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Metro! Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.metroroanoke.com
  • Email: chefandyschlosser@yahoo.com
  • Phone: (540) 345-6645
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Thursday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Brunch: Sunday 11:00am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Japanese
  • Executive Chef: Andy Schlosser
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area (bar only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Modern Headliner DJ's plus live music during the week Downtempo and house music plus the latest club hits with a unique twist

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Jefferson St.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: street and public garage across the street
A word from Metro!
Metro! Refined American Cuisine in a stylish Metropolitan Atmosphere
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Diner Reviews
  • "The risotto and bouillabaisse were both wonderful! I just wish they would turn off the big screen TV and play more appropriate music."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Came for brunch with a friend and I was not disappointed. I always enjoy bringing family, friends, or my special someone along with me as we are always treated with amazing service and great food. Jared waited on us and was very attentive throughout while not being obtrusive. Class act"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "I had the most amazing experience at metro on Monday. The weather was perfect to sit out on the patio which was set nicely and had candles on every table. Our server Matthew was very knowledgable about the menu and was able to help us pick out a bottle of wine to pair well with our first and second courses. The cheese plate we started out with was incredible with five different types of cheeses and plenty of extras to try with the cheeses. The entrees we chose ( beef short rib and filet) were tasty and cooked perfectly. I will definitely recommend metro to friends and can't wait to come back again!"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "Love the atmosphere, delicious sushi, and great bar."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Another successful evening thanks to AMAZING food and wonderful service!"
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "We were entertaining out-of-town co-workers, and wanted them to have a favorable impression of the dining scene in Roanoke. Choosing Metro! seemed like the perfect choice - especially on St. Patrick's Day when so many other venues would be packed, we opted for a quiet restaurant where we could discuss business, and even celebrate one of our co-worker's birthday. The food was excellent. We had 3 appetizers to share - A California Roll, Bleu Cheese Gnoochi, and a Cheese Plate with Crostini Bread. Our guests raved over the Bleu Cheese Gnoochi. Dinner was scrumptious. I was particularly fond of the She Crab Soup. The service was as good as the food! Can't go wrong, choosing Metro!"
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "We hadn't been to the Metro in a year or so,but the menu still contained some excellent choices for a special occasion dinner. I can recommend the lamb shanks, maybe the best I've ever had and it's a favorite of mine.Also the walnut salad, very delicious. It was an early dinner, so it wasn't very busy, and the service was top notch."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "First and foremost the service was impeccable. Born and raised in Texas I think of myself as a steak conasaur and the 16oz was honestly the best steak I have ever had and that says a lot coming from me. The atmosphere is amazing and has a relaxing romantic setting however if your looking for alittle after hours fun the bar turns into a fun entertaining place after hours. I would recommend this place to anyone that appreciates great service, and amazingly great food. The price was less than what I expected. ( wine, appetizer, main course, and desert came in around 88.00 for 2 people ) such great service I tipped 40.00. So if your from out of town and looking for a great place this is definitely it."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Metro was a great choice for a late Valentines Day dinner. The service was perfect, the food was great, and the atmosphere was exactly what we were looking for."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "I dined at this wonderful establishment this past week with a few friends and it was everything I hoped it would be. Fantastic environement, fabulous service, and the most creative and exquisite food and drink selections available in the Roanoke valley. To say my company and I had a terrific experience wouldn't express the degree of satisfaction that can be had at Metro!. We will certainly return for both dinner and nightlife. Thank you so much."
    Dined on 2/11/2014
  • "My Friends and I came to eat one a quite Tuesday night, The Staff was amazing, serviced our every need (even when some members of our party were very late) They kept us entertained and happy, the food was perfect, and all in all an amazing time for my friends and I."
    Dined on 2/11/2014
  • "I had an absolute wonderful time at metro! The food was soo delicious and the atmosphere fit perfectly with the lovely dinner I anticipated with my friends and coworkers. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone for any occasion. The bar had a wonderful selection and the lounge area was very warming. Thank you Metro for my lovely evening with my friends and coworkers."
    Dined on 2/11/2014
  • "We celebrated our 5th year anniversary at Metro! and our experience was wonderful. The lobster ceviche appetizer was to die for, the main course of steak and scallops was prepared exactly as we requested and the steak was hands down the best steak I've had in Roanoke. The staff was extremely polite and attentive throughout our entire dinner. I can't think of any part of the experience that I could complain about."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "I've eaten at metro before for the sushi, which is excellent but this time I went for something heartier and was amazed. For my salad course I ordered a wedge salad which turned out to be a very unique and delicious twist with tempura onion rings and roasted tomatoes. The portion was more than generous. My entree was a feature that night; a 16oz blackened rib eye with winter vegetables and multicolored fingerlings. The vegetables were the best accompaniment I've had of its kind; brussels sprouts, snow peas, and beautiful little carrots. The potatoes were impressive with a rose, purple, and yellow collage of color. A very foodie touch. The steak was perfectly trimmed and blackened. Best part of the meal. The team of servers were excellent!!"
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "I came here with a few friends for a nice celebratory dinner. It was a tuesday night, so there weren't many people. We were sat upstairs which was nice since we felt we had the place to ourselves. Dexter was our server. He was amazing and extremely knowledgeable, giving us all great advice. We all started with drinks, in which I ordered off their specialty cocktails. They have one of the better selections in town. The food was amazing and came out really quick. Everything was cooked to order and cooked with extreme care. Overall, our experience was amazing and we/I will definitely be returning again without a doubt."
    Dined on 2/11/2014
  • "Was sat on the upper level with a view of the kitchen and bar. It was fun watching the staff prepare our drinks and our meal. I had the mussels as am appetizer. Every mussel in the bowl was opened and ready to eat. The saffron broth was delicious. For an entree I had a beautiful sashimi bowl. Our server was very helpful in identifying the various cuts of fish and roe. My lychee martini was smooth, not to sweet, and complemented my meal. The bite-sized chocolate pot de creme was just enough to finish our meal. I will definitely be back to enjoy the comfortable, yet elegant, dining room and try some of the beers they have on tap."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "Metro is something truly unique in Roanoke. The food, service, and ambiance were all outstanding. My date and I were seated upstairs which gave us a view of the entire restaurant, including the open kitchen. It was really cool to watch our meal be prepared. The cocktails menu has some of the creative martinis I've ever seen. The service staff was very attentive and even the chef walked around the dining room to talk to guests. Very memorable experience and will be back soon!"
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "Food was amazing. I had the short rib sandwiches as an appetizer, followed by the delicious boulliabaise. Service was great as well. Our server, Taylor, was extremely knowledgeable of the menu and drink list. We could hear and see the open kitchen from our table, which was a great experience. The ambiance was very fun and provided an extremely enjoyable environment for my date and I. I strongly recommend metro! To anyone looking for a great meal."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "I have gone to Metro before to eat and every time the food is great and so is the service. The servers all know the menu very well. They have a large menu and the time it took to get our food was very reasonable. I would recommend anyone looking for good food and a nice night out, to check out Metro! The chef even came out and talked to our table to make sure that the food was okay. Which of course it was great!"
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "My sister, her fiancé, and I went in for dinner tonight at 6. We were welcomed by Kirby, who was the manager on duty, and sat up at a table on the second floor. Dinner was great (I had the lentil soup and venison). Honestly the best venison I've had in a long time. Food service was quick for a Saturday night and our waitress was very friendly. Definitely a great place for a special dinner or celebration."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Our experience at Metro! was awesomeeee. We came in for 1/2 price sushi and Dexter, our server, suggested some DELICIOUS ROLLS! The crab rangoon, dragon, and rainbow rolls were amazing, as was everything else. Dessert was great and we left so stuffed we had to roll out of there. Dexter was a great server and provided us with an enojyable experience. We will definiltey come back!!"
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "We love Metro! We were sat upstairs with a spectacular view of the whole restaurant! From the kitchen to the bar it was really cool to sit upstairs where you can see all the magic happen! Ben was a very attentive server and the manager Kirby visited us quite a few times to check on us as well! All of our food was delicious but took half of it home because our eyes were bigger than our stomachs. Metro is truly something different with their ever changing menu, crazy cocktails and being the only place downtown to literally go from fine dining to an amazing bar for late night."
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "We had a table of 5 on a quiet Tuesday evening, all of us in the food service business with more than a few years of experience in the food industry. The food was excellent, it was presently wonderfully and tasted as well as it was presented. The service was on point and attentive without being overbearing. Our dinner selections ranged from pasta to sushi & fish; all of which ate as well as it looked. The dessert course at the end was a really nice touch to finish a very good meal. Thank you!"
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "My wife and I typically go out on the weekends so I surprised her with a Wednesday night meal at Metro. The hostess, Kirby, was very friendly and made us feel welcome. Our server, Cortni, was also very friendly and attentive to our needs. She was knowledgeable about the beer/wine offerings and the menu, answering all of our questions. I ordered the steak frites and it was cooked perfectly, medium as I requested, and it was delicious. My wife had the striped bass and mushroom risotto. I don't eat a lot of fish but I tried some of her dish and it was also cooked well. The chef, JD, came to our table and asked us about our meal. We complimented him and the staff for a wonderful dining experience. I most certainly recommend Metro."
    Dined on 2/5/2014
  • "We knew when booking this restaurant for our Anniversary it would be an awesome evening, and it was. From champagne waiting for us at the table, extra candles, and the list goes on. One word, IMPECCABLE. Our server Taylor went over the top, he left us wanting for nothing. Thanks again for another great experience."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "This is one of my husband's and my favorite place to go. Whether it's drinks and appetizers at the bar or a multi-course dinner, everything is always fabulous!"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Went here for Restaurant Week and wish I had spent my thirty bucks somewhere else. Not very pleased with most of our food. Some things were smothered in way too much sauce that it overpowered everything. Pastry in salmon dish and in dessert was so overcooked that they couldn't be cut with even a knife. Dessert was the better part of the meal still. Just go for drinks at the bar because it is way too pricey here for an unsatisfactory meal."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Our waiter was in the top 10 of waiters we have ever had. Great guy. Food? Always great."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Was a great evening! This place always has great food and service. Such a selection of good stuff. Looked great again as well."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "we are out of towners in Roanoke for a concert and decided yo try Metro for dinner before the show - turned out to be a good choice. Menu has a lot of breadth, prices are good for the quality and size of the dishes (wine list too), service very good, my fish was a bit over-cooked but overall meal was good"
    Dined on 1/12/2014
  • "We've eaten at Metro four or five times and loved it. Our appetizer was wonderful as were the desserts and coffee. But on this visit, the mains were so so. Service, as always is terrific and we really like the location and ambience."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Very nice sushi and fresh oyster selection. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "We and another couple loved our dining experience at Metro! It had been a few years since we had been there and it was even better than we recall! The 16 oz sirloin melted in my mouth! We had salmon, lamb shank and shrimp aside form my sirloin, all were hits! The appetizers and creme brulee were great too!"
    Dined on 12/15/2013
  • "It was not a great dinner. Our steak was overcooked and the duck dish was very bland. My son enjoyed his sushi and the miso soup was very good. Our waiter was gone for a very long time before coming back to ask about our food. By the time he came back the other people that we were dining with had almost finished and there was no point in taking the food back, we just did not have time to wait. The choices for wine by the glass are not very good. They do have a decent wine list, but I find the prices for the quality of wine to be very high."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "It was a wonderful evening for a birthday celebration. We were seated in a nice cozy corner table. The sushi was fabulous. We really enjoyed the she crab soup. We ended the evening with the creme brulee, which was perfect. Emily was great. She was very attentive."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "Four of us started with the sushi rolls which were fresh and very tasty...the Angry Tuna was delish! The She crab soup was very tasty but more like a stew. Faroe Salmon consisted of 2 large portions of salmon but was confused on whether to eat the "crust" as it wasn't easy to cut into. However the fish and pate inside were very tasty. Potatoes and chard were just ok. The Scallops and Shrimp on the bed of pesto pasta was excellent and it definitely came home in a box! The Kobe burger was amazing and the portion of fries was definitely a table share!"
    Dined on 12/1/2013
  • "They had a great beer selection, but the wine list is incredibly overpriced. Are they really unable to find a single bottle under 28? I ordered the special--espresso braised short ribs w/ seasonal roasted vegetables and fingerling potatoes. The potatoes were not done (hard). The seasonal vegetables were not. A turnip, bell peppers, and carrots. Bell peppers are seasonal in fall? The short ribs were terrible. More fat and gristle than meat, it was served as a steak cut, in the shape of a ribeye. I've never seen a short rib like this. My wife had the big eye tuna tempura. Incredibly salty, with tastable added sugar, the vegetables were just killed in the broth and had no flavor left at all. We would not eat here again."
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "Took my customer out for dinner and we had a very good experience. Will return if I have the chance."
    Dined on 11/6/2013
  • "Our food was great. The she-crab soup and sushi were outstanding. But our waiter was awful. He was slow and uninterested. I asked for recommendations and he merely read the descriptions of three items on the menu. He acted like he couldn't care less whether we enjoyed the meal or not. Made no effect. I would go back for the soup alone. But I wouldn't want the same waite.r"
    Dined on 11/8/2013
  • "Incredible food, service and overall experience. What a great find during my many travels. I will be back for sure!"
    Dined on 11/3/2013