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The Brooklyn Street Local

1226 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1017
+1 313-262-6547
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“poutine” (18 reviews)
“scones” (10 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1226 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1017
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Brooklyn Street Local has a great selection of brunch food on the weekend. The ingredients all seemed fresh, and the selection was good for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. The dining room is small, though, so the wait times on the weekend can run long.

Thank wt012345
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

An unexpected diner gem. Clean with great food and a good selection of vegetarian options. Plenty of parking and good prices for what you are getting. I got The Works burger (fried egg, bacon, cheddar, all the fixings on sourdough bread) with a Kale Caesar...More

Thank Aaron R
Andrew S, Manager at The Brooklyn Street Local, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for the review, as well as your compliments. I will be sure to share them with our waitstaff and the kitchen. We hope to see you again in the near future. Sincerely, Andrew

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

They have a hipster vibe and a city feel. The customer base seems to be young people, it's not your fathers pancake house. You will enjoy the urban feel and garden to table endeavors that are fresh made with try me all over the menu.

Thank Skimo11
Andrew S, Manager at The Brooklyn Street Local, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you so much for the review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us!!! Sincerely, Andrew

Reviewed 18 September 2017

For those of you looking for very good food in a setting that speaks to Detroit's renaissance, I heartily recommend Brooklyn Street. It's a tiny-ish, charming, dinerish kinda place in one of the numerous Detroit neighborhoods that's attracting young folk of all backgrounds. We had...More

Thank Jim G
Management response:Responded 21 September 2017

Hello, Hope you are having an amazing day. Thank you so much for your review of our establishment! We love what you said about us as well as our city! Sincerely, Andrew

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Great food, service and atmosphere. We had a quick breakfast before heading out site seeing and this fit the bill. Friendly servers and good coffee really helped start of a great day in Detroit.

Thank CleveKen
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The Mushroom, Parmesan, Garlic Omelette was Fantastic. A must visit when coming to Detroit. The Quiche was also very good.

Thank Jphill33
Management response:Responded 26 July 2017

Thank you for the review, we are so glad you enjoyed the quiche!! Sincerely, Andrew

Reviewed 24 May 2017

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 15 June 2017

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

Reviewed 22 May 2017 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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 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
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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