The Gladly - Little Sister, All Grown Up

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The Gladly - Little Sister, All Grown Up

Post by davegorton54 » Tue May 12, 2015 9:08 pm

Here's the Main Thread for The Gladly.

From what I remember, everything that I read about The Gladly upon opening was that it is "Citizen Public House's sister restaurant". While that fact is technically true, I can't help but think that the younger is outpacing the older sibling.

I've been to The Gladly about 10 times over the course of the past year. The bar program is top notch (not too many other places in town that deliver 250+ whisk(e)y options) and the menu has the chops to match. Copying my format from the FnB thread, highlights have included:

Chicken Liver Pate (best I have ever had)
Madras Curry Pork Belly
The Original Chopped Salad (needs no explanation)
Pan Seared Scallops

The Gladly has taken an old, soulless room and transformed it into a convivial space full of life and great food. It's time for everyone in PHX to recognize the "little sister" has grown up.

The Gladly
2201 E Camelback Rd, Suite 106
Phoenix, AZ 85016
http://www.thegladly.com
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Post by BillBuitenhuys » Thu May 14, 2015 9:32 am

Love love love The Gladly.
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Post by azhotdish » Thu May 14, 2015 5:05 pm

Yes x100. Combine Bernie's food with that bourbon selection and you have a winner.
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Post by BarbaraToombs » Thu May 14, 2015 8:08 pm

All the dishes you mention are my favs. I say yes!
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Post by M_L » Fri May 15, 2015 9:07 am

This place is close to home and has delivered great food at a solid price. I am certainly a fan. Not much of a drinker but I know EH enjoyed what she had, but this might have been the first drink she had since her ankle injury so that might have had something to do with it.

Either way great place.
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Post by Bax » Fri May 15, 2015 9:11 pm

Yes.

Love the scallops, love the brussels sprouts with grits (actually just love the grits in general), love their Manhattan and the Thai margarita. If not for my starving artist budget I would eat here WAY more often and try WAY more things.
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Post by NightBloom » Sun May 17, 2015 11:24 am

davegorton54 wrote:Here's the Main Thread for The Gladly.

The Gladly upon opening was that it is "Citizen Public House's sister restaurant". While that fact is technically true, I can't help but think that the younger is outpacing the older sibling.
I couldn't agree more! I gladly give them my vote!
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Re: The Gladly - Little Sister, All Grown Up

Post by Skillet Doux » Sun May 24, 2015 3:08 am

One of my best meals of the past year was here. And that's good enough for me.

Pass the coconut pork belly. And get The Gladly on the list.
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Post by phxmacbear » Sun May 24, 2015 3:46 pm

+1 for The Gladly.
It never disappoints. This is where I take my out-of-town guests.
(Well, until I discovered Tuck Shop, but that's for next year's FNA)
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Post by Christina » Sun May 24, 2015 5:21 pm

A vote for the Gladly from me too.
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Post by PHXeater » Sun May 24, 2015 10:18 pm

Oh geez. I've only had one meal there. The food was very good, but not amazing, and the service was neither. I'm not opposed to it being an FNA but not in full support. Probably deserving but I had a just OK experience there.
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Post by Lunchbox » Sun May 24, 2015 11:20 pm

I wasn't sold on The Gladly at first either... Recent visits though have changed my mind. Service has been excellent. Food has been delicious. And the cocktails have been amazing. I back this 100%.
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Re: The Gladly - Little Sister, All Grown Up

Post by Skillet Doux » Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:40 am

The Gladly has been named to the 2015 Food Nerd Approved list.
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