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The Metropolitan Room

34 W. 22nd St., New York, NY 10010 40.7413 -73.991154
nr. Sixth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-206-0440 Send to Phone

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Performances every night. Call ahead for showtimes.

Nearby Subway Stops

F, M at 23rd St.; N, R at 23rd St.


  • Nearby Parking Lots
  • Street Parking


$10-$40 cover charge + $15 minimum

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American Express, MasterCard, Visa


For old-world cabaret, performers still swoon over the stately, romantic elegance of the Oak Room at the Algonquin, but this sleek, two-year-old spot is threatening to encroach on the turf of such established institutions. Critics, insiders, and even talent—if they’re speaking off the record—praise the relative baby on the scene for its warm vibe, accessible pricing ($40 on average, including drinks), perfect layout, and insightful bookings.  In its short tenure, the venue has hosted a much-heralded ongoing engagement by vocalese legend Annie Ross, in addition to blowout shows by British Dylan channeler Barb Jungr, cultishly adored veteran Marilyn Maye, and collaborators Christine Ebersole and Billy Stritch—all of whom took home coveted Nightlife Awards for their efforts. Alas, for shows of the bawdy, titillating variety, you’ll have to head still farther downtown—if not all the way across the river.

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