Where to Get Delicious Waffles in Metro Detroit

Chocolate covered, fruity, savory, and more — there’s plenty of options
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Dig into the Peach Cobbler Malted Belgian Waffle at Dime Store. // Photograph courtesy of Dime Store

Amp up your morning with local waffle dishes. From savory chicken and waffles to fruity pairings and chocolatey creations, these metro Detroit eateries offer tasty twists on the breakfast staple.

Dime Store

Keeping things fruity, Dime Store offers a Peach Cobbler Malted Belgian Waffle, topped with peach compote and shortbread crumble and whipped cream. The restaurant serves all its sweet breakfast dishes with 100 percent maple syrup. Dime Store, 719 Griswold St., Detroit; 313-962-9106; eatdimestore.com

Omelette & Waffle Cafe

True to its name, this cafe’s waffles (and omelets) are “never flat, always fluffy.” Its most popular options include the Banana Berry Stuffed Waffle and Banana Nut Stuffed Waffle. Pair it with a classic omelet if you’re still feeling hungry, or warm up with a specialty hot chocolate. Omelette and Waffle Cafe, 580 Forest Ave., Plymouth; 734-454-6510; omelettewafflecafe.com

Kuzzo’s Chicken & Waffles

As its name implies, this Detroit spot is known for its chicken and waffles. Served all day, Kuzzo’s waffle combos include the Bam Bam, which includes two drumsticks and a waffle, and the Granny Plum, which is made up of two waffles, two eggs, and a bowl of grits. Kuzzo’s Chicken & Waffles, 19345 Livernois Ave., Detroit; 313-861-0229; kuzzoschickenandwaffles.com 

The Hudson Cafe

Whether you’re looking for a hearty breakfast or a sweet treat, the Hudson Cafe has a waffle for every taste. Their menu is full of tasty pancakes, omelets, and sandwiches, but their Catfish and Waffles, which features two filets covered in cornmeal and house seasonings, steal the show. The Hudson Café, 1241 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-237-1000; hudson-cafe.com

Charlie’s Still on Main serves up a Belgian waffle with fried chicken and bourbon syrup. // Photograph courtesy of Charlie’s Still on Main

Charlie’s Still on Main

With a menu that centers around Southern-inspired cuisine and classic bourbon cocktails, it’s only natural that Charlie’s Still on Main would serve a traditional chicken and waffles dish. The Belgian waffle topped with fried chicken takes a boozy twist with house-made bourbon syrup. Charlie’s Still on Main, 525 N. Main St., Suite 200, Milford; 248-676-9978; stillonmain.com

Café Zola

The French-inspired cafe offers a few different waffle options, but the most notable is the á La Gabus, a traditional waffle topped with chocolate-hazelnut spread, vanilla ice cream, crème Chantilly, and raspberry coulis. Pair it with a café latte, cortado, or the spicy bloody mary. Café Zola, 112 W. Washington St., Ann Arbor; 734-769-2020; cafezola.com

Grand Trunk Pub

Come for the brunch cocktails, stay for the food. Grand Trunk’s chicken and waffles, topped with hand-tossed chicken strips and real maple syrup, are an ideal comfort meal. Pair it with the Hair of the Dog bloody mary, made with Ugly Dog bacon-infused vodka. Grand Trunk Pub, 612 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-961-3043; grandtrunk.pub

Uptown Grille

Uptown Grille serves up everything from breakfast burritos and omelets, to Belgian waffles served with house-made honey butter, whipped cream, and maple syrup. You can add candied walnuts or fresh fruit to the waffle for an additional cost. Uptown Grill, 3100 E. West Maple Road, Commerce; 248-960-3344; uptowngrille.com

Le Andos Cafe

Specializing in all things brunch, Le Andos has tons of different waffle offerings. The restaurant’s Bacon Waffle is topped with chopped bacon, two scrambled eggs, and powdered sugar, while the Nutty Pecan Waffle is topped with a Nutella drizzle and pecans. Le Andos Café, 15433 Hall Road, Macomb; 586-566-5292; leandoscafe.com

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