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Metropulos Fine Foods Merchant

216 E Yanonali St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1838
+1 805-899-2300
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (19 reviews)
“gyros” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (24 reviews)
Greek, Italian, Mediterranean, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
216 E Yanonali St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1838
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Metropolous has an incredible selection of sandwiches, salads and artisan food products. I have a wine tour company and we pick up picnic lunches for our clients here regularly. Our guests RAVE about the food! Some of our favorites are: Turkey Jack Avo, Basil Turkey,...More

Thank dcdreyer
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The staff are friendly & always greet me by name. Great food friendly atmosphere located close to various business. Try the macaroons dipped in chocolate.

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great deli on a busy corner. Solid food and large portions. Nice outside patio seating. The deli is an “order here” system that moves pretty fast. Good food and fair prices.

Thank zkrscasa
Reviewed 1 September 2017

It was difficult to tell where to go to order a sandwich but glad we figured it out! The sandwiches are delicious and packed to the brim. We sat inside as it was too hot to sit outside and spent a while looking at the...More

Thank Sophie S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We wanted gyros but it was near closing so they were not available. Had the Metro Firehouse instead - smoked turkey, smoked mozzarella, spicy chipotle aioli, roast red peppers, mixed greens, served warm & melty on a toasted soft roll. I didn't miss the gyro...More

Thank alice_lenthe
Reviewed 25 June 2017

One of the things I miss most about Santa Barbara is Metro (especially their Gyros!). Every time I go back to visit, I end up having lunch here at least twice so I can try as many of their sandwiches as possible before having to...More

Thank KaraScottt
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Perfect place for lunch on the patio with numerous options from soup to sandwiches. Great for take out.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I work right down the street, which is a blessing and a curse in that I eat here A LOT. Everything is so yummy it's hard to know where to start the recommendations or stop eating them! I have had the breakfast burrito which is...More

Thank JRSanchez
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I made a special stop at Metropulos to try the brown butter cookies I had heard about. Were they really as good as people said? No....they were better! This cookie made me swoon. The next day I stopped for two to go sandwiches to take...More

Thank Starchgirl
Reviewed 9 October 2016

If I lived in Santa Barbara, I'd visit this place more often than I should. But since I don't live in SB, we just purchase their gyros and sandwiches (cold and hot). We grabbed some sandwiches here several times and none disappointed (which btw, in...More

Thank Ready2Travl2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 E Yanonali St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1838
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-899-2300
A Funk Zone pioneer, Metropulos Fine Foods and Sandwicherie is committed to bringing you the deliciousness you seek, in a casual, comfortable, friendly atmosphere. Check out our assortment of cheeses and charcuterie, as well as our wine room and imported grocery items. All our prepared items are made in house by a dedicated team of professionals. Desserts, breakfast, Greek dishes, lasagnas, pot pies, deli salads, (etc) all made in house. From duck confit to super yummy sandwiches, we've got you covered! If you would like to see a current version of our menu, please visit our website! Thank you!
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