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Metropolitan Cafe

8 East Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728
+1 732-780-9400
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (16 reviews)
“pinwheels” (4 reviews)
“brie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 East Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728
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Reviews (126)
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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here recently for a party and the food was good. The menu we were served had an Asian flare which was different. Space was a little tight.

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Great place for drink and food in a nice outdoor setting. Appetizers were good. Drinks were well mixed. Relaxing meal with friendly service.

Thank Hector M
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Really good place, right on Main St, in the heart of Freehold's central area, with seating both inside and outside (during the warmer months of the year). Perfect service and really good food. However, we would recommend one tries their 'normal' food and not order...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

New menu deals daily. Tonight was sushi night. All specialty rolls were discounted. Food was very tasty as usual. The old fashion drinks were tasty in there own rights. The revolver however was served as a martini but won hands down for my taste.

Thank Damian A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have had dinner here a few times and we are never disappointed. Starting from cocktails all the way thru dessert. The staff is friendly. Try it out!!!

Thank Chechegirl
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Met a business associate for dinner. Great ambiance for a business dinner or for a couples night out. The atmosphere is contemporary and sophisticated. The food good. I had the salmon special my business associate had the lamb chops. He said his chops were excellent....More

Thank beagles1013
Reviewed 24 March 2017

My wife and I tried this restaurant for the first time this past monday. The interior was cozy and warm. The staff friendly and helpful. As it was our first time there, we asked our waiter Matthew what the restaurant did well. For my wife...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I sat at a two top across the bar and wasn't offered a menu or a coaster or anything and had to go out of my way to get a server's attention, but the rest of the experience was very positive. They make great Moscow...More

Thank Antony C
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Tuna Poke Bowl was very good. Stuffed Pinwheel Scallops were incredibly good. Short Rib "Pot Roast" was tasty, although the vegetables were a bit under cooked. French Toast Bread Pudding dessert was amazing. Nice, trendy decor -- like Tokyo meets American Craftsman. Service was perfect....More

Thank Jeffrey P
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went to the Metropolitan Cafe for Valentine's Day. The decor is beautiful. It is very romantic. The service was top-notch and the food was excellent. The drinks were large and very good. I highly recommend this restaurant for an upscale dinner.

Thank Littlemuskie
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Kathee S
Do you serve a salad large enough to be a dinner entre?
27 October 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Peggy L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a lovely sushi-grade tuna salad. Highly recommended!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 East Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728
    (South St (Route 79))
  • Public Transportation: Bus service to Downtown Freehold, Freehold Borough
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Freehold
  • Phone Number: +1 732-780-9400
  • E-mail
Metropolitan Café offers a unique New American Menu with a Pacific Rim flair. Whether you are in the mood for some sushi or small plates in the lounge, a glass of wine from their Wine Spectator Award Winning list, a cocktail from their lively martini bar or an exquisite lunch or dinner, Metropolitan Café offers a wealth of choices in a hip, upscale yet casual atmosphere.
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