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Hudson Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Cafe,
1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-2006
+1 313-237-1000
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (41 reviews)
“pancakes” (84 reviews)
“french toast” (47 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-2006
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The pictures don’t lie. If you want some huge perfectly made pancakes or some gram cracker coated French toast this is the place. Really great breakfast.

Thank Travis T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for brunch with a friend - we both ordered breakfast entrees and shared. We ordered the Eggs Benedict, and the Savory Veggie Crepes. The Crepes --- I just don't have the words to describe how incredibly delicious and perfect they were!! We both Ooooo'd...More

Thank lizaanne930
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten at the Hudson Cafe a few times while visiting Detroit for the International Auto Show. The prices are reasonable and you get so much food that you may need a to-go container! There’s something for everyone; meat eater, vegetarian, or vegan. My favorite...More

Thank DeShawna Y
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I used to get there for breakfast and I found a really good place with delicious food..it is also good for a brunch. Recommended.

Thank mauroplantone
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

There was a one hour and 10 minute wait time. However, they will text you when your table is ready. We walked around and shopped while we were waiting. It is a nice area of town and nice to see Detroit coming back. The food...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Been here several times. Yes, the wait is usually 30-45 minutes but that tells you something. Great food and service. A family member has Celiac Disease and requires gluten free items. They have a whole section of GF on the menu. Kids love the choices....More

Thank Lynette M
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Outstanding service. Outstanding atmosphere. Outstanding food. I have never been one to write s review before but after going to Hudson Cafe I ABSOLUTELY HAD TO! Whether you are visiting Detroit from another state or country or whether you are a local from the Metro...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We attended the Hudson Cafe on game day, December 31st for breakfast. We were seated quickly and our server Elise arrived at our table to take our beverage order and ask for any questions regarding the menu. I had an omelet with marble rye toast...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 21 December 2017

A vast array of dishes to choose from on the menu ranging from simple to decadent fare - the food was plentiful and everything tasted delicious! This is a very popular place in the city - plan to wait just a little bit if you...More

Thank Jen N
Reviewed 13 December 2017

clean, great service, and huge tasty omelets. sides include not just toast but pancakes (included in price.) everything looked and smelling delicious. would definitely return.

Thank timriordan
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Questions & Answers
Stacey G
12 August 2017|
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Response from jenjade1 | Reviewed this property |
Well you have to park along Woodard Ave in a parking lot. Take the new Q Line and get off at Grand Circus Park.
Cecilia P
15 June 2017|
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Response from Michael V | Reviewed this property |
No reservations taken....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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 48226-2006
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-237-1000
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