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Metro Cafe

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Av Orellana y La Rabida, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-255-2570
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Fife
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40 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had lunch and later dinner at this place and enjoyed both. Food was hot and tasted good for both meals. The menu is varied and slightly americanised. The one thing I did not like was the noise. It was OK at lunchtime but at night large TV screens on the walls show pop groups singing. A lot of... More 

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Thank Moira G
sussex
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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of us went into this bar for a nighcap. There was a varied menu of coffee, regular drinks and cocktails. We ordered two espresso with Sambuca. We got two very dilute drinks and a bill for over $20! Everyone around us seemed disappointed they were in the place, the food looked uninspiring. We left feeling very underwhelmed. Will try... More 

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Thank nickmc
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Wanted to try different place than the hotel we were staying at for breakfast. Bad choice. We sat ourselves outside with the waitress's knowledge, and waited and waited and waited. My friend had to go inside and ask for service. When they came, we didnt speak spanish and they did not speak or understand english. Staff took our order by... More 

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Thank 200nitak
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Seriously, I cannot understand how this restaurant is still running. The food is very bad!! I asked for quesadillas and a mojito but the guacamole was brown like it was old and the mint leaves of the mojitos were wilted. I complained abput it and they changed the guacamole but I tried the quesadillas and they were very bad too.... More 

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Thank Elisa M
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I classify this restaurant as Sports Bar kind of food. All ok. Service was ok. Steak was severely undercooked on first pass. Huge screen TV (projected?) for watching sports (mainly soccer).

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Thank Nick T
Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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208 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

They offer a nice environment, a little dark, comfortable and modern. The menu has good options and prices are a little high. I ordered a plate with 4 mini burgers that were well presented and were really taste. I pay around 15 US$ for it.

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Thank Guilherme F
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We went there for breakfast. I really liked the outside seating so we stayed outside. That maybe a reason why the service was very poor. We ordered the Americanisimo, consists of eggs, juice, coffee and muffins. No garnish at all, almost like dinner food back in the US. BTW, American coffee means black coffee no milk. Beats me!

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Thank Isabel C
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109 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

It's not the best deal in the world. The food is good, drinks are tasty and the service is great, but the prices are not appropriate. In very few places I have visited, prices are so high in relation to the product.

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Thank Dustin G
San Francisco, CA
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231 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is more of a "Fridays" type of US restaurant. The food is a solid "good" and everyone in your party will find something you like. Burgers, quesadillas, chicken, & fish, salads, soups all available. The staff are friendly. We also came for the Sunday brunch buffet which has a big selection for all you can eat for $20 per... More 

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Thank stevenroz
Miami Springs, Florida
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214 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

We went to have dinner because it's close to the hotel and Crepes and Waffles was full. Artichoke hearts were good but the onion soup was terrible, it wasn't hot, it was sweet and the cheese was just that a piece of cheese covering the big chunks of onion and the cold sweet soup. I ordered a cold coffee and... More 

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Thank Ramen163

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Cafe, International, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Orellana y La Rabida, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-255-2570
Description
Metro Café, one of the best restaurants in Quito. Come and enjoy our selection of international and local gastronomy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?