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Hudson Cafe

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1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-2006
+1 313-237-1000
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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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Windsor
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You will likely have to wait on weekends but it so worth it. Stuffed french toast, cinnabunn pancakes, eggs benny aplenty. This place is the absolute best.

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Thank Family581
Auburn, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The staff was very friendly. The restaurant was clean. We received our food quickly and it was delicious. The prices were good. Excellent restaurant!

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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354 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived around 9:15 am on a Saturday morning. We had a party of five so our wait was 20 minutes. They do not take reservations and will not take call ahead seating. The restaurant is a nice size. It is very clean and decorated nicely. Our server-Kathy-was very engaging and helped us figure out the best economical way to... More 

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Thank Vetskidog
Detroit, Michigan
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun breakfast/brunch place in Downtown Detroit. If you go with more than 4, expect at least a 45 minute wait at prime time. Customer service from the Host to the Waitstaff and Bus staff were all very good.

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Thank brz18
Michigan
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115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've heard great things about the Hudson Cafe, and I figured it was long overdue to try it out myself. Went with a group of three Saturday morning around 9:30, 10 minute wait, they have some comfy couches to sit on and watch TV, went by fast. Our server was great, we asked for recommendations and he was spot on.... More 

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Thank UofMgirl
Grand Rapids, MI
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A Sunday brunch for 8 ... not an easy assignment anywhere. First time at the Hudson Cafe, it won't be our last. Great atmosphere, easy going Sunday morning vibe - be ready for a 30+ minute wait. No cinnamon roll on the menu as an appetizer, but they do have 'Cinnabon Pancakes' .... a great selection to split 4+ ways.

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Thank Ikeingr
Vicksburg
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Right on Woodward Avenue - great find. We had breakfast and the portions were very large. A busy place but the service was very good. They get you in and out quickly and the wait was not too long either.

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Thank bikerbabe77
Michigan
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Hudson Cafe has an awesome breakfast menu. Their coffee drinks are so good and the food is even better! I had the gluten free French toast. It was so, so good!! I would definitely recommend it, just be ready to wait.

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Thank Rachel C
Grandville, Michigan
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319 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the day after New Year's eve and got there right before it started to get busy. As there was only two of us we only had to wait about 10-15 minutes before we are seated, other large groups had to wait a while. We had checked out the menu online and it looked great however when we sat... More 

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Thank The_GR_Blade
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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186 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes! Cinnabon pancakes! This was recommended by the waitress (along with the corned beef hash and strawberry shortcake pancakes). They were delicious, of course. Actually, they were the best pancakes I've ever had! I'm a little embarrassed to rave over pancakes and give details but... imagine perfectly light & fluffy pancakes as you'd expect with crispy edges & carmelized cinnamon... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
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
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?