Metropolitan Restaurant

173 W Broadway
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Creative takes on New American cuisine, exquisite presentation and cutting-edge design make this one of SLC's culinary treasures.
Metropolitan features adventurous handcrafted New American cuisine in a modernist's dream setting and is considered by many to be "Utah's Culinary Jewel." Owned & operated by Karen Olson, Metropolitan has been honored with a James Beard nomination for Outstanding Restaurant Design (1996) & presented dinner at the James Beard House in 2001 & 2007. Other notable honors include DiRona, AAA Four-Diamond & Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Metropolitan's Culinary Collective consists of Justin Shifflet & Chris Durfee who are inspired by Utah's amazing rang of high quality seasonal ingredients. They create playfully sophicticated meals including a nightly seven course tasting, a la carte & martini lounge small plates. (Bon Appetit Feb 08) Metropolitan also features value priced menus on Monday nights(called Local's Appreciation) with complimentary corkage.
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Customer Reviews (41 reviews)

Wesley Barron

on Citysearch Nov 12, 2009
After having just transfered here from the East Coast, I was looking for a dining experience similar to NYC. Metropolitan is it. I was surprised to find out that the restaurant has been open for 14 years. If it's this... (more)


on Citysearch May 21, 2009
Went for lunch today during Dine O Round to see what all the fuss was about. My husband ordered the famous bison burger that was very undercooked and strangely seasoned. He couldn't even finish his plate! Then when I... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 12, 2009
Today was my fourth visit to the Metropolitan. My first visit was during Fall Dine-O-Round, when the restaurant was rolling out their new lunch menu. The Bison burger was great, and I don't even like burgers. I was... (more)


on Citysearch Oct 20, 2008
I think they spent more emphasis on style than substance. The food is very well dressed, but it took long time to show up. Later on, we learned from friends that it seems like a hangout place for SLC's club owners &... (more)


on Citysearch Oct 03, 2008
Having read a lot of reviews on restaurants I have come to realize that you can't take everything at face value. Curiosity made me visit Metropolitan on several occasions recently. On a recent Monday night I was... (more)


on Citysearch Aug 26, 2008
I saw all the rewards that Metropolitan had received and figured the food would have to be great. On their website they claim, "Join us Monday ? Friday for 2-for-1 appetizers and 3 courses for $30, every night we're... (more)


on Citysearch Aug 20, 2008
I went here for Valentine's Day a few years ago and was very disappointed. They had a set menu, which was fine, but none of the food was very good. It seemed like they were more concerned with using obscure ingredients... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jun 21, 2008
Nice restaurant. This was the first restaurant I visited in UT and I found it to be nice. The food was great and the wait staff were very friendly. The retaurant was very clean. (more)


on Citysearch Jun 05, 2008
So we don't ge out much, but we are dedicated foodies, Metropolotain is it's own oxy-moron, I took my husband once, and we swore we would not eat there again. I will say the one thing, we enjoyed most was Karen's wine... (more)


on Citysearch Feb 23, 2008
Upon a recommendation from a friend, my husband and I decided to try out the Metropolitan. Being very particular with our taste in food, we were anticipating at least one plate that neither of us agreed with-this was... (more)
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