FQ FAQs

We are proud to be a gathering place for the community, and to welcome families as well as pets into our venue. However, first and foremost, this is an adult space. It is not a park or a playground. We kindly ask that you follow our rules so everyone can enjoy this space. No one – adult, child, or pet – should disrupt anyone else’s experience at metrobar.

Pets

Pets are welcome at metrobar! They must be on a fixed length leash at all times (6’ max) and are not allowed in any interior spaces, such as the train car or bathrooms. If they have an accident, please notify staff immediately.

Children and Families

  • Children must be within arms length under direct supervision of their guardian at all times.
  • For certain events / nights after 7pm, children under 12 are not allowed. Infants that are not yet of walking age are allowed
  • We do not allow toys that cause any temporary or permanent marks on our guests or property, such as: chalk, yard games, balls, etc.

How do I make a reservation?

metrobar accepts reservations for parties of 20 or more via our events reservation page [link]. If you are a party of 20 or less, you can just walk in and enjoy our space. You can also reserve our VIP cabanas via our website, here.

Can my band play at metrobar?

Email info@metrobardc.com to learn how to play at metrobar. Please share a blurb about your band and a sample video/audio recording.

Can my food truck show up?

Email info@metrobardc.com to learn how to serve at metrobar. Please share a copy of your menu and affirmation that you have the proper licensing and permits to vend.

Can I bring my [vendor] to metrobar?

Email info@metrobardc.com to learn how to vend at metrobar. Please share a blurb about your product and a link to your website. We will share your information with our vending partners to follow-up.

When is trivia? karaoke? live music?

  • Stay up-to-date on our upcoming events by following us on Instagram and subscribing to our email newsletter.
  • Trivia is currently every Thursday, 7pm-9pm, and live music is every Friday, 8pm-11pm (7pm-10pm from October to March).
  • Karaoke is every third Thursday.

Can I bring a cake/cupcakes?

Outside food is accepted at metrobar. However, we are unable to refrigerate any perishable items.

Can I bring outside food?

Outside food is accepted at metrobar. However, we are unable to refrigerate any perishable items.

Can I bring outside drink?

Outside drinks is permissible if purchased from our food trucks or are specifically for children and other special circumstances. Outside alcohol is absolutely not permitted.

What if it rains?

  • We offer many different covered areas, including our deck and platform around the train. Our picnic tables also have rain shades perfect for light rains.
  • When the train car’s bar is open, that will be inside, rain-proof space!

What if it snows?

  • We offer many different covered areas, including our deck and platform around the train. In the winter, we have a tent over the main site to keep you warm and cozy.
  • When the train car’s bar is open, that will be inside, rain-proof space!

Can I host my event at metrobar?

Absolutely! Fill out the form at our events reservation page [link] to start the planning process. If you are a party of 20 or less, you can just walk in and enjoy our space.

I was charged twice - why's that? (pre-authorization)

You may see more than one charge on your credit card. One of those charges may be a $15 pre-authorization charge that is refunded within 24-48 hours. The other charge will be for your drinks. If you have a question about your bill, email info@metrobardc.com and we can share your receipt with you.

Do I need reservations?

Reservations are not needed for parties under 20 people. metrobar accepts reservations for parties of 20 or more via our events reservation page.

Do you take walk-ins?

Reservations are not needed for parties under 20 people. metrobar accepts reservations for parties of 20 or more via our events reservation page.

Are you dog-friendly?

Yes! We have dog bowls available as well as doggy treats for sale from Chippin.

Do you allow smoking of cigarettes / cigars / vaping / marijuanna?

No. As a courtesy to other guests, we do not permit smoking of any type at metrobar.

How do I place my order at metrobar?

  • For fastest service, use the QR code at the table and we will deliver your drinks to you. You can see the menu here.
  • You’re also welcome to go up to the bar for off-menu items.

Do you have a Lost & Found?

Yes. Email info@metrobardc.com and describe your lost item. We will let you know if we have it.

Is gratuity included?

Gratuity is not included, however, we will automatically add 20 percent to your bill if you do not close your tab at the end of the day.

Can you enter if you're under 21?

Yes, as long as you are accompanied by a parent or guardian. Your older siblings don’t count.
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