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Urban Grill and Wine Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
27412 Portola Pkwy, Suite D, Lake Forest, CA 92610-2829
+1 949-340-2055
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pork chop” (11 reviews)
“wedge salad” (5 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
All hours
American, Bar, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27412 Portola Pkwy, Suite D, Lake Forest, CA 92610-2829
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Stopped by for Happy Hour Friday, Nov. 3 about 4 pm. We took an an inside table but there is seating outside. Inside, there is a bar with seating. I had the Happy Hour house white wine ($6/glass) and my friend had the Happy Hour...More

Thank C W B
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We came here because it was close to the movie theaters. But the food and the service were excellent, so we will be back. I had the fish & chips. It came with 4 pieces of beautiful cod with just the right amount of breading....More

Thank Robert O
Reviewed September 6, 2017

I enjoyed the atmosphere and level of service and attention to detail. The food was fresh and served in proportion to my appetite. Not too much, but not too little...just Right! The layout is a little tight, but it worked for us. I enjoyed a...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed August 14, 2017

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 August 10, 2017 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 August 6, 2017

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 August 3, 2017 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 July 18, 2017

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 May 16, 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 May 2, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $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
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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