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A Guide New Year’s Day Hangover Brunches in Metro Detroit

Soak up the midnight toast bubbly

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Late nights of New Year’s Eve partying will take their toll on all of us and restaurants are not immune. Many of the usual restaurant suspects will take January 1 off and brace for a fresh year of service — including some major breakfast and brunch spots. Fortunately, a few places are sticking around for your hangover breakfast and brunch needs.

This week, in addition to New Year’s Eve dinners, Eater Detroit is keeping track of all the spots across town where you can nurse that Champagne-fueled hangover. If we missed a particular destination, give us a shout at the tipline. This roundup will be updated regularly through the end of 2016.

  • Black Eagle (22930 Woodward Ave): This sandwich and loaded fry slinging pop-up inside The Bosco is hosting brunch on New Year’s Day. Call 248-541-8818 for reservations.
  • Kelly’s Bar (2403 Holbrook Ave): Hamtramck’s Boboville Brunch pop-up will deliver you from your hangover on January 1. Stop by from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Dime Store (719 Griswold St Ste 180): Downtown Detroit’s ever excellent brunch bar will keep the doors open on New Year’s Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Gold Cash Gold (2100 Michigan Ave): This Corktown brunch favorite will be open for business on Sunday with its revamped menu and plenty of cocktails. Call 313-242-0770 for reservations.
  • Cafe Muse (418 S Washington Ave): Royal Oak’s Cafe Muse will offer a buffet-style brunch with a scramble egg station, salad, house made pastries, and more on New Year’s Day from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost is $22 per person. Call 248-544-4749 for reservations.
  • Brooklyn Street Local (1266 Michigan Ave): Breakfast poutine, pastries, virgin breakfast cocktails, plenty of coffee. What more is there to say about this Michigan Avenue brunch favorite? The restaurant will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on January 1.
  • Rugby Grille (100 Townsend Street): The Townsend Hotel’s Rugby Grille will serve its standard brunch menu on New Year's Day from 6:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. For reservations call 248-642-5999.
  • Grand Trunk Pub (612 Woodward Avenue): Grand Trunk’s brunch wisely starts at 10 a.m. on January 1 and rolls right on through until midnight.
  • Laika Dog (2110 Trumbull): UFO Factory and its hot dog serving, vegan-friendly kitchen Laika Dog will host a Gospel Brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday with music from DJ Yeti.
  • Bobcat Bonnie’s (1800 Michigan Avenue): Build-your-own bloody marys, smoked salmon sandwiches, omelettes, and Captain Crunch french toast are in your future at Bobcat Bonnie’s brunch. The doors open at 10 a.m.

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