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Metro!

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French, American, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary
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14 Campbell Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011 (Jefferson St.)
540 345 6645
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Metro! is downtown Roanoke’s premier restaurant and lounge. Though...
Metro! is downtown Roanoke’s premier restaurant and lounge. Though approaching the decade mark, Metro! continues to set standards for excellent cuisine and nightlife. An experience at Metro! brings to mind comparable restaurants in DC and New York City. Our extensive menu features American and Asian cuisine, with an a la carte steak and seafood selection. Nightly specials highlight unique chef-inspired creations. Our hand-crafted cocktails routinely garner awards from local publications. Our guest DJs are among the best in the world - they tour the globe performing for crowds of thousands, yet always love coming back to Roanoke to play on our state-of-the-art sound system. Come taste the difference - the experience that is Metro!
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Visitor rating
  • 65
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Interesting place

Can't give Metro! A five star review as we just had an appetizer and a few drinks, nevertheless have to say that the 'sashimi bowl' was a great experience at the bar. The bartender took great care of us by recommending that dish and she nailed it. Definitely Metro! Is in our short list of Roanoke... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
Dan O
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine

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Roanoke, Virginia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

How to make a day feel special and memorable - go to Metro for a Sunday brunch! We LOVED the food, the atmosphere, the service - a great overall experience in downtown Roanoke!

Level Contributor
41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Can't give Metro! A five star review as we just had an appetizer and a few drinks, nevertheless have to say that the 'sashimi bowl' was a great experience at the bar. The bartender took great care of us by recommending that dish and she nailed it. Definitely Metro! Is in our short list of Roanoke jewels to be back... More 

Roanoke, Virginia
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

Food was awful and service was ok. Everyone in our party food was not good at all. Would not recommend for dinner but would recommend for area to hang out . Nice atmosphere

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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I wanted to love this place because it came highly recommended, but I was disappointed in my time there. We walked in and there was only ONE other party in the entire restaurant. We asked to be seated and when we told the hostess that we did not have reservations, she glanced around the restaurant and acted as if we... More 

Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We often come here for Saturday lunch and sit at the bar. Over time we have gotten to know most of the bartenders, and the amazing Taylor is one of our favorites. We recently stopped by with friends after dinner for a nightcap, and requested several different drinks, all utilizing Taylor's great mixology skills. Not only did he do everything... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I don't love sushi so this restaurant was good but not great for me. They have a ribeye but it was $100, so we tried the steak frites and the hanger steak, both were very good but I was sad about the ribeye being out of reach. Excellent tomato salad, and good service.

Westerville, Ohio, Usa
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111 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I like this little restaurant because they made each meal special. Jimmy my waiter and server added the little touches that made the meal an experience. The food was delicious and the service was great.

Roanoke, Virginia
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374 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We recently had dinner at Metro! on a Saturday night. We had reservations and were seated immediately. The restaurant is located near the Market in Roanoke and there is a parking garage across the street. The dining room is modern and has quite a bit of banquette seating. I found these to be hard and uncomfortable. Additionally, the room was... More 

Virginia
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We have eaten here several times. The sushi is excellent. The service is excellent, knowledgeable, unobtrusive but attentive. The food is fresh and original. The specials are original and innovative. I wish I lived closer. I cannot say enough good things. Just go you will not be sorry.

Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I'm a Bostonian and whenever I visit my sister in Roanoke, I make sure we eat at Metro. The food is top notch, nice wine list and the staff is professional and friendly. Really the only upscale place in the area, in my opinion. They might want to tone down the overhead disco lights, however.

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Additional Information about Metro!

Address: 14 Campbell Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
Phone Number: 540 345 6645
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 to 40
Cuisine: French, American, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Campbell Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
    (Jefferson St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: 540 345 6645

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 to 40
  • Cuisine: French, American, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

Metro! is downtown Roanoke’s premier restaurant and lounge. Though approaching the decade mark, Metro! continues to set standards for excellent cuisine and nightlife. An experience at Metro! brings to mind comparable restaurants in DC and New York City. Our extensive menu features American and Asian cuisine, with an a la carte steak and seafood selection. Nightly specials highlight unique chef-inspired creations. Our hand-crafted cocktails routinely garner awards from local publications. Our guest DJs are among the best in the world - they tour the globe performing for crowds of thousands, yet always love coming back to Roanoke to play on our state-of-the-art sound system. Come taste the difference - the experience that is Metro!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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