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Karl Strauss Brewing Company

) #3 of 271 Restaurants in Carlsbad €€ - €€€ American, ,
5801 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4609
+1 760-431-2739
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5801 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4609
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1 - 10 of 856 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited this restaurant based on the positive reviews it has gotten on this website and we were not disappointed. The service is great. The food is fantastic. The portions are not large but great food rarely comes in large portions. We visited with two...More

Thank Hitokiri_Battosai
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place gets busy in the evening so make a reservation ahead of time. Service was great, food was yummy (try the mac and cheese, I normally would never order it but it was amazing!) and the best part.....they sell beer to go, so we...More

Thank tristinhuff
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a bit busy but it's because they offer quality food and craft beers at a reasonable price. I really enjoyed the salmon.

Thank Vagabond_32
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Karl Strauss on our way out of Carlsbad. I was just curious to see what their facility looked like and how the beer was. Our family had lunch and I tried the tasting menu with four beers. Beginning to learn more about...More

Thank mjogg11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The various locations each seem good! We have never been disappointed at a Strauss Brewing restaurant. Great variety of beers and foods. Good environment.

Thank Jeanne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations for our son's birthday since we came down to legoland to celebrate! The food was delicious and the atmosphere was fun. It seemed the wait staff was stretched since we had to wait for utensils, drinks, Togo container, Check.... etc. but overall...More

Thank tiki878
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time coming here. We really like the food. The mac and cheese with the bacon and ham is great. I ordered a salad this time and it hit the spot. However, when got got the bill, there was a 3% surcharge....More

Thank AZCityGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An onsite microbrewery/restaurant that is open to all. If you like your craft beers, make a beeline for here!

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got take out while a guest at the Grand Pacific Palisades. We watched traffic come in and out all week and now we know why. The massive selection of ale is awesome. Ordered the BBQ Tostada Salad, the Fish and Chips, and the house Beer...More

1  Thank tjmm1985
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

KSBC was close and TripAdvisor said we should try it... so we did! They were generous with the beer samples, the garlic fondue was excellent (even better with a pretzel dipped in it instead of the bread), entrees were good (including the kids' chicken tenders,...More

Thank JillyF1sh72
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5801 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4609
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-431-2739
  • E-mail
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