We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Union Kitchen & Tap

$$ - $$$American, ,
333 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909
+1 619-795-9463
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good52%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“flatbread” (50 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
333 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (492)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 444 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Union Kitchen is located in the Gaslamp District. It s relaxed, casual joint that draws the crowd. Food s decent. Waiters are busy and the service is not always the quickest but if you re going for a night out, who cares. Easy and comfortable...More

Thank TomLuke123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, but poor service. Waitress did not come to our table to check on us. Had to track get down.

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great meal here, food and service were both excellent. The main (scallops) was tasty but most enjoyable for its range of textures: the scallops were meaty while the risotto had a variety of soft, chewy and crunchy textures. The dessert (caramel apple)...More

Thank notmickey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I shoulda known - 1) It was easy to get a reservation on a Saturday night. 2) There were plenty of empty tables when we arrived. 3) It's in a pretty touristy area. Service was slow and we had to repeat requests for basics. Ravioli...More

Thank luv2travelez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not cheap, but a good value for creative, well-prepared food. It was San Diego restaurant week, too. The honeycomb cake was outstanding.

Thank R K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for drinks and appetizers and ended up staying for great burgers. Done to perfection. Wonderful staff. We sat outside and were very comfortable as the heat lamps were on.

Thank leslie4713
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for a drink and dessert, and were not disappointed. Outdoor dining with great people-watching was available. Our service was excellent, and I would definitely return for dinner or lunch.

Reviewed 15 January 2018

Saturday night in the Gaslamp Quarter is very busy with hundreds of people in the area. All of the restaurants were bustling with patrons. I stopped by 4 or 5 places that were full. I had just about given up and headed back to the...More

Thank robertdtn
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Food and Service was awesome! More than enough. Server explained the dishes perfectly! Shrimp and Grits were delicious. The gumbo isn’t a traditional recipe, but had a Mexican flair with mole, awesome! Scallops and mushroom risotto were delicious too!

Thank Clarice77
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

A bunch of us about 20 went to have dinner here tonight. We reserved a long table. Truly pleasant and impressive service. Drinks were great, servers very pleasant, professional and attentive. I had the Salmon and two sets of appetizers including Flat Bread pizza, wings...More

Thank Tapas S
Nearby HotelsSee all 286 hotels in San Diego
Residence Inn San Diego Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter
1,266 reviews
.10 km away
Pendry San Diego
519 reviews
.11 km away
Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
2,028 reviews
.11 km away
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
5,560 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Gaslamp Strip Club
464 reviews
.04 km away
Donovan's Steak and Chop House
411 reviews
.07 km away
Cafe Sevilla of San Diego
788 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
San Diego Convention Center
664 reviews
.25 km away
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
49 reviews
.23 km away
Horton Grand Theatre
33 reviews
.18 km away
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
28 reviews
.22 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Union Kitchen & Tap staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-795-9463
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing