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The Brooklyn Street Local

1226 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1017
+1 313-262-6547
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“poutine” (18 reviews)
“scones” (10 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1226 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1017
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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

An unexpected diner gem. Clean with great food and a good selection of vegetarian options. Plenty of parking and good prices for what you are getting. I got The Works burger (fried egg, bacon, cheddar, all the fixings on sourdough bread) with a Kale Caesar...More

Thank Aaron R
Andrew S, Manager at The Brooklyn Street Local, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for the review, as well as your compliments. I will be sure to share them with our waitstaff and the kitchen. We hope to see you again in the near future. Sincerely, Andrew

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

They have a hipster vibe and a city feel. The customer base seems to be young people, it's not your fathers pancake house. You will enjoy the urban feel and garden to table endeavors that are fresh made with try me all over the menu.

Thank Skimo11
Andrew S, Manager at The Brooklyn Street Local, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you so much for the review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us!!! Sincerely, Andrew

Reviewed September 18, 2017

For those of you looking for very good food in a setting that speaks to Detroit's renaissance, I heartily recommend Brooklyn Street. It's a tiny-ish, charming, dinerish kinda place in one of the numerous Detroit neighborhoods that's attracting young folk of all backgrounds. We had...More

Thank Jim G
Management response:Responded September 21, 2017

Hello, Hope you are having an amazing day. Thank you so much for your review of our establishment! We love what you said about us as well as our city! Sincerely, Andrew

Reviewed September 3, 2017

Great food, service and atmosphere. We had a quick breakfast before heading out site seeing and this fit the bill. Friendly servers and good coffee really helped start of a great day in Detroit.

Thank CleveKen
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

The Mushroom, Parmesan, Garlic Omelette was Fantastic. A must visit when coming to Detroit. The Quiche was also very good.

Thank Jphill33
Management response:Responded July 26, 2017

Thank you for the review, we are so glad you enjoyed the quiche!! Sincerely, Andrew

Reviewed May 24, 2017

Spent the night in Detroit, visited here based on a friend recommendation. Free parking. Weekday about 830AM, maybe 4 tables occupied. Pleasant greetings from all the workers there. Was told its owned/operated by Canadians, and that most of (maybe all?) of their ingredients are organic...More

Thank BeachLeech
Management response:Responded June 15, 2017

Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your time with us! Sincerely, Andrew

Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

VERY popular Sunday brunch spot, for good reasons. Food is fresh, healthful and DELICIOUS! The French toast made with pumpkin bread was beyond fabulous. Eggs florentine had clean flavors and perfectly cooked eggs and spinach. Swamp water beverage was light and fruity without tasting like...More

Thank greagan
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

I always review a brunch place based on their pancakes. Most don't do them justice and if they do, they don't have pure maple syrup. BSL has among the best pancakes and they are worth the visit. Banana cakes made thin and served with fresh...More

Thank LGspartan
Andrew S, Manager at The Brooklyn Street Local, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2017

So glad you enjoyed your time with us! Sincerely, Andrew

Reviewed April 10, 2017

Really enjoyed breakfast here at the Brooklyn Street diner. Menu varied and crowd and staff very friendly. Outside space must be pleasant, weather permitting.

Thank Tonylisboa
Andrew S, Manager at The Brooklyn Street Local, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2017

So glad you enjoyed your time with us!!! We look foward to seeing you again!

Reviewed March 26, 2017

Came here based on location and reviews. We walked from downtown in a misty rain only to find they had a coffee cart outside so you could have a drink while you waited! Most excellent. We were seated next to a delightful couple who only...More

Thank Victoria R
Andrew S, Manager at The Brooklyn Street Local, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2017

We are so happy you were able to have that experience at our resturant. Hopefully we see you again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 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
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1226 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1017
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-262-6547
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