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Karl Strauss Brewery

$$ - $$$
Brew Pub, Bar, American, Pub
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1000 Universal Studios Blvd, Suite M-41, Burbank, CA 91608
+1 818-753-2337
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Tucson, Arizona
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a 20 mon. or so wait, but found it worth it. Craft beer was smooth. Service was a bit slow as they were very busy. But the waitress was attentive. Many TV's available for sports viewing. If you line dark beer Wrecked Alley was very satisfying. Food was flavorful and filling. I enjoyed the Chipolata Pastrami..MMMM! Had a starter... More 

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Thank Chuck C
Yellowknife, Canada
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ate with my husband last night at Universal City Walk. We saw the menu for Karl Strauss Brewery and decided to give it a try. The waitress was amazing! She was knowledge about the types of beer and gave us samples of beer that would pair well with our meals. I ordered a flight of 4 beer and they were... More 

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Thank MGouthro
St Helens, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Great night, and great staff in Karl Strauss,good food and great beer really enjoyed the night all the staff were dressed for the Halloween celebrations and this really added to atmosphere great service and even negan was kind to us,great night check it out 👍

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Thank alan d
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had a nice meal and some very nice beer here. There is a good choice of beers on the menu and the food is very good. You can sit outside and watch the fountains in city walk.

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Thank Duskman554
Tucson, Arizona
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I wanted a late lunch on our visit to Universal Studios on a Friday afternoon. Many of the park's food places were closed and the rest looked about as mediocre as you should expect. Luckily the city walk thing was close by and we found Karl Strauss. Everyone from the hostess to the waiter was very welcoming... More 

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Thank mstirrat
San Diego, California
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Made a quick stop at the Sheraton Universal Hotel on my last road trip. I always hit the Universal City Walk for something to do when I am in this part of LA. I live in San Diego and always like Karl Strauss so I gave this location a try. Oops! Never again. Zero atmosphere at all. The beer is... More 

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Thank Chris K
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

All the other food at city walk is garbage in comparison to Karl Strauss. Its a comfortable restaurant with a grown up feel. We really enjoy their appetizers menu.

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Thank Rachel M
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We ended up at Universal Citywalk this past Sunday (first time in years actually) and were surprised to see a brewery on premises! There was a total of 5 of us, including a 6 year-old. The wait was short, the food was good, the beer was great! There's really not much more to say about it. I had the MESQUITE... More 

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Thank Scott K
Olympia, Washington, United States
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

My family and I ate here after a long day at Universal Studios. The food was tasty, service was polite and with a smile and the prices were fair. The restaurant has several craft beers they brew in house and the atmosphere is good for singles or for families.

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San Francisco, California
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I tried the recommended ciopinno. It was not the traditional seafood stew I was accustomed to. It was so spicy that I couldn't eat the soup. It contained 5 muscles, 3 shrimps, no clams, no fish, and some scallops smaller than marble. The portion was very small. It came with garlic bread that was soaked in butter and burnt. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brew Pub, Bar, American, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Universal Studios Blvd, Suite M-41, Burbank, CA 91608
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: +1 818-753-2337

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?