Breakfast/Brunch in Detroit, MI
With a simple name like Toast, you may not think a spot could be so fab, right? Wrong! Located on the Woodward corridor in fabulous Ferndale, Toast gives breakfast lovers a chance to chat and ‘toast’ to a delicious breakfast. The kitschy diner feel hits you the moment you walk in, with vintage toasters on display. The menu, composed of several sweet and savory options, has some major standouts, including fresh-squeezed orange juice, omelets with a variety of fillings, granola banana hotcakes, strawberry rhubarb French toast and a seasonal favorite, pumpkin pancakes, during the fall.
If you’re on a quest for a unique neighborly spot featuring a twist on breakfast favorites, The Breakfast Club may be the spot for you. Its small, yet cozy space, adorned with colorful tablecloths make you feel like you’re dining in someone’s home. The menu is far from ordinary though – stellar standouts include the oven-baked French toast, topped with berries and streusel, and a variety of omelets. Weekly specials keep the menu in-season and interesting. Each meal is topped off with chocolate covered strawberries or cookies – can’t beat that! Additional locations in Brighton and Farmington Hills.
Blink and you might miss out on one of Detroit’s most luxurious spots for brunch – La Dolce Vita. Tucked away in Detroit's historic Palmer Park District, the city's "hidden jewel" is committed to serving innovative Italian cuisine, and a fabulous weekend brunch. Come for Pajama Brunch, where people wear whatever they want, or pop in later in the morning for a romantic brunch with a significant other on the ivy-covered patio in the summertime. Besides the gorgeous setting and superb service, patrons also love the ability to order bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys. Just keep your eyes peeled when driving by so you don’t miss out!
The Hudson Cafe in downtown Detroit features a modern twist on a classic brunch menu. Whether you desire a savory dish or your sweet tooth is calling, you'll be happy to find your options are plentiful here. With high ceilings and bright décor, The Hudson Cafe is the perfect city retreat for breakfast. Menu favorites include the fresh-squeezed OJ, red velvet pancakes (deliciously topped with a cream cheese drizzle) and the portabella omelet. Other tasty treats include French toast, crepes, skillets, house-made OJ and corned beef hash. All dishes include toast and a choice of fruit, house potatoes or grits.
For a delicious Sunday brunch in a chic environment, check out Atlas Global Bistro for tasty eats. The stylish dining room blends classic pre-war architecture with modern amenities. High ceilings, exposed brick, wood floors, and large windows with a view of the Detroit skyline and Woodward Avenue create a comfortable and intimate, yet open atmosphere. And the food isn’t too shabby either. Favorites include the duck confit hash with poached eggs and the Pain Pardu French toast, made with chocolate Challah bread and crème brulee custard. Wash your meal down with a house-made Bloody Mary and you will be ready to conquer the day.