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Metropolis Martini & Tapas Restaurant

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Sat, 7/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$25 - $35
CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Menu

Toasted Ciabatta w/ White Truffle & Honey Butter
Charcuterie
Artisanal Cheese Plate w/Fresh & Dried Fruits, Candied Nuts & Crackers
House Smoked Lump Crab Dip w/ Crostini
Pork & Ginger Potstickers w/ Duck Sauce, Ponzu, Sesame Seeds & Scallion
Salad of Baby Spinach & Roasted King Trumpet Mushrooms w/ Goat Cheese, Metro Bacon, Pickled Red Onion & House Vinaigrette
Sauteed Calamari in Tomato, Garlic & Saffron Broth w/ Grilled Bread
Pan Fried Pork Belly "French Fries" w/ Smoked Paprika-Lemon Aioli & Pickled Hot Peppers
Salad of Artichokes, Hearts of Palm, Goat Cheese, Grape Tomato, Caramelized Red Onion & Scallion w/ House Vinaigrette
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to try new things! Tapas is a great environment to try new food and new drinks. Metropolis has an extensive cocktail menu and great small and large tapas plates you can try new things while filling up on another delicious options!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Y8272YNnatalieh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to OBX for years and this was my first visit. With the name, I thought the place would be a more stuffy type of martini bar, but I was wrong. They have a great assortment of beers and other type of...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Phil J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off this place has amazing martini's. The Passionfruit Jalapeño is one of the best drinks I have ever had. The service also is great. The food is up and down. Tuna tartar amazing. It is small and you will want to order a second...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 27williamdb
Reviewed May 29, 2019

Great selection of Tapas and alcoholic drinks including a large beer selection. We tried the spinach salad, escargot, scallops and blue crap penne pasta all samplers which all all had a very special taste. Priced, with special flavors and sized so that you wanted more....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Brenden13
Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

Still my top choice for dinning around the Duck to Corolla area. Always fine specials on the board from an oyster mushroom risotto to their special soups. The asparagus and crab is a velvet treasure. Something new for us was the escargot appetizer cooked on...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Gary B
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

Decided to visit Metropolis after reading reviews and we were not disappointed. Excellent meal and waitress Mauve. All of our tapas selections were wonderfully season and prepared. Nice wine and cocktail selection. All in all a wonderful evening and would be happy to return when...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank sangpicks
Reviewed April 20, 2019

My wife and I travel to Corolla for a week off-season almost every year. We always eat at Metropolis at least twice during the week. The food is always creative and excellent. Matt and Mark are fantastic hosts and you can tell they enjoy what...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dave1957usna
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Always a delight to try the specials at Metropolis which is closed Sunday and Monday late in the season. I stopped by to enjoy a bowl of garlic soup topped by a delicious dolop of crab ($12). From the regular menu I tried the seared...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Gary B
Reviewed December 31, 2018

This is a restaurant that wants you to be happy and satisfied! We had 13 adults who love great food and this is one of the best in the OBX. Start with a signature drink that can be seasonal but always unique. The Challah bread...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

Food is served as it's ready from the kitchen. Liked all the small plates we had. Owner/chef comes out and is good person to ask about dishes. Good staff. Informal. It's a bit hidden behind the main highway. Follow your GPS.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hirschwrites
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No. Not on the ocean side. No real view.
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