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Coney Island Lunch Room

American, Diner
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104 E 3rd St, Grand Island, NE 68801-5910
+1 308-382-7155
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:00
Sat 08:30 - 15:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every year we go there For My husband's birthday and get a quart of sauce and take home for his party. They always have great service and know who we are been going there for years

Thank Paula B
Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

For a fun and enjoyable time, visit Luna Park. Very accessible with mass transit. This park has something for every member of the family. From exciting rides, bumper cars and board games to beautiful rides for the young ones

Thank michellehut603
Grand Island, Nebraska
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The money had been in GI for many many years under the same family ownership. The Coney dogs and fries are delicious....they are unique and made the same way as when they opened. The interior takes you back to the lunch counter days with swivel stools and wooden booths. Great experience!!

Thank sandmankb
Aurora, Nebraska
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Really a terrific visit. Coney island never fails to bring me joy. If you want classic Americana, go and be happy!

Thank Angel L
Sabetha, Kansas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

It was our first time to the Coney Island. It won't be our last. A real cosy little joint over 83 years old. Limited menu butt what they have is excellent. I had the Coney Dog well actually two Coney dogs! My wife had the grilled ham and cheese and we shared an order of fries and a chocolate shake.... More 

Thank Scott H
Scottsdale, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

I grew up in Grand Island and ate there often. I moved away 40 years ago and its a mandatory visit whenever I come back. My standard order is 2 coneys with everything and a chocolate malt. Even my wife and kids are addicted. We just visited Grand Island over the weekend and had to eat there Friday and Monday.... More 

Thank Steve F
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Simple menu that has been mastered since 1933. Excellent service, friendly atmosphere. Did not disappoint. They didn't have to convince us to try a chocolate milkshake.

Thank Tyler B
Grand Island, Nebraska
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Growing up here, this place is a staple. I have sales reps that I take here on occasion and most of them now request that we go there and even take chili home with them 5 states away. This is a true greasy spoon cafe. The coneys are a must have and the fries are fresh cut and fried to... More 

Thank SorryIlovefood
Omaha, Nebraska
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72 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

A super simple menu focused on hot dogs and Coneys (is that a word?). Fresh cut fries. Generous meat on the Coney dogs. My friend had chili and really liked that too. It has a definite diner vibe, which I really like. Quick for lunch. I try to get here anytime I'm in G.I

Thank NikD34
Basalt, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I felt right at home here. The Coney Island Hot Dog was tasty, although I didn't eat the bun (don't eat white bread trash). Very friendly waitress and owner, gave me great neighborhood tips about ethnic restaurants in the area, and an overall great experience. Fabulous atmosphere....not gourmet food by any stretch of the imagination, but I loved being there... More 

Thank Nancy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 E 3rd St, Grand Island, NE 68801-5910
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Grand Island
  • Phone Number: +1 308-382-7155
classic hot dog shop. the coney (chili) sauce is amazing.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?