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Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, Citizen is a social dining experience featuring a New American menu created by Chef Seth Greenburg, highlighting the global flavors of LA. Our bar program draws inspiration from iconic 1960s Americana and features transportive tiki cocktails and irreverent straightforward drinks. The interior of the restaurant hints at the rebellious style and glamour of 1960s Beverly Hills. As the former location of celebrity tailor Jack Taylor, the restaurant echoes a bespoke sense of quality that feels suited to every guest. Adding to the atmosphere is a large open-air lounge and fire pit that plays host to the evening’s cocktail party, which starts early and goes all night long.
They say if you spend enough time in a particular restaurant or bar, you become a citizen there. We look forward to welcoming you.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Contemporary American, Californian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
Hours of Operation:
(Tuesday - Friday) 2:30p - 7p
(Monday - Friday) 12p - 3pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
We're available for off-site catering for parties of any size. Contact us for more infromation.
Valet parking is available for Lunch, and Dinner
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
We host Happy Hour on Monday through Friday from 2:30-10p on Monday and 2:30-7p Tuesday through Friday.
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At Citizen's, we love to throw a good party. Host your next event with us. We can accommodate groups up to 225 in our private dining room, main dining room, bar and open-air lounge. Our space is perfect for schmoozing, boozing, making deals or any other shenanigans – appropriate or otherwise.
Citizen Ratings and Reviews
We thoroughly enjoyed our first dinner at Citizen. Everything from the Ceasar Salad to the cheddar biscuits to the osso bucco everything was outstanding. The decor, I didn't understand, but then again, I'm not a fan of Janathan Adler or the entire 70's "aesthetic." I'll be back!
Nice space, friendly staff but quality of food and service not impressive.
Steak was served medium-rare to medium, not medium-well as ordered.
No steak knives were provided until requested.
Food was not apportioned for us into separate plates though we stated that we'd be sharing.
Service staff was responsive to requests but not proactively attentive. We were not offered refills nor an opportunity to order additional drinks.
I love Citizen's relaxed atmosphere, and quality food. I originally discovered them on BringFido, as I was looking for dog friendly upscale dining options in Beverly Hills. They are so very welcoming, and it'a a great place to linger over lunch with friends, and your well behaved canine.
The biscuits are heavenly, and the beet salad is one of the best I've had - baby gold & red beets - yum!
Better for Happy Hour or just cocktails and apps than dinner. Great vibrant atmosphere and service is good. Good vibe. Dinner entrees overpriced and nothing outstanding. Do not order bone marrow. Was the smallest amount of actual marrow in the bone (in both of our 2 orders) I have ever experienced. Not in any way worth any price for that dish. I still give Citizen 3 stars for the atmosphere and drinks. Would go back for cocktails, never again for dinner.
Chef Seth Greenburg (The Huntley, Santa Monica) is back in town and this is where he's cooking. We had fantastic mac-n-cheese (straight up good ingredients and yummy), brussels sprouts (crispy leaves gently seasoned to perfection), tuna crudo (under avocado--DELISH), open faced grilled cheese (SOOO good)...no doubt, food is a winner. Our server was awesome too. atmosphere is fun. we dined on the outdoor patio where they had big couch areas around gas firepits. We will definitely back.
This is my new favorite lunch spot! I’m so happy to have found this dog friendly gem, near my office. My Whippet & I were warmly greeted by the hostess, and shown to our lovely shaded table for a quiet lunch with friends.
Those biscuits !!!! I don’t know how they mak that warm cheese dip & bacon jam but it’s too delicious for words - just order & enjoy!
The roasted beet, faro & goat cheese salad was also Sopt on, and I’ve tried this or similar roastedbeet salads at many other local restaurants only to be disappointed.
I can’t wait to return and try the dinner menu!
What a shame. I had read so many good things about this place. Went to have a catch up dinner with my brother. Had two drinks at the bar T. o be fair the MaiTai was very good. More ice than liquor but flavor was authentic. Tried a few others but found them to big misses. Move over to dinner. Shared the Chicharons. OK flavor but cold and hard. Dipping sauces was good. Ordered the mac and cheese. Never came. was fine. Brother had the chicken. I had the peppercorn steak. When the plate arrived the sauce had seized. The steak itself had pretty good flavor but was super tough and had a sinew strip impossible to cut through. Not good. Hope they improve as the place has a nice ambiance..
My wife and I were on a weekend trip with our teen-aged daughter to tour LA colleges and see the UT/USC football game. Wanted a trendy, casual spot for dinner in Beverly Hills where we were staying.
The ambience and decor were fun, hip, and trendy. We shared the homemade biscuits as an appetizer and they were worthy of a a home-cooked meal from Georgia or South Carolina - a great mix of moist and flaky. The small plates we ordered - the open faced grilled cheese and the tuna and avocado crudo were excellent - my wife and daughter ordered them for their main courses. I ordered the halibut, which was cooked perfectly and we all split the brussel sprouts and mac and cheese as sides. The only miss were the brussel sprouts, which were mostly crispy leaves which laked a bit of substance.
My wife also ordered a tequila sunrise inspired cocktail, which was great - their cocktail menu was interesting without looking like they were trying too hard.
All-in-all, we enjoyed the evening and would definitely recommend Citizen as a great choice for a fun, trendy casual dinner out with friends.
Excellent food and service. We were well take care of. A little pricey, though it is Canon Dr. in BH, and 2 doors down from Spago. Also, we did get our dessert free (it was our 25th wedding anniv, and they remembered) - another tribute to the great service. The Happy Hour menu looks good - many of the same items at reduced prices, along with drink specials. I'd go back, for sure.
They and open table Lerner us make a reservation for Sunday for a night out when my daughter was at UCLA medical center having a transplant and they were I fact not open. We wasted a whole night out of the hospital with a nurse sitter and they were never even open. Shame on. It's parties.
What a disappointment. We knew it was a bad sign when we walked in at 7pm on a Saturday night and it was only 20% filled. When you spend money on a nice restaurant, you expect a certain level of service. For example, when we ordered the cheese plate, the server came out and said "here is your cheese plate".... ok, can you tell me what cheeses are on the cheese plate (it is chef's choice)?! The servers did not know the menu and when we ended our meal, we had dessert (peach crisp, don't order it, it is hard as a rock), we let them know it was not good. The server took it back and never came back with an explanation, didn't see if we wanted something else and didn't come back to say they were going to comp it (they did when we looked at the bill). We just wanted to get out of there so we asked for the bill and left. The food was decent enough but not good enough to make up for the experience.
Very skimpy portions. My friend and I ordered the salad with Ahi tuna. Small salad. Only lettuce and a few halved cherry tomatoes. Tuna was 3 see-thru slices of Ahi. Called manager over. She said it is supposed to be served with 4oz. tuna. The three slices barely weighed one ounce. She gave us each three additional slices, slightly, very slightly thicker, but still was not nearly four ounces. When I left I peeked at other patrons Ahi salads and they appeared to be the same as my initial serving. We were so hungry afterward that we walked up the street to get a Thrifty ice cream cone at Rite Aid. I would not go there again.
This was a very average restaurant...not great, not bad. The food was fine, but nothing outstanding. Had a watermelon salad and the short rib tacos and a VERY mediocre peach type dessert which tasted more like a breakfast item. We were celebrating our friend's birthday. Moderately friendly wait staff, nothing great. I would not return here.
The decor was very nice and pretty - macrame and soft, warm colors.
Service was good. Host/Hostess were very friendly.
The food was ok, not special.
The martini was ok.
The restaurant was more than 3/4 empty on a Saturday night from 7:30 - 9pm. Made us think something wasn't right as location is right in the middle of Canon Drive.
Vanderpump Rules was being filmed in the back of the restaurant -- a little obnoxious although they were quiet. There were bright lights on, etc. A little off putting.
Wonderful service from beginning to end. The menu is so interesting and has many options that are all so good. The halibut tacos were amazeballs! I will be back to try some of the dishes we did not order. Drinks are delicious as well. The value is great here too.
This might have been the worst service I ever experienced. We waited 20 minutes for our table despite our own reservation. Sat at our table for another 20 minutes where no one checked in on us offered us water or a drink. When someone finally did we ordered everything at once as we were very hungry by then. Drinks were brought over and promptly spilled all over us with glass shattering everywhere. We stood around for 5 minutes before being offered a table. Finally seated elsewhere where it took another 15 minutes to get our drinks again (still no water given). Our first bit of food was brought over but we had no silverware. We ask 3 different people to bring us silverware and only after the 3rd person and 7 minutes later did we get it. Still no water at this point despite asking all 3 of those people. After all the castrophe of the spill no manager came over we were pretty much ignored except for the basic check ins. They took some items off our bill but all and all the worst dinning experience I have had in a long time. And food was mediocre.
Service was terrible. Another table and I had to go to the Hostess stand in order to get and pay our bills. When my duck was brought out, neither my server or the person bringing the dish out provided me with a serrated knife! was I supposed to cut the meat with a butter knife? I had to flag a busboy down who kindly brought me one (he was the only person reliably on the floor). Noise very loud and overall the service and food is just not worth it.
Visited Citizen for their DineLA promotion and was happily surprised by the staff with booth seating. The ambiance was mellow and their selection of handcrafted cocktails was fun. I opted for trying their non-alcoholic, homemade Ginger soda and was delightfully surprised with how spicy it was. I chose to have their Burrata served with roasted red grapes, La Quercia Ham and crostini, Crispy Chicken with Orzo Mac & Cheese, Smoke Gouda, Calabrian Chilis with Brussels Sprouts and ended with Rum Cake and homemade whipped cream which was divine. Great service and fun food!
The food and service were poor. The mains came out just after out appetizers were served so everything got cold. It felt like fast food dining. 2 dishes were not prepared well and lacked flavor. The broccolini was burned and the shrimp and grits had zero seasoning. The short rib was "okay" but the corn accompanying the dish was a gross texture , cold, and also lacked seasoning. After complaining to the manager, she did apologize and gave us free wine. We thought it was a nice gesture but as soon as our dessert was served , our bill came with it. I found this rude! Its not like it was busy. As we were eating a server was sliding and reconfiguring patio furniture all over the place making loud sharp noises. Again, there was no immediate need to disturb our dinner as the place was empty. To top it off , a very drunk woman came in off the street and proceeded to sing and pass out on the patio furniture. She wasn't dining there. I won't be back. The food and service was awful and not up to par for the Beverly Hills location.
We very much enjoyed our food and experience. Service was warm, welcoming and attentive. Vibe feels fresh, open and LOVE all the textiles, plants and macrame. Every plate we tried was delicious. Also they had no problem setting us up with a high chair for the 2 year old.
So I chose Citizen for it's location. I hoped it would be a little more lively. In the end it was a perfect choice to allow my party to chat and socialize. The food is a bit overpriced. For a DineLA party of 3, my total bill was over $200. Didn't make sense but it was what it was. Would I go back? No... there are better places to go for that price of admission.
Just Truly an Amazing Experience.
The Staff, Host, Hostess, Bartender, Server were all very friendly and helpful.
Food is so good with lot's of variety. Small Plates are nice to share. The patio is great, and I have to tell you the handcrafted cocktails are so good.
This is clearly a hidden gem in the heart of Beverly Hills. Not as pricey or arrogant as other dining establishments in the area.
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