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Metro Grill

Hotel Metro
45 W. 35th St., New York, NY 10016 40.74974 -73.985506
nr. Sixth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-279-3535 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Traditional
  • Price Range: $$$

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Official Website

hotelmetronyc.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 7am-11am and noon-midnight; Sat-Sun, 8am-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

B, D, F, M, N, Q, R at 34th St.-Herald Sq.

Prices

$18-$29

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Dine at the Bar
  • Lunch
  • Open Kitchens / Watch the Chef
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

Individual bulbs framing a skylight cast a warm glow throughout Hotel Metro’s in-house restaurant, and black and white photographs of old New York nod to the hotel’s Art Deco theme. Guests and nine-to-fivers can watch cooks prepare American comfort food in the open kitchen from their maroon cushioned booths. The autumn salad - served year-round - arrives with raisins, apples, and walnuts over leafy mesclun with sweet raspberry vinaigrette, and is big enough to share. You may need a crab cake appetizer per head, however, as the last bite of the single, fluffy and lightly-fried patty over wasabi mayo tends to get squabbled over. Wild mushroom risotto, however, is too rich and oily towards the bottom. A salty pan roasted bass sprinkled with bacon bits is redeemed by its side dish: a mix of cranberries and sautéed spinach, which has a nice balance of sweet and savory flavors. But it’s the chicken pot pie that may sum up this restaurant best; the flaky crust, tender white meat, and perfectly-cooked carrots and potatoes, make for a very cozy meal.

Recommended Dishes

Crab cake, $14; chicken pot pie, $18

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