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Blue Star Cafe

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239 W Congress St, Detroit, MI 48226-3231
+1 313-222-5893
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average0%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“cornbread” (4 reviews)
“catfish” (2 reviews)
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239 W Congress St, Detroit, MI 48226-3231
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Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

While in town for a conference at the Cobo Center, a couple co-workers and I stumbled upon Blue Star when trying to find a good place for a quick lunch. At first I'll admit that we were extremely hesitant... The menu changes daily and food...More

Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Stopped by here on a cold winter's day in December and man I was not disappointed. This place definitely had food to warm up my soul! The best was their ribs, cornbread and mac n cheese in Detroit are right here! The café though simple...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed October 25, 2016

This place is nice little,hidden gem over near Cobo Hall. They carry a revolving menu of three main entrees daily, along with the option of two sides. The entrees range from seafood, pork, chicken and beef, which are usually all very good. The sides range...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and location lunch specials $8.50 plus beverages. Variety was pulled bbq chicken Po Boys. Grilled chicken pit as, Mercian taco salad , catfish,and more!

Thank joebasilone
Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

We went in for a late breakfast just before 11. Sat down, no one greeted us but people where behind the counter prepping food. After 10 minutes, we finally walked up and asked if we order at the counter or if they come to the...More

Thank AAAHuth
Reviewed June 9, 2015

Mmmm...cinnamon rolls. I love them all - but I've got a new fave. The Blue Star Cafe's Cinnamon Rolls are magnificent. These glorious bundles of delight are just the generous size you want on vacation (after all, calories just don't count then). They're served at...More

Thank jd0yle
Reviewed December 5, 2014

Blue Star Café is one of my favorite spots to have lunch which some times turns into dinner as they are quite heavy handed. The staff are very attentive. Thursday's menu--soul food! You can't go wrong on any day at Blue Star. Let them know...More

Thank rosie313
Reviewed July 4, 2014

There was no server to take our order, the staff was in the kitchen at the back of the room and we had to ask for service. We had to get up and go to the counter for the menu, the coffee, the napkins and...More

Thank millie104
Reviewed June 24, 2014

chicken curry with rice was thick and reminded me of the sauce my mom and grandmom used in their chicken and dumplings but a smidge spicier. But not too spicy. I also had sauteed zucchini and squash and steamed carrots. the veggies were well flavored...More

Thank Terri S
Reviewed June 20, 2014

During a visit to Detroit, I discovered this gem, a couple of blocks from Cobo Center. Good home style food, all priced at $7.50 for lunch which includes an entree, two sides, and cornbread. The menu changes daily. Seating is limited, but take-out is available...More

Thank VAgirl16
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Breakfast, Lunch
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 W Congress St, Detroit, MI 48226-3231
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-222-5893
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