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“Metropulos Rocks!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Metropulos Fine Foods Merchant

Metropulos Fine Foods Merchant
Ranked #124 of 526 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: Greek, Italian, Delicatessen
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: 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!
Santa Barbara, CA, USA
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Metropulos Rocks!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

This is my favorite deli in SB. Their food is delicious, it comes out very quickly and the staff is both friendly and engaging. I generally go their on my lunch breaks and call the order in. It takes me 10 minutes to get there and my sandwich is always ready, even when they have an order line 15 people deep. Their basil turkey sandwich is by far my favorite, but their roast beef is also excellent. This place is ALWAYS full, which is a good sign, but I write this as a suggestion to give yourself a little time when eating there and not picking up and leaving.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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mpls
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great local food and wine. A gem. ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

I pride myself on finding those sweet little local joints that have great value. This place was perfect. If you're a foodie, or just want the scoop on the area... Check this place out. Good prices and very friendly staff.

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1 Thank Cole B
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Venice, Ca
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141 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
“Big fan of these quaint deli”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Their website is robust so I thought it would be much bigger store than it actually is, which wasn't a problem at all. Our order was completely ready since I had called it in prior, and everyone was very friendly. Baklava is delicious! All 8 ladies for a bachelorette lunch were very happy with their sandwiches. Platters were a bit expensive, so we opted to make our own. Will definitely be back when we are in Santa Barbara!

Visited March 2014
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Thank LApuplover
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Santa Barbara, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Sandwich perfection!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

Metropulos is an excellent place to stop for specialty grocery items and wine but I generally stop here solely for the "Avocado sandwich". It is the perfect balance of flavors between two slices of bread! Whether you are vegetarian or not, you must try it! The service behind the deli counter is always super friendly and they really seem to enjoy their jobs. Last trip I showed up during a lunch rush and my sandwiches were still ready to go within 5 minutes!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Anita B
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Los Angeles, California
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76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013

It's a deli with a wide selection of sandwiches and salads--and everything we ordered was tasty. Prices are reasonable, and it was a cmfortable, relaxing lunch.

Visited June 2013
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