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Union Ale Brewing Company

American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary
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214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3834
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice spot on state street in the heart of downtown, and not far from the beach. We had good service at the bar but unfortunately it deteriorated a little in the restaurant. Food was good - typical wings etc. but tasty all the same. Relatively reasonable prices.

Thank Lucyyyy_11
Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Loved the unique rooms. Great selection of beers. The friendliest staff ever. Wish we could have gone for a second time.

Thank Anje F
Hobart, Australia
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55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

If you are in Santa Barbara the Union Brew Pub is well worth a visit. Great beers, good food and fantastic service.

Thank drrobjones
Chester, United Kingdom
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386 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016

Fantastic service. We called in most evenings and we soon recognised and looked after. They have some lovely alternative appys. Highly recommend.

Thank CheshireLady
United Kingdom
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694 reviews
513 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2016

I saw from a number of the TA reviews that it had obviously recently undergone some changes so wondered what the experience would be like. It was however very enjoyable, with the staff very attentive and the beer good. The wings were also tatsy.

Thank UkSil
Santa Barbara
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2016

They had a few tv's with college football on. Came in with a friend who had the Santa Barbara access card and there was an offer for buy one stein get one free.

Thank omarucsb
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59 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2015

A nice bar/resturant you have to visit to get some local brewed beer. Very good local beer you have to try

Thank karsten1960
Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2015

This used to be a sports bar with a great menu, craft beer and sports on numerous TV's but the owner is changing it to a different type of dining concept. What that concept will be is a mystery much to the chagrin of its loyal clientele. While the beer selection is still good albeit vastly reduced, gone are the... More 

Thank TomColorado2013
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Easy going place, great vibe Love the beers! The food menu is limited but the food is awesome If you looking for a cool place...give it a try!

Thank Carmen B
The Hague, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Visited this great little bar with my wife whilst on honeymoon. My wife had a Crispin cider which was organic and made with Honey instead of sugar which was very tasty and I had a local California Pilsner which was refreshing too. We both order a latish dinner approx 21:00 and the menu was very basic, 2 different burgers, chicken... More 

Thank JonnyB1978

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
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 - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?