Karl Strauss Brewing Company - Costa Mesa | Costa Mesa, California
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Karl Strauss Brewing Company - Costa Mesa
Good based on 15 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

901 S Coast Dr, Ste A
Costa Mesa, California United States 92626 [ print map ]
714 546 BREW

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Hours: Mon-Thu: 11:30a - 12:00a, Fri-Sat: - 11:30a - 1:00a, Sun: 11:30a - 10:00p


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Beer Available At Karl Strauss Brewing Company - Costa Mesa (arranged by most recent)
Karl Strauss Five Wee Heavy Bells , Karl Strauss Mosaic Session Ale 92, Karl Strauss Vanilla Toast Porter , Karl Strauss NZ Pacifica Session IPA , Karl Strauss Four Scowling Owls 77, Karl Strauss Big Barrel Double IPA 98, Karl Strauss Donít Go Into The Light Blonde , Karl Strauss Citra Pale Ale , Karl Strauss Big Barrel Double IPA with Green Chilies , Karl Strauss Red Trolley with Rose Hips , Karl Strauss Wreck Alley with Cinnamon and Curacao , Karl Strauss Blacks Beach Extra Dark 77, Karl Strauss Tower 10 IPA with Rosemary , Karl Strauss 25th Anniversary Doppelbock 47, Karl Strauss 26th Anniversary Belgian Dark Strong Ale , Karl Strauss Vanilla Oak Chip Wreck Alley , Karl Strauss Pintail Pale Ale with Green Tea and Ginger
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15 reviews for Karl Strauss Brewing Company - Costa Mesa
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  72%
 Selection  59%
 Food  74%
 Value  69%
 Overall  68%
 Rating  71%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
PhiloPsych  (2) California | September 8, 2006
The service was great and the food was good. I had the six beer sampler and their sample size is very big--at least six ounces. The bartended gave me a couple extra for free, too. Unfortunately, I have to say that on the whole, the beers were disappointing. Iíll give it another shot sometime.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
thor968  (2) | November 18, 2005
I liked the feel of this place, but think the food is a bit over-priced. I agree with JohnC that the beer is average, but I have had a seasonal or two that shocked me. Nice place to visit once or twice.
62
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye  (112) Frisco (Dallas), Texas | June 28, 2005
Karl Strauss has a comfortable atmosphere, friendly staff, descent food, and an average selection of beers.
62
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
DrunkAsASkunk  (40) Lynnwood, Washington | February 27, 2004
Expensive is one way to describe Karl Strauss. They do brew their beers right on the premises, but lets just say that the selection outside of what they brew is pretty small. The atmosphere is cozy and definitely people friendly. The staff is friendly and catering, but lacking in beer knowledge...they make up for it however in cuteness! The food is good...may i recommend any of their pasta plates...very nice stuff!
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
JohnC  (159) Mission Viejo, California | January 12, 2004
Karl Strauss is a San Diego based chain of brewpubs. Their restaurants are family-friendly and have a nice atmosphere. Their regular rotation of beers is average, however they occasionally surprise you w/ a good seasonal.

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