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The Metropolitan Cafe
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Chef fueled fusion cuisine
Reviewed August 5, 2013

We are very glad this café came to our community. We had a groupon which was 2 small plates and four large plates for 63 dollars. We had the nachos and the stuffed artichokes. Nicely presented, but nothing to write home about. The four large plates, we had chicken pica, chili salmon, and Hawaii fish, and perch. All prepared nicely and we all liked our large plates. The waiter was very nice and very good at his job. They had music going. He was too loud for this place. We had to scream at each other which makes dinner very unpleasant. Ask the staff, three time to turn it down. The food was on the higher end, so we were glad to have the Groupon.

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Thank wkelly67
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Reviewed December 28, 2012

We visited the Metropolitan with another couple. Service was horribly slow. Never attentive, we had to flag down our server for everything - drink orders, menus, food orders and even the tab. The restaurant is L shaped with a protected front door and exit/entrance in the rear near parking. Unfortunately - people tended to park in the rear and come in that door. Since the door was only 5 feet from our table and 15 degrees outside - we froze the entire evening. It was awful. Food was good. If management hopes to stay in business - they need to get some new staff and put a sign on the back door that says please use front door only.

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Thank K C
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

Awful! Was looking forward to a great girls night out, instead we had drain flies in 3 different martinis, never recieved an appetizer we ordered when we first were seated, waited over a half an hour! Managment NEVER came by to smooth over the bugs in drinks fiasco. I've been in the f & b business for over 15 years- this place needs MUCH improvement if they plan on sticking around. You cant charge $20+ for an entree when there is zero ambience. Give the friendly hostess the managers job, at least she was personable, smiled & seemed to CARE. A tray of drinks was dropped near us, it was not cleaned up in a timely manner, nor were any patrons asked if they were ok (drinks splashed on guests, did glass hit anyone-nothing!) The friendly hostess cleaned it up as servers stood by! No teamwork, no leadership, no one cared or helped one another. The young girl manager seemed irratated & rolled her eyes when I approached her on our way out. WOW- a lot needs to be fixed in this mess. A dirty bar leads to a dirty kitchen, drain flies can be a hindurance in any bar, but making excuses for them is intolerable.

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1  Thank zieny
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

We tried the Metropolitan Cafe based on reviews.
Nice atmosphere and menu.
The food was a bit pricy, but good.
Our problem was the waitstaff, as our server didn't know that they had a Happy Hour when asked, (they did) and we had to find him to clear our dishes( texting on cellphone).
After a longer than expected wait we received our check.
Not the way to secure return customers!

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Thank MichaelDiner
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Reviewed June 29, 2012

The food was fresh and wonderful. Very comfortable seating while waiting for a table. Servers were very attentive. They have a large outdoor patio seating area.

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Thank SweetPea2bk
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