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Urbano Cafe

1410 N. Fitzhugh Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204
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  • Tue-Sat 11am-3pm, 5pm-10pm
  • $$
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • BYOB
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Recommended, Reservations Accepted
Urbano Café is a restaurant that resists classification. A veal Bolognese and risotto will have you thinking you’re in a quaint Italian cafe, but then an Asian-inspired appetizer will keep you guessing. Split into two dining rooms in a shopping plaza that also hosts Jimmy’s Food Store, Urbano Café makes good use of local ingredients. Don’t miss the meatballs resting on bed of parsnip puree with sautéed onions and a veal reduction. The cooking is creative and interesting here. You will not be bored. You should consider reservations, though. Urbano Café has impressed the neighborhood for years now and it's garnered a consistent and enthusiastic following.

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