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The Brooklyn Street Local

1226 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1017
+1 313-262-6547
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“poutine” (18 reviews)
“scones” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
1226 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 23 April 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 26 April 2017

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

Reviewed 11 April 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 18 April 2017

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

Reviewed 26 March 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 18 April 2017

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

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Poutine is the best around. Excellent quiche and homemade scones. Eggs Benedict Florentine with salad or potatoes is enough to share.

Thank aphillips005
Andrew S, Manager at The Brooklyn Street Local, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Our Canadian owners will be pleased to know you enjoyed the poutine!

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

An amazing little local spot. I enjoyed the Hangover Breakfast with Poutine Fries, which was outstanding. My wife had the Daily omelette special which she really enjoyed. All local ingredients, great vibe.

Thank coldwellindy
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Locally sourced food; great service; a casual vibe. Run by two Canadian entrepreneurs, this place has been a wonderful addition to the Corktown neighborhood since they first arrived several years ago. Parking for cars and bikes. Credit cards. Outdoor seating in the warm months. On...More

Thank applegirl57
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Poutine. Thank you Canada and Brooklyn Street. Very delicious. very dangerous. Excellent grave on top of crispy french fries! I think they used shitakes. Best offering of this tour

Thank darwoj
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A friend and i chose this restaurant as it was one of the few vegetarian options in the area. The menu was filled with veggie/vegan options. Breakfast was delicious, the food was fresh and flavorful. The staff were great and very accommodating. Lost a star...More

Thank DReyes87
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
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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