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Union Ale Brewing Company

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary
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214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3834
+1 805-845-2222
11:00 - 00:00
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Los Angeles, California
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125 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Its a very crowded pub on the corner of State Street. The bartender was friendly and knowledgable. He served us the perfect beers after our description of what we usually like. The beef slider is one of the best sliders we have had. It is simple, yet very tasty. I definitely would visit it again next time I am in... More 

Thank Madeleineshi
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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919 reviews
457 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 936 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

my partner and I spent an hour in here while out drinking in santa Barbara, great staff service was fantastic. staff friendly with good knowledge of beer and ales. loved this place. nice and relaxing.

Thank enncle
London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 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 3 August 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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57 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 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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398 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 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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772 reviews
571 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 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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82 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 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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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 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 14 December 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3834
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-845-2222

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