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Hudson Cafe

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1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-2006
+1 313-237-1000
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
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on a Sunday morning knowing we would have to wait. That being said...well worth the wait! Our group had the Triple omelette, the Mexican omelette and the special of the day. All were yummy - also enjoyed the cheesy grits and raisin toast. We will return!

Thank Lori R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly comfortable atmosphere. Can get a bit noisy but not so loud you can't have a conversation. Corned beef hash was top notch. Toast and fruit accompaniments were nothing special. Efficient servers. Give it a try if your looking for some good comfort food.

Thank Kim J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've ate here several times while in the downtown area. The service is super friendly & quick and the food is delicious! It's our go-to breakfast spot in all of Detroit

Thank Chris B
Ottawa, Canada
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here before a Lions game. It was really busy, but we were lucky enough to be seated right away. Found the breakfast really good and the coffee just okay. Waiter was quick and friendly. No complaints.

Thank Detroit333
Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a larger group - 8 of us in total. Everyone said their meals were great, and everything was fresh!

Thank ern23
Detroit, Michigan
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44 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Hudson Cafe is a good place to get lunch while working downtown. A good selection of breakfast, sandwiches and salads makes it a good repeat visit candidate.

Thank X-Man2112
Oakville, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. As they don't allow reservations for parties less than 6, I had to wait 30 minutes. I ordered the highly-praised Very Berry Stuffed French Toast, which came out in good time (about 10 minutes) and it was very good! The banana cream cheese was so yummy! Was it worth the wait?... More 

Thank AKAshon
Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

This little café has a very unique brunch menu that has a meal for every taste. From omelets to French toast, pancakes, and everything in between. The menu is a bit smaller than a larger chain restaurant, but that is to be expected. I got the strawberry shortcake French toast, and it was absolutely amazing. I would venture to say... More 

Thank Amanda B
Clio, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

I've been here quite a few times and its always amazing!! Pancakes, French Toast, Omelets all worth ordering!! Definitely a MUST while visiting in the "D"!!

Thank LovinTheMitten
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Late breakfast 1:45.. but they still had it! Everyone here is very friendly and the decor very cool! Our waiter was very nice and welcoming as well and the food was great! Eggs, ham, bacon, fresh fruit and blueberry pancakes.. all great! Fresh squeezed OJ, chocolate milk and coffee was good too but we asked for brown sugar as they... More 

Thank SeptSunshine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-2006
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-237-1000

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