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Karl Strauss

5801 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-431-2739
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Ranked #22 of 280 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
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Denver, Colorado
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205 reviews 205 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We stopped in at 12:30 on a Friday and had no trouble getting a seat. Good salad selection, nice large but not huge portion size, and excellent flavors. They checked to be sure we liked both the salad and beer, and our server brought us a sample of another beer that paired well with our food, just to try. He... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

food was okay..beer pretty good. Kind of pricier then the microbrews I am used to. Though it would have been closer to beach but wasnt.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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132 reviews 132 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We visited here on the first evening of our family vacation with our daughter, son in law and two grandchildren. We were seated promptly and our grandkids were given things to keep them busy. We tried the Golden Beet Bruschetta-excellent! We had a Cheddar Burger, Pork Schnitzel Sliders and our grandchildren had mac/cheese on the kids' menu. Had to try... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

and i don't even like beer! the food was amazing, interesting textures and variety of food made from beer... try it

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Tega Cay, South Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

This could have been a very good experience, unfortunately the server was awol. I had the Mac and cheese and it was very good. It was creamy and cheesy. I also tasted the beer, this is a brewery after all, and found the beer to be refreshing. The server never once came back after the food was served and I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Karl Strauss in Carlsbad is an excellent restaurant in Carlsbad, near Legoland. It has a varied moderately priced menu and an excellent child menu. And the food is terrific. We had the bbq pork sandwich, the tofu curry was excellent, as were the wings. And of course the excellent Karl Strauss craft beers.

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Big Bear Lake, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We rented a condo in Solana Beach and found out that this week is the annual craft beer week in San Diego county. We stopped at Karl Strauss to sample their beer. Not only was the beer excellent, the food pairing worked like a charm. We enjoyed it so much we are going back on 11/13 for barrel tasting. Definitely... More

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Prescott, Arizona
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105 reviews 105 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Ate dinner here on a recent trip. Many beer choices...on a chalk board since they apparently change frequently. Extensive menu was somewhat overwhelming and I wasn't hungry enough for a full meal. Server was very helpful in helping me make choices - matching food items with one of their beers. Opted for several appetizers all of which were very tasty... More

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Long Neck
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband and I visited the Karl Strauss Brewing Company last month and had some unexpected good food and awesome brews. The staff is very knowledgeable about the beers and helpful selecting from the menu. Thursdays are lots of fun for sampling the new brews and enjoying sports on their many TVs.

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honolulu
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We enjoy going here during the week after work for dinner and drinks, fun atmosphere and good food. If you like a place you can talk without screaming or being shushed, this is a nice balance

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Additional Information about Karl Strauss

Address: 5801 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone Number: 760-431-2739
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
Cuisine: American

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