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Urbana

2121 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1010
+1 202-956-6650
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“pizza” (59 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (10 reviews)
Open Now
15:00 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2121 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1010
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1 - 10 of 383 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have great food and service. I think you pay a little for the location. It is worth the experience and very convienent after traveling all day.

Thank xcapeohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was brought here by a few co workers that were in the DuPont area. My first time here. We started with the Francis Ford Coppola, “Votre Sante,” Pinot Noir. Very good! We started with the Smoked Proscuitto pizza. HOLY SMOKES!! AMAZING!! Then we went for...More

Thank IAMTOOHONEST
Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks IAMTOOHONEST!! Taking care of business travelers is what we do! Glad to hear you enjoyed the food, $1 oysters for happy hour 3pm-7pm Monday -Friday in case you finish up work early. Cheers, Ryan

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in the Kimpton and arrived early evening so decided to just eat at the hotel. Pleasant surprise only had a pizza each but both were really nice well made and tasty nice vibe to the whole bar/restaurant worth a visit

Thank abroadalot
Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks abroadalot, We make our pizza dough fresh daily, currently the big hit on the menu sources every topping from our rooftop garden. Hope to see you next time you land in DC! Cheers, Ryan

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Chef Nathan McKee prepared a 9 course tasting menu, cicchetti, meaning small plates. The preparation at the chef's 10 seat open kitchen bar allowed us to view the construction of each dish and an overview of the ingredients and prep details explained by chef. The...More

Thank Bernard b
Reviewed 7 August 2017

every Saturday they have 8 seats available at a small bar looking into the kitchen that is essentially a chef's table. the executive chef makes a 7 course small plate dinner that is to die for. He explains each course with heartfelt detail and love....More

Thank Tgphbg1
Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Tgphbg1, Glad you enjoyed the experience! The entire Cicchetti menu changes weekly, Chef Ethan always pulls out something special for the end. you can purchase tickets at cicchettiaturbana.eventbrite.com looking forward to seeing you next time! Cheers, Ryan

Reviewed 17 July 2017

This was my 2nd time to dine-in here, and I wasn't disappointed. They do a great range of Italian foods, and there service is quite okay too! I was really surprised by their shrimp starters (can't remember exact name), it was damn good!! their pizza...More

Thank Prabu D
Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thanks Prabu D, We do have some entrees that can be a bit on the expensive side (the Dry aged Ribeye and Lobster Ravioli are two of our best sellers) but we do have a bunch of options that can keep you well below that...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

I stayed at the Palomar, but I decided to avoid eating at Urbana. I love that every Kimpton has a different restaurant inside. My first day, I visited the bar for drinks while waiting for my dinner party. The bartender had no personality. They all...More

Thank LazyProjektor
Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thanks for the feedback LazyProjector

Reviewed 11 May 2017

Small outfit with excellent service. The food and drinks are excellent and the atmosphere is very intimate. Pizza is made on right there in own oven - you can see - and it tastes GREAT!

Thank TheMonkeyTraveler
Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thanks Monkey! All our pizza dough - including our gluten free option - is made in house every day. Chef is pulling down some veggies from the rooftop garden this season for some specialty summer pizzas. Cheers, Ryan

Reviewed 10 May 2017

A group of 7 went and the people couldn't have been nicer. The food was amazing and the wine selection was equally good. I will be back in the DC area and will for sure go back to this restaurant

Thank Roni G
Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thanks Roni G, We love big groups!! Also, we have 1/2 off wine nights every Sunday - Wednesday. hopefully your next trip has you in town over those days! See you next time, Ryan

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Ended up at Urbana after realizing how close it was to our hotel in Dupont Circle. We certainly were not expecting the phenomenal experience we had. Great wine selection, and the lamb chops were perfectly cooked. Lemon Semifreddo was remarkable as well.

Thank JpG1992
Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thanks JpG, That semifreddo was amazing, we are going to have to convince Chef to make those two dishes staples and not just a specials. See you next time! Ryan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
15:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 10:30
Tuesday
15:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 10:30
Wednesday
15:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 10:30
Thursday
15:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 10:30
Friday
07:00 - 10:30
15:00 - 01:30
Saturday
15:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2121 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1010
    (21st St NW)
  • Public Transportation: Metro: Red Line, Dupont Circle
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-956-6650
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the heart of Dupont Circle, Urbana 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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