Something special happens when you soak a piece of bread in eggs, sugar and milk and fry it in a skillet. The recipe for French toast is just about as old as Democracy, yet it endures as an American breakfast standard topped with everything from powdered sugar to berries to ham and cheese. Here, now, are nine excellent places to order French toast in Metro Detroit.Read More
The Essential Guide to Metro Detroit French Toast
Baked, Cap'n Crunch crusted, and berry-topped.
This increasingly popular brunch spot has found the ultimate solution to soggy toast: Cap'n Crunch. But, don’t worry — its cereal crust is fine enough to spare the roof of your mouth while still giving the toast a satisfying crunch.
Featuring an array of gourmet French toasts during weekend brunch, Laika Dog's PB&J versions steals the show with drizzled with peanut butter sauce, jelly, and crushed peanuts.
Parks & Rec
Parks & Rec Diner's French toast is the adult version of your childhood favorite, prepared with housemade brioche, and an anglaise soak. As Donna and Tom would say, treat yo’ self.
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The Hudson Cafe
When you need a little salty with your sweet, the Monte Cristo delivers. Stuffed with ham steak, swiss, and strawberry preserves, this variation brings a savory twist to predominantly sweet dish.
Russell Street Deli
Sometimes, a simple addition makes all the difference. The raisin bread French toast takes this comfort food to the next level. Upgrade with toasted almonds for a truly decadent breakfast.
Vivio's Food & Spirits
The King Louie French toast is truly fit for royalty. Made with three thick slices of fresh bread, prepared classically and topped with powdered sugar, it may seem simple, but like all the dishes made at the Eastern Market staple, it’s flavorful and ultra-filling.
La Dolce Vita
This classy cafe serves up perhaps the most refined French toast in the area: three extra thick slices of housemade bread stuffed with mascarpone cheese and topped with sauteed bananas for just a few bucks more. Delizioso.
Given the name, you better believe this breakfast (and lunch) joint serves up French toast unlike any other. The Apple Betty, topped with brown sugar baked apples, streusel and whipped cream, will surely send you into a food coma.
The “world renowned” baked French toast at the Breakfast Club has a fluffy texture perfectly complimented by the streusel topping. It’s served with fresh fruit, which cuts the sweetness of this dessert-for-breakfast dish.