EXPERIENCE THE INCREDIBLE TRANSFORMATION OF MODERN MEXICAN CUISINE.

La Urbana History

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THE STORY

La Urbana is bringing creative cocktails, sophisticated cantina-style Mexican food, and cutting-edge design to the Divisadero Corridor.

Local entrepreneur Eduardo Rallo joined forces with Mexican architect/restauranteur Juan Garduño to open a restaurant that combines the best of Mexico City with the incredible local produce and talent of the Bay Area. 

Perhaps the only thing that excites us more than contemporary Mexican cuisine is the artisanal production of Mezcal, and the La Urbana experience celebrates both in the menu and in the design. We searched through small Mexican towns for everyday pieces of furniture that would recall the country’s rural ‘tienditas,' and then invited contemporary Mexican artists to work on the furniture and the space itself.

Experience this incredible expression of modern Mexican cuisine. Aqui nos vemos! 

SOPHISTICATED CANTINA-STYLE MEXICAN FOOD THAT DRAWS ON THE BEST OF URBAN MEXICO CITY COMBINED WITH THE INCREDIBLE LOCAL INGREDIENTS AND TALENT OF THE BAY AREA.

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THE BAR

MEZCALES

ESPADÍN - Agave Cortes extra añejo (Oax)

40% toffee, walnuts, cooked agave, tobacco, sandalwood.

TOBALÁ - Del maguey (Oax)

47% damp dirt, fruits, light minerals, flowers, salty, fruity and spices aftertaste.

PECHUGA - Pierde Almas (Oax)

49% candied apricots, celery, marzipan, licorice, almonds, smooth, and plantains.

ENSAMBLE - Wahaka (Oax)

40% Ag. espadin, tobala, madrecuishe, floral, citrus, sweet smoke, bell pepper.

ENSAMBLE - Tinieblo Reposado (Tamaulipas)

40% Ag. salmiana, espadin, americana, light aromas of tobacco, caramel.
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HAVING TRAVELED TO MEXICO, WE EXPERIENCED THE INCREDIBLE PRODUCTION PROCESS OF ARTISANAL MEZCAL.

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SEASONAL COCKTAILS

Resonance

Each ingredient vibrates with one another crafting a masterpiece with herbaceous notes. Noilly pratt dry vermouth, Mina real mezcal, aged rum & Benedictine.

Guava Margarita

Don Julio Blanco, Albariño white wine, guava puree & grapefruit juice. Served on the rocks.

Clover Club

A classic drink from the era of oak-paneled lounges, fresh raspberries, Tanqueray gin and lavender syrup shaken with egg whites.

Mexican Pisco Punch

Homemade traditional ponche de frutas syrup (spices, tropical fruits, raisins) as enjoyed in Mexico for this twist on the San Franciscan Punch, combined with Kappa pisco & pineapple juice.
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LA URBANA CLASSICS

Acapulco-Manila

Our take on the dry Martini. Mezcal with Sake. Dry, sharp & pleasant. Inspired by the commercial route between these cities (with an occasional stopover in Japan) during the 18th Century.

Manhattan Federal

George Dickel Rye whisky, Grahams Tawny Port 10, xocolatl mole bitters mist & triple smoked chipotle-mezcal tincture.

La Urbana Margarita

Pelotón de la Muerte Mezcal, fresh lime and lemon juice, agave syrup & Chimolera extracted citrus oils. Served straight up or on the rocks with salt.

AT EVERY TRULY GREAT HOUSE PARTY, SOMETHING CRAZY HAPPENS IN THE GARAGE.

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MERCADO
URBANO

The walls: covered in a black-and-white skeletony motif. The sangria: guarded by more skeletons. And like any good garage, this one’s got plenty of beers on ice. Help yourself to a bottle of Mexicali pilsner. Just put your five bucks in the dangling bucket. The skeletons are watching.

Or take over a card table and cover it with mezcal-champagne punch instead—it’ll fuel a fierce domino tournament as you watch the sky darken through the open garage doors.

No. Don’t watch that. Focus on the dominoes.

PRIVATE DINING

El GARAJE can be rented out with customizable menus for large parties and is available for dinners with prix fixe menus, Sunday through Thursday, with a minimum of 72 hours in advance booking.

Accommodations can be made to ensure a one-of-a-kind event with a unique menu and an unparalleled selection of mezcal.

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THE MENU

La Urbana Desserts

DESSERTS

Tres Leches

Meyer lemon, strawberry consommé, milk crumble.

Chocolate Crémeux

Oaxacan chocolate, canela tuile, mezcal gelée.

Ate de Durazno con Queso

Peach membrillo, manchego, corn crisps, Point Reyes blue.

Plato de Fruta

Watermelon granita, melón sorbet, chile piquín.

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THE BRUNCH

House-made Tortillas

Tortillas, house cultured butter and avocado.

Quesadillas "Tijuana"

Quesadillas, manchego, smoked habanero salsa and crema.

Ceviche

Fresh from the sea ceviche and tostadas.

Mâche

Mâche,avocado, pine nuts, nopales, jumbo asparagus and citrus vinaigrette.

Tacos de Huitlacoche

Tacos (4), white corn, queso fresco and crema.

Tacos de Pollo con Mole

Tacos (4), roasted chicken, mole negro, queso fresco and crema.

Tostada de Carnitas

Tostada estilo Michoacán, chipotle hollandaise and poached egg.

Sopes

Sopes de casa, crisp blue-corn sopes, one carnitas, one mole and one huitlacoche.

Farmer’s Market Fresh Fruit

Horchata custard, puffed wild rice, whipped cream, toasted coconut and dulce de leche toast.

Omelet

Chorizo and shrimp omelet, salsa criolla, manchego cheese and smoked crema.

Chilaquiles

Tortilla chips, chile de árbol, shrimp, black beans, queso cotija, eggs over easy and crema.

Braised Shortribs

Nopales pico de gallo, avocado purée, scrambled eggs and tortillas.

“Ensenada” Fish Tacos

Tacos (2), local halibut, beer battered, cabbage slaw and chipotle aioli.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY
FROM 11AM TO 2:30PM

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THE TEAM

WE BUILT AN OUTSTANDING TEAM OF LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONALS, TO ACCOMPLISH THE DIFFICULT TASK OF REPRESENTING THIS MOVEMENT IN A SIMPLE AND CONTEMPORARY MANNER.

Alessandra Bonisoli

Partner

Juan Garduño

Architect / Designer / Partner

Eduardo Rallo

Partner

Julio "Papi" Aguilera

Executive Chef

Regina Passalaqua

Manager

Joel Ocariz

Manager

RESERVE

CONTACT

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MERCADO URBANO
HAPPY HOUR WED-FRI 4pm to 6pm
TACO TUESDAY 5pm to 9:30pm
WED-SAT OPEN LATE
DINNER NIGHTLY
SUN-THU 5:30pm to 11pm
FRI-SAT 5:30pm to 12am
LUNCH
MON-FRI 11:30am to 2:30pm
BRUNCH
SAT & SUN 11am to 2:30pm
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Prefix Icon 661 Divisadero St, San Francisco
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