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BAR BLIPS #2: Shrubs

Uncategorized Posted on Thursday, Mar. 27, 2014

BAR BLIPS #2: SHRUBS, NOT JUST BUSHY PLANTS As a bartender, one of the most gratifying aspects of working at Metropole is that fact that we create so many mixers for our cocktails from scratch. Ranging from bitters to liqueurs,…

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Easter Brunch

Events Posted on Thursday, Mar. 27, 2014
Sunday, April 20, 2014

Leave foraging for the bunnies. Metropole’s Easter Brunch menu is fully stocked with farm fresh ingredients which means you won’t have to lift a finger. Come indulge with a milk-braised rabbit pappardelle or some house made sticky pecan buns. What…

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Pre-Theater, Prix Fixe at Metropole

News Posted on Monday, Mar. 10, 2014

Planning a date night? Metropole is now offering a 3 course prix fixe menu for $35 before the Aronoff Center for the Art’s production of Wicked running through March 23rd. Chef Michael Paley’s special menus will only be available from 5:30-6:00pm for…

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MAR 2014 + Cincinnati Magazine (PDF)

Metropole is voted Cincinnati Magazine’s # 1 Best New Restaurant for 2013. The Publication praises Chef Michael Paley’s ability to craft a menu that is both subtle & unequivocally impressive.   >Read the article

Metropole Cocktails


News Posted on Thursday, Mar. 6, 2014

The dedicated bar staff here at Metropole has been itching to give everyone an inside look at our ever evolving cocktail program. We’ve received so many questions about our process and what actually goes into creating our delicious drinks that we want…

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Cincinnati Enquirer
DEC 2013 + Cincinnati Enquirer (PDF)

Metropole is named to another Best List for dining in 2013; this time, the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Polly Campbell praises the restaurant for its unique dining experience. >Read more

Cincinnati Magazine
MAR 2013 + Cincinnati Magazine (PDF)

Metropole is featured as one of Cincinnati Magazine’s best places to dine in 2013.   >Read the article 

Burnt Carrot

Menu Mainstay: The Burnt Carrot Salad

Uncategorized Posted on Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2014

Since this dish debuted on the menu, our guests can’t get enough of the Burnt Carrot Salad. You asked for it, so here is the story and a recipe you can try at home, sans fireplace. When Chef Michael Paley set…

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VDAY 2013

Valentine’s Day Dinner

Events Posted on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014

Friday, February 14, 2014 Whether you’re in love and looking for a romantic dinner, or in love with a good meal and looking for your next favorite dish, join us at Metropole for a delicious four-course Valentine’s Day Dinner. Chef Michael Paley’s…

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Vday Cocktail

New Year’s Day Brunch

Events Posted on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013
Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Have big plans for New Year’s Eve? Prepare for the morning after with brunch at Metropole. It’s the most important meal of the day, after all! We’ve got some special hangover cocktails on the menu that will start your 2014 year…

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