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O.w.l.

27302 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-0927
+1 248-808-6244
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“avocado toast” (5 reviews)
“tacos” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Diner, American, Vegetarian Friendly
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27302 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-0927
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic Double Layer Nachos & Dailey Taco selections! Very friendly service! Need more locations than two!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Professor121
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Their horchata is delicious. Cheeseburger or taco of the day are my go to’s. As well as the cilantro potatoes. If you are looking for a healthy bite to eat this is not for you.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Closwaldo
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Happened to go here during Woodward Dream Cruise. So we got to eat our yummy greasy breakfasts 🍳 while watching.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank WantCheaprFastrBettr
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This restaurant serves some very interesting, tasty breakfast food. The chorizo or habenero bacon and egg sandwiches are especially good, along with the cinnamon rolls. If you're really hungry go for the chicken fried chicken.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jimmy M
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I have been twice and much prefer breakfast over lunch. Again nothing to write excellent but edible and fresh.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Alwaystravel999
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to O.W.L. twice. Random side note, I like to think that maybe this stands for Old Woodward Luncheonette. I can’t recommend it, yet will probably give it a third try. The up side: ambiance and service As a sometimes solo diner, I really...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jane B
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I think it’s a fun quirky place. The tacos were outstanding and made right in front of you. It’s a diner so everything is a little smaller and tighter in terms of seating etc

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank bugsy554
Reviewed 19 March 2018

A friend recommended the O.W.L. (still not sure what that stands for) and we went there on a late Sunday afternoon. Great dinner menu with a fun mix of Mexican dishes and traditional diner-type items. Place was packed and also nearly impossible to find via...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Larry W
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

O.W.L. Probably stands for something. To me it’s great food. My personal favorite is their dry rub wings Homemade tortilla chips and picante is awesome. The breakfast eggs and hash will make a meal for two normal people or your really fat friend! The tacos...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank luv2eat_good
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Go once, but only if you are ready to go twice, then three times.... A great menu and quality food for a reasonable price.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Shelley L
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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27302 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-0927
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: +1 248-808-6244
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