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Wurstkuche - Los Angeles
Exceptional based on 11 ratings
Type: Restaurant

800 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, California United States 90013 [ print map ]
213 687 4444

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Hours: Sun: noon - 12a; Mon-Sat: 11a - midnight


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Beer Available At Wurstkuche - Los Angeles (arranged by most recent)
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel 95, Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock 99, Uerige Sticke 96, Uerige Doppel Sticke 98, 1809 Berliner Style Weisse 96, Greenís Amber , Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande Rťserve 100, Chimay Rouge (Red) / PremiŤre 99, Delirium Tremens 96, Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock 100, Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Mšrzen 97, Erdinger Dunkel 68, St. Bernardus Abt 12 100, Spaten Pils 50, Pauwel Kwak 95, La Trappe Quadrupel 99, La Chouffe 98, Spaten Optimator 96, Westmalle Tripel 99, Westmalle Dubbel 99
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11 reviews for Wurstkuche - Los Angeles
 Ambiance  82%
 Service  68%
 Selection  73%
 Food  80%
 Value  63%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  81%
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84
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
ajm  (192) Los Angeles, California | October 2, 2009
Great HUGE building in the arts district (maybe the most artistic part of the arts district actually) that is red-bricked and comfortable... like if hell had a beer hall. Food is flavorful, original, and an LA landmark in the making. Beer is primarily German, so not super sensational, but still complimentary and often new-to-you. I will be back over and over and over.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
casualcolors  (10) , | April 3, 2012
Cool place for Belgians. As someone jaded Iím not too impressed by Belgian-heavy bars, since they all tend to be the more common (not to say that they arenít fantastic) beers. Kinda disappointing that they donít even make the one thing they do, sausage, in house. Still a fun hang.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
AtlAggie  (20) Atlanta, Georgia | December 14, 2009
A local introduced me to this place, and I enjoyed it during my visit to LA. Interesting and tasty sausages are the focus of the menu (from standard brats to more exotic offerings like rabbit and rattlesnake), and the fries are superb--maybe the best Iíve ever had. The beer list is mostly German and Belgian--lots of it definitely worth drinking. Nothing super rare or surprising, but a solid beer list with enough variety and quality to keep beer & sausage lovers happy for repeat visits. A little pricey to me, but Iím a stranger to LA, so it might just be normal for the city. Parking seems like it could be an issue, and I hear it gets crowded at peak times, but it was okay when I was there on an early weekday afternoon. Good ambiance--lots of family style tables lend it a beer hall vibe, albeit of an trendy, urban variety. It will be on my list to re-visit if Iím ever back in LA.
78
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
foamyhead  (17) California | December 18, 2011
German beer isnít my favorite but Iím into the sausages and fries at Wurst... howeverthehellyousayit. The beer list is solid and doesnít change but it doesnít have any wow beers on it.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
ADfan  (26) Orange County, California | November 1, 2011
Hideaway tucked in the artist district in downtown. Good selection of Belgian & German beers to go with there wide variety of sausages. I understand that they have to keep up with the theme of the food but I wish they could throw in a few more North American choices. They do have Allagash and some Old Rasputin but few more would be appreciated. I did enjoy a La Trappe on my last visit.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 18/20
t0rin0  (1330) Do Not Resuscitate, California | December 16, 2013| Updated December 27, 2013
Visited December 5, 2013.

Finally got to stop in and eat some wurst and drink a Deutches bier. The problem is that one sausage (no sides) and one beer (Weihenstephaner Dunkel Weizen) were $14 before tip. Ugh. German food is supposed to be cheap bulk food, not $8 for a sausage. The setup is interesting, due mostly to the shape of the building (itís on a corner and the building is in a wedge shape) but you order in the front room and then take your number and find a place to sit in the back room. Itís a dining room and a bar. The servers are all nice and the beer list is pretty good. They have a lot of German beers but they also have plenty of other stuff as well. I counted at least a dozen Blegian beers like Chimay, La Trappe, and St Bernardus. They have two American beers on as well (Old Rasputin, and PBR...).

Parking sucks in this area. I paid $8 to park in a lot for work and walked a mile here but yeah, thatís the cheapest youíll find for a lot. Street parking is tough. Service is good, selection is good, and the food is good. The prices are awful though.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
hamfisted  (29) Calgary, Alberta | March 6, 2011
Really like this place, wish there was somewhere like this where I live. Great sausage, fantastic beer - sure, itís a bit hipsterish, but Iíll forgive that for the quality of the experience and menu.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
BMan1113VR  (379) Los Angeles, California | October 19, 2009| Updated July 10, 2010
Small ordering area, large dinning area. Hole in the wall type of place. Very eclectic sausage meat selection (rattle snake anyone?), and really good food in general. Prices were a bit high, but solid overall. Decent beer selection, mostly german, with a few belgians as well. Good place for lunch if you are in the area.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail  (825) Orange County, California | June 2, 2013
Maybe just a block down the street from Angel City. This place where you order is tiny. The interior is really only big enough for a handful or two of people to be inside at once, so you will be waiting outside for the most part. But itís better once you get inside (plenty of space). The food is good, but itís kind of expensive overall (mostly the beer).
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
gd4evr  (31) Mar Vista, California | May 1, 2011
This is a great place for a beer and a sausage. Great sausage selection and the fries are about as good as fries can get. Staff is nice and courteous, but the sausage nazi mentality where you line up in a little room and then move in a single file to order is a little much. The beer selection is very solid if you like German and Belgian beer but donít expect anything else and donít expect any variety over time. The list doesnít change. By the looks of how well they do, it doesnít seem to bother the patrons - -the place is always mobbed. 66 seems a little harsh, but i canít give more than 4 for ambiance or service. The selection is solid but not very exciting. Food is very good but itís pricey for what you get. 66 but a very good 66.

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