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Metro Cafe

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Av Orellana y La Rabida, Quito EC170102, Ecuador
+593 2-255-2570
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Wanted to try different place than the hotel we were staying at for breakfast. Bad choice. We sat ourselves outside with the waitress's knowledge, and waited and waited and waited. My friend had to go inside and ask for service. When they came, we didnt speak spanish and they did not speak or understand english. Staff took our order by... More 

Thank 200nitak
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Seriously, I cannot understand how this restaurant is still running. The food is very bad!! I asked for quesadillas and a mojito but the guacamole was brown like it was old and the mint leaves of the mojitos were wilted. I complained abput it and they changed the guacamole but I tried the quesadillas and they were very bad too.... More 

Thank Elisa M
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I classify this restaurant as Sports Bar kind of food. All ok. Service was ok. Steak was severely undercooked on first pass. Huge screen TV (projected?) for watching sports (mainly soccer).

Thank Nick T
Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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209 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

They offer a nice environment, a little dark, comfortable and modern. The menu has good options and prices are a little high. I ordered a plate with 4 mini burgers that were well presented and were really taste. I pay around 15 US$ for it.

Thank Guilherme F
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We went there for breakfast. I really liked the outside seating so we stayed outside. That maybe a reason why the service was very poor. We ordered the Americanisimo, consists of eggs, juice, coffee and muffins. No garnish at all, almost like dinner food back in the US. BTW, American coffee means black coffee no milk. Beats me!

Thank Isabel C
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109 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

It's not the best deal in the world. The food is good, drinks are tasty and the service is great, but the prices are not appropriate. In very few places I have visited, prices are so high in relation to the product.

Thank Dustin G
San Francisco, CA
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226 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is more of a "Fridays" type of US restaurant. The food is a solid "good" and everyone in your party will find something you like. Burgers, quesadillas, chicken, & fish, salads, soups all available. The staff are friendly. We also came for the Sunday brunch buffet which has a big selection for all you can eat for $20 per... More 

Thank stevenroz
Miami Beach, Florida
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211 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

We went to have dinner because it's close to the hotel and Crepes and Waffles was full. Artichoke hearts were good but the onion soup was terrible, it wasn't hot, it was sweet and the cheese was just that a piece of cheese covering the big chunks of onion and the cold sweet soup. I ordered a cold coffee and... More 

Thank Ramen163
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8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

Very over priced!!! I have never seen such prices in Ecuador, they offer breakfast but the breakfast at the hotel was cheaper!

1 Thank Orit R
Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

First off, the food is very good. However, the service is terrible. Wrong orders and extremely slow. Drink prices are outrageous - $18 for a margarita.

Thank Hal E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Bar, Cafe, International, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Orellana y La Rabida, Quito EC170102, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-255-2570
Metro Café, one of the best restaurants in Quito. Come and enjoy our selection of international and local gastronomy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?