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Avalon International Breads

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422 W. Willis, Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 832-0281
Today
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
fresh, small town feel

We stopped here along a wheelhouse detroit bike tour on a Saturday morning and got sandwiches and fresh coffee. The iced coffee is brewed cold and is delicious and the sandwiches were fresh and satisfying. I'd bring extra cash to take a loaf of fresh bread home for dinner, as well as jams... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped here along a wheelhouse detroit bike tour on a Saturday morning and got sandwiches and fresh coffee. The iced coffee is brewed cold and is delicious and the sandwiches were fresh and satisfying. I'd bring extra cash to take a loaf of fresh bread home for dinner, as well as jams, cookies, and other goodies. Other is also... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I stopped in here after a meal at a nearby restaurant. They had many types of bread to choose from. I decided to get a multi grain bread when to my surprise and delight was told because it was the end of the day it was buy one get one free. So I was able to get a olive loaf... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Always something new to try at Avalon. The sea-salt and chocolate chip cookies are to die for. Awesome bread and other delectables. Definitely stop in when you are in the neighborhood.

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have been to Avalon quite a few times and have always had a wonderful experience. Their fresh-baked food is delicious, the service friendly and helpful, and to top it all of, the owners are very involved in the Detroit community/local farms/etc. Some items I've really enjoyed there - the breakfast sandwiches, challah bread, and pretty much any sweet/pastry (just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Everything is made daily from scratch, no preservatives. One of my favorite places to go to in the D! I love everything there! The monkey bread is to die for!

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New York, NY
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We liked this spot so much we went twice in one day. The cookies, PB&J and treats we all topnotch. The whole block is great for a nice stroll and it looks like they have outside seating in nice weather. Cool to see them making things onsite as well.

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Michigan
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Avalon is a Detroit institution known for their baked goods and community involvement. All of the breads, pastries and beverages I've tried have been too notch. I wish the bakery had more places to sit and wasn't so crowded.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Found this restaurant online and took a chance. It's set up in an open loft space in a residential area. Several breakfast sandwich and strata options that the server warmed for us - both were delicious. Also pigged out on fresh brioche pastries that were delicious. Good vibe, good food and priced great. Definitely going back.

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I am a Detroit native, and when I was in elementary school, my class visited this bakery to learn how they made bread. I've kept coming back over the years, and I've marveled at how they strive to keep up with the changes going on in Detroit and be environmentally sustainable. It is very close to Wayne State University.

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Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I'm a big fan of Avalon. My mom actually introduced me to it. Whenever I'm home in the Detroit area, I frequently stop by Avalon to get some delicious bread and sometimes a cookie. It has a great vibe going on but the cashiers can sometimes not be the most efficient. But I do appreciate the time when someone tried... More 

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Additional Information about Avalon International Breads

Address: 422 W. Willis, Detroit, MI 48201
Phone Number: (313) 832-0281
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Fast Food, Bakeries

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 422 W. Willis, Detroit, MI 48201
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: (313) 832-0281

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fast Food, Bakeries
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm

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