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Metropolis Martini & Tapas Restaurant

520 Old Stoney Rd, Corolla, NC 27927-2221
+1 252-453-6167
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“asparagus soup” (25 reviews)
“tapas” (80 reviews)
“ahi” (4 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
520 Old Stoney Rd, Corolla, NC 27927-2221
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly a delight dining there last night. Began with martinis at the bar before being seated. Extensive list for the martini lovers in the crowd. We were greeted and seated at our reservation time by some very personable hostess. The service during our entire evening...More

Thank Tbpenn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is always a winner. That it ranks at 14 in this area is incomprehensible. Tonight we enjoyed the Asparagus Soup, Heirloom Tomato Martini with Crab, Dirty Rice, Ahi Tuna, and the Beef Skewers. All superb.

Thank stevesottl
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We come to Corolla a lot and were looking to try an new local restaurant that wasn't bar food. The menu at Metropolis was extraordinary in that the food was tasty and combined ingredients that I surely would not have thought of putting together. We...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We went for dinner and had mixed feelings. The food is very good but the portions (yes, we know they are tapas) were extremely small for the price. As a diner next to us said to his date “2 ounces of calamari and a beef...More

Thank MAW_10
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We went 2 times over our beach week. Both times incredible food. The ahi with ginger was the best my family had ever had and I personally loved the oyster muchrooms with goat cheese grits and garlic bread crumbs. I would highly recommend! The staff...More

1  Thank Eaters2017
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Kind of underwhelmed. First, on our way up from Duck, we called about getting a table for 2 and they told us no, but there were seats at the bar. Got there around 6:15pm or so and there were many open tables, but also many...More

1  Thank mrsd10s
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful tapas dinner! Chef brings dishes like you would find in NYC or DC. Inventive with flavors that pop. Cocktails are pricey but honestly who cares? This is a go to date place!

Thank Brooke L
Reviewed 24 June 2018

NYC quality food paired with Southern Hospitality. The asparagus soup with lump crab is a must. They also offer gluten free and vegetarian menus. Love it!

1  Thank Meghan S
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Food was good. Heirloom "tomato" special turned out to be grape tomatoes, a fact that didn't seem to appear on the hard to read special board not mentioned by the server. Server was pleasant enough but not particularly helpful or efficient -- long time to...More

1  Thank gerardw
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Always a great great experience! The food is phenomenal. So many different flavors in one setting. Drinks are original. Try the jalapeno martini. Service is great. The only mark against it would be that it is somewhat expensive.

1  Thank torkar23
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20 August 2018|
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Response from mrsd10s | Reviewed this property |
No. Not on the ocean side. No real view.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 35
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Old Stoney Rd, Corolla, NC 27927-2221
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-6167
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