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Metropolis Cafe

) #328 of 2,387 Restaurants in Boston ££ - £££ American
584 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-1603
+1 617-247-2931
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“risottos” (3 reviews)
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££ - £££
584 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118-1603
Neighbourhood: South End
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Reviewed 16 January 2014

Once again, Metropolis was excellent. One of our favorites in Boston when dining in the South End, we went for dinner with friends and enjoyed ourselves. Service was friendly and attentive. The chicken soup was shared by all of us. The duck breast special and...More

Thank scopem
Reviewed 31 December 2013

We love this little neighborhood restaurant, one of our favorites. The food is always good and the service is always great. They tend to change the menu a bit every season and everything is always good and fresh.

Thank steven k
Jeffrey G, Owner at Metropolis Cafe, responded to this review

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Reviewed 12 December 2013

Having lived in Washington DC (the capital of brunches), I consider myself a brunch snob. While Boston has plenty of choices for Saturday or Sunday brunch, only a few stand out. And Metropolis is my all-time favorite brunch place, for two reasons. First, they have...More

Thank Aaron T
Reviewed 20 November 2013

It's a small restaurant in the South End that we visit once a year or so, and the food is always outstanding. My wife's endive salad and swordfish entree were simply delicious. My veal scallopini was too, but the standout was the cauliflower leek gratin....More

Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 20 October 2013

I've walked by Metropolis for years, but never stopped in. I hadn't heard anything good or bad about it so I was indifferent and never motivated to try it. A few weeks ago we found ourselves passing by and decided to stop in for dinner....More

Thank BostontravelGuy
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We've been to Metropolis for breakfast twice now and have found to to be the perfect spot to meet friends & chat over a meal. The food is hearty & well prepared and the service good, if casual. The atmosphere is friendly and the place...More

Thank smarcy
Reviewed 6 October 2013

We went here after a disastrous meal at the butcher shop a few doors up the road the night before. Service was friendly, food excellent, buzzing atmosphere - altogether a pleasant night out. And reasonable prices for the neighbourhood.

Thank Vienna68
Reviewed 22 September 2013 via mobile

Wow. Great food and service. You will love this place and the neighborhood. Have breakfast w your girl and she will love it. Yummy

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 7 August 2013

First: the AC is working again. I've just read several previous reviews and the broken AC seems to have been a major complaint. Again, it is working. Heck, it was almost chilly inside. The food here is quite good. All three in our party happily...More

Thank Psp63
Reviewed 30 July 2013

There were 5 of us, one had soup, three shared a big salad, I had braised short ribs over polenta. Everyone was more than satisfied with the food, but the service didn't miss a beat. We were short on time and they made it a...More

Thank GranPena
South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets
while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings
from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are
scattered around this neighborhood. There are many
gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and
restaurants. It is also home to art galleries,
interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open
market during the summer months. The South End is a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 15:00
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