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Metro Bis

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

DINNER APPETIZERS
4.95
Holcomb Farm Vegetable Gumbo
with sourdough croutons and fresh chives
8.95
Crispy Marinated Calamari
with a carrot and daikon salad and a tamarind - miso dipping sauce
8.95
Baby Arugula Salad
with roasted vegetables, golden raisins, goat cheese and a dijon vinaigrette
9.95
Crispy Goat Cheese And Potato Tart
with mixed baby greens, smoked tomato jam, and a balsamic vinaigrette
10.95
Maryland Lump Crab Cocktail
with a tomato horseradish vinaigrette, pickled celery root and a splash of crop organic tomato vodka
7.95
Metro Caesar Salad
romaine lettuce, toasted croutons, kalamata olives, and sini romano cheese
8.95
Metro Spinach Salad
with crisp bacon, chopped organic egg, bean sprouts, scallion and a tomato-ginger dressing
12.95
Metro Maine Lobster And Mascarpone Ravioli
with a creamy tomato, shrimp and lobster sauce
7.95
Crispy Thai Spring Rolls
crispy spring rolls filled with chicken breast, mixed vegetables and clear noodles served with a spicy sweet and sour dipping sauce
7.95
Baby Greens Salad
with gorgonzola cheese, candied walnuts, sun dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, roasted garlic, and a balsamic vinaigrette
DINNER ENTREES
24.95
Grilled Gorgonzola Crusted Flat Iron Steak
with garlic whipped potatoes, roasted vegetables, crispy onions, and rosemary scented demi glaze
23.95
Slow Roasted Niman Ranch Pork
with steamed baby bok choy, braised fennel, roasted baby carrots, and a sweet pork glaze
28.95
Pan Seared Atlantic Halibut
with an italian white bean-vegetable zuppa and a creamy tomato basil sauce
28.95
Grilled Marinated Hanger Steak
with a jerusalem artichoke-potato mash and porcini mushroom demi glaze
25.95
Pan Seared Organic Black Pearl Salmon
with an italian roasted red pepper and barley ragout and a creamy sun-dried tomato sauce
26.95
Grilled Marinated Fresh Water Shrimp
with braised kale, sausage, and mixed beans and a roasted red pepper vinaigrette
21.95
Pan Seared Maryland Lump Crab Cakes
with a yukon gold potato hash, steamed greens, and a spicy tomato tartar sauce
25.95
Rainbow Trout
with a sweet potato-apple smoked bacon hash, warm tomato-bacon vinaigrette, and basil-pecan pesto
24.95
Herb Braised All Natural Pork Loin
with a braised metro sauerkraut and vegetable ragout, smoked bacon, and whole grain mustard demi glaze
DESSERTS
6.95
Creme Brulee
5.95
Hazelnut, Fig Or Chocolate Gelato
5.95
Vanilla Panna Cotta
with creme anglaise
6.95
Maple White Chocolate Bread Pudding
with white chocolate creme anglaise
6.95
Warm Apple Cinnamon Tart
with vanilla ice cream and warm caramel sauce
6.95
Chocolate Velvet Torte
with a berry coulis and fresh whipped cream
6.95
Key Lime Tart
with berry coulis and whipped cream
5.95
Vanilla Ice Cream
with chocolate sauce
5.95
Passion Fruit Sorbet
PRICE RANGE
$35 - $50
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the new location a lot more than the old one inside the hotel. Food for our party was mostly great, although the Pat Thai I ordered for lunch was not spicy AT ALL. I gave it to my mother who hates anything remotely...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank steveh_simsbury
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Everything was done with such class and special attention to family of deceased.Food was great. Nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank flowerpotdot
Reviewed February 23, 2019

We went for lunch a couple of weeks after the restaurant relocated to the Ensign House and loved it. The decor is wonderful - fresh and new. Service was outstanding and the food is excellent. Prices are a bit on the high side but you...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank dukel1986
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Metro Bis moved to new quarters just a week before our visit. They currently have seating for about 50 as the rest of the space is being renovated and will increase their capacity. This may explain my biggest annoyance which was that they couldn’t seat...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank larryh574
Reviewed December 27, 2018

I took my husband for his 60th birthday celebration last Saturday December 22nd, when I called to make the reservation I told the person it was a special dinner, it was my husband's 60th birthday dinner. When we got there and all through out the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chuck S
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

After reading some of the reviews, the four of us decided to give Metro Bis a try. We were all very much dissatisfied and disappointed with the quality of the food and also the service. In our opinion, it would never even be worth giving...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joe r
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We returned to Metro Bis after several years, and found it just okay. The food was good, but not memorable, and the service was pleasant but rushed. No sooner did we sit down they were taking our drink order and wanted to know if we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Boscoeurotraveler
Reviewed October 1, 2018

My wife and I had an incredible experience using Metro Bis as our venue for our wedding ceremony and reception. Courtney was extremely helpful throughout the entire process of planning and executing the event. She and her staff did a wonderful job of taking our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Heather B
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is my third review of Metro Bis (one in the old location and two in the 1820 house). This experience was far better than prior visits. Although we were there on a Friday night, I was a bit dismayed that the restaurant was less...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Teri W
Reviewed September 26, 2018

The reviews look good online but I was disappointed with the quality of the food, which was mediocre given the prices. The crab cake had very little crab and way too much breading, the bread with the meal was some tasteless pita and my salad...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mary C
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Questions & Answers
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Heath1183
May 6, 2017|
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Response from Christopher P |
Dress is business casual, but there is no specific code. Women are welcome to wear pants and men usually come in collared shirts.
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Ann C
December 22, 2015|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. But you need to check their website or call them. I do not see any classes listed on their site metrobis . com
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Fern D
October 19, 2015|
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Response from LoR722 | Reviewed this property |
They have a busy bar, but not sure whether food is served there.
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