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Cafe Metro

1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, NY 10020-1001
+1 212-391-7800
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“soups” (5 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
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1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, NY 10020-1001
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Reviews (72)
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Need to grab a quick bite and this was down the street from the hotel. The offer a variety of pre made sandwiches as well as custom. They also offer soup and salads. Very good at getting you in and out.

Thank Edward L
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This cafe has a lovely set up with different stations. Those with me tried various items and all were incredibly huge portions. We all agreed the salad station was the best and one salad is easily a complete meal for two people. You select from...More

Thank blkWeyburn
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food is filling and flavorful but service is painstakingly slow (only one cashier during a particularly busy morning rush hour). Prices are reasonable, especially given the location of the place.

Thank gboi77
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We found this cafe by chance and the food was great. It was quite close to our hotel so we came most mornings for a filling breakfast. The food is freshly made and very enjoyable. Lovely salad and chilled food. We bought the fresh fruit...More

Thank loobylou2007
Reviewed 20 December 2016

It's not cheap, but I get takeout breakfast here every day. They do eggs and other breakfast to order and do it quick. There's good service and good food. It's often busy at meal times with office workers and it's not cheap, but I still...More

Thank ClintPage
Reviewed 25 October 2016

we were looking for a fast place to get some food options - including breakfast and lunch so decided to try Cafe Metro Cafe Metro offers up prepared sandwiches and soups but they also have sandwiches, salads and pastas that can be customized with your...More

Thank 0504Traveller
Reviewed 21 October 2016

the localisation is great specially when its sunny. The food is cheaper, there, therefor u must know exactly what you want, because the staff isnt really helpful. too bad the wifi isnt present.

Thank kinderk k
Reviewed 17 August 2016

My wife and I got hungry after a morning of strolling through Central Park, shopping and checking out Rockefeller Center. My wife and I both got the made to order salads and they were very good. There is a crazy selection of different lettuce/spinach and...More

Thank Greg A
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stayed in midtown west and were looking for a quick breakfast that was not a Starbucks experience, nor a sit-down experience. Our concierge recommended Cafe Metro (several throughout the city) and we got just what we were looking for. Order and pay at the...More

Thank mlizBoston
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Yes it is a chain, but they serve nice pastas and sandwiches and salads - made to order. Always good if you are in a bit of a hurry. Enjoyed my salad and still regretting not getting that scrumptious looking brownie!!

Thank PAHWestfield
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:30
06:00 - 23:30
06:00 - 23:30
06:00 - 23:30
06:00 - 23:30
06:00 - 23:30
06:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, NY 10020-1001
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-391-7800
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