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Metro 8 Steakhouse

746 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
+1 919-416-1700
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“churrasco” (21 reviews)
“steak” (74 reviews)
“provoleta” (9 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
Steakhouse, American, Gluten Free Options
746 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food, service and ambiance were amazing. The churrasco was cooked to perfection! Highly recommend this place.

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Churrasco was great! It is served in 1/2 portions as well as full cut (16 oz) Very tender and great flavor. If you are a garlic lover, try a little of the sauce served with it. Sweet potato fries and loaded baked potato were also...More

Thank becca83-TN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gave this restaurant a try for my husband’s birthday and it did not disappoint in any way!!!! It was small & quant - loved the atmosphere. Worn hard wood dark floors, old fireplace with white tablecloths. They do have outside patio seating but we staying...More

Thank sunwave5
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Inside Metro is a pleasant atmosphere for nice semi-formal dining. Service is pleasant and attentive. The Chorizo and Provoleta appetizers were okay but not outstanding. Churrasco Steak was extremely salty from salt rubbing - inedible for us and we asked for a replacement. The one...More

Thank Burtdol
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Quaint neighborhood steakhouse. Section of wines was on the sweet side. Average steak and vegetable. The pleasant, casual ambience was the best feature. Reservations seem to be required since it often seems to be a full house.

Thank MikeInUSA
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We only had 45 minutes before attending a Celtic Concert at Duke's Baldwin Auditorium (which is a easy walk) and the hostess assured us that we could get in and out in that time. We are glad that we took the chance! The hostess and...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

went yesterday exploring downtown Durhams restaurants. loved it as soonas we walked in. its a lovely elegant place in the middle of all those restaurants on 9th street with real linen table cloths and napkins. has a back patio you can also a table out...More

1  Thank jackiebisback
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Just a date night for the wife and I with another couple. Was a stormy night and when we decided to leave the bottom fell out. Manager came over and told us to sit back down and if they needed our table we could move...More

Thank brucemQ7784KA
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Great steaks, great chimmiccuri, incredible lamb, great old fashion and reasonably priced great wines.... What else could you ask for?!

Thank Bryce C
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This steak house located in what I think is the old historic section of the city is a gem. There were 3 of us and we all had a type of beef dish. Atmosphere is fantastic as well as the entrees we had. You must...More

Thank powchesco
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Carla K
31 July 2016|
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Response from ckassotis | Reviewed this property |
No specific dress code when I've been there. Most wear neat/dressy casual. Jeans aren't uncommon, but with collared shirts - not sneakers/shorts/t-shirts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 746 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-416-1700
  • E-mail
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