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Our Story

Hand-Crafted, Fire-Baked, Every Day

We go beyond the promise of a superb sandwich & delicious salad to make people happy.

To create a delicious, nutritious, affordable meal takes culinary expertise, farm-fresh ingredients, award-winning recipes, and an unwavering commitment to quality and craft—we’ve got all that  and a bag of chips.

Urbane Dough being rolled

Delicious is in the Details

Made From Scratch

Fresh Every Day

Proudly Prepared

A great sandwich is the sum of its delicious parts, which is why we obsess over every detail—We make our bread & sauces from scratch, get fresh, local ingredients delivered daily, and proudly prepare our creations in front of your eyes so you can see, salivate over & celebrate your meal to come.

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Official Bread Head Since 2003

It all started in 2003 when owner Tom Holt realized there was a missing niche in the Ventura restaurant scene.

He wanted a great sandwich and salad – something different, while still being dedicated to delicious tasting food. He understood that every great sandwich starts with the freshest of bread, so he designed the cafe around a hearth oven. Working with his friend Pete, they came up with a bread recipe that was soft, delicious and baked right in front of your eyes. It didn’t stop there though, he created a menu centered around locally sourced ingredients, house-roasted meats, and crafted sauces to give each creation its own unique flavor.

We love being the place where friends, family and communities gather to celebrate and make memories over delicious food. Our passion is to have our guests walk out happy every time and keep them coming back for more. We want to be the place where you want to be!

warm foccacia bread coming out of the hearth ovenchicken pesto sandwich on a wooden cutting boardahi salad

Get Fired Up!

Focaccia bread has been around since the ancient Romans, but the focaccia we make your sandwiches with is out of the oven for less than 30 minutes.

Mmm... Meat

We prepare our fresh cuts of all-natural, hormone-free meats each day, grilling, baking or roasting for optimum taste and tenderness.

That Farm-Fresh Feeling

100% of farmers agree –nothing beats freshly picked produce. That’s why we partner with local growers and food suppliers whenever possible for our produce. You will taste the difference and feel the satisfaction of freshness in every bite.

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Passionate People Wanted

The Urbane Café restaurants are proud to offer unique, high-quality meals. To do so, we are always seeking unique, high-quality people.

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