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American Coney Island

114 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
+1 313-964-6542
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“hot dog” (89 reviews)
“gyros” (16 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Fast food, Diner
114 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My grandfather was born in 1900 & I think our family has been coming here almost since they opened. I remember eating here when it was as small as the "other" coney place, before they bought the Arrow Shirt Co & expanded. It has been...More

Thank Kona-ray
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a gem! Very tasty Coney dogs. Very tasty chili cheese fries. This place was hustling but the service was very quick. I would gladly go back again!

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stop by here because alot of people there some good hot dog I did it was good hot dog. and people in there are real nice .

Thank johntavernier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for an event. One of our Michigan friends told us that we had to try this place for an iconic Michigan classic, the coney dog. So, we decided to go with a group for lunch. I was impressed with how quickly...More

Thank DvrDawg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think everyone in Detroit comes here for lunch! It was just so much fun and you could get a great hot dog anyway you wanted it....go for the whole shebang!

Thank peanutsNewYork
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

As a child, I always remember going to the Lafayette Coney Island next door. I haven't been downtown Detroit in a very long time, since I moved from the area 36 years ago. I return to downtown with my dad who is now in a...More

Thank gefilte63
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Friendly staff, quick service, and good food. The onions on my sandwich were sweet and delicious! It was fun going to such a landmark! It is definitely worth a visit-especially if you like coney dogs!

Thank Sallyloves2travel
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Coney Islands all over the state this by far is the champion great Hot dog with a snap fresh onions wonderful chili perfectly steam bun great atmosphere it was wonderful to see 100 years in downtown Detroit congratulations and wish you were another hundred years

Thank lakehouse-76
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Poor food, the kitchen looked very dirty, same as the ice on the drinks we had with some black spots. I'm really surprised reading good reviews about this place, or they've lost a lot of quality lately or people don't know much about food... Wouldn't...More

Thank Luis M
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

- really quick - we were seated and had our drinks in less than 3 minutes - staff is very friendly- manager greater every customer - good food- my kids, who don't eat anything new, loved it - reasonably priced - easy to find and...More

Thank Brian G
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13 November 2016|
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Response from SLiebbe | Reviewed this property |
I just googled that question and Detroit is correct but you should google for yourself and read all the history.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-964-6542
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