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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 good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“pancakes” (81 reviews)
“french toast” (45 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-2006
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During our stay in Detroit, we visited Hudson Cafe twice. Overall, the food was pretty solid, but nothing stood out to me. You don't get many options in downtown Detroit anyway for brunch, so I would still recommend of visiting.

Thank Ying S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to come here because of the great reviews I read on here and was excited to taste the food. My friend wanted to pick up something and take it, so we ordered take out. They said it would take 15 min so when...More

Thank Teryn_LLGT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

7 of us went before the lions game 6 ordered different meals and each and every single one was amazing

Thank Debbie Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You absolutely cannot beat the Hudson Cafe for breakfast. The corned beef hash is out of this world, pancakes are to die for, omelets made to perfection. Well as you can tell I love the place!

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I went on a weekday at 1pm. There was a very short wait for a table; maybe 10 minutes. Once seated the waitress came immediately to get our drink order and our lunch order. We waited slightly longer than we thought we...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently ate at the Hudson Cafe in Detroit, MI and had forgotten we had eaten there before the last time we were there. They are known for their waffles, but I had the benedict with fresh guac. and tomatoes. The others in our party...More

Thank bikerbabe77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the fabulous greeting as we walked in to the genuine friendly handshake upon leaving, the staff made us feel very welcome. The food we ordered (scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes and toast/pancakes) was very good however the manager thought we shouldn't leave with out trying...More

Thank Wanda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although expensive the cafe was centrally located, the food quality was good and the meal size substantial- it was an experience

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were finially able to have lunch here today. I'm not sure what all the hype is about. The food was good, large portions. The service was spotty. The table was wet when we sat and I asked for a napkin to wipe it up,...More

Thank mammagogo
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This place is so yummy and comfortable. You can have a conversation, not feel bombarded and get terrific service. We met here on a thursday around 11am, was sat quickly and the gentleman server was very professional and respectful. Ordered the Monte Crisco with berry...More

Thank Julie T
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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