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Metropol

Ave Isla Verde, San Juan 00979, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #56 of 541 restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: Caribbean
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Abingdon, Maryland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Had dinner here while on our honeymoon. Food was delicious. Drinks were great. Bartender was attentive and so nice. Might go back for dinner again tomorrow! Portions are huge!! So full!! Recommend this to everyone!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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124 reviews 124 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

For more than 30 years this cuban food restaurant has been present in Puerto Rico. They are very consistent and prices are reasonable. Their menu includes cuban, local and international dishes. Usually portions are big, so you can order one plate for two. For this reason be carefull when you order because you may end with a lot of food.... More

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Flower Mound, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We've been coming to the Metropol every year for 30 years on our way back from Carribean vacations. We've had it all ways, so I don't doubt prior reviews. This time was exceptional. We showed w/o a reservation on a Tuesday night. We were seated immediately. The decor is awesome, the service impeccable, and the smoked 1/2 chx with congri... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is excellent ! The food is very, very good and the prices are relatively low. The food specialty is cuban-puertorican, but they have international food also. The menu is extensive. They do almost everything. Try the stuffed cornish hen or the roasted pork. The black beans are superb !!! Also, the mojito drink. It's a must.

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We have been to Metropol many times over the years as it is convenient to the area. The food is good, not outstanding, but good local dishes. The atmosphere is very understated. This is a good stop if you would like to try some local dishes but remember it is very casual.

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Shelton, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

We wanted to get off the tourist path eat where the hotel chefs eat. We found this place. The red snapper and mofongo did not disappoint. Great flavors.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Ceviche was delicious, best mojitos anywhere. And 3.99 for HH We had the nicest waitress I think I have ever had, I'm sorry I forgot her name. Sat in the bar, more fun, not as stuffy

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Simi Valley, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Metropole was recommended as authentic Cuban/Puerto Rican food. . Three of us were disappointed. One had steak, one Salmon (looked like whitefish) and I tried the Cuban Sampler. We ended up bringing most of it back with us and cut it up for a 'stir fry' the next night since our hotel had a kitchen. Disappointed in all of the... More

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Miami
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This place has been in Puerto Rico for quite some time and have a few restaurants around the Island. It has for the most part Cuban dishes but, they have Puerto Rican-ized some of the dishes on the menu. All in all it pretty good and the mojitos are very refreshing!

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Wallington, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The restaurant was just across the street from our hotel. Aside from the fast service and great food their strawberry smoothie was amazing!

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