Call me cliché, but I love a good brunch! Whether I’m meeting with girlfriends, going out with my family, or a having a day-date, there is no shortage of delicious spots to try for brunch in + around Detroit. If you’re looking for classic favorites or unique flavors, we’ve got you covered with this list.
Bobcat Bonnie’s | Detroit + Multiple Locations
You can’t go wrong with the brunch menu at Bobcat Bonnie’s. From sweet to savory, the menu is filled with unique flavor combinations including lots of vegan options. Don’t miss the BYO Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar and fun drink options if you’re looking for a boozy brunch. They have multiple locations across Michigan.
Hours: Brunch is served from 10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and “Brunchy Lunch” is available Monday through Friday.
What to order: I’m bringing friends so we can split the billionaire’s bacon, sausage buddies, fruity pebble pancakes, and the spicy hash.
Bread and Roses | Shelby Township
Where “comfort food meets class.” Bread and Roses specializes in fresh, healthful options and their impressive menu includes tons of gluten-free options. Their refreshing drink menu includes seasonal cocktails and fresh squeezed juice.
Hours: Open daily from 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
What to order: I’m getting the lemon ricotta pancakes or the eggs benedict.
Browndog Barlor | Northville
Browndog started as an ice cream parlor and has since expanded to include a bar and restaurant. Their brunch menu puts a unique twist on classic bar food.
Hours: Brunch is served at their Northville location, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
What to order: I’m getting the steak and egg street tacos or the B(E)LT sandwich and a boozy milkshake!
Café Zola | Ann Arbor
An Ann Arbor staple, you will always find a crowd at Cafe Zola for brunch. Perfect people watching if you snag a spot on the patio!
Hours: Brunch is served until 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and served until 4:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
What to order: I’m getting the Nutella crepes or the southwest omelet and I always order an espresso martini.
Dime Store | Detroit
Voted Detroit’s best all-day brunch, Dime Store boasts a unique menu with creative combinations. Their drink menu includes classic brunch favorites with a few surprises.
Hours: Brunch is always available, from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Thursday through Tuesday.
What to order: I’m getting the biscuit and gravy bowl or the duck bop hash.
The Fed | Clarkston
The Fed Community is a farm-to-table take on modern American fare. The converted building is beautiful and provides an upscale atmosphere. Take your girlfriends out and be sure to snap a cute photo for IG.
Hours: Brunch is available Saturday and Sunday until 3:00 p.m.
What to order: Their menus evolve frequently but I’m getting the Eggs in Purgatory!
The Great Commoner | Dearborn
A “boutique break cafe,” the brunch menu at The Great Commoner is an eclectic mix including Mediterranean flavors alongside classic dishes. Enjoy award-winning freshly baked goods and pastries.
Hours: Brunch is served daily from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
What to order: I’m getting the Shakshuka!
Honest John’s | Detroit
Honest John’s claims, “When you’re up, we’re up.” Check out this all-day breakfast spot in Cass Corridor whose menu includes all your favorites, and some vegan options.
Hours: Breakfast is available Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m.- 2:00 a.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m.
What to order: I’m getting the Vegetarian Scramble.
Jagged Fork | Grosse Pointe Farms + Multiple Locations
The Jagged Fork is a popular choice for brunch and it’s no surprise–their menu has something for everyone. From sweet to savory, they have all your favorites and are kid-friendly. With multiple locations across Metro Detroit, they’re sure to satisfy your breakfast food craving.
Hours: Join them for brunch Monday through Sunday from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
What to order: I’m getting the Voodoo and Mickey Mouse Pancakes for my kids.
La Dolce Vita | Detroit
If you’re looking for something a little different, check out La Dolce Vita in Detroit’s Palmer Park. They were recently voted Best Patio and have an Italian take on brunch. Please note that there is a dress code.
Hours: Brunch is served on Sundays from 12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
What to order: I’m getting the Eggs Sardou.
The Laundry | Fenton
The Laundry was opened in a 1930’s laundromat right in downtown Fenton. Their quirky diner aesthetic matches their eclectic menu which includes gluten-free and vegan options. The Laundry is a kid-friendly option with a great kids menu.
Hours: Their brunch menu is available daily from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
What to order: I’m getting the French Toast Dippers and the Buddha Bowl.
MI.MOSA | Farmington
MI.MOSA (pronounced my-mosa) is a modern brunch and dinner destination with a cozy vintage atmosphere. As their name suggests, they boast 13 different mimosa options including flights if you can’t pick just one!
Hours: They’re open from 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on Sundays.
What to order: I’m getting the Breakfast Quesadilla!
Pronto! | Royal Oak
Pronto! is a popular spot for brunch, especially when the weather is nice and guests can enjoy their large dog-friendly patio right in downtown Royal Oak.
Hours: Brunch is served from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
What to order: I’m getting the Feta Caprese Omelet but all of the “Sammies” are delicious.
Toast | Birmingham + Ferndale
Check out either location of Toast, located in the heart of downtown Birmingham and their newly renovated space right on Woodward in Ferndale. They often have a wait on weekends and it comes as no surprise once you taste the gourmet food in their cozy atmosphere.
Hours: Brunch is served from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
What to order: I’m getting the (award-winning) Bacon Fried Rice and one of their delicious house coffees.
Zef’s Dockside | St Clair Shores
Zef’s is located right on the water in St. Clair Shores. Enjoy brunch with a view from their second floor patio and watch the boats come in and out! Their menu includes a kid’s menu.
Hours: Brunch is available every Sunday from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
What to order: I’m getting the Rise and Shine and a Build Your Own Bloody Mary.