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Hudson Cafe

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1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food!

Wonderful breakfasts!! Portions are pretty good sized, and the selection is quite large. Our waiter was wonderful - fast and efficient.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Holt, Michigan
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Holt, Michigan
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Wonderful breakfasts!! Portions are pretty good sized, and the selection is quite large. Our waiter was wonderful - fast and efficient.

North Royalton, Ohio
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Excellent place for brunch, the Huevos Rancheros was outstanding. Service was a little slow but got much better and was not an issue. We would definitely return here while visiting Detroit again.

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is probably my current favorite place to eat. Every time I visit Detroit I make sure to go here! I can't say enough about how good the food is here! I usually get the very berry French toast it is fantastic! My daughter got the Oreo pancakes and my wife got a huge omelet. All of our food was... More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Waited 45 minutes for a table on Labor Day, but well worth it. Huge portions of food perfectly prepared and carefully presented. We ordered blueberry pancakes, crisp bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, and strawberry & cream cheese crepes. Everything came out looking beautiful and tasting even better! The pride the owners and staff take in their product is obvious. The restaurant... More 

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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We had some great food, but seemed to walk in to late for someone seating us. Closing at 4pm, and we arrived just after 3pm. I also walked out due to the rudeness of greeter, but waitress won us over with friendly quick service. Delicious food!

New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We went for breakfast with my family and was really disappointed. The whole experience was rather unmemorable. The omelet was rather tasteless, coffee weak and lacked character...you get the point. If the bill was much less I wouldn't think twice but the omelet was $13, coffee $3 etc. I'm a big coffee guy and could easily have 4-5 cups while... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We had heard great things about this place from several people, but for me it just didn't quite do it. I had the seafood omelette, a massive pile of overlooked egg with some prawns in it. So heavy that it felt like a rock for the rest of the day. The waiter missed things off our order, we had to... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This was my 2nd time visiting the Hudson Cafe. The service both times was very good. The food is reasonably priced and you get more than enough regardless of what you order. If you are in a rush you should plan on getting there when they open or about 1 1/2 -2hrs before closing. They are pretty busy all day... More 

Stevensville, Michigan
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We stayed at the Aloft Detroit after a Tigers game and enjoyed breakfast the next morning at the Hudson Cafe, just a couple blocks away on Woodward Avenue. The restaurant was named in honor of Hudson's, the department store I grew up with, which was across the street until its demolition.....sad. The Hudson Cafe is attractive; the staff is very... More 

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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We've heard awesome things about this restaurant, but have always skipped it due to the long weekend lines. Finally we had the opportunity to visit on a weekday and we're pretty excited. We were seated right away, greeted by a funny and very hospitable waiter, given recommendations and ordered in a timely manner. Everything started to go downhill once we... More 


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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: 313-237-1000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary


Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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