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“Bad” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Karl Strauss Brewery

Karl Strauss Brewery
1000 Universal Studios Blvd, Suite M-41, Burbank, CA 91608
818-753-2337
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Ranked #37 of 372 Restaurants in Burbank
Price range: $18 - $30
Cuisines: American
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Bad”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

Came here today with my wife after Universal Studios. Restaurant was half empty. Service was slow. French Fries tasted old. Was not impressed with the food. Overpriced for the quality of food you are getting. I'm not coming back.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Portland, OR
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88 reviews 88 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 61 cities Reviews in 61 cities
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
“Go for the Beer”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

I support the consensus opinion: Karl Strauss beer is great, but the food is an after thought. My party of four sampled beers across the range including Strauss' version of a double IPA. All were great. The food is acceptable and merely provides a counterpoint to the food. My fish tacos were tasty enough, but the tacos, themselves, were soft and mushy. After a few minutes they completely disintegrated and I had to use a knife and fork to eat the fish.
Service, is great. Our waitperson was helpful and humorous! I would say this is one of the better choices in the CityWalk lineup.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Savannah, Georgia
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207 reviews 207 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“Good beer but food was just OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

There are plenty of places to eat in City Walk so I reccomend trying out another restaurant because the food at Karl Strauss leaves something to be desired. We ordered the crab cakes and they were all filling and pretty greasy. We also had a grilled chicken ceaser salad that was pretty decent.

Visited November 2012
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Perth, Australia
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36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Good atmosphere, nice people, Great beer!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012 via mobile

Had a couple of meals & drinks here. The food is nice & plentiful & the staff are very knowledgeable about the beer! There's happy hour every day at $4 per beer! Only thing I'd wish they had was a cocktail menu!!! :)

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New York City, New York
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73 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“Good draft beer selection”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

The food was nothing special, but the draft beers created on site are delicious. During happy hour (5-7, I think) the drafts were only $4 and there were special prices on bar bites as well.

Visited August 2012
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