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Metropolitan Oyster Exchange Restaurant and Bar - CLOSED

972 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3905
+1 757-222-2202
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Sep 16, 2016
“Oysters, oysters, oysters!”
Sep 3, 2016
“Oysters and beer”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
972 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3905
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

We get to Virginia Beach about once a year, and we always go here the first evening in town. We were there on a Friday night and it was packed. We always get the fried oysters, so delicately fried. If you are craving oysters, this...More

Thank jm5445
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Walked in on an afternoon around 5:30. They where packed right from the start. We squeezed in at the bar. The order wasn't hard to get in. It was a relaxed feel. The restaurant was decorated like they went to Hobby Lobby? It was very...More

Thank bird1911
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Have been here a few times this summer with my wife and with groups of friends. Have never had to wait for a table and the service is always excellent. They usually have a selection of about 5 types of oysters that seem to periodically...More

Thank zar537
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I had heard of this place from a friend and had read about it. I should have had a clue when we drove up and it wasn't busy. Several of the other places we frequent were packed so we decided to give Metro a try....More

Thank Gerry R
Reviewed July 19, 2016

We live right across the street, thought it would be great to have a new place to go. We went on a Tuesday evening about 6:30. Very empty , no wait staff. Finally after waiting 15 minutes ordered, fried shrimp for my husband, broiled flounder...More

Thank Lori D
Reviewed July 19, 2016

I had a hunger for some raw oysters, but had been dissatisfied with what I had been getting from our usual haunts. Saw this place advertised and decided to give it a try. Excellent would be under stating how fresh and tasty the oysters were,...More

Thank JACK10171
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the spinach salad with tuna and warm bacon dressing. Whole table loved the fries and our oyster fans enjoyed the wide selection.

Thank VirginiaFamilyOfFive
Reviewed July 17, 2016

During a recent Virginia Beach visit, we had dinner at Metropolitan with friends who suggested it. We were not aware of Metropolitan and were very pleased. The atmosphere is inviting and casual, but somewhat understated upscale. The seafood selection is plentiful! We had the crab...More

Thank VaBeneSRQ
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Put this on your must eat list. Wonderful selection of oysters and seafood. Unusual cocktails. Great atmosphere. Sit at the Oyster bar.

Thank Mary Paul C
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited MOE on a Saturday night without a reservation. We were seated (at our request) at the Oyster Bar. Dave, the oyster shucker, was also our waiter. I was initially worried about the multi-tasking aspect of this, as he was very...More

Thank Dickm8
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 972 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3905
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-222-2202
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