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Lafayette Coney Island

118 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
+1 313-964-8198
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chilli” (183 reviews)
“fries” (92 reviews)
“chili dog” (40 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner
118 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It had been 10 years since I had my last coney dog and the flavor of a Lafayette coney island hot dog appeared in my thoughts. A trip after the movie 12th and Clairmont to Lafayette was necessary. The same delicious coney delighted my taste...More

Thank Treeb2
Reviewed 5 days ago

When it comes to a Detroit coney island hot dog, This is the ONLY place to go to. Have two with a Vernors for the Motor City experience.

Thank robertI1984XD
Reviewed 5 days ago

great snap to the dog, friendly, fast service. carry out or dine in. Near Tiger stadium and the waterfront. good shopping district. Hello Detroit !!!

Thank P4432MOstephenl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say if I'm ever in the D I willdrive around to find parking for a stop here. Couldn't tell you how many conveys I've had over 40 years but my doctor wouldnt be happy. The best people, atmosphere and coney anywhere

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have a thing for hot dogs (bratwurst, Polish sausages, whatever you call it). Luckily, I live in Chicago, and Portillo's amazing char-grilled Maxwell Street Polish Sausage is just a couple blocks down the street. Unfortunately, that also sets the bar very high. Although I...More

Thank pingaroo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't leave Detroit without having this quintessential meal of the Motor City: two Coney Dogs, fries, and a pop (know as a soda out East)! A hot dog, chili, chopped onions, and just the right amount of mustard -- don't you dare put ketchup on...More

Thank noansbud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the best coney dog anywhere be sure to visit Lafayette Coney Island. Truly a Detroit tradition and treasure. Order “one with everything” and you’ll experience hot dog heaven! The best in town!

Thank Tavinator
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I undertook the Coney Dog challenge between this and its neighbor. I liked American better both for the craft beers on hand as well as the dog itself. American's dog had a bit more of a chew to it and the chilli was a bit...More

Thank Elyse C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went here 1am early sunday morning. the dogs were ok, they were a little light on the chili and onions. fries were horrible. been coming here for a long time. if it's like that again , I will have to try American again

Thank bud717
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

The Coneys are good, like most coneys, but the atmosphere is the reason to come here. Hasn't changed in years.

Thank jemx1
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Luanda H
31 March 2018|
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Response from janijani2 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so
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!
9 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
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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