West End Tap & Kitchen

334D Ingalls Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Phone: 831.471.8115
Fax: 831.471.8116

Sun thru Wed
Thurs thru
Sat

11:30am-9:30pm

11:30am-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!

Beer

Green beers have been added in the last 48 hours.

Current Tap/Cask List (18)


West End Brews

West End Amber
5.2% ABV American Amber Ale
cascade hops give this a smooth creamy balance & brilliant clarity

West End Dark
4.9% ABV
a malty english brown ale

West End Gold
4.6% ABV
this blonde ale has a pleasant, hoppy nose, balanced bitterness & smooth finish

West End Pale Ale
6.0% ABV American Pale Ale
a perfect california pale; dark straw color, crisp hops, gold malt finish

West End Passion
4.7% ABV Blonde Ale
blonde ale w/ a touch of passion fruit. light & not too sweet

West End Stout **Nitro**
5.0% ABV American Stout
a well rounded beer with a balance of hop and malt bitterness, a cream like mouth feel is provided by using nitrogen gas

West End Wheat
4.7% ABV American Wheat or Rye Beer
an american style wheat beer, half wheat and half barley malt

Other

Drake's Denogginizer
9.75% ABV Imperial IPA
An intensely hoppy, very strong pale ale. Strongly hopped but clean and medium bodied.

Hermitage 2 Tun
9.0% ABV Imperial Stout


Hermitage Ale Of The Imp
8.0% ABV Imperial IPA
An intensely hoppy, very strong pale ale. Strongly hopped but clean and medium bodied.

Hermitage Fruit Crate Pumpkin
9.0% ABV Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
A harmonious marriage of spices, herbs and/or vegetables and beer.

Hermitage Hoptopia Double IPA
8.0% ABV Imperial IPA
An intensely hoppy, very strong pale ale. Strongly hopped but clean and medium bodied.

Hermitage Single Hop Citra IPA
7.0% ABV American IPA
A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong American pale ale.

North Coast Puck
4.0% ABV Saison
A refreshing, medium to strong fruity/spicy ale with a distinctive yellow-orange color, highly carbonated, well hopped, and dry with a quenching acidity.

Santa Cruz Ale Works IPA
6.5% ABV American IPA
A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong American pale ale.

Santa Cruz Ale Works Kolsch
4.8% ABV Kolsch
A clean, crisp, delicately balanced beer with very subtle fruit flavors and aromas. Subdued maltiness throughout leads to a pleasantly refreshing tang in the finish.

Uncommon Brewers Framboos Blonde Ale
6.9% ABV Belgian Blond Ale
A moderate-strength golden ale that has a subtle Belgian complexity, slightly sweet flavor, and dry finish.

Uncommon Brewers Long Form Tripple
10.2% ABV Belgian Tripel
Strongly resembles a Strong Golden Ale but slightly darker and somewhat fuller-bodied. Usually has a more rounded malt flavor but should not be sweet.

Samplers

Full House Sample

try 12 of our house favorites

House Sampler

try 6 of our house favorites

IPA Sampler

5 of the IPA’s we have on tap today

WINE

red on tap

SC Mountain Vineyards Tempranillo $8 glass

Hayes Valley Cabernet   $6 glass

white on tap

Michael Martella Sav Blanc   $7.5 glass

Hayes Valley Chardonnay    $6 glass

reds

Cinnabar Mercury Rising   $11/42

Ridge Vineyards Zin Three Valleys   $14/54

Alfaro Pinot Noir $11/42

Hallcrest Pinot Noir $12 /46

Guarino Family Petite Syrah $10 / 38

Aruma Malbec $8/30

MJA “Rendezvous” Cabernet Sauvignon $62

whites

Storrs Chardonnay   $12/46

Alfaro Chardonnay $10/38

Bonny Doon Vin Gris de Cigare $9/30

Morgan Sauvignon Blanc $8/30

Windy Oaks Pinot Gris $8/30

Sparkling

Knot Wines Sinnet Rose   $9/35

Zonin Prosecco $7.5 glass

Dessert Wine

Quinta Cruz, 2007 Rabelo port $9

Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyards 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 thru Wed
Thurs thru
Sat

11:30am-9:30pm

11:30am-10pm

Our kitchen is open Sun-Wed from 11:30am til 9:30pm & Thurs-Sat 11:30am til 10pm! Our bar stays open til 10pm Sun-Wed and til 11pm Thurs-Sat.

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 thru Wed
Thurs thru
Sat

11:30am-9:30pm

11:30am-10pm

Phone

831.471.8115

Fax

831.471.8116

Email

info@westendtap.com

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