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Urban Grill and Wine Bar

) #5 of 244 Restaurants in Lake Forest ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
27412 Portola Pkwy, Suite D, Lake Forest, CA 92610-2829
+1 949-340-2055
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
27412 Portola Pkwy, Suite D, Lake Forest, CA 92610-2829
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was taken here by a colleague on my first night of an extended business trip to Irvine in South California. On arrival everything looked like this would be just another suburban mall restaurant ... but what a great surprise. The service all evening was...More

Thank Simon T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is across the parking lot from the Marriott C/Y I was staying and so I checked it out. Located in a strip mall setting this place is a surprise. Once inside you will find a great looking interior, a great vibe and plenty of...More

Thank bim55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon returning after 2 years we found Urban Grill and Wine Bar better than ever. The restaurant is very clean with impressive upscale ambience that rivals many a prime steak house. The service is excellent provided by our knowledgeable, welcoming, and attentive server. The food...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

8 of us went there for lunch. Service was good, got one of the orders wrong but quickly fixed it. Good salads and starters. Mac n cheese was very good

Thank atlagunabeach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stumbled across the Urban Grill and Wine Bar while traveling. It is a great place to dine, enjoy some very good wines, and to meet the locals who inhabit the place. The staff is friendly and competent (they know how every...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Ate dinner here while in California to arrange a funeral. We were tired and not terribly hungry and Urban Grill was perfect. We could order a glass of wine and some "small plates" which was perfect. The flatbreads are excellent and the wine list varied.

Thank Gingy Q
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Best burger around, great beer selection- consistently good. Service is great as well. Try the happy hour menu items for a great value.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We have been coming to Urban since it opened. It is far and away the best fine dining restaurant in the local area. The dining room is a bit dark, crowded and loud, but the service is consistently friendly and efficient. We have found the...More

1  Thank William C
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Interesting libations and great flavor profile takes on upscale bar fare. As a solo diner, I was offered a seat at the bar, but they had no problem getting a cozy table for a weekday dinner. Dining is a bit limited and tight, but still...More

Thank LadyLux86
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Sunday brunch- the brunch menu is limited but the regular menu is available as well. A nice selection of brunch cocktails. I had the Eggs Benedict with spinach which was very good. Service was mediocre except for Mario, the bus boy, who never stopped hustling...More

Thank Canuckduck22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 29
American, Bar, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27412 Portola Pkwy, Suite D, Lake Forest, CA 92610-2829
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-340-2055
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Urban is a unique, upscale eatery offering gourmet comfort food and boutique wines and cocktails served by friendly, knowledgeable staff.
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