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Detour Cafe

41 King St W, Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario L9H 1T5, Canada
+1 289-238-8360
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“beans” (8 reviews)
“blt” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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41 King St W, Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario L9H 1T5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I ate at Detour Cafe during our first visit to Dundas, and thoroughly enjoyed what we had, as well as the decor and atmosphere - very calming, open, airy. We really liked the ambience both inside and outside on that neat old...More

Thank emerson905
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Man oh man this place was crazy busy, I almost decided I didn’t want to wait but I’m glad I did. The coffee was really great, super friendly service and the food that was coming out of the kitchen looked fantastic!!

Thank jjp333
Reviewed 12 May 2018

I travelled the world far and wide - for bread alone. Loafs were travelling with me back to Canada. Chad Robertson's made it home safely in my suitcase from San Francisco. Than one day I found your breads, and the familiar smell hit me -...More

Thank bpatrol94
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Was visiting from Toronto and could not believe the prices. Over $8 for a mediocre muffin and small tea? And to top it off no wifi? Apparently this place is constantly packed and I just do not get it. Hamiltonians must really be used to...More

Thank sarah r
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I had heard and seen this place before, so decided to try it. In view of the good Tripadvisor ratings and the happy buzz in the small room, I was looking for a special experience. However based on prices for a (good) sandwich and a...More

Thank harry w
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Smallish and pleasant little cafe where we bought an americano and a cappuccino along with fresh and tasty pastries. Very small food menu in the morning, the only time we were there. They know how to brew a fine coffee and serve a good piece...More

Thank Canadian67
Reviewed 16 March 2018

The atmosphere is a light-filled and airy space, you instantly feel like you're in a spa or a Wes Anderson movie.

2  Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 22 January 2018

In Dundas after our Lunch we sauntered into this lovely cafe for some delectble desserts and Coffee.It was a sunny day and we were sitting outside enjoying the view .

Thank SinghCzar
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Excellent roasted coffee with wonderful staff . Everything is homade and not brought in by company already made . Custom sandwiches. Decadent deserts! Nutritional value available . Cozy outside courtyard in summer. Supportive of 541 coffee shop in hHamilton.

Thank debbi P
Detour C, Manager at Detour Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Debbi, thanks for the lovely and informative review. We always enjoy hearing from our guests, especially when they are loving what we do :)

Reviewed 9 November 2017

This was our first visit - our friends had recommended Detour Café to us. The BLT and side salad were very filling and delicious as was the Avocado with two poached eggs on toast! But, the prices for the coffee and the tea were rather...More

Thank RosanneT304
Detour C, Manager at Detour Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you for a very informative review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our selection of breakfast and lunch items. Our coffee is premium quality and roasted at our very own roastery in Burlington. It may be a bit more expensive than our big...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 King St W, Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario L9H 1T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Dundas
  • Phone Number: +1 289-238-8360
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Our cafe showcases the coffees we source and roast. We also serve amazing food, making all of our sauces, jams, and baked goods from scratch, using locally-sourced ingredients whenever possible. We invite you to stop by if you’re ever in the neighbourhood.
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