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Lafayette Coney Island

118 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
+1 313-964-8198
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chili” (159 reviews)
“fries” (85 reviews)
“wings” (9 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner
118 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can not come to Detroit and not try the coney dogs from this place! The chili is great tasting, along with the mustard and onions.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food good value and great service Recommended Family friendly Big portions so don’t go too mad unless you very hungry indeed!

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Detroit classic is probably the same as it was 50 years ago. The coney dogs are great. (I prefer mine with no onions.) Remember to bring cash. They do not accept credit cards, but will gladly show you where the ATM is located. I...More

Thank darylmcfee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You gotta go here. It's great, it's cheap, and it's fast. You can't go wrong. There's the American Coney island next door... We tried both to see which camp were I and I think I like the American Coney island place a little bit less,...More

Thank Spidermonkeyfx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Same review as American Coney review.... My son and I were in town for the Detroit Auto Show and we decided to do the Coney Challenge. We first went to American Coney and order 1 Coney each. Coney came with mustard, onions and chili and...More

Thank saltynutz1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best coneys in Michigan. Small resturamt if there's not a seat for you...just wait. Get two coneys, fries and maybe a beer. And here's some inside information ask the waiter to show you the toothpick trick.

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Famous Coney place in the heart of downtown. Great food, and in the middle of everything! Order the coney to your liking with fries.

Thank X7433MUcharlottew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lafayette used to be - and we're talking decades ago - family-run with its own unique hot dog chili sauce. The family is long gone and they now use the chili from a local chain (National Coney Island, which has only been around since the...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only place I visit if I want a true Detroit Coney Experience. I will typically always hit American next door just to say I covered my bases but the true old school of Lafayette wins time and time again.

Thank Hunter H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a must go at the end of the night. We always look forward to dinning with friends after a night of fun in the "D"! Fun, friendly atmosphere and great food. They are great at accommodating larger groups.

Thank Christine B
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21 December 2016|
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Response from RaqVentures | Reviewed this property |
The Coneys are pretty standard Chili Cheese Dogs. If all your ingredients, you should do just fine!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-964-8198
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