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The Brooklyn Street Local

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1226 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1017
+1 313-262-6547
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09:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Fri 08:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 15:00
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Dearborn, Michigan
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160 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Poutine is the best around. Excellent quiche and homemade scones. Eggs Benedict Florentine with salad or potatoes is enough to share.

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Thank aphillips005
Indianapolis, Indiana
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank coldwellindy
Detroit, Michigan
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380 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Locally sourced food; great service; a casual vibe. Run by two Canadian entrepreneurs, this place has been a wonderful addition to the Corktown neighborhood since they first arrived several years ago. Parking for cars and bikes. Credit cards. Outdoor seating in the warm months. On weekends: arrive before 10:00 to get a seat!

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Clinton Twp., Mi.
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150 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Poutine. Thank you Canada and Brooklyn Street. Very delicious. very dangerous. Excellent grave on top of crispy french fries! I think they used shitakes. Best offering of this tour

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Thank darwoj
Detroit, Michigan
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A friend and i chose this restaurant as it was one of the few vegetarian options in the area. The menu was filled with veggie/vegan options. Breakfast was delicious, the food was fresh and flavorful. The staff were great and very accommodating. Lost a star due to the size of the diner. It is rather small and the tables were... More 

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Colorado
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to go big because we weren't going home. Not to mention we hadn't eaten in 18 hours. We both ordered a version of the traditional; eggs, bacon, a green salad, toast & tofu scramble, tempeh, fresh fruit, and toast. Then we shared the banana walnut pancakes. There was nothing left when we were done! It's on my favorites... More 

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Thank Riley2309
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Good diner style food with an obvious modern influence. We were here for breakfast and were seated rather quickly on a busy Sunday morning. Being a Canadian, the nice touch here is that poutine seems to be side option with every meal, and it was pretty good actually. The meals were good and reasonably priced. I would definitely return to... More 

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South Deerfield, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Cozy little place. Vegan, Vegetarian, and gluten-free options. I had the veggie omelette. It was fresh, delicious, and I wanted a second. The sourdough bread was also delicious. Bean spouts on top of everything for a garnish was a nice touch. We ate on the patio. It was a great Sunday morning breakfast experience.

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Thank jonazenhebert
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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183 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Tried breakfast here on a Tuesday morning. Promptly greeted by a friendly server and brought coffee quickly. Ordered the traditional breakfast (eggs, potatoes, bacon, ww toast) and also wanted to order the vanilla scones, which were $7 on the menu. They were out of the vanilla scones, but the server offered a blueberry version "from the weekend". The good-the coffee... More 

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Dearborn, Michigan
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160 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Great spot for several types of poutine. Lots of vegetarian offerings. Daily specials offered every day . Quiches, eggs benedicts, scones, etc., all excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?