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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 good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hot dog” (45 reviews)
“chili” (67 reviews)
“fries” (39 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Fast food, Diner
114 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
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1 - 10 of 327 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The best lunch service, friendly staff, great food. Don't miss out on stopping here when you visit downtown Detroit.

Thank bornindetroit73
Reviewed 1 week ago

The quality of a visit here is not the food. It's the fabulous staff, the tradition, and the atmosphere. When I'm in Detroit I will eat like a Michigander once per trip. Coneys and a Vernors.

Thank SeatOfMyPntsTravelr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

American Coney Island Dogs are the best hotdogs I have ever had in my entire life! Not just saying that. The atmosphere and staff were very friendly. Very clean and a plus open 24 hr! Good munchies after you hit the bars !!

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was passing by and said to myself I need a quick hotdog. Wow was I shocked what a tasty treat it was. It was cheap and full of flavour. I felt like I was eating in something that was more than just a hotdog...More

Thank Jeff k
Reviewed 21 August 2017

we went to try out this well reviewed coney island hot dog and were served yesterdays cold, hard and overcooked hot dogs. terrible!!!! gave two stars because the manager apologized, chided the help as being young kids and offered my money back. we didn't even...More

Thank texastraveler361
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Whenever I go to Detroit ball games hockey games even go to restaurants I always stop by and get a few for the road this place is the greatest institution in downtown survived all the good times the bad times the ugly times now I...More

Thank lakehouse-76
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I tried both Dog Shops and wish I went into American First, as I enjoyed 10x more. Plenty of sitting area. larger menu. my Dog and Gyro were good. no complaints.

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Must visit restaurant when you are looking for a quick bite downtown Detroit. All the other Coney Islands are just trying too hard. This is and will always be the one and only!

Thank Carlo d
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Simple, fast food. Service with a smile. A cold beer while I eat a wonderful Detroit hot dog with all the fixins - I was happy! A must stop when in Detroit. You can walk here from most anywhere downtown so dont miss it!

1  Thank Kristi H
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Great food but was overcharged on my card. Cashier asked me if I wanted to tip I said no I left it on the table but she still decided to add her own tip regardless other than that everything was great

Thank jerelynnc
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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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