Metro 29: Best of Breakfast and Brunch 2012
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Best Breakfasts 2012

Metro 29
Address: 4711 Lee Hwy. , Arlington, VA 22207
Phone: 703-528-2464
Neighborhood: Arlington
Cuisines: Diner, Greek/Mediterranean, American, Breakfast
Opening Hours: Open Sunday through Thursday 6 AM to 1 AM, Friday and Saturday 6 AM to 3 AM.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: Ballston-MU
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Eggs with ham; Greek omelet; home fries.
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly

The diner breakfast is alive and well at this Art Deco ode to Americana. Decidedly more glam than the ma-and-pa diners of yesteryear, Metro is known for its supersized plates of fluffy pancakes, Greek omelets studded with feta, tomato, and onion, and thick, eggy French toast (the kitchen uses house-made challah, but the syrup, alas, isn’t real maple). Silver-dollar pancakes are small but stacked high. And if dessert for breakfast appeals, hefty waffles with whipped cream and strawberries might be just the thing. Sunday through Thursday 6 am to 1 am, Friday and Saturday 6 am to 3 am.

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