From Savory Bites to Baked Delights, Union Market Tustin Has It All
Written By: Diego E. Gaxiola
Photographed By: Ed Visions Tustin Food Halls
Union Market Tustin, centrally located in The District shopping center, is an industrial-chic retail and dining destination that offers irresistible food stalls, exceptional restaurants and charming boutiques. From Woofpak’s “Thanksgiving feast” gourmet dog meals to Wine Wednesday at Central Bar, you’ll find just about everything at Union Market. Here is your official guide to all of the awesome spots within Union Market worth checking out.
1 | Noodles For Days Tustin Food Halls
Roba Noodle offers a mouthwatering assortment of rice bowls, robata skewers and udon noodle options. According to owner Jin Heo, “One of the most popular items on the menu is the beef kombu.”
2 | Berry Delicious Bowls Tustin Food Halls
When it comes to acai bowls, Berry Brand has a selection of scrumptious, locally sourced bases (like pitaya) and toppings (like chocolate granola and coconut slices). “We use vegan alternatives like apple Honee, oat and coconut milk,” states owner Truong Kim.
3 | Escape To Paradise Tustin Food Halls
Upon entering Stowaway Tiki, you are transported into a midcentury tropical paradise with colorful decor, intimate seating and an exciting bar atmosphere. From “Pain Killer” tiki cocktails to soft-shell crab gourmet sliders, a trip to Stowaway will leave you truly content.
4 | The Paw-fect Food Spot
Started by animal lovers Mike Murphy and Sau Cheng, Woofpak formulates human-grade whole foods for dogs. Not only are there locally sourced dog meals and treats available for purchase, Woofpak also sells doggie birthday cakes and pastries.
5 | Next Level Quali-Tea
Leaf N Cream offers a multitude of flavorful drinks like the popular Swirl Thai, a modern take on the traditional Thai tea. “Two newer drinks worth checking out are the Purple Yam Fresh Milk and Oreo Brulee Boba Milk,” says the Leaf N Cream team.
6 | Keeping the Spirit Alive
One of the original hotspots in Union Market, Central Bar takes open-concept to the next level with its inviting lounge area. Delicious drinks worth sipping on include their classic New York Sour and tasty Moscow mule.
7 | The Perfect Blend
Portola Coffee Roasters is known for its continued mission to stay true to coffee culture. “The Rose Cardamom Latte, a mix of sweet and spicy, is a unique type of drink worth trying,” explains a longtime barista.
8 | Get Hooked
Building your own poke bowl just got so much more exciting thanks to Cubed Poke, a fabulous eatery offering the highest quality ingredients. With seating both indoors and out, Cubed is the perfect place to enjoy amazing Southern California weather with your meal.
9 | A Sweet Escape Orange County Food Halls
Churned Creamery, celebrating its fifth anniversary, is known to deliver true sweetness with its variety of ice cream flavors, “Signature Crocreams” and multitude of milkshakes. Some popular flavors to indulge in include Oreo and cookie butter.
Union Market Tustin
2493 Park Ave
Tustin, CA 92782