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Detour Cafe

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41 King St W, Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario L9H 1T5, Canada
+1 289-238-8360
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Detour Cafe on King Street in Dundas provides a wonderful ambiance and the coffee is above average. The friendly baristas and well constructed decorum gave the place a homey vibe. However, the cozy building offered more than just a good cup of coffee. I ordered "The Weekender," which contained two eggs, two pieces of toast, bacon, sausage, and sweet... More 

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Thank Andrew F
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped into Detour for lunch while traveling through the area, they were running some spectacular specials and the coffee was very good. The space is small so there was a little bit of a wait during lunch hour. The server was very helpful in mentioning places we could visit while in town, it was much appreciated!

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Thank leeeeaaaa
Dundas, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent coffee and food. Nice atmosphere. Convenient to get to and always friendly. Specialty desserts are awesome

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Thank 62Dave1313
ontario
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I drop into Detour quite often for a coffee and snack; have also had lunch. It is a really pleasant atmosphere - fun and funky and extremely welcoming.

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Thank profpbl
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place! Not only did it have awesome atmosphere but the food was outstanding. I had the veggie/goat cheese sandwich and my dad had the BLT we were very happy with both. The coffee is freshly roasted and very good. Highly recommended.

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Thank SherlocksWanderlust
Oakville, Canada
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204 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Came here for breakfast on a Sunday morning. Small coffee shop atmosphere, with one row of tables across the long wooden service counter. Retro atmosphere. Fairly limited menu, that prides itself on using fresh local ingredients. Case in point, the bacon and sausages that came in the Weekender plate are made by local shops, and both very tasty. This Weekender... More 

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2 Thank fearlessbob
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Business lunch here recently. Food is decent, if not remarkable. Some people love their coffee, but I think it's merely OK at best. Servers aren't all that welcoming in my experience, and the room is crammed and very loud at lunch time. Just my experience, I wish all Dundas businesses well.

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1 Thank Realnickriviera
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

I've become a frequent patron since we bought a house walking distance from Detour. They have the friendliest staff in town, make an EXCELLENT flat white, and have a delicious menu! Some people think the menu is too limited, but I think that's the way it should be, stick with a few exceptional items. They always have specials that are... More 

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2 Thank Ron W
Ancaster, Canada
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123 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Restaurant came highly recommended and did not disappoint. Service was very pleasant and prompt. Menu was limited but provided exactly what we were looking for at a price that equated to the size of serving. Great value for the money. Coffee and London Fog tea were very good. Would highly recommend and will definitely visit more often.

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1 Thank hunterdune
Dundas, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Service is always pleasant and food is very good. Place is always packed on the weekends and even during weekday lunch. I like some of the their breakfast options as well

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 King St W, Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario L9H 1T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Dundas
  • Phone Number: +1 289-238-8360

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