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Karl Strauss Brewing Company

1157 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101

Before it commercially packaged its beer, Karl Strauss ran as a brewpub, beginning with this original Columbia Street location in downtown San Diego. The company now operates six Southern California brewery-restaurants with a seventh set to open in Riverside County’s Temecula community by the end of 2013. All of Karl Strauss’ locations feature keen servers with reliable knowledge about the company and its beers.

Additional locations in La Jolla, Sorrento Valley, 4S Ranch, and Carlsbad.

Additional Info

Hours

Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Restaurants details

Cuisine
Price range of entrées $10 - $30
Delivery No
Outdoor seating Yes
Party room Yes
Reservations accepted Yes
Kids menu Yes
Occasional live music No
Vegetarian friendly Yes
Vegan friendly Yes
Payment options Accepts credit cards

Restaurant Menu

Comments
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The best brewery in San Diego. Service is above average at the bar as well as at your table. Generally about 10 or more beers on tap. My favorite is the Amber Lager which is a staple. Also, the Red Trolley is suprisingly very tasty at 9% alcohol. Every beer is at least good.

Food is delicious. My favorite appetizer is the Garlic Parmesian Brewery fries. Steaks are very tender and the Grilled Fish tacos are very flavorful.

Nov. 3, 2008

Gotta agree with abbey road on this. Not only the best Beatles album, but the best appetizer is the garlic fries.

The location in Sorrento Valley is incredible. Everyone that works in that area knows about it, but it's worth the drive, to sit in the Japanese Garden, looking at the beautiful trees and koi pond.

They yelled at me once for feeding french fries to the fish. But I've shaped up now, and love going to this place.

June 7, 2009

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