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Metro Cafe

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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: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    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
Very original, but too warm

At 10:30 on Sunday morning, no air and only front and back(to a parking garage)doors open. With little air movement, it was uncomfortable. Food is great and generous. Service is friendly and charming. Worth a visit, but not the best in Culver City.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

At 10:30 on Sunday morning, no air and only front and back(to a parking garage)doors open. With little air movement, it was uncomfortable. Food is great and generous. Service is friendly and charming. Worth a visit, but not the best in Culver City.

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Rolling Hills Estates, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My wife and I went here for Dinner on Friday night before the theater. We arrived a 6 PM. When you first see this restaurant you are not sure you want to go there, as it looks like a slightly run down coffee shop in a motel - but.... We were greeted by an exceptionally friendly waiter. Beer and wine... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This nondescript café has some of the best breakfasts anywhere in SoCal. It's not a fancy place, so the prices are very reasonable. But the food is better than home cooked, (except of course for my cooking.) The omelettes were fantastic, fluffy, tasty, and perfectly cooked. It was stuffed with ham slices and melted cheese. Might have been nicer to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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

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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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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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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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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?