Province Urban Kitchen & Bar

4.2
514 reviews
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Province Urban Kitchen & Bar, located at the corner of Central and Van Buren in downtown Phoenix, is a modern American restaurant with cuisine inspired by traditional dishes and seasonally fresh ingredients.

Province Urban Kitchen & Bar has a large focus on Craft Beer, and rotates 16 craft draft taps frequently to ensure that we are able to showcase the best of what Arizona & the region has to offer.

Visit us at Province to enjoy breakfast, lunch, brunch, happy hour or dinner any day of the week. Or simply join us for a handcrafted cocktail at the bar, or a local craft brew on the patio. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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FD
Phoenix
91 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took some friends in for my birthday dinner. Have the vanilla beer and the elk off of the special menu. Everyone got something different and everyone loved their meal. The Birthday treat went around the table three times!!!

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OT
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service. Great food. Perfect before a show at Herberger

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Hawaii
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

We had a 6:30 dinner reservation before a concert 1/2 mile away. We were seated promptly and our waitress got our drink orders. After placing our dinner orders 3 appetizers and 6 salads we waited. We inquired twice as to where our food was and after 1-1/2 hour later we had to leave as our concert was starting at 8pm. At that point the waitress brought out 2 appetizers but we had to leave as we were already late for the concert. When we asked the second time if our food was coming soon that we had to get to the concert she said that everyone else in the restaurant was going too. The restaurant was only have full. We did not have any hot food just appetizers and salads and we were not sure why this could not come out in a timely manner.

The waitress was friendly but there did not seem to be any manager’s to help.

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OT
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

The food was good. The service was fair, not the type of service expected at a high-end restaurant.

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Hawaii
8 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was perfect for our special night out. The menu is limited to a few items but everything we had was absolutely delicious. Kudos to the chef!

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RV
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

I ordered the elk tenderloin and asked for medium rare. it came over cooked (very well done). was tempted to send it back, but didn't want to make a fuss.

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SG
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 2

The server was nice but too busy and our service was very slow.

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b
Jacksonville
2 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great restaurant. Unique menu but very good. The outdoor seating was perfect

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SS
Indiana
17 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

It's pricey but totally worth it. We went pre-theater and will return. Tyler, our server, was top-notch, never smothering but anticipated all our needs. She even arranged for us to pick up our leftovers from the bartender hours later, after the show was out. We shared a Downtown salad that was almost too much split in half, but delicious (enough marcona almonds, alone, to make the price a bargain). Entrees were the petite filet, done exactly as ordered (medium rare) and pork three ways, pretty close to a perfect dish. (Loved the tiny braised radishes; the pork belly was sinful and the pulled pork fabulous.) Again, portions of the pork were so generous, we brought home enough for a second meal. Good wines by the glass aren't inexpensive, but the pour was respectable and both selections were worthy of a second glass. A shout-out to the FREE 3-hour Westin valet parking arrangement, a real godsend in downtown Phoenix.

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VC
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious and the service was good, but it's a little pricey (around $25+ for entrees). It was quiet and not crowded when we went on a Friday around 7pm so it was a great choice for dinner and a conversation.

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G
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really fantastic. Hip, fun atmosphere. The food was great!

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w
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 1

Service wasn't the best, even though the server was extremely cordial. We did receive updates on the status but the wait was quite long considering the number of people in the restaurant. Food was good.

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C
Phoenix
14 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

very knowledgeable waiter. good food. easy to get to downtown venues from this restaurant.

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s
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Prompt seating in a pleasant open space. The service was excellent and we were offered happy hour at out table. The food was excellent and I had the pork 3 ways and was served a generous portion. My wife had trout and was equally satisfied.

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DD
Phoenix
11 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great time eating at Province prior to a concert at a nearby venue. The restaurant is modern and has a great urban feel with diners and bar patrons combining for a good energy level. The food was delicious and the executive chef came out to get our reactions. I highly recommend this for dinner or drinks.

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OT
Phoenix
39 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

The roasted cauliflower steak and the salad were delicious. Unfortunately, the service was slow and inattentive. We asked for an appetizer before our meal and it came with the meal. We asked for olive oil instead of butter and received two plates of butter. The manager apologized for the service so we will try it again because the food was so tasty.

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FT
Sacramento
43 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The overall experience here was very good. The valet staff was very friendly when we pulled up in front of the Westin and good feelings continued into the restaurant where the service was excellent. We chose the Christmas dinner and the found the salads and soup to be top notch. The prime rib was a bit tough and it did not seem to be a top quality cut as there was some very tough cutting ahead of us. Few of the pieces we had could have been considered tender and we know it should have been better.

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CM
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Disappointing! We had a group of 8 diners and came into a nearly empty restaurant, which was fine for noise level. It took quite awhile for waitress to attend to us and take orders and then we waited for almost an hour to be served. I ordered a watermelon/feta salad. There were about 8 chunks of not-so-fresh watermelon, a few tiny crumbles of cheese and some pistachios. $10 or $11! Other diners at our table summarized food as “meh”.
When we finished dining, it again took a very long time for waitress to come back to table so that we could get our checks.
I expected much more from a Westin property.

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FD
Phoenix
92 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stopped in to have dinner before seeing a concert. Tried something new on the menu and it was awesome as usual. Try to drink that my buddy had the last time we were there and it was also very good. If you’re in downtown Phoenix this is one of the neighborhood hotspots.

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NM
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Dined with family prior to downtown event. Good location and food - will return for evening meal.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

Took 30+ minutes just to get drinks, nice waiter but rude manager

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KN
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 5

So we had a reservation at 7:30 which was fine we were seated. Order scallops and my husband ordered a steak. It took approximately 1 hour to get our food, I can somewhat understand this if the restaurant was packed but it was not. Our food came and my scallops were luke warm. I notified our server and I think the manager came over and took them back to the kitchen. To give credit to the manager he brought me a salad, gave us a round of drinks and comp my meal.

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DM
Phoenix
13 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Very friendly and competent management and servers.

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j
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

My cousin and I ordered a steak and it took over an hour it was not busy at all. She did comp the steak but I had a craving for it and waiting for over an hour is just ridiculous when it’s not busy.

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M
New England
18 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 4

We chose Province for a pre-show dinner because it was close and had a reservation available. We arrived a few minutes early and were seated right away. They were very efficient about serving us drinks and taking our dinner order and that’s where it fell apart. The restaurant was quite full and it seemed like many of the other patrons were probably attending the same show. After waiting about an hour we began to worry about our order and flagged down the waitress. She claimed that the kitchen staff were mostly new and that everything was backed up. I wish that had been communicated sooner. About ten minutes later the manager was called to the table next to us because they were in the same dilemma, and we grabbed him as well because at that point we needed to leave. He apologized and comped us our drinks and we left. I was hungry, and the menu seemed quite appealing, but I will probably never find out as I am unlikely to return.

Moral: They shouldn’t be taking reservations if they can’t fulfill them, and they should have communicated their problems earlier.

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JN
San Diego
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

We got in and were seated at 5:40 and after begging waitress and manager we got our dinner at 7. our original waiter Joe greeted us and gave us water and was never to be seen anywhere after. Need new management.

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v
Salt Lake City
48 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

Happy Hour and lounge food in a great up-scale environment. We enjoyed several dishes. The cauliflower croquettes came with a drizzle of mustard flavor sauce that off-set the creamy vegetable. The stuffed meatballs came with a tasty, sweet sauce that I wanted to lick off the plate. The shrimp and grits were also good, even though the shrimp were slightly overcooked. Service was slow, but several staff stepped in to move things along.

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P
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 3

The evening started off very nicely. Drinks at the bar. Seated at our table about 5:15 pm prior to a 7:30 concert date. Long story short 2 out of 4 meals served at about 6:45 ish two others in the party did not get served as we needed to leave for our scheduled performance. Not a good experience. In defense The manager did come over and attempt. To make things right . nothing could be done at that point.

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D
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is the perfect spot for downtown Phoenix dining. The food is wonderful and staff is friendly and professional. My husband and I have been going there for a few years now before attending theater performances at the Herberger and any establishment that has the same manager and servers over the years "speaks volumes" in my book.

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DW
Phoenix
6 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent ambiance and food selection. Perfect place to eat or have a drink downtown before seeing a show.

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MB
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The cocktail & dinner menu are creative and unique.
The service by our waiter, Elijah was excellent!

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RS
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible service! We went to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner. Excellent food, warm fun environment, and the best service I have experienced in an American restaurant in a very long time. So grateful we drove up from Tucson for this dining opportunity!

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OT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I was pleasantly surprised with this place. Inside the Westin and I thought, uh.

The food and service tho, muh-neey!

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J
Grand Rapids
16 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I was pleasantly surprised at the interesting items on the menu. The watermelon salad was very good. I also loved my specialty bourbon cocktail. Was great for an early biz dinner and close to the Convention Center.

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OT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

Had to remind server about bringing bread. Steak was over done and tough.

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NS
Toronto
24 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

All the appetizers and the watermelon salad are really good. Our waitress was super sweet and helpful. We told her that we don't like grits and she figured out a solution for us to still be able to have what we wanted even though that meant altering the dish quite a bit. The calliflower bites are delicious as well we ordered them twice. Great experience all in all.

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DA
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Valet parking made it very easy. Very nice setting. Enjoyed a table on the patio. The scallops were amazing as well as the filet. Everything had great flavor and perfect balance.

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T
Phoenix
14 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The outside patio was perfect. The food and service were superb. Great location near the Ban Buren so we could walk. We will be back.

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RI
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

We ended up having dinner at the bar. Bartender service very average (dispensed me a draft that had two inches of foam and didn’t tell us about the dinner specials). Food is good, but nothing special.

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C
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Everything was great except the took an unusually long time to get our main course. Especially since we were basically the only customers there.

Valet parking service was excellent. Very easy and friendly service.

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