About Met Bar and Grill Dedham

The Met Bar & Grill is an offspring of the “modern” steakhouse which serves world class meat with an innovative approach. 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 innovative 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”.

400 Legacy Place
Dedham, MA 02026
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Monday & Tuesday - 11:00am- 9:00pm
Wednesday & Thursday- 11:00am- 10:00pm
Friday - 11:00am- 11:00pm
Saturday & Sunday Brunch- 10:00am- 3:00pm
Saturday Dinner- 3:00pm-11:00pm
Sunday Dinner- 3:00pm- 9:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(781) 467-1234

Website:
http://www.metbarandgrill.com/

Private Party Facilities:
We would love the opportunity to help you entertain your business colleagues. The Met Bar and Grill provides the perfect setting to entertain clients, conduct company events, and close business deals. Take advantage of our diverse wine list and excellent menu. We will customize the menu to suit the needs of each group and wines can be chosen beforehand from our award winning wine list. Our Event Planner is ready to organize for you special A/V equipment, floral arrangements and special desserts. The Metropolitan Bar & Grill will craft for you the perfect evening.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Full Bar, Private Room

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Met Bar and Grill Dedham Ratings and Reviews

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3.7

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3.8

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3.5

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3.4

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Moderate

75% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (9)
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Good for Groups (6)
Great for Lunch (6)
Quick Bite (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Healthy (2)
Live Sports (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Authentic (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Cozy (1)
Great Beer (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Special Occasion (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Business Meals (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Waiter was great. Bartender was not!

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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

Brunch was so yummy! Avocado toast with corn & tomatoes was amazing! Book orange bellinis were delicious! Perfect for the holiday’s

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch
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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

Always a bit pricey but Met Bar & Grill, whether in Legacy Place or at the Natick Mall is always consistently good. Prefer the one in Framingham in the summer because the outdoor patio is a bit more private than the one in Dedham. Our waitress was very pleasant and attentive. We were there a long time and didn't feel rushed. I had the brick chicken, which was excellent and there was no problem substituting the vegetatable. For dessert, we shared the toll house chocolate chip pie - a staple when I eat there. It was delicious !

Tags: Gluten Free Options
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 (New England)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Food was very good. Burgers are huge. Recommend the Fried Chicken. Ser ice was great. Made a rez and they sat us right away.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 6, 2017

This is my favorite Met. The food is always excellent, and you're always made to feel welcome. Service is excellent and the hostess and waitstaff very friendly. We had a wonderful time last night, in large part due to a great experience at the Met.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Casual, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

I had the salmon burgers which was terrible. My partner had steak which was delicious. Kids enjoyed their cheeseburgers. Milk shakes were fabulous. Also the calamari appetizer was great.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 22, 2017

A mistake. Service was good but food mediocre at best. I I were the cook I would have been too embarrassed to put the way over cooked steak fries on my plate. How can you not get fries right?

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 (New England)·Dined on November 8, 2017

The salads, burgers and beer are great. Service is efficient and prompt. It is a good spot for casual dining when you do not want to cook at home. Only criticism is the carpet needs cleaning/ replacement.

Tags: Quick Bite, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Live Sports
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·Dined on November 7, 2017

First time there, business meeting with clients. Great service, large selection from dinner and wine menu

Tags: Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Service wasn't great. The menu could use an update....the burger bar thing is cool, but the other options need more variety. Are they American Food? Asian Food? Mexican Food? It felt like it was a little of not so much - not enough focus and the quality wasn't great.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Lost orders, wrong food, spotty service at best. A truly awful experience that management was allerted to while the meal could be salvaged...and they choked. Complete disaster on a night they weren’t busy.

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

We had not been to this location in a while. Staff was friendly and attentive. Food and drinks were good, although my salad wasn’t as fresh as I would have liked. Burger and steak were cooked to perfect temperature. Decor could use an update it was just too dark. I would definitely go back again while shopping in that area.

Tags: Quick Bite, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch, Great Beer
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·Dined on October 23, 2017

This place was great. Kelly our server was so nice and so helpful and had a great sense of humor too. I would definitely recommend this place to friends.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 22, 2017

I have been to MetBar at Legacy many times before, but Sunday; they were short staffed, service was slow as a result; food came out cold, and brunch took far longer than it should have.
Not sure what the problem was; but I can assure you that the staff that was on hand performed as best they could have under the circumstances and were offering apologies left and right; and uncomfortable situation to be put under as I am sure it effected the level of tips they received; despite working even working harder for them; they were probably exhausted by days end, and each and every one of them deserves combat pay for Sunday the 22nd.

So the short staff was either due to poor management planning or the fault of the staff who failed to show for works for the hours they were assigned; if so, they owe their fellow employees an apology. Note: as we sat in the outside patio area; the table next to us endured for a 3 hour brunch; their food was cold and service far too slow. A manager visit to their table would have gone a long way; it never happened; and based on their loud comments; they will never be back. I feel sorry for the staff who did try to accommodate them who were probably not tipped at all; which is punishing to their livelihoods.

I know that Ms. Sidell takes great pride in her restaurants and may have high expectations of her staff to ensure a great customer experience and if she was there, would have perhaps personally apologized to each and every customer; so I will give them a pass this time around and assuredly return again to write a hopefully solid review as I have done in the past as everyone is entitle to a mistake now and then and I would be sad if this was a sign of what is to come.

Tags: Bar Seating, Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Authentic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Disappointed! Our waitress was nice but was not attentive. She clearly had way too many tables. The restaurant was not overly crowded but the service was unbelievably slow. We only got an appetizer and two burgers. The appetizer took 20 Minutes to come out. The burgers took an additional 30 Minutes to come out and when we bit into them, they were not cooked right and were extremely dry. Everyone at the tables around us had issues with their orders, and surprisingly, no manager walked around to ask how things were going. I will not go back and wouldn’t recommend it!

Tags: Bar Seating
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 15, 2017

The Met Bar has wonderful burger options for all types of burger afficionados. You can have the option of a beef, salmon or veggie type burger with a wide menu of great topping or special versions with an international flare. In addition, one can order the burger on a bun, open faced or a top varieties of lettuce. My favorite is the Mexican which has guacomole and Mexican flared seasonings. Although I opt for the salad option, I love their sweet potato fries as an accompaniement. The atmosphere is very modern. They have a great selection of wine and beers and tvs all around if game night.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good Vegetarian Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite
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 (New England)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great burger selection - amazing creations! I went with the rice bowl and my husband had the Mexican burger. Really good fun. The cocktail was just okay, pumpkin beer tasted a bit off. Waitress fantastic!

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 13, 2017

BAD DO NOT RECOMMEND

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 (New England)·Dined on October 12, 2017

The service was good as I had a problem with my burger being over cooked and the waitress was understanding. However, when she brought back another one, it was still over done. I didn't want to send it back again,so I ate it. People rave about these burgers. I don't get it. Mind was quite below average, aside won't from over done. I won't be back. My friend had a salad which was average. Nothing special here.

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·Dined on October 7, 2017

good food, good atmosphere and good variety of food on menu to satisfy all!

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 (New England)·Dined on October 7, 2017

I went here for the first time this past weekend, and the experience was okay. We had a 1:00 reservation, and even though the place had tons of empty tables, we still waited about 10 minutes to be seated. They have a great drink selection and the prices are reasonable. My friends and I all got varying burgers, which were fantastic. Our server was poor, however. My friend ordered a BYOB burger with a couple different toppings, and when it arrived, it didn't have any of the ones she ordered, but did have lettuce and tomato (neither of which she wanted). The server did bring the right toppings to the table, but by that point, her burger had cooled down a bit. I'm sure if the service had been better, it would have been a more memorable experience. With that said, I'll probably give it another shot the next time I'm in the area.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Overall this was a very disappointing experience. We were given a very uncomfortable booth that was so poorly designed that it was impossible for 3 people to sit comfortably, and there was NO chance of having a conversation. when we asked to change seats we were told all the others were reserved (there were several open for the entire time we were there). I ordered the "special" burger cooked medium for $18!!! it came overcooked, dry, with no taste. My husband's fish & chips was ok. the only meal that was really good was the Melenzana sandwich.
Although this restaurant is very convenient and more reasonably priced than many of the other restaurants at Legacy Place, my family will definitely NOT be back!

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·Dined on October 4, 2017

Both the food and service were excellent! I had the mac and cheese. My wife had the Paris burger. Both item were really good. Our server was very nice and very attentive.

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Even with restaurant half empty service was slow. Lobster in lobster roll was minced; almost unidentifiable as lobster if not for 2 small pieces of claw. Carmelized onions on burger were tough and chewy. If service were better, would have sent everything back!

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 (New England)·Dined on October 2, 2017

The experience was a bit disappointing. I made a reservation -- although it wasn't necessary because the place was literally empty (okay, one other couple). With the entire room of tables available, they sat us one table away from the other party. With spacious tables a plenty, they put as at a tiny table for two. Then a third couple came in and they seated them right next to us (at a large table that could seat 4-5). So, in an entire empty restaurant, we three parties were crammed together. Ambiance.. no. Good environment for a confidential business lunch...no. The food was served on itty-bitty plates all items stacked atop one another. I needed two side plates to disassemble my fish & chips to find the coleslaw and tarter sauce. Fashion over function, grease over flavor, and the seating strategy....well I have no idea what they had in mind with that. Won't go back. Maybe dinner is a better experience, but for lunch there are plenty of other options to choose from. Sorry.

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Just had the worst dining experience I have had in years. Out to eat on Saturday night and chose Met Bar at Legacy Place. I had a “stone bowl” - the bowl itself was so hot it had cooked the food solid and burnt most of the bottom of my meal. My husband had fish and chips and the batter was not cooked. Neither of us ate much of ether meal. I complained to the waitress who didn’t care at all. No offer to bring us something else, comp dessert or drinks. I hindsight I have no idea why I paid for the food we didn’t eat. Terrible meal, even more terrible service.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 30, 2017

The space is great and I enjoyed the ambiance but our less than stellar service really clouded the visit.

Our waitress spilled my husband's beer, handed him what was left in the bottle and didn't offer to get a new one. At one point we ordered a second round, about ten minutes later our server returned and asked if we wanted another round, then laughed and recalled that we had ordered one and that she forgot. No apology. I also ordered a second side that never made it to me. The food was a mixed bag - our app was great but my entree was bland and dry. My husband enjoyed his meal. I should have ordered a burger.

I don't know that I would go back.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Casual, Gluten Free Options
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 (New England)·Dined on September 29, 2017

We have three kids with very different tastes and everyone was satisfied here. My husband had the rigatoni bolognase which was excellent. I had Caesar salad with chicken, very very good. The kids all had tasty burgers. The service was a bit slow and the noise level is high.

Tags: Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 28, 2017

The brick chicken was amazing ! Would highly recommend it

Tags: Comfort Food, Fun, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Service was very poor. We would have preferred to get a nice relaxing meal, but our waitress thought otherwise. Wondering where our drink, food or water is on a continuous basis was not fun.

The manager stepped in and comped a couple dinners, but that wasn't the point. We are out with friends. We would appreciate excellent service. Or at least very good service.

Probably won’t be back, but you never know, because the food is very good.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 15, 2017

We're two couples, and we get together quite frequently for meals - we like good, but not fancy food, and we like to talk while we eat. OpenTable's category for noise: if "energetic " means can't hear your dining companions talk, that would be correct.

We ate at the Met Bar and Grill on an early Friday evening. Food, decor and service were perfectly fine, but it was too noisy for easy conversation, and that for us is part of the pleasure of eating a meal together. Open Table reviews note the noise level as moderate - there may well be noisier places, but we won't be back for an evening meal there. Noise level doesn't fit what we're looking for. (We did ask to be seated in most quiet area possible; the servers did their best to meet our request.)

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 (New England)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Absolutely love Met - family favorite but we definitely go much less since it's gotten so expensive. Lunch for 1 adult and 2 kids at $60+ is a bit much (a salad and 2 kids meals). Yet, that kale salad is the best, best mac 'n cheese in boston and those onion strings... mmmm

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 (New England)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Service was poor. Menu did not include all ingredients in the dish and then they argued with us. Would never go back or recommend to others.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Lunch with my cousins. Everything was great, especially The guacamole!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Amazing food - perfect service - outside dining a plus - will recommend and be back soon!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Really enjoyed sitting outside sipping on cocktails and watching people go by at the outdoor tables on a summer evening. The guacamole appetizer and entrees were ample and delicious. We have come here a couple of times and been very happy with the experience and wait staff.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Quick Bite, Local Ingredients, People Watching
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 9, 2017

I am sad to say that this was unequivocally, the worst dining experience that my family and I have had. We placed our food orders at about 7:45pm. The children's pasta plate came out at 8:10pm. In the meantime, it took the bar three poor attempts to make a vodka gimlet, which remained undrinkable. Finally, our salad entries came out at almost 8:25pm and were nevertheless missing items such as shrimp and avocado.

The manager was apologetic and removed some of the cost of the meal; however, what used to be a solid restaurant choice for me will be no more.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 4, 2017

The restaurant was nice looking. However, the menu was somewhat limited. Ended up ordering a bacon cheeseburger and ended up getting horribly sick that night. I believe it was the meal I ate there since I was not sick and it wasn't related to a virus etc. Based on this experience, I would not recommend this place to anyone.

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 (New England)·Dined on July 30, 2017

The food was good, but we had the worst service I've had in a long time. Waitress was spacey, kept disappearing for long periods of time, and other people outside being served by her just left after waiting for 30 minutes and never getting any food. The hostess was also rather rude when seating us.

Tags: Good for a Date, Disabled Access, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (New England)·Dined on July 21, 2017

I always enjoy this restaurant. It is one of my regular "Go to" local places for Lunch and Dinner.

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