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Metropolis Cafe

584 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-1603
+1 617-247-2931
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“salmon” (10 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
584 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-1603
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

As a party of 4, all of our dinners were very good, and for the price, we felt a good value. However, the service was less than optimal with wait staff who seemed to be doing us a favor to serve us. We had spent...More

Thank bathtravel123
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Metropolis is a small and excellent restaurant in Boston’s South End. The menu is inventive and varied, with fine meat, fish and vegetarian choices. The quality of the food is very high, and the prices are quite modest. The drinks are strong and the setting...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Dinner with friends before the show. Limited but good wine and beer selection. Tasty salad and bisque. Veal scallopini and salmon were very good although the latter was served lukewarm. Server became a bit distracted as evening progressed.

Thank magivey
Reviewed 11 November 2017

There are many good restaurants in Tremont street. We picked Metropolis due to its ambiance and availability of seating when we arrived. They gave us the option to sit in the bar or wait 30 min for a table, but when we pointed to them...More

Thank family_travel66
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Little neighborhood restaurant, nicely decorated, big mirrors on the wall which brings a lot of light. The staff is friendly and welcoming. The food is tasty and fresh. The eggs Benedict are delicious.

Thank yara_globetrotter
Reviewed 24 July 2017

wonderful spot - food was fantastic as was the atmosphere - and the wine! we sat at the bar but it still felt private - lovely service.

Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Went with my son who lives in Boston. We had a great table, server and meal. I recommend the brussel sprouts app, spatzle app, chicken main course and seared scallops main. Lovely wine list and very fair prices make this my new " go to"...More

Thank LoPo16
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Delicious food and friendly service. A member of the Aquitaine Family of restaurants but quite different. Can't wait to go back!

Thank maryborabora
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Eclectic menu. Nice bar area for dining. Not many tables, which makes the wait time even more of a head scratcher. Was over an hour from time we first sat down to when food came out. Order was taken maybe 10-12 minutes in. Put a...More

Thank mikeys2
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The service was wonderful but the food left a lot to be desired. My pork chop was a small regular size chop with a lot of fat. The amount of meat was miniscule. For the price charged, not a great deal. One of the other...More

Thank Peter G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$29
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 584 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-1603
    (Between Clarendon St.and Dartmouth St.)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops near our front door at 584 Tremont Street Green Line T stops, Back Bay and Copley Silver Line on Washington Street
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-247-2931
  • E-mail
A cozy and casual Mediterranean cafe overlooking bustling Tremont Street, in Boston’s Historic South End. Offering our guests fine dining, hospitality and casual dining prices. Join us any night for Dinner or come try our award winning brunch on Saturday & Sunday.
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