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11188 Washington Pl, Culver City, CA 90232-3920
310-559-6821
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Upscale food in unexpected setting

A surprisingly good selection of menu items in a small, modestly appointed setting enveloped by an Econolodge

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A surprisingly good selection of menu items in a small, modestly appointed setting enveloped by an Econolodge

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Culver City, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Metro Café is my favorite restaurant in Culver City. It is an excellent restaurant with a unique set of offerings. The restaurant is built into the Culver City Travelodge motel, but the restaurant is far better than diner-type food you might expect from a motel restaurant. It's right by a street corner that hosts Johnny's and Tito's Taco's, two venerable... More 

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Reading
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This a fab place to eat. Took two fussy kids and they were very accommodating. Food was fantastic and worth the money. Best food we have had since being in the US! It does get busy and isn't very big so maybe book or get there early!

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Food wasn't bad, but not worth the price. I had a sandwich and the wife had a salad. No drinks. It came to 28 bucks.

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Breda, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is housed near what must be the ugliest junction in West LA, and in a small unit, half tucked away in a parking garage. It was clearly once the 'breakfast canteen' to what is now the Travelodge. But let none of this distract you from this excellent place, which serves good and imaginative food for very reasonable prices, and... More 

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Culver City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Don't be fooled by the location or name - this restaurant does not server diner food. The food is excellent. Don't expect your food to come out quickly though. Be patient, enjoy a glass of wine and be prepare to be delighted once your food comes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Awesome food !! Great breakfast lunch and dinner would highly recommend this to anyone traveling in the area

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NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I have been lucky to have great meals in places all over the world. Nothing compared to a lamb dish I had here a few weeks ago. The price; half what I paid for far less on four continents. The staff is friendly. The menu changes often. The food superb. Had a quick breakfast a few days before and I... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had dinner and decided to go back for breakfast on the next day because the food was very nice. The outdoor setting was great, the service was great. A bit pricey for a small cafe but you get what you pay.

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I think I tried almost everything on their menu, and I have not been disappointed yet. You always have the standard menu, but try their specials. You will not be pleasantly surprised.

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Additional Information about Metro Cafe

Address: 11188 Washington Pl, Culver City, CA 90232-3920
Phone Number: 310-559-6821
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11188 Washington Pl, Culver City, CA 90232-3920
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
  • Phone Number: 310-559-6821

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?