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2121 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1010
+1 202-956-6650
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“pizza” (57 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (10 reviews)
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Italian, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2121 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When you decide that the busiest weekend of the year for Dupont is a great time to close, you lose your brand ambassadors. I have eaten here several times and was quite impressed, but never again. You chose to not open on Saturday for Pride...More

Thank VATravel36
Reviewed 10 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 6 May 2017

The atmosphere is just great with different spaces inside. The menu hasn't many options so I opted for a pizza and loved it.

Thank tozepinto
Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Tozepinto, We do have a little something for everyone on our menu. But, pizza is also my favorite!! Don't tell Chef Ethan........ Cheers, Ryan

Reviewed 1 April 2017

I went to a reception in this restaurant. We ate a number of truly delicious hors d'oeuvres. They were all beautifully presented and were as tasty as they looked. The locale was beautiful and the atmosphere was bustling and pleasant.

Thank LisaDolan
Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thanks Lisa, Glad to hear your event was a success!! Our space is extremely flexible and with our amazing chef, we are able to cater to just about anything. We have private spaces for anything from office happy hours to rehearsal dinners. Cheers, Ryan

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Looking for a place near Dupont Circle for an early meal. Didn't want to miss the Connecticut women against Oregon in the elite eight. Urbana is a very modern vibe Great oysters (a buck a piece at happy hour) good mussels and octopus. Great service....More

Thank virginislander_10
Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks VirginIslander, We are known in DuPont for our oysters during happy hour. We also have some pretty awesome drink specials including some rotating drafts, cocktails and wine. Cheers, Ryan

Reviewed 27 March 2017

We arrived late - 9:30 pm yet were welcomed for a limited menu dinner. Turned out well and the food was very good, nice wine selection and very relaxed atmosphere. Serve was good and I'd go there again.

Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks Riverman, Our bar menu is available until midnight 7 days a week. hope to see you next time! Cheers, Ryan

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We were staying close by and decided to try it. Made a reservation on Open Table - easy. Got there. Thought we had a good quiet table until the party of 8 sat down right in front of us. First off, we ordered drinks and...More

Thank KoKonutGirl
Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks for the feedback KoKonutGirl, We try to have at least one special per night, I am sorry this was not communicated to you. We do love the large groups that we are able to accommodate, especially during brunch, but our dining room is definitely...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

I've been here a number of times and I think the service at both the bar in the evenings and for breakfast is really weak. I waited quite a while for service at the bar one night and when i ate breakfast there the next...More

Thank simnznc06
Ryan B, General Manager at Urbana, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thanks for the feedback slmnznc06, I would be totally bummed if it took too long to get coffee in the AM, we will remind our breakfast crew of the importance of caffeine. Sour cream and salsa are not typically in our kitchen, but the next...More

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Do you have accommodations for a party of 15? Family gathering for our sons Georgetown graduation on Friday in mid May.,, Thank you! Marianne
19 April 2017|
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Response from LisaDolan | Reviewed this property |
I saw a number of big groups, but in long tables in open areas. Our own numerous group was set up in the bar area for hors d'oeuvres. Definitely call directly.
Is there a dress code?
20 June 2015|
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Response from pierre20639 | Reviewed this property |
Casual wear is fine. No pool or beach wear.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 10:30
15:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 10:30
15:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 10:30
15:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 10:30
07:00 - 10:30
15:00 - 01:30
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
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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