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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%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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41 King St W, Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario L9H 1T5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the Montreal style brisket sandwich. What I got was a sandwich where the bread was over toasted and burnt, the brisket was more like a slice of roast beef that was heated in boiling water and it had considerable fat on it that...More

1  Thank Larry K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are in Dundas weekly and always stop into Detour for their fresh bread. We have also had their coffee and their lunches. The food, bread, coffee is always excellent. The breads and baked goods are very limited in quantity and run out very quickly...More

1  Thank BillBynum3
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Had lunch there this past week. Food was good. Grilled cheese and a brisket sandwich. Salad was not a memorable green but fresh. Self serve in placing your order. Numbers given. A lot like Williams Coffee Shop idea. Self serve even your own water.

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Love Detour Cafe. Such a nice space, patio and the food and bread is delicious. BUT... Since the reno we've found the ordering process confusing and at times messy. You have to go up to the counter to order which can be a 10 minute...More

2  Thank Waterskic
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

What a hidden gem! With a fancy patio to boot. Now I understand what all the fuss is about. Energy feels clear, uplifting and you will defintely tap into a creative vortex. Coffee delicious, had the flat white with almond coffee cake. YUM. super friendly...More

Thank spiderwoman808
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

First time review: I love the layout. Pretty patio to the side. Can be crowded inside. Various coffees and teas. Delicious baked goods. Will return.

Thank MB-1WorldTraveler
Reviewed 20 August 2018

1st time i was there it was a 45 min wait to get a very mediocre sandwich (how can it take 45 mins to make a sandwich when it isn't even busy). 2nd time it was a 20 min wait to get a coffee to...More

1  Thank TravellingBill33
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

On the Saturday of the Cactus Festival my wife and I dropped in at Detour and were lucky enough to get a seat on one of the nicest patios around. We hadent been in for a while and I was surprised at the change in...More

Thank douglasa310
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Detour Cafe was highly recommended by a local so we visited for breakfast one day during our short stay in Dundas, for a wedding, in June 2018. The atmosphere is great with fresh light colours and comfortable tables to sit at. The staff are very...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 28 June 2018

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
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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