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Metro Bar and Grill

2019 Essington Rd, Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 577-8191
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Ranked #26 of 224 Restaurants in Joliet
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 22, 2014
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Naples, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

METRO BAR AND GRILL in Joliet, IL has a typical American diner menu with a little bit of this and a little bit of that, but no really strong points. For example, the seafood choices are very meager. Prices are quite reasonable, being neither high nor low for the quality and portions of the meals being served. On my trip,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is my 3rd time and it's always wonderful! I love the variety of sandwiches, salads, sides, etc. The food is casual upscale, with really eclectic ingredients. The service is wonderful and courteous. I especially like that they offer a gluten free bun with any sandwich, for just a $.75 upcharge. It's so nice to enjoy a burger or the... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We went there right after it opened for lunch on st. Patricks day. I ordered a corned beef and cabbage plate. My bf ordered a poor boy and we got saganaki as an app. The saganaki was good but small for $8 and it took them half an hour to bring it out. We then waited a good 20 minutes... More

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Crest Hill, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This place is great, I've passed by it many times since moving to the area and thought I'll have to check the place out sometime but never thought much of it because it's in the corner in a strip mall and doesn't have much appeal on the outside. Boy was I wrong! When you walk in, the place is very... More

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Buena Park, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Three of us needed a place to conduct a business meeting and grab lunch, so we stopped in there last week. Parking was anything but easy. Busy lunch crowd, so we figured maybe it would be ok. Took forever for someone to take our order, but as we were engaged in conversation, it wasn't terrible, but as I write reviews... More

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Joliet, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

We enjoy a casual dinner & drinks at this local spot. Tonight we ordered key lime shrimp w rice, and a chicken teriyaki dinners. They offer 2 side dishes with every dinner. The food is very good and decent portions. The service is excellent, they have a lot of staff for a small restaurant. The decor is upscale & trendy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Metro Grill is in a strip mall, but the food is great, and the parking is easy. We have tried a number of items on the menu and they are all good.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Our first visit. Decided to try the #5 rated (Trip Advisor) place in Joliet. It is a nice looking place and decent menu, the food could've been better. Ordered spinach dip, a burger and a poor boy, pretty simple dinner. Both sandwiches were very well done and extremely dry. Veggies were obviously frozen, and the spinach dip was more of... More

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Metro Bar and Grill is almost always busy. That alone should let you know that it's a restaurant worthy of your consideration. Although we've never had to wait a long time to be seated, it's worth it. Their lunch and dinner menu offers a great variety, but if there's one thing I believe they serve up the best, it has... More

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Joliet, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I have been to the metro on several occasions and love the food and servers they are amazing people and treat you just like you are family. Unfortunatly I have also heard and seen the owner and how abusive he is to his servers. So Dino if you want to keep your businees running I advise you treat your servers... More

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