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Karl Strauss Brewing Company

££ - £££
Universal City Area
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub
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100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608
+1 818-753-2337
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Tyngsboro, MA
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Karl Strauss after being at universal all day and it was a pleasant experience . Good beer selection and great food. Most of us had the mac and cheese which was great and I had a tuna steak burger which was amazing and very good quality. Great service as well!

Thank wwm1006
Denver, Colorado
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered the Drunken Cioppino with scallops, shrimp, mussels, clams and spinach in a red sauce with a side of toasted garlic bread. It was totally awesome. My wife had the classic chop salad with balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing. Last but not least our grand daughter had mac & cheese that was truly great also. All of our food was... More 

Thank JTF6300
Adelaide, Australia
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here after a day at Universal Studios for a much needed Beer we also ended up eating here as well the food and service was fantastic the waitress described the beers to us and even bought some small glasses out to taste test if we could not decide all I can say if your in the area do yourself... More 

Thank CraigAussie
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330 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal here, the beer and service was fantastic! You should go and try and this fine establishment.

Thank Brian C
Wellington, New Zealand
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64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in here after a long day on our feet at Universal Studios. The service was pretty good, large range of meals available it was hard to choose! We both had sandwiches which were nice, however by far the highlight was the pretzel balls we had for an entree. They were SOOOO good, I could have eaten them forever!! Overall... More 

Thank HighestLoz
Orlando, Florida
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2,289 reviews
785 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,487 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Had dinner there last night and had a great dining experience. Our server Sierra went above and beyond to ensure that we had a great time. My fish and chips were pretty good and since were the pretzels. The beer options were limited that night but what we had was pretty good.

Thank Steve R
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We ate there at the afternoon, the service was really good, went there because we went to Universal Studios and we wanted to eat something else that it wasn't a hamburger. The place is nice, I tried a panini and loved it! I'll be back if I go again to Universal Studios, give yourself a break from the crowds and... More 

Thank Zarithza G
Madison, Wisconsin
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234 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Rainy day, so we couldn't eat outdoors overlooking City Walk. Inside, the place was kind of dirty and noisy. My dinner was just OK but my wife really enjoyed hers. If we returned to the Hilton, I'd take my car somewhere other than City Walk for dinner.

Thank lfabian47
Wollongong, Australia
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Popped in here when on a solo trip to LA, mainly attracted by the range of beers on offer. Service was good, the food was very tasty, and the waitress brought a couple of small tasting glasses of some of the beers on offer which wa anice touch. The outside area overlooks the street which allows for some people watching,... More 

Thank Adele S
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant while walking through Citywalk and what a gem of a find it was. We dined on a Sunday night and it was quite busy for indoor seating so we elected to sit outside with the outdoor heaters which worked out just fine. Our server was super friendly and made a great effort to have a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub
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, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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
  • This restaurant is at Universal Studios Hollywood

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?