January 17, 2014

10 Great Detroit Area Brunch Spots

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Angelo's
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If you ever find yourself in Ann Arbor, Angelo's is your classic brunch, with delicious eggs be. Plus, they have this song written about them.

Angelo's


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If you ever find yourself in Ann Arbor, Angelo's is your classic brunch, with delicious eggs be. Plus, they have this song written about them.

Foran's Grand Trunk Pub
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The original early 1900s architecture of this former railway station in Detroit is a nice touch. One of their signature dishes is the Lobster Omelette, but there are an assortment of vegetarian options as well. A great place to watch the game.

Foran's Grand Trunk Pub


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The original early 1900s architecture of this former railway station in Detroit is a nice touch. One of their signature dishes is the Lobster Omelette, but there are an assortment of vegetarian options as well. A great place to watch the game.

Cliff Bell's
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Detroit's swankiest jazz club by night, and swankiest brunch on Sunday. Come Sunday at noon for live music, while enjoying bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Mary's.

Cliff Bell's


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Detroit's swankiest jazz club by night, and swankiest brunch on Sunday. Come Sunday at noon for live music, while enjoying bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Mary's.

Woodbridge Pub
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Woodbridge Pub in Detroit has a great seasonal menu with an emphasis on local sources. On the one hand, this means they might not have your favorite item if you come back in a few months, but on the other it means they are always using the freshest ingredients. If you're hungover the men's bathroom door can be kind of confusing because it uses an old freezer door gear locking mechanism, but you'll figure it out.

Woodbridge Pub


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Woodbridge Pub in Detroit has a great seasonal menu with an emphasis on local sources. On the one hand, this means they might not have your favorite item if you come back in a few months, but on the other it means they are always using the freshest ingredients. If you're hungover the men's bathroom door can be kind of confusing because it uses an old freezer door gear locking mechanism, but you'll figure it out.

New Center Eatery
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Don't knock it til you try it: A Belgium waffle with some strawberry slices, butter and a few pieces fried chicken go together like peanut butter and jelly. Detroit's New Center Eatery is one of the more famous chicken and waffle destinations in town.

New Center Eatery


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Don't knock it til you try it: A Belgium waffle with some strawberry slices, butter and a few pieces fried chicken go together like peanut butter and jelly. Detroit's New Center Eatery is one of the more famous chicken and waffle destinations in town.

The Emory
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Ferndale's Emory has an amazing make-your-own Bloody Mary Bar on Sunday. Everything you could possibly imagine decking your Bloody Mary is here, including locally-made McClure's Pickles and Bloody Mary mixes, stuffed olives, cheeses, a plethora of sauces and more .

The Emory


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Ferndale's Emory has an amazing make-your-own Bloody Mary Bar on Sunday. Everything you could possibly imagine decking your Bloody Mary is here, including locally-made McClure's Pickles and Bloody Mary mixes, stuffed olives, cheeses, a plethora of sauces and more .

Mae's
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Mae's in Pleasant Ridge almost always has a line outside on the weekends, but it is worth the wait. Sit at the bar to watch your breakfast get made. Their crab cake benedict is scrumptious,  and House Potatoes are unique from most in that they are diced very tiny.

Mae's


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Mae's in Pleasant Ridge almost always has a line outside on the weekends, but it is worth the wait. Sit at the bar to watch your breakfast get made. Their crab cake benedict is scrumptious, and House Potatoes are unique from most in that they are diced very tiny.

Good Girls Go To Paris 
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A great place to stop for brunch on your way to the DIA, Good Girls Go To Paris have a wide variety of flavors, from sweet to savory. Also: House-made whipped cream.

Good Girls Go To Paris


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A great place to stop for brunch on your way to the DIA, Good Girls Go To Paris have a wide variety of flavors, from sweet to savory. Also: House-made whipped cream.

Russell Street Deli 
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A great place to take a break from shopping at Eastern Market. Seating is communal, so if you don't mind sitting close with strangers stop in for great scrambles and sandwiches.

Russell Street Deli


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A great place to take a break from shopping at Eastern Market. Seating is communal, so if you don't mind sitting close with strangers stop in for great scrambles and sandwiches.

The Whitney
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Dinners are pricey at this historic mansion-turned-restaurant, but brunch is a great way to experience the Whitney. About $30 gets you a self-spread spread, which includes French toast, grits, prime rib, made-to-order omelette bar, and more. Oh, and did we mention Mimonsas?

The Whitney


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Dinners are pricey at this historic mansion-turned-restaurant, but brunch is a great way to experience the Whitney. About $30 gets you a self-spread spread, which includes French toast, grits, prime rib, made-to-order omelette bar, and more. Oh, and did we mention Mimonsas?