Metro Detroit's 14 Hottest New Brunches

June 12, 2015 | Eater Detroit

'Tis the season for really great brunch and the number of restaurants offering the delightful breakfast-lunch fusion meal are multiplying. Here we offer the Eater Detroit Brunch Heatmap, which will change often to continually highlight new or revamped places where the foodie crowds are flocking to at the moment. Which new and craveable brunch spot did we miss? Send us a tip and your suggestion might make the next brunch update. 1 Addison Eatery Don’t be deterred by the M1-Rail construction (they have parking around back). This charming Brush Park restaurant is serious about its breakfast offerings. Gorge on bourbon apple french toast, sweet potato pancakes, and red velvet waffles topped with vanilla cream cheese icing, whipped cream, cocoa powder. [Photo] Hours: Opens at 10 a.m. daily 3111 Woodward Ave Detroit, MI 48201 Visit website (313) 832-3111 MORE 2 Ale Mary's Beer Hall Forget mimosas and Bloody Marys. Ale Mary’s is all about beer. The restaurant’s famed beer cheese burger is available alongside breakfast poutine with duck confit, braised short rib hash, and pork belly bennie. [Photo] Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 318 S Main St Royal Oak, MI 48067 Visit website (248) 541-1186 MORE 3 Antietam Eastern Market's art deco gem recently launched Sunday brunch service. Quiche, ox tail with eggs, smoked chicken with black pepper maple syrup and cornbread, orange poppyseed pancakes? This could be a game changer. [Photo] Hours: Sundays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1428 Gratiot Detroit MI, Detroit, MI 48207 Visit website (313) 782-4378 MORE 4 Bistro 82 After a winter hiatus, Bistro 82's brunch service is back with full force. French-inspired a la carte menu items like a foie gras scramble and croque madame as well as seafood and baskets of house-baked pastries are on the menu. Fresh squeezed orange and grapefruit juice, mimosas, and McClure’s Bloody Marys are also available. [Photo] Hours: Sundays 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 401 S Lafayette Ave Royal Oak, MI 48067 Visit website (248) 268-3309 MORE 5 Cafe 78 (Museum Of Contemporary Art Detroit) Chef Marc Djozlija’s curated Sunday brunch menu features popover egg sandwiches and raspberry french toast. Pair everything with a cup of Anthology coffee, a mimosa, bellini, or Bloody Mary. The cafe hosts weekly live music, art, and pop-up shopping. [Photo] Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays 4454 Woodward Ave Detroit, MI 48201 Visit website (313) 832-6622 MORE 6 Dime Store Dime Store features a reliable (and tasty) all day breakfast with a mixture of brunchtime favorites — omelets, hashes, waffles, abound. Don't forget to order off the "Day Drink" list that includes traditional favorites as well as Beermosas and Irish coffee. [Photo] Hours: Opens at 8 a.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday 719 Griswold Street Detroit, MI 48226 Visit website (313) 962-9106 MORE 7 Gold Cash Gold Brunch cocktails and pickle brine fried chicken & waffles are the main event at Gold Cash Gold. The restaurant is known for its house-pickles and incorporates them into the pickle juice Bloody Mary made with a choice of Tito's vodka or pork fat-infused Old Charter 8-year bourbon. [Photo] Hours: Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 2100 Michigan Ave Detroit, MI 48216 Visit website (313) 242-0770 MORE 8 Kuzzo's Chicken & Waffles Find 10 different mouthwatering chicken & waffles combinations at this Avenue of Fashion eatery alongside Southern comfort foods like shrimp & grits and sweet potato Belgian waffles. Grab a glass of Koolaid (red, purple, or blue), coffee, or something from the bar to pair with breakfast. [Photo] Hours: Opens at 8 a.m. Tuesday through Sunday 19345 Livernois Ave Detroit, MI 48221 Visit website 313-861-0229 MORE 9 Rock City Eatery Find Korean bowls, mac & cheese, breakfast poutine, burritos, and even a scrambled egg bar at this Hamtramck hot spot. Mexican Bloody Marys made with jalapeno vodka should be considered mandatory. [Photo] Hours: Sundays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 11411 Joseph Campau St Hamtramck, MI 48212 Visit website (248) 633-3072 MORE 10 Rose's Fine Foods This cozy East Side diner features a tasty mix of breakfast and lunch items made with local ingredients. Don't leave this place without trying the fresh baked goods, especially the house-made doughnuts. [Photo] Hours: Opens at 7:30 on weekdays, 8 a.m. on weekends 10551 E Jefferson Ave Detroit, MI 48214 Visit website (313) 309-7947 MORE 11 RUBBED Rubbed's new brunch menu is short and sweet. Choose from smoked eggs, potato and egg hash, an egg sandwich, or Belgian waffle topped with caramelized banana and cheesecake whipped cream. Add on a sides for a little extra. [Photo] Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 2015 Michigan Ave Detroit, MI 48216 Visit website MORE 12 Selden Standard Find salads, muffins, scones, sweet rolls, biscuits & gravy, and baked eggs among Selden’s selection of brunch bites. [Photo] Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 3921 Second Avenue Detroit, MI 48201 Visit website (313) 438-5055 MORE 13 Sweet Potato Sensations Featured on "The Chew" and Hour Detroit, this Lahser Road restaurant is known for their creative use of one eponymous root vegetable. Check out their Soul Saturday brunch every week for sweet potato chicken & waffles, sweet potato pancakes, smoked turkey sandwiches, and even salmon croquettes. [Photo] Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 17377 Lahser Detroit, MI 48219 Visit website (313) 532-7996 MORE 14 Yemans Street Recently reopened pop-up restaurant Yemans Street hosts weekly Sunday brunches with chef Jeremy Kalmus. Past a la carte menus have featured biscuit sandwiches, brunch corn dogs, spicy chorizo benedict, vegetarian scrambles, and even beignets. [Photo] Hours: Sundays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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