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Met Bar and Grill Natick
Met Bar and Grill Natick

Met Bar and Grill Natick Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.metbarandgrill.com
  • Phone: (508) 651-0003
  • Hours of Operation: Wednesday - Saturday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Sunday-Tuesday: 11:00am - 9:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Todd Winer
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
  • Private Party Facilities: Private dining room that can accommodate up to 36 people equipped with AV and Plasma TV.
  • Private Party Contact: Beau (508) 651-0003

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Speen Street
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Valet available as well as Mall Parking.
A word from Met Bar and Grill Natick
The Met Bar & Grill is an offspring of the “modern” steakhouse which serves world class meat with an innovative approach. Located at the new Natick Collection this stylish restaurant serves classic American fare with a touch of sophistication and comfort. The menu boasts something for every appetite. Try the traditional steakhouse options which are sure to please the carnivore in you or select from the Met Creations for more inventive dishes. A main feature of the Met Bar & Grill is the Met Burger Bar where the American Iconic Classic is served. Enjoy your burger simple and traditional or custom design it with a selection of fine meats, artisanal cheeses, fresh baked buns and choices of 48 toppings from around the world. Be transported across the globe on a “burger Journey”.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
Diner Reviews
  • "The food quality and portions have gone way down. I can’t imagine going back here again. The waiter was very good and the manager tried to make it right on the portion, but there is no making up for poor taste and poor food quality."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "wine glasses are dirty food and services are not as good as it used to be very disappointing"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "My last visit was just ok. The drinks were good, as usual. The chow not as up to par as it has been in the past. Very loud."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "The variety of food, hamburgers, Asian fusion, reasonable portions, and prices makes this place a good evening stop after work and before or after shopping. Wine list and bar menu are also a plus. The back tables are a little dark but are comfortable for 4 or more in a party. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Our table was poorly lit - could barely read the menus - and they did not try to seat us elsewhere with better lighting. Side orders were served alongside appetizers (and were cold by the time our entrees arrived). An order for food without cheese was delivered with cheese. And a steak ordered medium-rare came medium-well. Very disappointed."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "The large and vaired menu provides a reliable spot for the whole family when visiting the Natick Mall. We like the burgers a lot and the fried chicken wings. Tried the rice bowl for the first time... interesting and very good. Always excellent cocktails and craft beers. Friendly staff."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "i will def come back. food was amazing!!! comparing to a mall food this place is way beyond."
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "The service is good here..this visit we hit a snag with the food in ordering the "turkey hash" opening time on a Sunday...it wasn't "hash" at all but large pieces of dry turkey cubes that came with undercooked, and a few raw inside, potatoes--and this after waiting a long time. The manager was prompt in handling the issue--which we appreciated. I think overall they are better with their signature burgers."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "We needed someplace to eat in the Natick Mall on our son's 16th birthday and chose the Met -- first visit. The guacamole & chips appetizer was generously portioned and delicious. Husband got dry-rub chicken wings; tasty, although we wished they'd cut off the tips and sectioned the wings (even the presentation suffered without this simple step). Two of us had the cedar miso salmon -- perfectly cooked and nicely seasoned. Son had the NY strip and devoured it, along with fluffy mashed potatoes. Dulce le leche cheesecake and an order of coffee ice cream finished things off. The only downside to this place is that it is run-down; banquet fabric all ripped up, boards missing from woodwork of room divider, etc."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "The place was very busy on a week night and we were seated right away. The Met Bar is a great place to go if you want a real good hamburger with a twist. They have a huge selection of burgers, salads, sandwiches and entrees. Burgers are with or without a bun. You can get a topless burger in a bowl with or without lettuce. Fries can be upgraded to a side such as a vegetable. We tried the Fenway burger in a bowl with lots of bacon, cheese, lettuce and tomato. They forgot the fried egg, but we alerted a waiter and he quickly brought one over. The burgers are large and a handful to eat, but delicious. They also have a very large selection of beers and feature a monthly special entree. We enjoy coming here and plan to return."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "I was looking forward to my $21 kobe burger., but I've had better burgers elsewhere (in Boston). It was overcooked for the medium I ordered. It also was quite thin, which made it appear that it had been pressed with a burger press, which of course will make it dry. The fries were so-so. Truffle oil frites or even a freshly cut/skin on fry would be better considering the price of the burgers. I have eaten here twice before. Once was restaurant week at the restaurant in Brookline. Steak was fantastic and we were very happy with everything. Second time it was with a group and I ordered the salmon, which was yummy but a bit inadequate given there were really no sides and the portion of the fish was small."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Overall, very good burgers at a pretty reasonable price given the atmosphere and location. Thought the appetizer was incredibly small, but needed the space for the burgers so all good. Not sure if it's right for kids, might be a little too adventurous for some, but would recommend it to someone looking for a good burger in a pretty trendy setting."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "We had not been to Met Bar in a while due to a less than great experience last time and unfortunately we felt the same about this visit. appetizers took a while to get to our table and within a couple bites our dinner arrived. It shouldn't be that difficult to get the timing right on this. Our favorite appetizer (Buffalo shrimp) was not as good as usual - very disappointed. My burger was great. I don't think we'll be back."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "A group of us went for "Spaghetti night". Web site advertised that day (and still on). Placards on the table. Sorry, that has been discontinued. We went on a Sunday night--lots of kids and families. Wouldn't go back for date night, but for a quick lunch with friends at the Mall, it works."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "it was a good atmosphere, but the burger was very average and i substituted the kale salad for fries, and it was full of grit, which was very unpleasant. Plus, they dont give any OpenTable points which is disappointing. Doubt I' will go back anytime soon."
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "The Met Bar & Grille was a very busy place on a Friday night. We've been here before and like their hamburgers, so that's why we returned. The menu has a large variety of choice, especially for hamburgers. The selection is great and they offer some unique choices to try. We tried The Fenway with bacon and a fried egg topped on the burger which was delicious. The burgers are a bit large to handle, so come hungry. Fries are very crispy. The Met also has a variety of micro beers to chose from. Our server was busy, but he gave us good service and it didn't take long to have the meal come out. Besides burgers and sandwiches they have salads and full dinners. Some of the entrees have a gourmet flair. Good value, worth the visit."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "We had been so surprised and delighted with our first visit to the met bar-super interesting food combined with a nice, grown up bar/restaurant atmosphere - that we were excited to come back and try a few other things on the extensive menu. Unfortunately, the second time around was not as charming - same great scene and excellent service, but my "mini burgers" - sliders" were served virtually cold (thankfully the fries were hot and perfect) and my cesaer salad had a dressing more reminiscent of thousand island than cesaer. My dining partner tried the new york strip, which he found to be pretty average, although he thought the smashed potatoes were a great accompaniment. Hoping it was just an overly busy Friday night as this is a cute spot."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "I typically order a burger here and it's always very good. Round it off with a nice micro brew beer and it's a great option for a casual meal with our kids when we're in the mall."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "Will be one of the best burgers you will ever have."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "Pan-seared tuna was very good. Stone rice bowl had fresh, interesting veggies. Everything was quickly prepared and hot. Service was good. Waiters were very attentive. Seated at "the windows", view is of bare trees and parked cars. Door opening to outside was slightly drafty on a cold day. Dining room next time or bar."
    Dined on 1/5/2014
  • "We have been to the Met Bar here and newton and Boston.......we always enjoy it.....the menu offers a good variety of items.......the drinks are delicious and the service is excellent.....whether we sit at the bar for two or at a table for six.......have had lunch and dinner there....will continue to eat at The Met Bar......"
    Dined on 12/23/2013
  • "We hadn't dined at The Met in several years so were excited to go. The menu is extensive, which I actually find a detriment -- it's hard to get through all the lists of items and I really wonder if they do them all well. That said, 2 of us ordered burgers, 1 steak tips and 1 had onion soup and fries. We also had the housemade guacamole. The guacamole was good, but salty, the steak sauce was overpowering, and the onion soup was fair. The burgers were good, but nothing special. But the service was horrendous. We had a waiter who didn't every listen to the whole request, took forever to bring back drinks, food, refills, etc., pretty much ignored our table for much of the time. We would have to think twice before returning."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "The tune/salmon tartare was only salmon I had ordered a salad because I wanted something fresh; it was soaked in dressing and cheese. I could barely see green"
    Dined on 12/5/2013
  • "Wonderful as usual. The menu as good as Met Back Bay (probably identical). Our server was very attentive and helpful. We had a very pleasant dining experience. The food was well prepared and spot on as ordered"
    Dined on 11/29/2013
  • "Horrible experience. Didn't even receive part of our meal."
    Dined on 11/24/2013
  • "My party had reservations for a Saturday evening - something you might want to consider given that the Natick mall is about to be very busy through the end of the year. Our server was fantastic - sorry to say I don't remember her name. She got all of our orders right for a party of 6, including special requests due to dietary needs. Apps / starters included buffalo shrimp over asparagus (very good - not much heat though) and salsa and guacamole (salsa got good reviews from the group, and the guac was fair, but so chunky that the chips had a hard time scooping it up). Two in our party ordered the steak tips medium and the meat arrived pretty tough in both of our orders. The vinegar peppers and mashed potato accompaniments were quite good."
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "Perhaps the best thing about this eatery are the hamburgers and sandwiches. They are great. The entrees are good, but not the price/value you get from a hamburger or sandwich."
    Dined on 11/11/2013
  • "All dishes were way to greasy with too much oil and fat."
    Dined on 11/7/2013
  • "Had a late lunch with family- added another member to our reservation easily. Service was excellent, although it was hard for our waiter to hear us as it was quite noisy. Couldn't stop eating my food-got sirloin steak."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "Had high hopes for this restaurant but very disappointed with tasteless good. Never had worse eggs Benedict before and sadly this restaurant delivered just that. Sad for a restaurant that is very beautiful and comfortable. Guess you should stick to the hamburgers!"
    Dined on 11/3/2013
  • "A dinner date with my teenage granddaughter. We had a lovely meal. One of the highpoints was the server did not miss a beat when no alcohol was ordered. (Sometimes servers seem really annoyed by this.)"
    Dined on 11/1/2013
  • "The food is always cooked and served just the way you would expect in a place that cares about its customers. The waitstaff is always friendly and energetic. The bottom line: you feel like you are truly welcomed. I had a very tasty salmon burger this time, but other times I ate the lunch combinations. The combos are special because you get to choose just about anything on the menu from salad, soups, and sandwiches."
    Dined on 10/22/2013
  • "Had a fantastic meal, food, service, all exceptional. Extremely food allergy friendly, aware, served safely to two members of our parrty. Nice variity on the menu. Our party of six all enjoyed our meals and service."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "This place is known for burgers, and the other people with me really enjoyed their burgers, but the tuna on the block of rice was amazing! The tuna was perfectly cooked and the wasabi complemented it nicely. But the rice stuffed with mushrooms and edamame had such a unique delicious flavor. I would go back just for the rice. The presentation was also very nice."
    Dined on 10/9/2013
  • "The Met Bar is a good burger joint. It is in an upscale mall so the prices are what they are. It's better than Five Guys but not as good as In-N-Out but that's a west coast thing anyway. Best burger anywhere? That title goes to Black Mountain Burger Company in Lincoln, NH."
    Dined on 9/23/2013
  • "Although the restaurant was not very full we were seated in the back at a small table for two with view of the back kitchen door. The Met bar offers a variety of craft beers and we tried an IPA that was very good. They serve complimentary wine cheddar cheese with sesame sticks, but we didn't get ours right away. The chicken club sandwich was very good, as well as the Cuban sandwich. Both were generous portions. We've been here before and the burgers are always very good and large."
    Dined on 9/22/2013
  • "Food is unfortunately hit or miss in this mall spot. Nice room, great bar, big kid-friendly dining room. Enjoy and good luck."
    Dined on 8/31/2013
  • "A great getaway in the middle of a busy shopping area. We ate outside and it was very nice. Suggestion: make outdoor seating more comfortable."
    Dined on 8/23/2013
  • "consistently good. Great new falafel burger option (don't laugh, it was good)."
    Dined on 8/21/2013
  • "We ate outside so noise was not an issue but the food was bland and the service was dull. Just another mall restaurant. Definitely better choices are available."
    Dined on 8/11/2013