About Urban Kitchen
Urban bites are just around the corner. At Urban Kitchen restaurant we serve a unique mix of classic dishes with an urban twist morning, noon, and night. We are located in the heart of Memorial and Energy Corridor.
Urban Kitchen embraces food and community as one. We aim to be that neighborhood destination for any meal and for people of all ages.
We are now open, so don’t wait and come on in for your next meal!
Contemporary American, Wine Bar, Fusion / Eclectic
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Ample parking area
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Delivery, Farm to Table, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Urban Kitchen Ratings and Reviews
Urban Kitchen was the perfect spot for o ...
Urban Kitchen was the perfect spot for our Father's Day brunch. We were seated immediately and presented with 3 different menus with a delicious assortment on each one. Our waitress was attentive and knowledgable regarding the menus. Our glasses were never empty and the managers checked in on us and even helped out with a family photo. We look forward to coming back to this location.
One of the reasons we like going to Urba ...
One of the reasons we like going to Urban Kitchen is the great service, varied selections, and reasonable prices. Everything was great for Mother's Day brunch, but I didn't know about the pre-fix menu. So we ended up spending more than we intended to. Still great food and service.
Service was very good, food was OK.
Chicken and waffles consisted of waffle triangles that tasted store bought and chicken that was very salty. Odd blueberry syrup on the side with 2 slivers of strawberry as basically decorations. Should have tried one of the egg benedicts instead. The service was very good.
We both had the burger; medium-well came ...
We both had the burger; medium-well came back as well. The buns were dry. My egg wasn't as ordered. And although I really wanted to sit outside, the outdoor seating that sits right in the parking lot of the shopping area wasn't ideal with the cars driving through (exhaust fumes while eating). The good news is the waitress was absolutely delightful!
Great restaurant, good ambience and food!
First time visiting Urban Kitchen and we were pleasantly surprised at the décor and ambience. Our reservations were for six and we were seated at the only round table in the restaurant. Good for us not so much for any other large group. They could possibly use another round table. The waitress (Olga) seemed aloof and not attentive. Overall we will return because the food was good and the ambience too.
OK food; better service
This was a brunch visit. It was a bit chaotic at the front entrance and the small space to receive guests doesn't help. I was originally placed right near the saxophonist and then moved across the room. Both tables (my original and final one) were sticky. Was that the humidity or something else?The French toast was OK - could have probably used another 1 min or 2 in the pan. The scrambled eggs were prepared as requested (very soft scramble) and the bacon was crisp. Service was good. (I think her name was Monica.) Dark interiors, cramped booths, but overall it was fine for a quick brunch.
First time at Urban Kitchen
We actually thought we were going to Union Kitchen but ended up here. The food was credible. My wife had the short ribs and I had the baby backs, and they were both done very nicely. We did have some problems with service, but the waitress apologized for her lapses - she knew it. The atmosphere is fairly stark, but as a bonus there is also outside seating without a view on a parking lot. The air conditioning was turned down so low that people were sitting outside to get away from it.
This is the second time we are going there. We thought our first time service was a fluke. However we were disappointed again. There were 6 of us in the party
We got seated immediately (plus) but to be expected since we did make the reservation. But it took the wait staff about 10 mins to come back with water. 10 mins later to bring us all menu and finally about 10 more minutes before taking out drinks order
Then it was a wait of about 30 mins before we got to order food.
The food was okay for some of us. Like the appetizer of avocado bites was good. The calamari was chewy. And actually the Brussels sprouts on it was better than the calamari.
The main course of the spare ribs were good and everyone else was not too impressed by their salmon, chicken dish nor fish taco
Dessert was pretty good especially the tres leches
Don't let the strip mall location fool you.
We learned about Urban Kitchen from some excellent web reviews. This is our third time visiting this year, so you know we like it. Every dish we have tried has been good, and the service staff is friendly and efficient. The decor is casual upscale, nothing dramatic, but a comfortable place to bring a date or have drinks with friends. The restaurant could easily be placed in the Montrose corridor of restaurants and fit right in. My last meal was the salmon, asparagus,and risotto . The fish had a nice sear, while retaining its moisture. The asparagus was cooked perfectly, and the risotto had a beautiful texture and consistency. Highly recommend it! My wife had the Urban Flatbread, Pear, Brie, and Truffled Arugula. Very tasty, but we both thought it would be better with less Arugula. The only item I wish is if they had a larger fish selection since they cook it so well. Otherwise, it's a great place.
Highlights: $2 mimosas were great! Service was good. The food was served very quickly.
Disappointments: the food was not good. I had a wrap that was 95% lettuce. My CUBAN Fiancé had the Cuban sandwich... he was very disappointed and didn't even eat half of it.
Final thoughts: based on the food alone, we would not go back. We always return to restuarants that stand out, but one did not stand out to us.
Perhaps dinner would be better, but I would not recommend this place to friends for brunch.
Outstanding Neighborhood Restaurant
It is so nice to make the short drive to the Urban Kitchen and have plenty of parking places. The restaurant is never overcrowded (which I'll never understand, because the food is so exceptional). The noise level is the quietest I have seen in any restaurant. The menu has many great dishes and it is great for a romantic evening.
Outstanding Neighborhood Restaurant
Everyone in our party thought the food and service was exceptional. The menu has many great dishes on it. Parking is never a problem. There are plenty of parking spaces at night in the shopping center lot. The booths are very comfortable and quiet.
Brunch is better then dinner. Sat by th ...
Brunch is better then dinner. Sat by the door and the draft was a bit unnerving. The food was just okay. The drinks were mediocre. A waitress that mixes drinks not aways the best. I do love the place but will stick to brunch. Friendly but still trying to figure it out.
Everything was S...L...O...W
A large table of 12 or so seemed to throw everything out of sync. Food was slow arriving; no water or bread until we asked about 20 minutes in. Waitress forgot part of the drink order and had to ask us again. However, when the food arrived all was good. This food was just excellent.
Portion control needed!
Portion sizes of breakfast meals are large enough to feed at least two people. Pancakes and french toast are good but nothing super special. Either order could easily feed two to three people. Very expensive as eggs or breakfast meats are extra.
The food and service was amazing. I had ...
The food and service was amazing. I had the tortilla soup and it was delicious!
The only problem we encountered was shortly after we left I was notified by open table that they had cancelled our reservation (so no credit for me). I called and they quickly fixed the error.
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