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The Metropolitan

#316 of 3,017 Restaurants in Calgary}
€€ - €€€Steakhouse, ,
#150, 317-8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2Y9, Canada
+1 403-263-5432
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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Steakhouse, Bar, Grill, Canadian
€€ - €€€
#150, 317-8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2Y9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in for lunch without a reservation, but was quickly accommodated on the bar side, and ordered the seared tuna salad. It was served with a nice assortment of fresh veggies, a generous piece of sliced tuna, with ginger dressing. Service was attentive and...More

Thank Aurora R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been few times with my twin brother in this place, and every time we had a warmful welcome. Nicole the waitress is always smiling, asking if everything is doing well. Thanks again, we will come again.

Thank Julien_Nanar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like the restaurant at all. Service was very good. Personal over there is very friendly. Nice place to eat. Music is very decent. Its worth it to try.

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We just happened upon this great restaurant as we walked the streets of downtown Calgary on our first leg of our trip. We were drawn in at first by the outdoor cafe next door and it looked so busy we decided to walk into the...More

Thank ahtram56
TheMet-StephenAve, Guest Relations Manager at The Metropolitan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

We are so glad we could start your trip in Calgary off on the right foot! Thank you so much for your feedback. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Cheers, The Metropolitan Management Team

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Sat on the patio with friends and kids, in the hour and a half we were there no water came at all after asking the waitress several times. The happy hour drink and small bites prices were good but again it took over an hour...More

Thank ColoradaninCalgary
TheMet-StephenAve, Manager at The Metropolitan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Good morning, I am terribly sorry for your slow service last week on our patio. We take great pride in quickly greeting our tables and having drinks to the table within minutes. I would love if you could get more personally in touch with me,...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a late lunch after arriving in Calgary from Chicago. Both the wife and I decided to go for a burger and we weren't disappointed. Full of flavour, perfect size, accompanied with sweet potato fries and a delicious aioli.. highly recommend. Staff were...More

Thank TrentAUS
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I've eaten at the Met many times and I used to take customers here regularly. Last Friday I took a customer to the patio and this is the first time I've been since the renos. The service was absolutely brutal and I honestly don't think...More

Thank David C
TheMet-StephenAve, Manager at The Metropolitan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi David, I'm very sorry for the experience you received at the metropolitan on your last visit. I would love if you could give us another chance to prove this is not the way we operate our business. My name is Allison, I am the...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Had some happy hour libations here one evening. Sat and chatted and watched Calgary walk by. An enjoyable time and the two Cassandra's took good care of us. The manager asked the street musicians to please move down the street so our time could be...More

Thank timwit61
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Pretty typical upscale bar that you've find on Steves avenue. Similar to Cactus Club, Earls, etc. The food (including steak) was very good, and they had some excellent happy hour drink specials as well.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We had a good dinner here. First we were wondering whether the restaurant was open, because it looked empty and indeed there were not many guests - but our dinner was very good, with friendly service. I had a tasty burger.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
Steakhouse, Bar, Grill, Canadian
Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #150, 317-8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2Y9, Canada
    (2nd St. SW)
  • Public Transportation: C Train
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-263-5432
  • E-mail
There is something special about Calgary. It is different than other Canadian cities. You can feel it when patio season starts, when a chinook rolls in, or when you get a high five from a stranger just after the Flames make the playoffs. It’s a small town at heart. At its core, The Metropolitan, has always aimed to embody that spirit. Over the past 16 years we’ve grown with the city, for the city; forever evolving in constant pursuit of being the place where Calgarians gather.
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