2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 Open Table Diners Choice Award
2015, 2013 Travelers Choice Award
2016, 2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
FREE VALET EVERY NIGHT at 5:30 PM.
MON - THURS 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
FRI - SUN 3:30-5:30 PM
Fri 12:00 pm–11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am–10:00 pm
Urban Eatery offers a beautiful semi-private dining room suitable for any occasion. Our warm & inviting space located at the historic Calhoun Beach Club is a perfect choice for your special event any time of the year. We also offer complimentary valet parking!View Private Dining Details
New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers
Celebrate NYE with AMAZING food & fine wine at Urban Eatery. Indulge in our four-course prix fixe menu for $44 per person including complimentary valet! View our special NYE menu & make your reservation today! NYE Menu available starting at 5:00pm (this is the only menu that will be available).
Monday, December 31, 2018
The food - AMAZING! The value - good. The service - mediocre. The noise - LOUD!
Business meal, everyone was very pleased with the meal and service. The pork chop was one of the best I have ever had.
Menu more impressive than execution. Daily special was Pho and came recommended by server--it was fair. Broth was more like standard beef stock and less like Vietnamese beef stock which has more clove for one thing. Pork tenderloin in broth was great and medium, beef slices (sirloin?) were overcooked and shrimp was mostly like frozen already peeled and deveined.
Chicken liver pate was good but could have used more of either cognac or brandy.
Fresh fruit Napoleon was just ok. Pastry cream did not taste like "full" pastry cream.
Great coffee. Fabulous service.
Thanks Jalen (?) for excellent service and kudos to the chef for the delicious food!!!
It was a wonderful date night!!
Great food and great service. Make sure to use the free valet parking after 5:30pm
We were so happy with our pick for my mother in laws birthday. Lovely food, quiet enough to hear one another and GREAT service! Bonus the free birthday dessert we picked- ...the apple crisp was the best we've ever had. Everyone loved it!
Great as usual. Menu has enough variety for wide range of tastes and appetites. Service fantastic.
Food and service was prompt delicious and friendly.
Food was great. Wait staff was great. First time there but will definitely go back.
We had a table of 8 to celebrate birthdays ..(it was 7, then a friend surprised us). They quickly accommodated us which was great. Our waiter was a nice guy, but it took a long time to get some of our drinks. It also took forever to get our checks, though there seemed to be some kind of computer glitch. (which we were (finally) told about). Not sure I would recommend this place for a larger group.
A friend and I met to celebrate her birthday and our server was outstanding. She was fun, informative, prompt and communicative without being overbearing. The food and drink options were very good. I will be returning and have mentioned it to several friends as an option to meet.
Urban Eatery has great food and friendly service. Parking is very inexpensive in ramp or by valet. Highly recommend.
I had reservations for 7:15pm
We didn’t get seated until 7:50pm.
Why have reservations if you can’t get seated at that time??
It was frustrating...
The food was good was though.
Our waiter was nice. He was on top of things.
Went for restaurant week and also took advantage of happy hour specials. Nice deals and yummy food.
Wonderful dinner last night, highlighted by friendly and accommodating service by Alexis. Enjoyed a shared app of delicious guac with warm (house-made) tortilla chips. A very tasty Caesar salad followed and then entrees of Grilled Chipotle Chicken (spouse) and Pepper Steak (me). Both entrees were prepared perfectly as ordered, and were bursting with flavor. Topped dinner off with an excellent piece of Napoleon for dessert.
Food and atmosphere were all great. Staff provided great service, and were prompt with our meals.
We had superior service and a relaxed dining experience. The restaurant has the best beat salad in town. Main courses were well portioned.
The customer service was great. The food was fresh and very beautifully presented.
Delicious food and great service:) I will definitely be returning and recommending to everyone! 5 stars for sure!!
We have been here several times before and in fact catered a special party here. But this time, the menu was a disappointment as the legendary steak with potato cap was gone and we were looking forward to it! There was only a pepper steak option - much different and not what we were looking for. There was nothing that really drew us in from the entrees. Similar for the chocolate bread pudding - missing and missed.
We did like the flatbread with chanterelles - a seasonal treat.
Otherwise, the meal was ok but not inspired and we are not likely to select this place again.
Sad to see.
Service wasn't very attentive for how slow it was but food was great and free valet is always a plus!
This was a great find! Our group enjoyed the melt-in-your-mouth fried cheese curds, shrimp tacos, beef kabobs, pear flat bread, and brussels sprouts! Dessert too - ice cream sundae and crème Brue lee. Everyone enjoyed their choices! I'd consider it to be $$ not $. The service was fantastic and we enjoyed the view of the lake. Plus, we were able to make reservations, which was great with our larger group. Would definitely return and recommend.
We keep going back and keep thinking they can not keep providing such a perfect dining experience. This time we were celebrating my wife's birthday with a party of six. Appetizers, entrees, wine and beer, were all perfectly served and presented. Great job Urban Eatery.
Food was good but I was disappointed that I had noted on my reservation that we had a birthday in our group and she didn’t get any special acknowledgement.
Great service, great food selections including healthy options. Always a favorite.
Good service and great food! I’ve been before and I’ll be back again.
Consistently good service and food. I appreciate the attention to detail and service even when they are busy.
Great location with outside seating. Services is always great and the staff is friendly. Urban has the best Lamb burgers!!
I’ve been to Urban Eatery before and had great experiences. Tonight was not one of those times. We started off at the bar, where the bartender was impolite and seemed impatient. We hadn’t even been greeted or seen a menu when he walked over and asked, “what do you want?” We eventually were moved outside after a lengthy wait, despite many open tables. Our food also took a very long time even though we ordered simple items. We asked for some items to be added to one of the orders, which the server wrote down. However, the ingredients didn’t show up, and we had to make additional requests. Overall, the experience could have been a lot better.
Great brunch and outdoor seating area is very pleasant.
This time we enjoyed the restaurant week menu, but will be back for their tasty small bites and Happy Hour!
Good food, very noisy. 6:00 reservation to accommodate western Wisconsin friend meant we expected the noise level to build throughout the meal, but it was almost impossible to hear each other by 7:00. We enjoyed the food and beverage options and our server was just the right level of attentive. I don’t care for outside seating next to a busy street, but that’s what we would try next time.
While I thought the menu was short on options (maybe just restricted in choices relative to what I was expecting), the food was high quality, and the service even better.
Better than TGI Friday's, not on par with the nicer restaurants in town. Nice patio if it isn't rush hour (traffic noise).
My wife and I went for restaurant week. I had a late lunch at work and really didn't want much to eat. I was going to order the nachos and my wife wanted to get one of the deals off the restaurant week menu. Our server told us that the system wouldn't allow it. The only way for my wife to get the restaurant week special would be if I ordered an entree. I could understand if we both showed up and wanted to split a restaurant week meal, but that wasn't the case. No where on the restaurant week menu did it state that if you were dining with other people, they needed to buy an entree. The server said I could get a pizza, salad, etc. I chose the Caesar salad they have on their menu, "Small Caesar" -- though was told they would need to charge me more money in order to make it an "entree sized portion", though this isn't even listed on the menu. Overall, the food was really good but the waiter's excuse to not allow us to order the food we wanted was disappointing. He saw that we were upset when ordering and before leaving, gave us a $10 off coupon (good for orders of $50+) for if we come back, but because of this experience, we aren't planning on it.
I visited for restaurant week and it was a blast! Great view of lake calhoun and delicious ribs!
great outdoor ambiance with gorgeous views of Lake Calhoun.
Food is very good. Drinks are very good. Service was slow to start especially with the small amount of customers this night, but service improved to great after initial slow start. Probably not the servers fault. Other visits have also had great service.
Went here for a girls night out and it was a great spot! I would recommend the outdoor seating. I ordered the shrimp tacos and they were just ok, the other girls had awesome meals. Great service and an even better price! Very affordable.
I loved our waiter! He made sure I got avocado toast, even though it wasn't on the menu. :)