What Kidding Around Readers Think You Should Order When You Dine At Urban Wren In Downtown Greenville, SC

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Thinking about trying Urban Wren in Downtown Greenville? This Greenville restaurant consistently gets rave reviews from locals! For the second year in a row, they garnered multiple “Best Of The Best” wins locally. So we wondered, what is everyone ordering when they eat at Urban Wren? We thought you might be wondering too! So we asked Kidding Around readers what they recommend off the menu at Urban Wren. 

Urban Wren Paper Bag Salad
Photo  Credit: Dee Dee Cobble Miller | Paper Bag Salad

What Readers Recommend You Order To Eat At Urban Wren In Greenville, SC

Corn Dog!

Maggie Laterza

The Chorizo Corndog!

Jodi Peterson Monroe

Lobster Chorizo Corndogs, Waygu Flank

Ashley Pund

Absolutely the corn dogs! Trust us all!

Kristen Sterling
  • Lobster Chorizo Dogs – (3) Corn dogs served with Grapefruit Slaw and Avocado Yum Yum Sauce
  • Wagyu Flank – Shoyu marinated beef, cast iron pork sung potatoes, farm hibachi, Glace

The Brussel Sprouts will change your life. You HAVE to get them.

Deanna Dorsy

The Brussels Sprouts. They are amazing!

Leslie Clayton Rodwell
  • Brussels Sprouts – served with pickled baby onion bulbs, orange blossom honey, goat lady chevre, green swipe, toasted sunflower seeds

! Everything is amazing! Highly reccomend the duck!

Megan Fastzkie Carter
  • Aji Amarillo Duck Peruvian marinated duck breast entree – served with sweet potato dinner doughnut, pickled slaw, and Aji Amarillo sauce

I have loved anything off the menu… I like to get the small plates and share to try more things

Rosa Looney Snaric
  • Urban wren offers over a dozen different small plate menu items that range from salads to short ribs

The short rib and mouth punch noodles are also amazing!

Megan Wallace
  • Rye Whiskey Beef Short Rib – Silverqueen whip, ginger candied roots, carbonized onions, herbs, and citrus
  • Mouth Punch Noodles – vermicelli rice noodles, toasted peanuts, Thai basil, shiso, scallion, chili sauce

We just ate there the other night. Was so good! We got the salad in a bag, Brussel sprouts, waygu short ribs, the semolina dumplings, one big ravioli, & waygu flank steak. And of course the chocolate bomb for dessert!! Was fantastic!

Dee Dee Cobble Miller
  • Semolina Dumplings filled with smoked gouda and mascarpone cheese, sweet pepper-tomato fondue, caramelized fennel
  • One Big Ravioli filled with pancetta braised pork shoulder, aged balsamic cured tomatoes, cuquillo olives, black kale

I thought the salad in the paper bag was amazing.

Lynda Vedders
  • Paper Bag Salad green mango, napa cabbage, watercress, crispy rice paper, bo kho jerky, farm eggs, chilies, tamarind vinaigrette, crispy shallots

Duck, poke, Brussels Sprouts, and the fin and belly are all amazing!

Michael Carter
  • Undercover Poke – ahi tuna, purple mint aioli, avocado mousse, charred scallion, chili-mirin cold brew, crispy rice paper
  • Fin and Belly – lightly grilled tuna, red pork belly, blistered edamame and Montgomery Sky greens, pickled chilies, plum radish, hot and sour tamarind broth

It’s all fabulous! You really can’t go wrong! Brussel sprouts, short ribs, and dumplings are my favs!!!

Emily Hearon Scurry

Everything! It’s all amazing!

Laura Ann

The empanadas!!

Jessica McCourry
  • Empanadas – filled with wagyu grind, yellow chili aioli, sofrito relish

Love the provoleta and peaches (warm gooey deliciousness in a cast iron skillet), empanadas and grilled chicken with burnt ends.

Wendy Thacker
  • Provoleta and Peaches cast iron melt, byway peach marmalade, basil churri, grilled bread
Duck drink urban wren

What Readers Recommend You Order From The Bar At Urban Wren In Greenville, SC

Urban Wren has an extensive wine list, and a great selection of cocktails! It’s even got it’s own Instagram page! Urban Wren offers a Happy Hour, Tuesday – Friday from 5pm – 7pm. Guests get half off the price of cocktails, beer, and spirits during Happy Hour. 

The Peach spritzer cocktail

Jessica Gower

Check out their Top shelf bourbon

Jay Mac

Urban Wren
116 N. Markley Street Suite 102, Greenville | 864-558-7863

  • Tuesday – Thursday |  5pm – 10pm
  • Friday & Saturday | 5pm – 11pm

Montgomery Sky Farm in Leicester, NC 

Urban Wren Executive Chef Taylor Montgomery is keeping a secret tucked away in the mountains of Western North Carolina!

He and his wife reside on a 100-year-old homestead in North Carolina, surrounded by Highland Cattle, and other rescued animals that you can visit during farm tour events

The Montgomery Sky Farm also serves as a source of inspiration and ingredients for the items you see on the menu at Urban Wren, like the greens used in the Fin and Belly dish. 

Montgomery Sky Farm Website

What is your favorite thing on the menu at Urban Wren?

About the Author
Melanie is a native New Yorker, who landed in the Upstate by way of Florida. She is the mom of two awesome kids, and the three of them love going on adventures!

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