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Urbana Dining & Drinks

1316 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary Italian
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  • Creative Cuisine (5)
  • Good for a Date (5)
  • Romantic (4)
Located in the heart of Dupont Circle, Urbana Dining & Drinks imports the flavors and culinary craftsmanship of Italy to DC’s most cosmopolitan neighborhood. You’re in the capable hands of our stellar team, as our neighborhood bartenders craft you a thoughtful happy-hour cocktail and Chef Ethan tempts your taste buds with his house-made artisan pastas, inspired vegetable dishes and local seafood delicacies.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Contemporary Italian, Italian, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Monday - Friday: 7:00AM - 10:30AM;
Saturday - Sunday: 8:00AM - 10:30AM;

Weekend Brunch:
Saturday - Sunday 10:30AM - 3:00PM;

Monday - Sunday: 5:30PM - 10:00PM;

Happy Hour:
Monday-Friday 3:00PM - 7:00PM.
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Phone number
(202) 956-6650
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Ethan McKee
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We know you want your DC event to wow, whether it’s a splashy wedding bash, a campaign fundraiser or just an intimate get-together with friends. At Urbana, our sleek décor provides a modern, comfortable setting for your unforgettable Dupont Circle event. We can accommodate everything from the smallest events to restaurant buyouts for up to 200 guests. Our secret ingredient is Chef Ethan McKee, who oversees Urbana’s original, taste-tempting menu of light, fresh dishes inspired by the Italian coast. For more info about special events at Urbana, contact Amber Wright or call 202-448-1877.
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Cross street
21st St NW
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Parking details
Street parking
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Public transit
Metro: Red Line, Dupont Circle
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Special events & promotions
Monday-Friday happy hour from 3pm-7pm. Featuring a wide array of beverage options, including craft cocktails and assorted beers and wines, our menu has something for every taste. Our kitchen features $1 oysters, a raw bar and appetizing bar snacks in the Italian tradition.
Sunday-Wednesday 1/2 off select bottles of wine from our bottle list

Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Urbana has many options from private and semi private dining to lounge reservations. With a wide variety of seating arrangements, you will easily find the perfect place to celebrate an engagement, throw the perfect Birthday Bash or wrap up a successful business dinner.

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What 1316 People Are Saying
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4.1  based on recent ratings
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76% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Jenn (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

A very enjoyable early Valentine's day dinner! Appreciated the server's wine recommendation and were quite satisfied with our meals.

12345 (Baltimore)
1.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Our server was extremely unattentive and it took a long time for the food to come out even though the resturant wasn't busy. We were told that there was a party going on, but it wasn't an excuse for the terrible service and unattentiveness. The food was decent, but our waitress and the very very slow service completely ruined our experience.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Service was very poor

vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

They handled our group of ten extremely well. I’ve always liked the cocktails and food at Urbana and this time was no exception.

vipMLaRocca (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

This was an exceptional dining experience. We started with a margherit pizza which was delicious! We then sampled each other's plates from the delectable truffle pasta, the perfectly cooked steak, to the incredible lobster ravioli. We came here because we had a gift certificate, but we will return for the amazing food and great service!

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Ambiance was the best thing about the expience. No major complaints except they were out of chicken meatballs appetizer already at 7:30 pm. Likely b/c the other appetizer options are not that appetizing. I had the lobster raveoli. Little flavorless and pasty sauce. Lobster was tough. Had a hot toddy which was good on a cold wintery night.

Jerome (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Urbana is consistently outstanding! The staff, the presentation, the ingredients...and of course, the dessert.

vipAshVo (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 17, 2017

We sat at the bar for brunch. The service was great and the food was excellent. Had the lump crab scramble and it was delicious! I would definitely get it again. The mimosas were made correctly (more bubbly than juice) and offered various types of juices to mix with.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Brunch probably should’ve taken 30 minutes but the service was poor and we were there forever. We had to go up to the server several times because it was taking so long.

GoodDiningSeeker (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

Unfortunately we would not recommend this restaurant. The ambience is tired, table was dirty, and service very slow. Fresh pasta was good but way too much butter and oil. Hope they see the obvious and make changes.