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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” (38 reviews)
“pancakes” (86 reviews)
“french toast” (50 reviews)
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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 3 days ago

Enormous portions with great options and a menu with variety, great local atmosphere. I had a large omelet with chorizo and raisin bread. Very attentive and proactive wait staff, overall great intro to downtown Detroit and there is definitely a vibe there.

Thank Keith E
Reviewed 4 days ago

Generally a long wait but one of the best brunch locations in Detroit. A bit gentrified but the food is outstanding and the service is getting better all the time. Ton of suburban visitors on weekends but has a great vibe overall. The kind of...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I didn’t like my dish but the waiter removed it from our payment, he was very kind. Normal American ( very old fashioned ) place for having brunch. The menu is very large, I’m only concerned about the quality of the food they usually serve....More

Thank Dora C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here on a Wednesday noon for lunch. They stated on their website that they had 2h free parking at 1001 Woodward, on the South/West corner of Woodward & State, so I went to park there, but the parking lot was full. A parking...More

Thank AKAshon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Long wait but worth it. Food is very reasonably priced and you get large portions. I have Celiac disease, and staff was very accommodating, told kitchen about celiac. There are gluten free choices on the menu - the stuffed berry french toast as well as...More

Thank Hawaiibabe13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An hour wait.. we were starving..walked out down street to avalon.instant good food. Notjing easy on Sunday cant imagine weekdays?

Thank zeeguide
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful breakfast. We sampled a few of the specialties. Red Velvet pancakes were amazing. The omelets were very large and yummy: triple triple and seafood. I would recommend stepping out of your comfort zone and try something a bit different.

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were in town for a long weekend, and always search for a nice breakfast. Hudson Cafe did not disappoint. As their website says, they often have a wait, so we anticipated that. Our wait was about 45 minutes, but the Yelp...More

Thank gabdad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 5 March 2018

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

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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
Child-friendly, Groups, 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
  • E-mail
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