TWO urban licks

4.5
8889 reviews
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TWO urban licks has been heating up the Atlanta restaurant scene with its “Fiery American Cooking” since opening in the fall of 2004, making it one of the city’s busiest restaurants on a nightly basis. The scene features “Fiery American Cooking” prepared in a magnificent nine-foot, wood pit rotisserie in the dining area and live blues nightly. TWO has garnered an abundance of local and national accolades including Conde Nast Traveler’s “Hot List”, Bon Appetit’s “Hot 50 Tables” and one of Rachael Ray’s “favorite restaurants” in the country as told to InStyle Magazine. Nominated year after year as Best Restaurant Scene and Best Place to Take an Out of Towner, it is no wonder that guests keep coming back for more.
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OT
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Easter outting for dinner with a friend.

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OT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 4

Waited over an hour for meal....only 1 adult and 2 kids meals. They told me outdoor seating was another half hour even though I had a reservation, when I left there is more seating available outside than inside. Horrible experience

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

The service was incredibly so my reservation was for 1230 and my food did not come out until about 1:40

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LP
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Very vibrant, enjoyable atmosphere. Great time! I’m 6’5” 280lbs so I didn’t enjoy the lightweight chair at the very small table

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OT
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great dinning dining experience. Although the noise level was high, I believe it is part of their "fabric ". I will return time and time again.

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AR
Atlanta
29 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Inventive menu, location is in an edgy and eclectic area, friendly waitstaff, and the restaurant is a beautifully rehabbed Warehouse. The spectacular painting by artist Todd Murphy is a must see. Food is delicious. Valet service is recommended.

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Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

One of our favorite locations in the greater Atlanta area. Apps came fast. All of the wait staff, front desk team were great. We had three different team members wait on our table, and all were very friendly and engaging. Salmon Chips are a must. The bread and creamy cheese mix was amazing. The brisket portion and flavors were beyond expectations. We had the scallops and shrimp plates and shared them. Perfect for two after the apps and bread. The coconut cake was very tasty and a very large piece was also shared by three people. We also elected to have the 3 scoops of ice cream. Salty caramel, Vanilla and Passion fruit ended our wonderful dinner with an exclamation point. Two Licks is a bit on the loud side, but it really adds to the energy and fun.

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OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Family in town

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OT
Detroit
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really good food. It wasn’t cheap, but it was worth it. Definitely going to go again

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JB
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

Worst service I’ve had in 8 years of dining here. Waiter was absent the entire night, had to ask server at near by table to assist. Valet got our car and we sat waiting as two other valets backed cars up the exit ramp. Management needs to get a grip of these kids

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BJ
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated our anniversary at two Urban licks. Had a great time. Forgot my server's name but he was great.

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PP
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Very noisy and the food took forever!

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H
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

My wife and I go to Two Urban Licks for special occasions. It was our first date, so it holds a special place in our hearts. However, we took my parents their for my Birthday dinner and were sadly disappointed. We got there for the New York Strip because it is amazing. The server took an hour to take our dinner order from the time we sat down. We ordered the New York Strip once he finally took our order and come to find out, y'all had ran out of the New York at 7:30 on a Sunday evening. How a 5-star restaurants runs out of steak blows my mind and to top it off our server stated that y'all only started with 30 New Strips at the beginning of the evening shift. With the volume that y'all have, I find it hard to believe that your restaurant would only start the night off with 30 New York Strips.

Our server started off great, but then went downhill QUICK. My step-mom is allergic to gluten and he did a fantastic job of showing her what she could and couldn't have on the menu and how she could substitute items. Sadly, he stopped checking on us less and less. Like I previously stated, it took him an HOUR to take our order from the time we sat down to the time we ordered. Sad to say that we were very disappointed and honestly embarrassed that we raved about Two Urban Licks to my parents just for it to be a huge disappointment.

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OT
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 5

Birthday Celebrations

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JC
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 5

Most of the food pictures advertised are not on the menu, the waiter was very arrogant and provided terrible service...did I mention the service was terrible they did provide plenty of flavorless food overall Two Urban Licks is Two Thumbs Down.

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n
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Using Open Table allowed me to schedule way ahead of time and helped me plan on short notice.
The hostess opened the reservation and we waited about 10min. TWO is consistent always been a good atmosphere with good food.

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AM
Birmingham
11 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Visited this restaurant for a birthday dinner and the energy was electric. Our waiter, Dwayne, was attentive but not overbearing. We went on a busy Saturday night but, When our food arrived it was hot and fresh. The wine selection at the restaurant is not vast, but the wine offered are good. I will definitely return to this restaurant in the near future.

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MA
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

The music was so loud it was hard to have a conversation. When arriving the hostess could not find our reservation which was annoying but I think it is because she could not hear us. Server was sketchy and hardly around. Food was decent. Mac and Cheese is so good. The collard greens were yuck too sweet. Drinks were good. Service for entree was long.

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NL
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Two urban licks never disappoints. The empanads are delicious and should be made into an entree. Our entrees were cooked and seasoned perfectly. If you enjoy a cheesy mac & cheese, they have one worth trying.

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K
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The pork belly is delicious! Nichole was a great waitress and the atmosphere was fantastic, right on the beltline.

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TR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Our server John was excellent and the food was as well.

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J
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this restaurant. I had an amazing server as well. Great food and great atmosphere.

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OT
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I have been coming to Two Urban Licks for nearly 15 years. I used to live next door and now I live nearly an hour away, and still come as often as I can. This is a great place to bring out of town guests or first dates. I gave 4 stars only because I’ve noticed that the quality in some of the menu items are a bit different. I come for brunch and the biscuits were tasteless and the chicken and waffle meal looked like a child’s serving. A half of a waffle?? -_- come on...

BUT other than that. I truly love this place. I recently came with my dog after walking the belt line. And the staff was extremely accommodating and sweet to my dog. I’m not a fan of bringing dogs around restaurants, so this was an exception, and I don’t regret my decision. Food did not disappoint!!

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MF
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

An amazing brunch.

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m
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brian was our server on the patio and was fantastic! His knowledge speaks volumes for how much he cares. He guided us through the menu and took us on a culinary journey to try things we normally wouldn’t have tried. Brian is an exceptional piece of what appears to be a very well oiled machine of a restaurant.

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EM
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome atmosphere - live blues in the background, cool design, happy people - and great food. Lots of small plates to share as well as some great entrees. I had the duck breast which was delicious (salsa verde with it was so tasty and a surprising spicy complement to the savory duck. Our waitress was wonderful. Very upbeat, attentive but not the least bit annoying, very helpful with the menu. Great night!

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DY
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Loved the outdoor seating and live music. Awesome bar seating. Very loud, though.

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AD
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

menu changes too often and I can get the'same thing' that I got last time.

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KN
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service experience Good food

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MM
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

We had a really good time and the food was on point as always, with lively atmosphere helped along by the live music. Unfortunately our server was a little insincere and condescending at times, he also hurried us along too much so he could deliver the bill, despite many tables around being empty. Appreciate he probably had to cover too many tables on a busy evening, and had a long shift, however customers should not suffer the consequences. Did not spoil our overall experience and we will be back.

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TX
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Hard to find but worth the search. Table service was excellent but the valet was S-L-O-W and we arrived at 5:30 on a weeknight, not exactly prime time.

Weather was lovely so we thought the tables near the open rear were great until the sun began to set and became blinding.

We shared several small plates -- shrimp, kale salad, empanada, hush puppies. On the tiny table for two that was a bit of a challenge, but our server did a great job of staging the meal so we were able to manage despite the crowded table.

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KG
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

I'm always pleased with my experience at your venue!

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AM
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

The server was rude, we were served a glass of wine twice that we didn’t order and charged for it, we ordered tequila and the server gave us the wrong tequila and then lied about it, the server scolded my boyfriend for saying something to him about the drinks saying HE felt attacked, I told the manager to not worry about it because it was not his fault. I am a manager of a restaurant and understand that the manager can’t always be there, but I always recommended this place and will never do that again! Unfortunate!

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MB
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Two Urban Licks has a smooth city vibe located off the BeltLine. Service is great. The salmon chips are a must. Looking forward to trying other items on the menu during my next visits.

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DM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Food was good, place wasn’t too busy but for some reason server attention was less than normal. No water on table, slow to respond to requests. Food was good, drinks were nicev

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LM
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing restaurant as always. The staff gladly accommodated our request to move from a table inside the heart of the restaurant to the outdoor patio. I had brunch with a friend overlooking the belt line given the great weather outdoors and of-course being my friend's first time, we had to get acquainted with the SALMON CHIPS! Always a crowd favorite.
The entree selections were also great. Definitely looking forward to returning to Two Urban Licks for sure.

Dr. Lee M

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OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

The brunch menu was not expansive enough.

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SS
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went here for brunch. Nice selection of brunch items. We sat outside, right on beltline and it was a lovely day. Very friendly staff and excellent service.

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S
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere with awesome view. Great if you are/with out of towners.

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MD
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 5

Very enjoyable. Just wish we didn’t feel as if we were yelling across the table from one another.

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