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American Coney Island

114 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
+1 313-964-6542
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chili dog” (26 reviews)
“greek salad” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Fast food, Diner
114 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
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Reviewed yesterday

Everywhere my boyfriend an I travel we make a "Must Eat" list. When visiting Detroit we knew we had to try out the Coney Island. We stopped at American Coney Island for a quick lunch which is perfect when you are sight seeing because it...More

Thank Adriana M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a fun place to eat when you're in Detroit. Inexpensive, lots of local beers, and good coneys.

Thank jemx1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Now that I am no longer allowed to set foot in Detroit-city limit (since I admitted to not liking Coney Dog's) I can give my honest opinion. I did the duo of Lafayette and American and I liked American better. There was more bite to...More

Thank Elyse C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cold beer, great chili, and the hot dogs "Coney Style" are great, pleasant staff, sometimes parking is tough but worth it!

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made a trip downtown to try the legendary coney dogs and really loved these! The chili was exceptionally good. Service was fast and friendly. If we were returning and could only pick one coney dog, this would be it.

Thank Tree_and_Me
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended to me and I’m glad it was. They offer an excellent version of the American classic coney dog. Try it with chili, mustard and onion! The Greek salad and the gyro were also very good. To top it off, the staff...More

Thank Jon D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you ever feel the urge for Coney Island Hot Dog, and a cold beer. This is the place for you. The staff is great (Jokes)! Clean, bright and wonderful atmosphere. Not to be missed.

Thank ArrowVoyager
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Had to visit this Detroit institution during our quick visit to town. They say there is a big debate as to which is better... American Coney Island orbits neighboring Lafayette Coney Island. We tried American and had tow Coney’s, two fries and two waters for...More

Thank tracyamarek
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Great location downtown, delicious food and drink and great service at a terrific price! You don’t want to miss this favorite spot in Detroit!

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 29 January 2018

May be I do not like hot dogs enough, but we did not find anythings special about this place of food. Ok hot dogs and good chili cheese fries.

Thank Igorek007
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14 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
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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