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Karl Strauss Brewing Company

$$ - $$$American, ,
5801 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4609
+1 760-431-2739
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mac and cheese” (48 reviews)
“fondue” (16 reviews)
“sampler” (15 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5801 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4609
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fun atmosphere (very loud, so don't go if you want it quiet), wonderful selection of beer and a menu that includes something for everyone. Food is fresh and well prepared! Burgers, tuna, salads...or go decadent for their Mac and Cheese. The Wait Staff is friendly...More

Thank tmtraveller2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Karl Strauss Brewing Company includes not to be surprised a micro brewery and a fair number of different beers. This venue does a good job in service, in food an beer plus nice interior.

Thank Rolf H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was good. A wide variety of craft beer. The service was excellent Jordan was wonderful. I would definitely ask for her the next time.

Thank T M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Bustling brewery and restaurant adjacent to the Palisades Resort Hotel. An excellent selection of beers from light to dark, and incredibly hoppy IPAs that seem to fascinate some people as if they're a badge of honor to be able to to drink them, No lambics,...More

Thank uktravailer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Grabbed dinner here while staying in the area. There is ample off-street parking and we were seated right away on a busy night. While our server checked on us quickly at first, she then proceeded to ignore us for the rest of the evening. At...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mt wife & I had brunch here - buffet selection was lesser that expected. Love the chocolate waffle and the made to order egg omelette. Excellent service.

Thank cfgsison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, location, brews, and atmosphere. We would gladly go here again if in Carlsbad, CA. It hit the spot!

Thank lucybrown000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While staying at the Grand Pacific Palisades across the parking lot, my sister and I wanted a salad. I went to the restaurant, and ordered 2 salads to go. It took FOREVER to get them. The cost was $28.00 (plus a few cents, and tax)...More

Thank Charlotte S
Brian S, Manager at Karl Strauss Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Charlotte, I wanted to reach out to you in an effort to apologize for your recent visit. Let me start by saying I am sorry that we did not execute on your visit to our location. I can assure you that your feedback is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of seven decided to eat here one night, and it was a good choice! We tried many of the appetizers, and each of us had a very good meal as well. We ordered a sampler of various beers and tried some very mellow...More

Thank CarolFromPL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always good place to go when in Carlsbad. Check out beer flight options. Good bar food shareables, Ahi Poke was very good. Little of this little of that beer flight was tasty.

Thank Kevin J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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