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Karl Strauss Brewing Company

$$ - $$$American, ,
1044 Wall St Ste C, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4437
+1 858-551-2739
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“mac and cheese” (18 reviews)
“pretzels” (9 reviews)
“brick chicken” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1044 Wall St Ste C, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4437
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Reviewed March 31, 2016

This restaurant offers you awesome selection of food and beer on the menu. On Thursdays the brewer opens a new cask and patrons are being offered a free sample.

Thank Gennadiy F
Reviewed March 30, 2016

Food is good and the beers are great. We had dinner during a busy night, but nevertheless the service was very good. Would recommend.

Thank Elmer&Lizette
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Recommended by friends from home we saw kids, families, couples, college groups, and all were enjoying Karl Strauss as much as we were.There many beers are available for tastes, for flights or in 2 sizes. Food choices range from a snack to a steak. This...More

Thank 145JulieH
Reviewed March 24, 2016

We went in for just a beer but ended up relaxing and having dinner too. The server was very patient, knowledgeable, and told us about items not on the menu but available. Beers were very good. Food was also very good. We have a very...More

Thank AnnColorado2014
Reviewed March 22, 2016

If you like trying a wide range of craft brews coupled with an electic selection of dishes this is your kind of place. Very attentive and knowledgeable servers bustle around the edgy interior that is dominated by the stainless beer tanks. Free samples are regularly...More

2  Thank Sydney77
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Ok I never write review, but today I had to. I usually try microbrewery when I travel. That one is a 10/10, not only the beers are incredible, but the food is just great and the service is incredible also!! Now I have to remind...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed March 15, 2016

I don't drink beer, so I really can't comment on their beer but they sure do appear to have a long list posted. Their brewery vats are visible through windows in the restaurant. The service is very attentive and accommodating. It was impossible for my...More

Thank AmberA777
Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner on Saturday night and were seated in the bar area. I was not expecting the level of excellent service that we received, especially in the bar area. We were immediately greeted and given suggestions for beer. My husband ordered the steak...More

Thank SD-Traveler-CA
Reviewed March 7, 2016

A brewhouse/restaurant with a buzzy feel to it. It was extremely busy the night we were there and had about 45 min wait. We sat outside on their smallish patio. The beer was decent, but the food was just okay. I had the spare rib...More

Thank Dustin H
Reviewed March 4, 2016

Karl Strauss Brewing Company is always a destination on our trips to LaJolla. The food is good, and the atmosphere is friendly And welcoming. We love sitting on the outside porch when weather allows.

Thank mog383
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1044 Wall St Ste C, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4437
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-2739
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