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Detour Cafe

41 King St W, Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario L9H 1T5, Canada
+1 289-238-8360
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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41 King St W, Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario L9H 1T5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Detour is a great spot to sit and sip and chat. There is limited space inside this coffee shop, but they have made it feel cozy rather than crowded. In the warm weather, there is a fine area outside for relaxing and sharing time with...More

Thank JWB-journey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for a lunch break on a bike ride from Brantford to Dundas. Good food, great coffee and excellent service. Would definitely go back.

Thank mikeheia
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We have been regulars at Detour for a number of years - pulled back time and time again by good food, better service and great lattes. Sometimes you read reviews and you wonder if you went to the same place as the writer. Well I...More

2  Thank AM-TJ
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A friend and I had brunch here last week. He had the weekender breakfast and I had the breakfast sandwich. The ingredients were fresh and delicious. I enjoyed the brewed coffee but would not order the decaf espresso again - it had a strong "chemically"...More

Thank MBD48
Reviewed 7 May 2017

As locals who love to support local independent businesses, we've cut Detour slack on service on more than one occasion. Unfortunately, it seems that the opportunities for this cozy establishment on the Dundas main drag continue to overwhelm the positives. They have great scones and...More

1  Thank Stacey A
Reviewed 28 April 2017

was looking forward to taking my parents for a great espresso and coffee. A gentleman was just leaving so 3 of us sat at a table for 2 and borrowed a chair. I guess this wasn't ok . As I was at the counter a...More

1  Thank sapz26
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I have no idea why the coffee culture is so advanced and sophisticated in Australia and New Zealand. Maybe it was the European influx in the 50s and 60s but if you've been downunder and tasted the coffee, you'll know what I mean. We take...More

Thank raywood2014
Miranda d, General Manager at Detour Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Thank you! We are definitely enthusiastic coffee lovers and we are so glad you enjoyed your experience. Hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great cafe. I feel the Americano needs to be served in a bigger cup or mug as it's a tad strong. Pretty sure it's a water ratio thing. The food is great. The menu tends to stay the same often however. I have seen recent...More

Thank Annabanana7512
Miranda d, General Manager at Detour Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Hi there and thank you for your thoughtful review. This helps us to continue working on what we do to ensure your next experience is even better! We tend to change our menu only twice a year but we offer daily features for a different...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Nutritious snack type food or just coffee or hot chocolate. The bacon sandwiches are the best. Soups are also good. Interesting baked goods. Been there only on Saturdays when it can get quite busy and there is a wait for tables. Better in the summer...More

Thank Waterdown
Miranda d, General Manager at Detour Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Thank you! We're excited for patio season too!

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Now, I am not much of a coffee drinker...but my husband is a coffee addict and he loves this place. We have been here for breakfast, very nice. He goes more than I do because he loves the coffee and atmosphere. He would go more...More

2  Thank formykids12
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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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