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Urban Eatery
Urban Eatery

Urban Eatery Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.myurbaneatery.com
  • Email: info@myurbaneatery.com
  • Phone: (612) 920-5000
  • Hours of Operation: MONDAY-WEDNESDAY: 4 pm - 11 pm
    THURSDAY-SATURDAY: 11 am - Midnight
    SUNDAY: 11 am - 11 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Comfort Food, Burgers
  • Executive Chef: Jim Kynberg & Team
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Book your Events with us. Please visit myurbaneatery.com or email events[at]myurbaneatery.com for more details.
  • Private Party Facilities: We at Urban Eatery offer a beautiful semi private dining room suitable for any occasion. Our warm and inviting space located at the historic Calhoun Beach Club is a perfect choice for your special event any time of the year.
  • Private Party Contact: Ali Koepke (612) 920-5000
  • Entertainment: Check the Urban Eatery website for our entertainment and events.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Let us host your next special events. Please visit myurbaneatery.com or email events[at]myurbaneatery.com for more details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Dean Pkwy
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Urban Eatery offers complimentary valet daily after 5pm, as well as discounted ramp parking for only $2 (Calhoun Beach Club ramp on Thomas Ave.)
A word from Urban Eatery
Urban Eatery offers a warm & comfortable dining experience overlooking the beautiful Lake Calhoun. Urban Eatery's menu is approachable with ingredients that are " Fresh & Local". We've taken traditional favorites & added a twist, like Smoked Duck Nachos, Local Greens Salad. Our Lamb Burgers are AMAZING.

January 2014 Open Table Diner' Choice Award




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  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Diner Reviews
  • "Food was amazing and so were the waiters. My water glass was never empty. It was a bit loud for my liking. Hard to talk at times"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "the food was surprisingly excellent and innovative, prices I thought were low,want to go back and try other things on the menu"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "While it was certainly louder in the bar area, we really liked the cozy booth we were seated in. Got to watch all the NCAA action on the TVs and the people coming and going -- always fun. Food was really good. Our waiter while good, seemed to have a lot of tables to look after so service was a tad slow when we wanted another round of drinks. Can't wait for the outside patio to open. it will definitely be a place we head back to."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Very nice experience and wonderful view on a nice, sunny Sunday afternoon."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "We frequent this neighborhood gem and are never disapointed by the food, beverages and service"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Great food and attentive service. Interesting unique food choices."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "We went on a Sunday and were blown away by the food. All the food had a great presentation. The flavors were great. The portions were a good size, which made it a great value overall. We started with the duck nachos and sweet potato fries. The fries, served in a paper bag with a spicy ketchup on one side and saffron mustard on the other, were wonderful. The duck was tender and the flavors were great. Next we moved to the seasonal salad and starter local greens. They were very fresh as we're the dressings. The entrees were grilled steak urban and mahi mahi curry. These dishes were over the top great. They were beautifully prepared and presented. Definitely going back and recommending to everyone."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "While service was a little slow between courses the presentation, quality and taste was well worth the wait."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "We really enjoyed our dinner at Urban Eatery. Everything we ordered was well prepared and the glass of wine we ordered was very nice, too. We did not order a bottle of wine but did look over the list, which had nice options with reasonable pricing. The noise level was acceptable to me, I am one who hates going to dinner and not being able to hear my companions. We will be back."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "We used the crowd cut coupon and it worked out great. Apps were great duck nachos and Mac and cheese. Enough Mac and cheese to take home. Salads were very good- not iceberg lettuce-good greens! Main course was awesome. I had the pork chop and risotto couldn't finish the 2" pork chop. Friend had the steak- w2 nice filets. He couldn't finish the 2nd filet. 2 others had the caprese chicken. All very good. Dessert was pumpkin cheese cake and apple crisp. We brought food home. Service was great. Got there for HH which was a bonus. Definitely will go back. Nice valet parking too!"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "I've been here multiple times and it is always spot on. Consistently good food with a great atmosphere and service!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "First time at the eatery and we were super impressed with the ambiance and the food. So many great options and we didn't go wrong with anything. I couldn't say the same about the cocktails though, I ordered the cheer delight and it tasted like a non-alcoholic super diluted sugar concentrate. Will definitely go back and maybe this time I would stick to known territory - wines!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Great service, excellent food, would go back again when patio is open!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Waitress was a sweetheart and gave us just the right amount of attentiveness. We were a party of 10 celebrating birthdays and we enjoyed several hours with you. Thank you!!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "It was a bit too loud, but not insufferable in the dining area. Food was excellent, particularly the Brussels Sprouts, the Tapas plate, and the Walleye with black beans."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Felt like the waiters care a lot about us. excellent service :) tried new types of food like the nachos with duck really good food. 1st time and can't wait to go again :)"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "A new favorite place - just amazing service, food and atmosphere. Wonderful!"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "First time there, we WILL be back and can't wait to introduce to friends! Food was amazing"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Had Crowd Cut voucher: $55 for multi-course dinner for 2. Started w delectable apps of stuffed portobella mushroom caps and sausage filled Asian Bao Bun sandwiches. Wife ordered Caesar while I enjoyed roasted pear/spinach salad w deliciously piquant dressing. Entrees were beef medallions w hash browns and seared duck breast w excellent polenta and caramelized onions. Finished w coffee and wonderful bread pudding. Both spouse and I took most of our entrees home. Service by Sam was very friendly and attentive. Restaurant conveniently offers free valet parking. Was quiet when we arrived at 5:30, but was really rockin' by time we left at 7:30."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "My husband and I came here on a Sunday night because we had purchased a Crowd Cut deal and wanted to use it for a nice date night/late B-day dinner. Our server (Alex maybe) was fantastic...all of their staff that we met that night were actually pretty incredible. The service totally made it a great night and a place we will definitely be back too. We heard its great on the patio in the summer. The crowd cut deal was amazing, but SO much food. We ended up ordering one of our entrees to go. Definitely recommend the duck nachos!"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "My husband and I went here for Restaurant Week and it was delicious! We were especially surprised by the edamame - definitely recommend! It was less busy than we were expecting, being Restaurant Week and all. Service was decent and the food was great!"
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "There meats were prepared incredibly well. The vegetable side dishes have slight room for improvement but it was a well balanced and very good meal. Don't forget dessert! The chocolate bread pudding was AMAZING!"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "This restaurant had good food and good service, but there was no wow factor. The prices were good and the the portions were decent. The food was technically cooked good, The valet was convenient."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Great food, service was awesome, atmosphere was chill, yet vibrant. Couldn't have asked for more."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Our family had dinner during restaurant week. The service was outstanding and the food was great. The guacamole was the best I have had. Everyone enjoyed their meals. The free valet service was appreciated. We would definately go there again."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "This was the first time there for all 4 of us. We liked the atmosphere and the food was really good. Our server was really good and knowledgable about the menu etc... The weird part was our main course took forever like 45 minutes to come out and it really wasn't that busy. I would go back though."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "As a visitor to MSP, I used Open Table's neighborhood filter to find a place close to downtown. Urban Eatery is not. And while the location may be better in the summer, since it is close to lakes, in the winter it feels as if you're in a random neighborhood. The food was fine, the atmosphere was fine, but other reviews led me to belive that it had a more sophisticated menu and was more upscale than it actually was. If I lived nearby, I could see myself going there occasionally, but as an out of towner I suggest avoiding it."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "Urban Eatery was a great pick for restaurant week! With free valet parking and a four course meal (which was delicious). Nothing could top our waiter who was attentive and generous (offering to make substitutions), and he provided a top notch experience for us."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "Visited for restaurant week. The menu was a great value, but the Salmon Burger came out on a soggy bun which wasn't ideal. The fish tacos and our appetizers were great."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "We got a groupon for a five course meal and it was amazing. The service was great, I don't think our waiter wrote anything d own, and was attentive and helpful with choices. We went on a Sat night, and it was a vibrant, fun place - a wedding party came in for awhile and there were alot of families, couples, etc. It's winter, but you could still see the lake across the street, it would be amazing in the summer. Free valet parking, which we did, and they were great too. Definitely would go back again :)"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "The food was very good and the bartender, Brian provided outstanding service."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "I came here for lunch with a friend the other day and used a coupon for a five-course meal. I wasn't expecting the meal to be exceptional, but it was! I would definitely recommend dining here. You'll get a fabulous meal at an incredible value even without the coupon."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "It was my family and I first time at the restaurant. My sister is all about new restaurant we haven't tried in Minneapolis and food hot spots and came across this one online based on reviews. The atmosphere was a good vibe and our waitress was helpful with the menu. Everything came out fast and tasted good!"
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "And it paid off. From the Crispy Brussels sprout starter to the Thai lettuce wrap appetizer through the Caprese chicken entree all the way to the pumpkin salted caramel baclava cheesecake, the chef did his job well. Each had a unique twist on a traditional dish that complimented a somewhat limited wine list well. Perhaps there was another list we didn't ask for, but what we did see favored a nice range of the California wine country."
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "We had a great meal, great waiter (thanks Alex) and great wine. We will be back. Valet service at no cost (other than tip) was a surprise. Their special Valentine menu was superb; I had the pork chop and I've never had a better one."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My spouse and I used to go here when it was The View. The new decor, menu and vibe of Urban Eatery is great!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The menu for Valentine's was fantastic and loved the atmosphere. The chocolate bread pudding was to die for!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Often leave a restaurant a bit disappointed but that was not the case... great special menu for Valentines day, great food, love the sophisticated yet fun environment."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We were excited to try Urban Eatery on a Friday night. We arrived a bit earlier to have a drink (5PM) as their website said they had daily happy hour from 4-6pm. When we arrived, the hostess said there was no happy hour today which we thought was odd and we were slightly disappointed. We were seated at a table right next to the bar (the bar is in the center of the room and the dining tables surround the bar). My husband and I both had one beer and Brie cheese as an app. My husband had a mahi mahi curry which was OK and I had a New York strip which was OK. The ambiance was disappointing for a $100 meal (no dessert or extras!). We were right next to a bar with lots of people (and kids) which didn't allow us a very romantic evening."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "this restaurant always does a wonderful job. Wait staff is superb, food is consistently good and though there on a busy Saturday evening we received our food promptly."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
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