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Citizen Public House

The stainless-steel bar, dark wood accents and leather booths of this Old Town Scottsdale restaurant suggest to every diner its simple motto: “new-fashioned fun.” A gastropub that prides itself on contemporary cocktails, craft beers and innovative cuisine, Citizen Public House is so popular with locals that a Saturday night table is impossible to get without a reservation. The tender belly pork chop and truffle grilled cheese are luscious choices, but for some lighter fare, the “Original Chopped Salad” (the item has its own Facebook page!) is divine. citizenpublichouse.com.