West End Tap & Kitchen

334D Ingalls Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Phone: 831.471.8115
Fax: 831.471.8116

Sun & Mon
Tues & Wed
Thurs-Sat
Bar 10pm & 11pm Th-Sat

11:30-9:30pm
11:30-9:30pm
11:30-10pm

Beer & Wine

In our effort to always serve FRESH beer, some of the below varieties may not be available at all times.  But we’re sure to have others that you’ll enjoy! Pints $5-8 Pitchers $18-30.  We also serve Tall Pints, 1/2 Pints and 12 oz speciality IPA glasses!

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West End Amber

5.2% abv
Cascade hops gives a smooth creamy balance and brilliant clarity

West End Gold

Gold/Blonde Ale, 4.6% abv
This blonde ale has a pleasant, hoppy nose, balanced bitterness and a smooth clean finish

West End Dark

English brown ale 4.9% abv
A malty English ale.

West End Stout

A well rounded beer with a perfect balance of hop and malt bitterness.  A creamy finish provided by using nitrogen gas to serve

west end pale ale

6.0 % abv
Perfect California pale; dark straw color, crisp hops, gold malt finish

Hermitage Brewing

Ale of the imp Double IPA

8% abv
Ale of the Imp pours out a brilliantly clear gold color. The flavor is a mix of pungent piney hops and floral notes More »

Single Hop El Dorado IPA

7% abv
El Dorado is a dual-purpose American hop varietal More »

Single Hop Magnum IPA

7%abv
German Magnum hops are a high alpha acid hop believed to have low flavor and aromatic qualities More »

Single Hop Citra IPA

7% abv
Citra is the most well received in our series of Single Hop beers after taking Gold in 2011 and 2012 at the California Craft Brew Competition More »

2 Tun Imperial Stout

9.0% abv
Our Imperial Stout pours out black with a thick brown colored head More »

Hoptopia IPA

8.0% abv
Amber colored double IPA has a great armona that’s a mixture of piney, citrus and floral hop notes More »

Maltopia “Wee Heavy” Scotch Ale

9.0% abv
Our Scotch Ale, also known as a Wee Heavy, pours out a reddish-brown color with amber highlights, and a beige colored head More »

uncommon brewers

We will feature one or two of their seasonal brews.  Uncommon Brewers (UB) is a community-oriented organic microbrewery beginning operations in Santa Cruz county. Incorporating traditional Belgian brewing techniques, cutting-edge innovation from the modern West Coast, and grounded in the principles of sustainability voiced by the Slow Food Movement, our goal is to make uncommon beers for uncommon people. After nearly six years of research and development, we are now ready to bring that vision to market.

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Kolsch Ale

5.0%abv/ibu27
a west coast version of a traditional German style klosch ale.  Brewed with 2-row malt, malted wheat.  It’s a clean “nice and light” summer beer More>>

IPA

6.5%abv/ibu70
Unfiltered and gold in color, made with more than 2 pounds of hops per barrel, this beer is an explosion of citrus flavor that makes up what the West is really famous for….Our use of hops More>>

 

Samplers

Full House Sample

try 12 of our house favorites

House Sampler

try 6 of our house favorites

IPA Sampler

try up to 6 of the IPA’s we have on tap

Single Hop Taster

Sample our single hops on tap

WINE

red on tap

SC Mountain Vineyards Tempranillo $8/$44 Lt./$23 1/2 Lt.

Camelot Cabernet   $5/27 Lt./$14 1/2 Lt.

white on tap

Michael Martella Sav blanc   $7.5/28

Camelot Chardonnay    $5/27 Lt./$14 1/2 Lt.

reds

Cinnabar Mercury Rising   $11/42

Silver Palm Cabernet   $10/38

Ridge Vineyards Zin three valleys   $14/54

Alfaro Pinot Noir $11/42

Sarahs Vineyards Pinot Noir $12/46

whites

Bargetto Pinot Grigio   $8/30

Jax chardonnay   $12/46

Storrs chardonnay   $10/38

Alfaro Lindsay Paige Estate Chardonnay $11/42

Sparkling

Knot Wines Sinnet Rose   $9/35

Dessert Wine

Quinta Cruz, 2007 Rabelo port $9

santa cruz mountain vinyards a traditional port with a dark, sweet and smooth finish

Birichino, Muscat Canelli $7

This dessert wine is lush and crisp with tropical fruit flavors galore

About

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West End is a neighborhood eatery which showcases the flavors of a traditional pub with a California twist; using local, fresh and seasonal foods. Our food is cooked to pair perfectly with one of many craft beers and wines.  Our chef brings French cuisine techniques to a simple and approachable menu for all to enjoy and afford!  We are proud to offer healthy and fun kids choices along with mouth-watering house-made desserts and ice creams.   Come in and be our guest!

Quinn/Owner

Quinn grew up in nearby Aptos. Her restaurant days began at Fords Coffee Shop in Watsonville, a legendary establishment in the county’s history. Her grandmother and great-aunt opened and ran it for over 40 years. In 1987, Her family went on to open the Tied House Café and Brewery, one of the California’s first microbreweries and the “family beer business” began. After moving back to Santa Cruz with her husband Erik, she had her first son Finnly, and then second, Colin.  She decided to stay at home and understood how important it was to work close to her boys. Her thought of opening a restaurant in her hometown of Santa Cruz became a goal and West End Tap & Kitchen was born. A place where her craft beer roots could be showcased and her appreciation for local food could be transformed into a new take on pub food, often coined a “gastropub.” She partnered with an old college friend Geoff, who was a talented chef in Tahoe, and their visions united into a new eatery for friends and family to gather, eat and drink.

Geoff/Owner/Chef

Growing up in Texas, Geoff was raised by parents who truly loved food. Playing in the garden with his younger sister –Alex- is some of the first memories he has, along with hunting game with his father in West Texas. Geoff developed a respect for the ingredients around him. Later on Geoff was lucky enough to follow his grandparents and mother around the world to places like Cairo, Istanbul, much of Western Europe, and visit family in San Donato, Italy. It was the exposure to the eclectic cuisines of these places coupled with the pure simplicity of southern fare that propelled him into the culinary world.

After college he began cooking in Lake Tahoe, and took to the job and lifestyle very easily. Training under both Japanese and French chefs, Geoff brings these experiences to West End.

 

Location & Hours

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334D Ingalls Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Phone: 831.471.8115
Fax: 831.471.8116

Sun & Mon
Tues & Wed
Thurs-Sat

11:30-9:30pm
11:30-9:30pm
11:30-10pm

Our bar is open Sun-Mon 9pm Tues-Wend 10pm & Thurs-Sat 11pm!

We are located in the Ingalls Street Courtyard on the west side of Santa Cruz. Take Mission Street North toward Half Moon Bay, left on Fair Ave and right onto Ingalls Street.  Turn into the Ingalls Street courtyard.  We are on the north west corner of the building, next to the Bonny Doon Winery.

Contact

Address

334D Ingalls Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Hours

Sun & Mon
Tues & Wed
Thurs-Sat

11:30-9:30pm
11:30-9:30pm
11:30-10pm

Phone

831.471.8115

Fax

831.471.8116

Email

info@westendtap.com

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PLEASE CALL FOR RESERVATIONS.  WE DO NOT ACCEPT E-MAILED RESERVATIONS.