We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Karl Strauss Brewing Company

) #104 of 8,671 Restaurants in Los Angeles €€ - €€€ American, ,
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608
+1 818-753-2337
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (180)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for happy hour and dinner! We've been twice, 2 years apart and both times were great! Totally kid friendly too! It's a win win for all! Food is good, clean place to eat and great staff!

Thank ramerfamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we researched restaurants we could visit for dinner during our visit to Universal, Karl Strauss stood out. The food was good... I shared the duck fat pretzel bites and Black Forest fondue with my family, followed by a turkey burger. Daniel, our waiter, was...More

Thank LisaSecula
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Stepped out of my comfort zone, tried new place and WOW!! Service was great, people watching fun, food was to die for! I got pork fat pretzel things - delicious, followed by fall off the bone tender ribs with s delicate asian sauce, sweet potato...More

Thank arghin
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Stopped here again after another day at Universal Studios - love the Red Trolley on TAP. Taste tested their 2nd Red Trolley but we both preferred the original (which we can also get in bottles). Waitress was nice but service was very slow - we...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We stopped in for lunch during a Universal trip, as we were wandering through City Walk and spotted this menu and unanimously decided this was a must do. The food we ordered was delicious (duck fat pretzels, black garlic fondue, garlic fries, blue cheese burger,...More

Thank KellyMcG86
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Really enjoy this restaurant=food selections very good=burgers YUM! good beer & our waiter very helpful in helping to pick a brew also offered samples to taste ==I decided on a flight=can always count on getting a nice meal from this company=went here after a full...More

Thank nefertiti10
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We had hamburgers which were very good. The blue cheese burger melt with the melted gorgonzola cheese skillet is excellent. You can dip the burger, the fries or whatever in the gorgonzola and it is so good! We are not beer drinkers so had wine...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The service was great and the pretzel bites were really good. However, my husband and I both had sandwiches that were just okay. The flavor was very lacking and my turkey was overdone.

Thank Kristin S
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Thought we were going to get a great meal. Service was great and the appetizer(chili lime fries) were awesome. Food sucked. We ordered a burger, mesquite chicken and the buns were dry. Also ordered the West Coast carnitas dip, terrible sandwich, and the monthly pairing...More

Thank lajgf
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Our recent dining experience at this Universal Studios City Walk restaurant was terrible. My family and I were seated and offered drinks. We were driving so we declined any alcoholic beverages (beer), which the waitress decided we needed to know about anyway. So after a...More

Thank auntcolie
Nearby Restaurants
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
904 reviews
.03 km away
Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood
790 reviews
.17 km away
Wolfgang Puck Bistro
187 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Universal Studios Hollywood
27,729 reviews
.24 km away
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
671 reviews
.25 km away
Universal CityWalk Hollywood
1,262 reviews
.09 km away
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
11 reviews
.27 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Karl Strauss Brewing Company staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-753-2337
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Universal Studios Hollywood
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing