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“Great visit, good food, very friendly staff.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Urban Kitchen

Urban Kitchen
603 Currituck Clubhouse Dr.,, Suite B, Corolla, NC 27927
(252) 453-4453
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Ranked #3 of 69 Restaurants in Corolla
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great visit, good food, very friendly staff.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Based on other trip advisor reviews we went to Urban Kitchen and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is small, so expect to have to wait for a table.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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smithfield, va
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A great addition to beach dining!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We are frequent visitors to Duck and are always looking for a new dining spot. Reading the reviews for Urban kitchen intrigued us and we were delighted to find it was conveniently located to the Hampton Inn and Suites where we usually stay. It is small as others have noted, but this adds to the charm. The draft beer selection was limited but perfect for us - two IPA's and a pilsner, though some may want other variety. The wine list was decent and reasonable and we were able to find a nice Cab Sav to compliment our EXCELLENT entrée, the New York strip - it was simply accompanied by flavorful shoestring fries and a light slaw type undressed salad - perfect portions. I write this review to share my experience, but selfishly, hope that travelers will sample this delightful find and patronize it - - often. Some beach restaurants can't seem to make it through the ups and downs of off season. I would hate to see this one go away!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Millville, New Jersey
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Fantastic restaurant in an unassuming location!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This is a very small restaurant set along side a supermarket in a strip mall...but don't be put off by it's outwards appearance. Inside it is a gem! They don't take reservations and we were lucky enough to arrive in time to get one of the last tables. Many people came after and chose to wait because it is worth waiting for.
The wait staff are all casually dressed but their service and attention was very professional. We were greeted immediately at the door in a friendly and personal manner. The décor is unique with old weathered boards on the wall along with large original artwork. The true artistry comes out of the kitchen! My husband ordered a shrimp appetizer which I commented would just be a shrimp cocktail...I am happy to say I was very wrong. The shrimp were large, perfectly cooked and presented on a plate with a chunky, fresh-made tomato and horseradish mix and assorted pickled vegs and greens. The soup was a chilled, carrot and ginger with a garnish of crabmeat and basil. My salad was watermelon and tomato with feta...a perfect combination, perfectly dressed.
We will definitely go back...and wait if we must!!

Visited September 2013
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New York City, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Exactly what we were searching for!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We were wildly disappointed in a number of restaurant choices we made before choosing UK. We very much enjoy dining out, and were not thrilled with the " tourist trap" seafood restaurants that all claim to have a "famous" something or other on the menu. After finally doing some research, we read the fantastic reviews boasting about the food at UK. Considering we we're staying less than 5 miles away, we decided to try it out. We wondered why we had not seen it in our earlier travels, but it is a bit hidden in a shopping plaza.... Not a place you would expect to stumble across such a great restaurant. Quality services, great vibe and AMAZING food. Quality, freshness and flawless preparation made this one of the best meals I've had in a long time......which is a great compliment coming from a jaded New Yorker who has a plethora of restaurants at his fingertips! I truly hope the local community appreciates having such a quality dining option. Don't hesitate....... GO!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Richmond VA
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120 reviews 120 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Unexpected excellence”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Was treated to a a special evening by some friends. They chose the Urban Kitchen which we had never tried before. This is a very small restaurant in Corolla. But the food is excellent and the service was wonderful. Definitely worth a try!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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