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Hudson Cafe

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1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI
313-237-1000
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 78
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
" Very Nice "

The food was good & some of the waiters need better training skills as to how to treat the customers with positive attitudes & presentations.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
L58ladymoney
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Detroit, Michigan
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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153 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Detroit, Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The food was good & some of the waiters need better training skills as to how to treat the customers with positive attitudes & presentations.

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Philadelphia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Ate there recently on a trip to Detroit. Home-made fresh food. I had a portabello omelet that was simply perfect and my husband had one of their specialty omelets - I forget which but he loved it. Service was warm, friendly and, yes, perfect. Seek it out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The food was amazing. The prices are reasonable. The service and atmosphere was wonderful. The coffee is delicious. We'll be back!

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Typically restaurant goers do not love the idea of waiting to be seated, but I am a firm believer that a little patience goes a long way when you leave feeling 100% satisfied after a meal out. The morning after a night out in Detroit, my husband and I were determined to grab some good eats before heading back to... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The food is good and you get ample portions. The pancakes are ridiculously huge. They're almost, if not the size of a plate. I had the graham cracker crusted french toast for the first time and was pleasantly surprised. They weren't sweet nor heavy, like french toast seems to be. With a little bit of syrup, they were perfect! One... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My family and I had breakfast here on a Sunday morning. Although busy, it was worth the wait. The food is fantastic! Delicious, thick French toast and I loved the Canadian bacon. Yum! The tables turned over quickly and the staff was very friendly. It was nice to see so many people in the D and the restaurant doing well.... More 

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Keene, New Hampshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

If you just want to have a regular old fashioned breakfast for $10 downtown, this is your place. The coffee is limitless and the omelet was the biggest I've ever seen. I had the corned beef hash which was good, but the omelet might have been the better choice. Friendly folks...mostly locals. Worth the walk from the hotel.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I would have give this 5 stars except for the hostess. We called ahead to see if they accepted reservations and she rudely responded "aah NO". Upon our arrival there were numerous people waiting and we were told it would be a 35/40 minute wait which proved to be accurate. Unfortunately, we were standing one couple away from the hostess... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

On a lark, I decided to try the Hudson Cafe. I used to be a manager in the cosmetics department of the Hudson's downtown department store just before it closed its doors. So I do remember people working and walking downtown. I also worked in the old First Federal Bank Building. The Hudson Cafe did not disappoint me. Great atmosphere... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went to the Hudson Cafe on Valentines Day and it did not disappoint! I got the Voodoo Benedict and it was on point! the food was so fresh and the chorizo was awesome. But the real MVP of the dish was the potatoes. Damn are those things great. My wife got the huevos rancheros and ate the entire plate,... 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
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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