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Karl Strauss

5801 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-431-2739
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Ranked #22 of 279 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Carlsbad, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I am still waiting for a reply from KARL STRAUSS BREWERY, Hq, not the one on Armada Dr., Carlsbad. I purchased a case of Beer and one bottle was broken. I called Karl Strauss Hq and was told to get info on bottle and send it in via email. I did, reply by email, realy not our fault, check with... More

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Flower Mound, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Went by for lunch on my birthday. Love it! The server overheard my fiance wish me a happy birthday and she brought me a souvenir Karl Strauss pint glass.

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Families with young kids and babies are welcome, which means the atmosphere is rather loud and busy. The local beer is good. The pastrami sandwich was terrific, but sushi salad terrible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We had a delicious dinner at Karl Strauss which included a few varieties of beers. The service was great and the food and beers tasty. I will definitely go back when we are in Carlsbad again.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Brought my wife for her birthday and she loved it. From the beer to the quality food. No complaints! Her fav was the windandsea and I enjoyed the amber. A def must for beer lovers that want a nice dinner.

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Oregon Coast
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We ate breakfast there every morning as we were staying next door at the Grand Pacific Palisades hotel. The brunch was excellent with a good variety. We especially enjoyed the made-to-order omelets. We ate dinner one night with our entire family, The service was very good, even though it was a very busy evening. The food and drinks were excellent.... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had 12 people in our group and the restaurant accommodated us well. Good selection of food, most of the food we ordered was good, there was 1 or 2 items which was ok. Beer was great! Overall a good place to check out especially if you have a large group.

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San Jose, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The food was good, the server friendly and knowledgeable. The wine was average but the beer drinkers enjoyed the brew selections.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We have been here at least 10 times and unfortunately the food has been less then memorable. The location, staff, and beer are fabulous. We have a special table and the servers are so educated on the beer that it's a delightful education in different flavors. We stay at the Sherator which is just around the corner so part of... More

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St louis
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The beer here was pretty good, but in this part of southern Cal, there is a lot of great beer. Unfortunately, I didn't get to try all the beer because most of the taps were out. The food was solid, but probably best to stay away from the breakfast offerings.

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