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Hudson Cafe

$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-2006
+1 313-237-1000
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
“pancakes” (84 reviews)
“french toast” (47 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-2006
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11 - 20 of 381 reviews

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

So good! Always a wait, but worth it! It's a good opportunity to try new things because everything is delicious. I like the French toast:)

Thank Chelsea S
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Stopped in for brunch a few weeks ago and were pleasantly surprised. Food and atmosphere were great. Good service too!

Thank Howard B
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Went for breakfast on a weekday and it was busy! Great atmosphere for a place with an iconic name across the street from where an iconic building once stood...The food was terrific! And a lot of it! I had eggs and pancakes that floated off...More

Thank cleolem
Reviewed 14 October 2017

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 12 October 2017

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 9 October 2017 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 3 October 2017

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 29 September 2017

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 26 September 2017

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 25 September 2017 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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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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