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Best spot in downtown Freehold ...
Best spot in downtown Freehold Borough for dining especially with a date! Terrific food, atmosphere and service!

The entire place is really classy and sleek. If you recommend this place your group will thank you, terrific service, really nice interior, very well decorated whether on the downstairs floor or the upstairs floor.
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Mark V. via yelp.com - Apr 1, 2020
Consistently a fantastic meal. My favorite go to for the ambiance, quality and friendly service. Great job Metro!!!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Mar 14, 2020
Prime rib ravioli was good, sushi is nice too but star of the night was Maddie. We went there to celebrate my girlfriends birthday and it was near closing time, server was not rushing us, she always had a great smile. Maddie is a sweetheart and she made our night.
claret206 via google.com - Mar 12, 2020
Yummy 🍣 ... read more
Brian 128 via google.com - Mar 10, 2020
Metropolitan Cafe is always a good go to place to get consistent food and service . Drinks are fairly priced. The menu offers something for everyone. From sushi to steak, everything is well prepared and tasty. Staff is very well trained, professional and willing to make your experience a good one. Will continue to come here multiple ... read more
walterh via opentable.com - Mar 8, 2020
Beautiful place 😍😍 ... read more
Maria Neri via google.com - Mar 7, 2020
We met with friends at this restaurant for a meeting. This place was recommended to us by a friend. Well, it was a winning. we were warmly welcomed by the staff members and we had a fantastic feeling. The food was just great. We had a great time and we will definitely return to this restaurant. Recommended.
Garrett Gore via google.com - Mar 3, 2020
Great place great atmosphere
Great place great atmosphere ... read more
Richard Wayne Ubl via facebook.com - Mar 2, 2020
Enjoyed the rolls in Sushi night!
Kevin Collins via google.com - Mar 2, 2020
Great Sunday Brunch!
Kenneth Roach via google.com - Mar 2, 2020
great food, great drinks, great happy hour and John the bartender is phenomenal.
great food, great drinks, great happy hour and John the bartender is phenomenal.
Princess Geri Urbanski via facebook.com - Mar 1, 2020
Food was average. Servers were very professional though. My husband liked his burger but the shrimp and grits were quite bland. I won’t make a return visit.
Riley via opentable.com - Mar 1, 2020
good music on weekends ... read more
sarahywills via google.com - Feb 29, 2020
This is place is becoming one of my faves. The food is great, with a good variety for everyone and a wonderful bar too. Good vibes and great service!
Giegie via opentable.com - Feb 29, 2020
Food was good but way too expensive for a cafe ... read more
LindaS via opentable.com - Feb 28, 2020
Ahi Tuna was not flavorful but all other entries were very good. Have eaten here previously and always a great meal and ambiance. Great service.
HerbW via opentable.com - Feb 28, 2020
Pretty good. Good happy hour.
Sharon Pekarsky via google.com - Feb 27, 2020
Badly needed date nite w the hubs. Our server was OUTSTANDING. Never a bad meal at The Met Cafe. Apps were on fire (shrimp/calamari app is 🔥 ). Cocktails are inventive and yummy. Great time.
Rudychick via opentable.com - Feb 24, 2020
Food and service is always great.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 23, 2020
Great local restaurant ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 23, 2020
Great food! And service was amazing. Also downstairs turns into a bar lounge at night on weekends ... read more
Vness21 via opentable.com - Feb 23, 2020
Went for a Holiday office party. Had the best time in Metropolitan Cafe Excellent service and delicious meal. It's a little pricey but so worth it. I can't wait to go back for my birthday in February.
A Google User via google.com - Feb 23, 2020
Valentines ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 16, 2020
We made the wrong Reservation date yet they still accommodated us pretty quickly for a weekend. Food was really good the full menu is better but everyone was happy with their meal waitress was perfect everyone was very nice ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 16, 2020
Prefect Valentine’s dinner! The food was delicious and the service was great!!
Michelel via opentable.com - Feb 15, 2020
Wonderful evening, great service, great food!!!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 15, 2020
Stellar local restaurant that never disappoints, with a great bar for the perfect Zyr martini! The menu has great staples, but we had 2 of the specials which were amazing. The wait was a bit long for the entrees but understandably so...it was Valentines Day. This is one of my favorites!
LisaA via opentable.com - Feb 15, 2020
Excellent food and service. The short ribs entrée and lobster special were delicious. Sushi appetizer was good as well. Unfortunately the lobster bisque was not good; it tasted like a watery tomato soup. One other issue was our tiny table upstairs. We were stuck near a corner and the servers had to practically climb over us every few ... read more
steveNhelen via opentable.com - Feb 15, 2020
Valentine’s Day ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 14, 2020
Great Drinks And Good Food And Sushi.
B. Culver via google.com - Feb 10, 2020
We had a Bridesmaids brunch and it was delicious!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 9, 2020
Great service.Our wonderful server was Victoria.Food and drinks were awesome.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 9, 2020
Nice menu good service nice ambiance outdoor seating ... read more
Joanne Boudreau via google.com - Feb 9, 2020
Classy, beautiful atmosphere ... read more
Tinamarie Panzera via google.com - Feb 8, 2020
Awesome atmosphere! A great drinks and menu options, with impeccable service.
Gallery Nic via google.com - Feb 7, 2020
This is one of my new favorites in the area. Food is great ( hard to accommodate my requests though), drinks are delicious and it's a fun place.
Giegie via opentable.com - Feb 4, 2020
Food and service was great. Would recommend it to others.
BrianG via opentable.com - Feb 2, 2020
Lovely brunch
Metropolitan cafe is dependable, always has fresh delicious food. We went most recently for a brunch and it was delicious. A large variety of options, great bar, and they take reservations-which isn’t common for brunch in the area.
16laurenl via tripadvisor.com - Jan 31, 2020
Metropolitan Cafe has been consistently a very good restaurant, and this time was no different. Service was excellent, food was very good, the the ambiance was delightful. Kudos to John and Maddie. Thank ... read more
KenS via opentable.com - Jan 27, 2020
Wonderful!  From the food to the ...
Wonderful!  From the food to the atmosphere to the service. Metro is a very trendy restaurant that is perfect for girls night out or a date night. I have been here many times for birthdays,graduations or just out with friends and the experience is always excellent. I always recommend to make a reservation because it does get busy esp ... read more
Samantha B. via yelp.com - Jan 25, 2020
Definitely our favorite downtown spot, all seasons and anytime of day or week. Menu is varied and specials are great. Service was attentive without annoying. Will be back.
Marie via opentable.com - Jan 24, 2020
Just outside Metropolitan Cafe the Voldemortian sentinel lays in wait. Because she's the hero Metropolitan deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So we'll hunt her. Because she can take it. Because she's not our hero. She's a silent guardian, a watchful protector. A nose job knight ... read more
Paul Olsen via google.com - Jan 23, 2020
Great food and great waitress ... read more
Frances Wraback via google.com - Jan 21, 2020
Wonderful Italian cuisine. Quiet spot. Service was great.
Mark via opentable.com - Jan 20, 2020
Food is pretty good. Service is OK.
John G via google.com - Jan 19, 2020
Food was very good ... read more
Andrew Kaplan via google.com - Jan 19, 2020
The Metropolitan Cafe has been the location of my family's traditional Christmas eve dinner for about 5 years now. The restaurant has a great ambiance (the upstairs is very cozy). They always have the best specials and I typically try whatever specials they are offering. Also their Kalahari appetizer is absolutely wonderful.
Erin Dovel via google.com - Jan 14, 2020
The food was really good and the portions were a good size. We really enjoyed the cinnamon donuts as an app. We would return ... read more
lexU via opentable.com - Jan 12, 2020
The food is as good as it's been for years. The wait staff is courteous and attentive. The bar is okay. The interior decor is where this place has lost a start. It's time for a seriously overdue renovation.
Edward Altus via google.com - Jan 9, 2020
I was really surprised with the interior of this restaurant. I love their food and was not disaapointed.
gea soriano via google.com - Jan 9, 2020
Such a great atmosphere and variety of drinks not to mention an attentive staff. Will definitely be going back. I only just wished it stayed open longer, but That’s only because I’d like to end my night there not start it.
Amir Aly via google.com - Jan 7, 2020
Nice atmosphere and great food.
Donald McElligott via google.com - Jan 7, 2020
Excellent food well prepared. Menu is limited, but they will accommodate most request. Always a vegetarian/vegan option on the menu. The wait staff is also top notch!
Andrew Scheck via google.com - Jan 6, 2020
Great atmosphere. Service was very good. Food a bit overpriced for what you get but great overall night.
JoanneM via opentable.com - Jan 5, 2020
Really great food and service from Victoria. The dumplings are excellent. Good wine list. We keep coming back.
Sally via opentable.com - Jan 4, 2020
Great service, good food, good drinks...excellent restaurant to celebrate or go on a date ... read more
TonyF via opentable.com - Jan 3, 2020
I have been to Metro Café in the past and will return in the future. The food is excellent with good choices. The staff is friendly and attentive. It is a cozy place. The prices are reasonable especially for the portions you receive which is plentiful. As noted I have been there before and will be returning often.
goodtastemike via opentable.com - Jan 2, 2020
Nice evening with friends
Met with a few friends at Metropolitan Cafe. Nice menu. They had 1/2 off a bottle of wine (on a Monday). Nice incentive. Food was very good. A bit pricey, but felt it was worth it.
cserafino23 via tripadvisor.com - Dec 30, 2019
This establishment has continually proved itself to be above the norm. Service and food have been excellent and continue to be.
KenS via opentable.com - Dec 28, 2019
Everything was great, no complaints here at all!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Dec 28, 2019
Had a fabulous Girls Holiday Lunch today at the Metropolitan Cafe! The service was great and the f
Had a fabulous Girls Holiday Lunch today at the Metropolitan Cafe! The service was great and the food was served up hot and delicious! Brisket Tacos and the best French Fries I’ve had in YEARS! Hot, fresh and tasty! My friend had the ULTIMATE GRILLED CHEESE AND SOUP (with a yummy looking lobster bisque!). For dessert we shared t ... read more
Frances Stec via facebook.com - Dec 27, 2019
Great martini menu. Excellent sushi!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Dec 24, 2019
Metro is one of our favorite spots for a casual meal and a few drinks. Food is consistent and menu offers meat, vegetables, seafood and sushi. They offer drink specials on weeknights. Never had a bad meal here.
walterh via opentable.com - Dec 24, 2019
Great food! Schuyler is very attentive ...
Great food! Schuyler is very attentive and respectful. Will be back.
Brian M. via yelp.com - Dec 23, 2019
Great date
Food and service were great. Schuyler did a great job . Empanadas were our favorite. Cocktails were on point ... read more
Yesokay1111 via tripadvisor.com - Dec 23, 2019
Friends Get together
Had an excellent time at Metro Cafe with our server Schuyler. Started off with great, warm bread and butter. The sushi was fantastic along with their short rib empanadas and entree. Will certainly be making a return trip, and highly recommend!
Go476233 via tripadvisor.com - Dec 23, 2019
Great service and delicious food. Nice menu with a large variety of food.
Marsha Heitner via google.com - Dec 22, 2019
The food at Metropolitan Cafe is ...
The food at Metropolitan Cafe is fabulous and our waiter, Schuyler, was fantastic. He was very attentive and helpful. Wonderful experience.
Holly W. via yelp.com - Dec 21, 2019
My niece and I were celebrating an early holiday season meal! Such a wonderful place to do that! Food was delish and the drinks were yummy!
Michelel via opentable.com - Dec 21, 2019
Generally we dine at this restaurant about 4 or 5 times a year over the passed 15 years. It’s one of the few upscale restaurants that is close to our home. The overall experience last night was probably the best. We found the food to be outstanding and our server Ryan was very personable and attentive. I had the tomato soup special ... read more
DBfromManalapan via opentable.com - Dec 20, 2019
Great service food and atmosphere
Great service food and atmosphere ... read more
Joseph Fortunato via facebook.com - Dec 17, 2019
Ambiance was very cozy and warm. Food was excellent and very flavorful. Would definitely recommend ... read more
LouB via opentable.com - Dec 15, 2019
Good drinks. Good music. Intimate and relaxing atmosphere. Live DJ on Saturday.
Serge Bedin via google.com - Dec 15, 2019
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