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Karl Strauss Brewing Company - Sorrento Mesa

Not Rated.
Karl Strauss Brewing Company - Sorrento MesaKarl Strauss Brewing Company - Sorrento Mesa
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

18 Ratings
Ratings: 18
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 9.23%
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

9675 Scranton Rd
San Diego, California, 92121-1761
United States
phone: (858) 587-2739

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @karl_strauss

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(Place added by: ecoboy)
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3.12/5  rDev -22.2%

tally, Saturday at 07:04 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

ThePaleRider, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

woodchip, Jul 23, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev -1.7%

Nice menu. Great venue with the pub open to the Japanese garden. Small, U-shaped bar seats about 12. Lots of tables on various levels both inside and outside. Sufficient flat screen TV for sports viewing, although the boomy sound system should be improved. Beer flights available. Adequate free parking.

chinchill, Jul 01, 2014
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4.31/5  rDev +7.5%

The happy hour food specials are huge and quality. We had the piri-piri appetizer, and it was very generous. For our dinner we had a Mediterranean salad and a burger. Both we enormous and mouth-watering.

Finally, the beer was some of the very best ever. The ESB blew my mind. I'm a beer connoisseur, and their ESB was better than Fuller's ESB and other English ones I've had in the past. Also, the hefeweizen is excellent. Finally, management is attentive. Jeff (we later found out he is a VP of the company) stopped by our table to ask for our thoughts on a beer sampler. We provided some positive feedback on the good brews and some frank feedback on a skunk brew. He took it all in stride, complimented our beer knowledge and gave us a round on the house. Great experience!

utfiero, Jun 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

MickeyHops, May 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

gshak, Mar 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

dwagner003, Oct 10, 2013
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3.65/5  rDev -9%

Went here for dinner, super super crowded because it is the nicest of all the Karl Strauss locations. The lake was a nice atmosphere but not worth the busy, loud crowded atmosphere.

Sat at the bar, had some forgettable overpriced food as well as a cask red trolley which was nice but nothing I couldn't get elsewhere in the city.

Service was decent enough, but the overall experience can be skipped for others in the area and would definitely do so in the future. Not a must stop by any means, especially if this is the nicest of all the locations.

claspada, Jun 19, 2013
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3.3/5  rDev -17.7%

At first glance this seems like the type of brewery you would see at a mall, servers going quickly about the joint with modern and pristine decor. The place was packed when I visited so service suffered a little. Beers ranged from OK to very good, with the favorite being an imperial brown. This is worth a stop to anyone who hasn't been to a Strauss brewery, but in SD the competition is fierce and I'll go to better alternatives elsewhere.

MilwaukeeCrusher, Mar 15, 2013
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Karl Strauss Brewing Company - Sorrento Mesa in San Diego, CA
90 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.