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Metropole Restaurant at 21c Museum Hotel

Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH
+1 513-578-6660
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“cotton candy” (22 reviews)
“carrot salad” (13 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had an overall nice tasting salad with carrots and toast ... light, good seasoning, nice beer to go along ... unfortunately the chef must have been tired and burned some of the carrots and half of the toasts. I mentioned it to the bar man...More

Thank JuergenBu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small martini glasses, service was slow.If not right in front of bartender might not get served. Very limited menu at the bar.

Thank 49ll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

That burger with the blue cheese is to die for. Service at bar was very friendly and fast. Wasnt a big fan of squash/leek soup but everything else there was GREAT!

Thank RoadWearyAndWorn
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I have tried everything from cheese plates, salads to main meals and all were 5 stars! The chef blends flavors, quality ingredients and artistic plating to make each dish a culinary masterpiece. I can't wait until my visit.

Thank MCsArtofLiving
Reviewed 8 August 2018

They focus on locally sourced food, so the menu always changes with the seasons and what's available. Service is always good, and there's always a gem on the menu to savor.

Thank swingspan
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

The craft cocktails were interesting and (oh yes,) well-crafted. We ordered from selections to create a nice charcuterie board to accompany the beverages. The SMOKED fresh grapes were a surprise hit! When I mentioned how interesting this selection was the waitress brought fresh bread with...More

Thank VaporK8
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The Metropole is located in the boutique hotel the 21 Museum Hotel. It is a quirky hotel near the Aronoff Theatre in downtown Cincinnati. The Metropole has a fun vibe, attentive staff, and an ever changing menu. The Cheeseburger was big and juicy and the...More

Thank gogogoin2010
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We stayed at the hotel for three nights and ate at Metropole every morning for breakfast. The first morning, when we arrived there was only one or two other tables occupied. We placed our orders and then suddenly the place filled up. It took forever...More

Thank HDMM
Iona M, General Manager at Metropole Restaurant at 21c Museum Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you so much for such great feedback. While we hope everyone has a great dining experience with us, the issues you had help us get better and while we dropped the ball with you, hopefully it won't happen again. Please reach out to me...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018

Ambiance is nice, service is attentive and the menu is ever changing. All foods were very tasty, but the best part is the finisher - specialty cotton candy - so yummy. I suppose this is a to-be-seen type of place.More

Thank Abby G
Iona M, General Manager at Metropole Restaurant at 21c Museum Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Hi Abby, So happy to hear you had a great time with us and that our cotton candy made your inner child happy! As you noted, our menu is ever changing so we get to enjoy the freshest the season has to offer and always...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation when they opened, so not busy at the time. Salmon came out uncooked. Sent it back only to get the same piece cut up back. Pathetic food and service. Asked if I wanted a desert “on the House”. Odd and unprofessional...More

1  Thank MelissaAR7
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
No code, but don't wear jeans and a hoodie. You may feel out of place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH
    (6th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-578-6660
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