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The Brooklyn Street Local

1226 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1017
+1 313-262-6547
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“poutine” (18 reviews)
“scones” (10 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1226 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1017
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

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 2 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
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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