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HopScotch

136 E. Commonwealth Ave. (Harbor Blvd.) Send to Phone
714-871-2222
Contemporary cuisine and a mind-bogglingly deep whiskey selection are found at this lively downtown Fullerton joint.
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Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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HopScotch Restaurant Review

: Energetic yet comfortable, HopScotch has all the decorative aspects one may expect from a downtown Fullerton joint: exposed brick, rustic wood and clever quotes on the wall. What sets it apart, though, is the absurdly massive, wall-length display of spirits behind the bar, which is highlighted by 125 types of whiskeys, bourbons and other brown liquors. While many people belly up for a tipple or a killer cocktail, plenty drop by to enjoy the contemporary cuisine. The menu features rather adventurous items, like crispy pig ears and pork belly rillette starters (former executive chef Cody Storts has left the restaurant). Entrées display some Southern influence --- think duck served with homemade dumplings or fried chicken accompanied by a Dijon honey-tarragon potato salad. Game items like the tender venison osso buco are also well executed. Desserts are highlighted by the share-worthy dark chocolate pot de crème. Burgers and sandwiches dominate the lunch menu, and weekend crowds stop by to partake of the solid brunch dishes.

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