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Hudson Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Gluten Free, Contemporary
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1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have had a few different things at this establishment. My very favorite item on the menu is the very berry French toast it is to die for!! Sometimes especially during any detroit home game it is very busy, but that's just because the food is so good!! The wait sometimes looks overwhelming but the move fast and get people... More 

Thank Jkorcal
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132 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our cab driver the night before recommended Hudson Cafe to us and we are so glad he did. The restaurant was packed and we were on a time schedule, so we ordered from the to go menu. The cashier was a little flaky, but we did get the food and drinks we ordered. We each had an egg sandwich--my husband... More 

Thank Mandy H
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit the Hudson Cafe many times while I was staying in the Westin Book Cadillac hotel. You'll get the full range of great American breakfast. The staff is quick and friendly, the prices are excellent compared to the quality. I can highly recommend it!

Thank Oliver R
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, large portions and wonderful service. It is just a few blocks from the Westin in downtown Detroit. Definitely worth the walk.

Thank gloria73
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The portion sizes at this restaurant are huge. They could very well halve the portion sizes and reduce the price. The amount of food I saw being left over and thrown away at this restaurant is ridiculous. HuffPost #Reclaim

Thank GalfromCBE
Toronto, Canada
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166 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a continuing surprise the re-emergence of downtown Detroit brings ! Hudson Cafe is a very modern restaurant with booths, a sidewalk patio and very bright inside with modern decor. Food was amazing ..pancakes with hot syrup and cinnamon, seafood omelette and eggs Benedict were outstanding and reasonably priced at $10 - $12 a plate. Great service and the owner... More 

Thank guru4travel
Detroit, Michigan, United States
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is good and you will get plenty of good quality good. I had cinnabon pancakes. They were great and I could barely eat half the stack. The seafood omelette is great and the chicken and waffles. I definitely recommend. The place is not the biggest and the wait could takes some time depending on when you go but... More 

Thank STE067
London, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best breakfasts I've had in the US. Portions are large like most places but food was served hot, tasted great, great coffee, and friendly service. Definitely would return, maybe tomorrow.

Thank EP05313
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a local or a tourist, this is a must. Beware! It is difficult to decide, especially as you see amazing plates go past and the expression from first bit experiences. We were with a group, so that was the best experience for tasting. Our waiter was fantastic. I couldn't decide between several Benedicts. He asked questions of my preferences.... More 

Thank NYC_to_BKK
Motta Sant'Anastasia, Italy
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160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OMG. The breakfast was fantastic. My husband had the voodoo Benedict and they were good. Very rich but interesting. I had the strawberry short cake French toast that I loved. It was a perfect balance of sweat and tart that it didn't need syrup. The menu was very creative. You could split any for the things we got, as you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Gluten Free, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
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
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: 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?