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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%
Travellers talk about
“mac and cheese” (18 reviews)
“pretzels” (9 reviews)
“brick chicken” (5 reviews)
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American, Brew Pub, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1044 Wall St Ste C, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4437
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1 - 10 of 392 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I was treated badly by the manager Dave! I experienced terrible customer service. I went with my wife who is 45, my 12 year old son, my 35 year old sister and my 30 year old brother. My brother and sister were served alcohol no...More

Thank CharlesinLaJolla
Brian S, Guest Relations Manager at Karl Strauss Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are very sorry to hear about the inconvenience we caused you through the application of our ID policy. It is unfortunate that we tainted your experience and made it so you were unable to enjoy the great food, beer, and service you expect of...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

A lot of people come here for their famous beer, but we come for the food. World class Mac & Cheese... Shrimp & Grits.. Mmmmm.

Thank Ron Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here our first night. It was a long day of travel and we just wanted a drink and something yummy to eat. The beer menu was extensive! Food was good and the beer was great.

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent IPA (Aurora Hoppyalis) - tremendous service (thanks to Josh, the bar tender) - excellent food (we had seared ahi tuna and side order of sweet potato fries - we weren't really that hungry, just a bit peckish) - he gave great service and we...More

1  Thank chewedpup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a great spot for small weddings. Beautiful Japanese Gardens and large pond with a ton of lights. They were married standing next to the pond on a nice deck.

Thank B1866JYjeffm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I honestly wasn’t expecting a lot from this place, but we were looking for a casual meal in downtown LaJolla. Honestly my watermelon and tabouli salad was one of the best things I ate this week! The menu has a ton of choices and the...More

1  Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We were promptly seated and cheerfully served after stumbling on this place. The menu looked good so we decided to take a chance. We sat down just in time to order the $5 happy hour pints and beer flights. The 4 beers that I chose...More

1  Thank bandaibob
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We visited this establishment multiple times during a recent visit to La Jolla. We found them to have a great selection of in-house beers, and the food was quite good. Service was attentive.

Thank NWOhioGuy
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

It's like drinking a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, mixed with beer. I don't like dark beers, but this was yummy. Also ate at La Jolla location twice during short stay, everything was delicious. So sad there are no KARL Strauss Breweries in Texas, AND they...More

Thank Ginny J
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This evening I experienced one of the worst dinner services in recent memory, one that I might expect at a TGIF but not at a well-renown microbrewery chain like Karl Strauss. Throughout the dinner that my wife, son, and I had at the microbrewery there...More

Thank Richard E
Brian S, General Manager at Karl Strauss Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Dear Richard, I would like to start by apologizing for your dining experience here the other night. It looks like we failed to provide you with a great time from the food and service. We take great pride in both service and food and obviously...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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