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3651 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322-4007
515-278-1016
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Restaurant and Meeting Place

Love meeting friends for Martini's here. Campfire martini last time...a seasonal martini..had a bit of fireball kick and it was great! Chicken nachos are a great appetizer to go with drinks! A step above what you'd think of as a neighborhood restaurant. Love the fireplaces this time of year!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
Millard92
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Des Moines, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Love meeting friends for Martini's here. Campfire martini last time...a seasonal martini..had a bit of fireball kick and it was great! Chicken nachos are a great appetizer to go with drinks! A step above what you'd think of as a neighborhood restaurant. Love the fireplaces this time of year!

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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72 reviews 72 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Excellent to all points of view. From service to the courteus managers. The food is excellent. The Crab Rangoon, the mussels, the ribeye out of this world. Fine french wine. Desserts fantastic. A must go. We were driving from WI to Branson, MO and as coincidence we found this great place. Don't miss it.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

usually a GREAT place. Good food, traditional American and Italian. However, the last time was a busy night and could tell the wait staff, bar and cooks were not staffed... should have left, but stayed and the Italian Sausage dish is usually Graziano but tonight it was plain burger with spices like hot pepper seeds, etc. Not so good. I... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was a fun Friday dinner, though very crowded. People were waiting about an hour for their table. We had a reservation, but still had a wait of about 15 minutes. But the staff were very friendly, the food was yummy, the bar service quick. I ordered the Hawaiian ribeye, which was very tender and nicely marinated and grilled. The... More 

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Ames, Iowa, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Visited on the recommendation of a friend. Awesome menu with American fare. I had the Fire Shrimp (shrimp with chipotle jalapeño butter sauce), which did not disappoint. Full bar and TVs in the lounge to watch the game.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I am a fan of the Urban Grill for lunch, having been there several times. The vegetable melt sandwich is very good as is the tortilla soup and the salads are generally above average. They also have some great martinis and appetizer options. For these reasons, and because it is not far from home, I suggested The Urban Grill to... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The Urban Grill caters to business lunches which means they take a little longer to get the food on the table. Their selection of entrees is good and I have always been satisfied with the portions and presentation.

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Urbandale, Iowa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I almost regret writing this review only because I feel it's a best kept secret. However, once again I wasn't disappointed with our choice of the "Urban Grill". The restaurant has a calming, cool feel with wood paneling, darker lighting and the fireplace. The choices on the menu are plentiful with many drink options as well. I would be remiss... More 

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Urbandale, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Extensive menu, cool drink options and quality wines. Eat on the patio if it's nice outside or by one of the fireplaces inside if not.

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Urbandale, Iowa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great place to go with friends to have a drink and quick lunch or dinner after a movie. Very nice ambiance and waiters are very friendly and accomodating.

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  • Address: 3651 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322-4007
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Urbandale
  • Phone Number: 515-278-1016

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