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Urbaca Salon

Urbaca Salon
120 NW 9th - Suite 101
Portland, Oregon 97209
PH: 503.241.5030
FX: 503.243.1086
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Salon Hours
Tuesday - Thursday 9a - 7p
Friday 9a - 6p
Saturday 9a - 4p

To schedule a visit please call 503.241.5030.

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Welcome to Urbaca!
Urbaca Guarantee
24-Hour Appointment Cancellation
Children & Pets

Welcome to Urbaca!


A town like no other; noted for free thinking, exuberant creativity, and plentiful rain to nourish green parks and open spaces.

MAY 1, 1998
Urbaca is born, proudly serving “Portland-esque” hair and skin care to the City of Roses...and beyond! Nestled in Portland’s Pearl District, Urbaca (meaning “urban pearl”) is a commission based teaching salon focused on the finer points of service, creativity, and individual growth.

Built directly over Portland’s Famed Shanghai Tunnels, we share a two block radius with numerous must-visit NW Portland destinations including Fuller’s Diner, Pearl Bakery, Powell’s books, Portland Center Stage and Quintana Gallery.


Senior Stylist / Cutting Educator John Lee
Each Urbaca team member has advanced talent and training--but our creativity doesn’t end at closing time! On staff we have artists, educators, photographers, painters, crafters, dancers, drummers, a pool shark, and racecar driver.

Each day we work together, incorporating our talents and travels to craft a unique experience just for you.

Filled with friendly, curious, and creative people--like our beloved hometown, Urbaca is like no other!


Urbaca Guarantee


All services and products at Urbaca are guaranteed. Any product may be returned or exchanged within 30 days of purchase.

If you are not completely satisfied with your hair or skin care service, please let us know within seven days of the service and we will either correct or repeat the service at no charge.


24-Hour Appointment Cancellation


We at Urbaca do all we can to help you make your scheduled appointment, including reminder calls. Despite our best efforts, “no-shows” still occur.

As a courtesy to other clients and our staff, please let us know at least 24 hours in advance should you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment. If you fail to arrive for your appointment, a “no-show” fee will be charged at full menu price. Your consideration and understanding are greatly appreciated.


Children & Pets


For safety reasons and out of respect for other guests, the parent of any disruptive or especially loud child will be asked to remove the child from the salon. Children may not be left alone in the lobby waiting area at any time.

Excluding service animals, Oregon health codes prohibit all pets in the salon.




Our complimentary parking lot* is available for Urbaca guests on the uncovered northwest corner of NW 9th and NW Couch, we share the lot with the Pearl Bakery. Space is limited and available to guests only for the duration of their appointment at Urbaca.

Our parking lot is PAY TO PARK during non-business hours!  If you park and don't pay, you will be ticketed!




Founded in Portland, Oregon in 1998, Urbaca is a commission based teaching salon built on education, the finer points of service, teamwork, and creative evolution.

We offer team members consistent skill sharpening classes and opportunities for travel.

Urbaca educates and mentors emerging technicians with our New Talent Associate Program. For more information, email

To apply please download our application:

Employment Application (PDF)

Apply in person, or send applications by Email:

Urbaca Salon
120 NW 9th - Suite 101
Portland, Oregon 97209
PH: 503.241.5030

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