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1035 20th St. S. (10th Ave. S.) Send to Phone
Presentation and use of local products enhance the experience at this Southside steakhouse.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Dinner Tues.-Sat., Brunch Sun.
Bar open till 2 a.m.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED MetroPrime Steakhouse Restaurant Review

: If you believe that we eat with our eyes, you will delight in MetroPrime Steakhouse, as chef Warren Weiss has an knack for presentation. Dressed in fresh horseradish vinaigrette, the beef carpaccio salad arrives with shaved peppercorn-crusted Wagyu neatly wrapped around arugula and topped with a “bow” of arugula secured with a dab of creamy sauce. Meats are butchered and smoked in-house by artisan butcher Ben Plesic. At lunchtime, Red Plate Specials range from buttermilk fried chicken to beef stroganoff to cornmeal-crusted Mississippi catfish. The menu is liberally studded with local and regional products. Ale and cheddar soup makes use of Good People Brown Ale, house-smoked ham hocks and fried Wright Dairy cheese curds. Burgers sport Wickles, a spicy Alabama pickle. Dessert lovers might try a brûléed banana split with Wright Dairy’s vanilla ice cream or a white chocolate bread pudding. The 30-label selection of wines by the glass leans to California. There’s a half dozen Alabama brews among the list of 18 draught beers, and a beer flight is available with a choice of three. Or drink your dessert, allowing the mixologist to select a draught to splash over ice cream.

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