5-on-5: Metro Detroit Benedicts That’ll Get Your Butt Out of Bed

5-on-5 is our highly-subjective series of lists released on the 5th day of every month. Our goal is to have fun sharing some of our favorites in various categories. From fish to French fries, pizza to pasties, follow our foodie lists for monthly recommendations across Michigan.

Lena’s Kitchen (Wixom)

Lena's Kitchen Wixom Michigan

Easily one of our favorite Benedicts, the Mediterranean Benny at Lena’s Kitchen in Wixom dazzled our taste buds. The olives, feta, and abundance of chicken make this dish irresistible.

The Whitney (Detroit)

The Whitney Detroit

The Eggs Sir Whitney from The Whitney in Detroit is worth rolling out of bed for. This fantastic brunch dish showcases sliced tenderloin atop a garlic cheese baguette. A lively horseradish hollandaise sauce brings the dish together while providing a slight kick. Check out our gallery for more brunch photos from The Whitney.

Glass Onion Griddle (Allen Park)

Glass Onion Griddle Allen Park Michigan

The Glass Onion Griddle of Allen Park puts an Irish spin on a classic Benedict with their tender corned beef, tangy sauerkraut, and creamy béarnaise sauce.

Whistle Stop Diner (Birmingham & Pleasant Ridge)

Whistle Stop Diner Birmingham Pleasant Ridge Michigan

What keeps us coming back to the Whistle Stop Diner is their Eggs Benedict Our Way. The baguette provides a hearty anchor for the dish, while the addition of bacon, spinach, and diced tomatoes help create a delicious, balanced bite.

Jonny Cakes Café (Troy & Canton)

Jonny Cakes Cafe Troy Michigan

Spice up your morning with the Chorizo Benedict at Jonny Cakes Café. Chorizo, guacamole, cheddar cheese, and ranchero sauce create a fiesta of flavor that’ll leave you wanting more.

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