Travels with a Gourmet

a food lover's travels, memorable meals, culinary trials and gastronomic experiences

Here’s another neighborhood restaurant that we’ve been to a few times which we’ve enjoyed.  It’s the newest addition, the sixth, to this chain of Cuban restaurants – Metropol.  It’s cheap and cheerful and always packed which is always a good sign.   Metropol’s menu is made up of home-style food which they dub as Cuban but is a melange of Cuban cuisine with some Puerto Rican and Spanish dishes thrown in.  There are tortillas (Spanish-style omelets), meat and chicken cooked simply, rice dishes like paella and asopao, grilled fish and seafood and a selection of sides that include several ways with rice: plain or with beans, black or red beans, fried green or ripe plantains, cassava or for the unadventurous, green salad or mixed vegetables.  It’s good for lunch on a weekday when it’s not too crowded.
___________________________________
Plaza Dorado shopping center
Dorado 00646 Puerto Rico
*Open daily for lunch and dinner
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: