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Metal Box Restaurant & Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, American, Fusion, Australian
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G12 Empire Damansara Jalan Pju 8/8, Petaling Jaya 47820, Malaysia
+60 3-7731 9560
Today
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Singapore
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Nice presentation on food and taste awesome. Love the food here. The customer service was awesome friendly and efficient.

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Thank ruvruv
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Good tasting food, friendly staff and serve good coffee. Price is slightly higher than standard. Nestum coated toast is my favourite for breakfast and My Last Barn for my meal. 👍

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Thank aranelneen
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The food is great and more affordable than other popular brunch spots. There were also less mainstream items on the menu such as corn fritters and their signature 'The Hemingway', in addition to brunch staples such as pancakes and eggs benedict. It's less crowded than Bangsar and Publika for instance, thus there was no wait to be seated. Their service... More 

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Thank Amirah A
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110 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner, not many people there. Not sure was economy not good or the price that scared ppl away. It was a little pricy but the food was good. Maybe due to not many customers, so the service was good as well. Normal western food but the taste was surprisingly good, I think it is due to the marinated... More 

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Thank chong s
Damansara, Malaysia
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102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple of times and what keeps amazing me is how friendly the staffs are! Thats one of the main reasons I keep coming back. They serve all day breakfast as well. Carbonara is not bad but they could improve on the crispy calamari! Oh and the wild mushroom soup is good too :)

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Thank Keigan L
Malacca, Malaysia
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408 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

A small quaint cafe with simple yet interesting decor. The breakfast is good and yummy. I ordered the "Metal breakfast" whilst my friends had "Faced Off Salmon" and "Incredible Waffle". All the sets are good. However, the set is quite huge and filling.

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Thank sheronlee
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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97 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

The food was rather disappointing .we ordered the sea food marinara and the smokey chicken besto. The besto was watery..hardly any chicken in it and the marinara though has plenty of fish it was tasteless and the sauce was not good. I wanted to try the pancake I ordered the guiness pancake.It tasted of eggs and hardly any fruit in... More 

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Thank Lina E
Kuala Lumpur
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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Came with anticipation of a good meal, having read some reviews. Recognized our server who used to work at The Red Beanbag. He told us the chef came from there too, so expectations were high. The spaghetti alio olio came unseasoned, had to add salt and then it was okay. The pesto chicken pesto was good and was perfectly seasoned.... More 

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Thank Johan S
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I love the concept and the breakfast offerings here. Very creative with the French Toasts and Pancakes among the other things, Breakfast is good mainly also because I get to sit outdoors next to the water feature before the sun shine through at about 11am. Easily my pick of the eateries in Empire Damansara.

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Thank Boon K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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138 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I ordered their special,Wagyu beef. It was soft and succulent. The portions were OK, and taste was not too bad. I also ordered their detox drive which was excellent.

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Thank Chin-Fah

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, American, Fusion, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G12 Empire Damansara Jalan Pju 8/8, Petaling Jaya 47820, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Selangor  >  Petaling District  >  Petaling Jaya
  • Phone Number: +60 3-7731 9560

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?