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Hudson Cafe

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1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-2006
+1 313-237-1000
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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Detroit, Michigan
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located on one of the MAIN thoroughfares of the city, making NEARBY parking VERY tough. Limited seating makes a 10 minute wait a lucky draw. BUT FEAR NOT, follow Jimmy Fallon, Mark Wahlberg and my advice get yourself a Toffee Coffee, and strike up a conversation with whomever is waiting along side you. The food and atmosphere is WORTH THE... More 

Thank Michael V
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

you have to go at any hour, their selections are huge as are the portions. Friendly staff and vast menus

Thank Nitin C
Detroit, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not bad for a new restaurant in Detroit The food is pretty good the services OK paperwork on the menu just a little bit give it a little more down-home feeling flavor. Sometimes when restaurants come to an area they kind of forget the history of the area and the people who live there

Thank 260terrancej
Kitchener, Canada
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do love the Hudson Cafe for breakfast. It's close to the hotel (a 5 minute walk), always clean, bright and cheerful. The food is always fresh and they do have some of the best chicken and waffles in town. I will be returning!

Thank ern23
Detroit, Michigan
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Varied menu with something for everyone. And everything was sooo good. We loved our savory dishes as well as the red velvet pancakes (of course).

Thank jiggi86
Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even tho I got a ticket parking across the street and I knew I could park there, I'll still come back. My sis always orders the chicken and waffles and I get eggs with a bunch of sides. Its very good. Good atmosphere and great location. Parking sucks but so do most downtown spots.

Thank TTSantiago82
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times and honestly, ( ya, I know that means I may not be being completely honest but I am) the food is really great. Have to speak up if you want to be heard and the waitstaff is very attentive as well.

Thank adam_nola
Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The corned beef hash was fantastic!!!! And, our server was exceptional (ask for Caleb). If you are a breakfast person, you will not be disappointed

Thank JBP1234
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Hudson Cafe has great portions for breakfast. The omelettes were huge, fluffy and packed with various ingredients depending on what you order. The toast was also good. Arrive early, as it's always packed. The wait is well worth it.

Thank s5468491
Orillia, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Detroit's downtown revival seems to be led by the restaurants. Hudson Cafe is clearly a leader. A marvellous atmosphere and great breakfast food. The corned beef hash was as good as I have had anywhere and the service exceptional. Bravo.

Thank mike5551llb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?