has a lot of variety. They have a very good jumabalaya! Had such a good visit the first time, I came back and tried a flatbread pizza. I highly recommend the prosciutto flatbread...absolutely delicious with fresh burrata,... More 

Thank LipRipper727
Salt Lake City, Utah
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192 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seven friends for lunch on a Weds. Ambiance is terrific - a mix of modern & rustic. Flatbreads, beet salad, & fish tacos were all very good. Quantities were generous except for the fish taco which was marginal. Pricing was $12-15. Service was pleasant and attentive.

Thank eppikureeus
Hermosa Beach, California
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201 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A big group of us converged to Union after a 5K run/walk. I had the chicken and waffles and they very very good. For about $10 more, I was able to add to that "bottomless bloody maries" under their brunch special. (Actually they limit you to two :-) They were spicy and topped with a buffet of accessories and bacon... More 

Thank Steve Z
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a unique flair to it! Chill on a Saturday afternoon with the awesome weather and the sides of the building rolled up! The white wine sangria is great for chilling out. The flat breads are amazing. Don't miss it!

Thank David D
Chandler, Arizona
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good Bison burger....awesome fries. Great atmosphere, great location. Very open and great service!

Thank DebDeane
Leawood, Kansas
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Although the service was a little slow (despite not being that busy) and the waiter was a little forgetful I'd definitely go back. Probably the best avocado BLT I've ever had. Bread, fries and all sandwich ingredients wonderful. Craft Cocktails were a little pricy for their size so I'd stick to a traditional drink, beer or wine in the future.... More 

Thank wendygo
New Jersey
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I come here every time I visit my brother in Cardiff. The Chicken and Waffles with a Bloody Mary is the best brunch combo! They always have on games and surf videos. You can't go wrong with this place. The shrimp and grits is also a solid choice.

Thank Christopher S
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94 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Stopped in with family during a graduation weekend. Nothing specail about the food but the drinks were all good.

Thank Karol64

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $50
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1108 Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
    (J Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: 760-230-2337
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?