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Caribbean, Pizza, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican
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Ave Isla Verde, San Juan 00979, Puerto Rico
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Fun, with lovely, friendly, traditional service

Smoked chicken was fantastic, better than bacon - and everyone loves bacon! And our whole family loves bacon. Very busy with locals too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Columbia, Maryland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

if you are the kind of people who prefer quantity vs. quality, this is your place, you can eat a lot but it is trash ...

Thank joaDescubretuIsla
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Still a great place t eat. Great food at reasonable prices. Cuban seasoning has somewhat been replaced by other countries' flavours. Miss the cumin and bay leaves.

Thank Jr S
Carolina, Puerto Rico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Inbelievable experience. The food was wonderful and the staff could not be nicer. This restaurant has an incredible selection of food for every member of your family. Everyone will be satisified. Do not forget to try the flan! It is sooooi soft and creamy. A plus to finish a wonderful dining experience.

Thank MariaydeeV
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying at the Ritz Carlton across the street, I wanted to eat outside of the hotel to really try the local food. I yelp, found Metropol and based on the reviews I had lunch just to try it out. Upon walking in to the restaurant, it was busy, had a 5 minute wait to get table and I... More 

Thank dmele72406
Columbia, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Smoked chicken was fantastic, better than bacon - and everyone loves bacon! And our whole family loves bacon. Very busy with locals too.

Thank Liz4512
Delray Beach, Florida
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110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You will also find typical food from Puerto Rico. The Medalla Beer is served chilled, very chilled. Look for Carne Frita and tostones

Thank uchype
Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were in the area for a week, and decided to visit Metropol at the recommendation of hotel staff. Wow! What an amazing, local meal. We went on a Friday night late (for us - 8pm), and the place was packed. Though we were told our table would only be 20 minutes of a wait, it was... More 

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Initially my thoughts were that it will be a pretty regular morr like low quality restaurant! But i was pretty surprise! Very good and full of puertorican/ cuban flavored food! The waiter was super friendly and nice to us! The mofongo was great if you looking for a mix mofongo with pork! Delicioussss!

Thank Lonestarmiami
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped by for an early dinner at the Metropol. We were promptly greeted and seated by our server. Our server provided us with the special of the day. My wife had the mojito with her palomilla steak and white rice with black beans. I had the chuelleta pork chop can-can. Those of you have a big... More 

Thank Edward P
Atkinson, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very enjoyable experience; friendly waiters, local cuisine, fast service and very good food all at reasonable prices. This is where the locals eat and I understand why. There is a fairly broad menu, covering meat, fish and chicken dishes which are of Puerto Rican or Cuban origin. There are nightly specials as well as a broad range of Latin... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ave Isla Verde, San Juan 00979, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787-791-5585

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Pizza, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine


Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?