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The Metropolitan Cafe - CLOSED

52969 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township, MI 48316-3544
+1 586-991-6104
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good15%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible25%
30 May 2016
3 Feb 2015
“Good food but over priced”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
52969 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township, MI 48316-3544
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We went when first opened, then about a year later. Food was over priced & service was slow. It was a good concept just not the best location and it needed several tweaks. In fact, I'm concerned about the new restaurant in the location now...More

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Good food, but I think it's over priced for what you get. Love the decor but it is noisy. The sound bounces around everywhere. We will go there sometimes, but for the price, we can do better.

1  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 7 January 2015

The restaurant is struggling to find it's identity. The layout is odd. Gigantic bar, high top tables scattered around. Not real comfortable seating. Is it a bar? Is it a hip restaurant? Is it for families? Is it high end? Jeopardy was on the tv....More

1  Thank GigiRochelle
Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

This past Tuesday night the day before Christmas Eve, we stopped into the Cafe for dinner. There was one person greeting, serving bar and the wait staff. One person!. We left after 20 minutes of no service. No wonder this place is struggling.

Thank MarkW853
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Have been to Metropolitan cafe a number of different time Service has always been great has a nice outside patio in the summer time with flowers around It is on a busy corner of 24 and VanDyke but still enjoyable to be out side Great...More

Thank brooklyne
Reviewed 20 November 2014

My husband and I recently dined at the Metropolitan Cafe and enjoyed every bite. We both ordered the fish and chips. I had the sweet potato fries with mine and they were some of the best I have ever had. The meal came with a...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 28 August 2014

When Metro opened a few years ago it was unique and had creative dishes. We visited last winter and were terribly disappointed by the service and ended up leaving.. fast forward to August a friend and I though we would give it a chance ....More

1  Thank marcyp
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

After driving by this place for three years, my wife and I decided to give it a try. It doesn't look like much from the outside: a brick office building on a corner across from a strip mall and a CVS. Inside things certainly change:...More

Thank Indiebob
Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

As you can see from my previous post this used to be one of our favorite Shelby Township spots to eat. We were there about a month ago and noticed downhill turn to food and service. All the regular servers were gone. Jennifer, the owner,...More

4  Thank travelerwithtaste
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Our first dining experience over 3 years ago was outstanding. Fresh, flavourful, unique, great dining space, service. Everything. We liked that the chef came up with "fresh" dishes each day based on what she could get at the market that morning. What a unique concept!...More

3  Thank YogaMasterNamaste
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52969 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township, MI 48316-3544
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Shelby Township
  • Phone Number: +1 586-991-6104
Chef fueled fusion cuisine
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