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Detroit Famous Coney Island

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825 Lane Allen Rd, Lexington, KY 40504-3605
+1 859-278-3982
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Lexington, Kentucky
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

I have heard there was a surprisingly good little restaurant on the East side of Lexington. Well, today I found it! Nothing fancy, just some rock-solid food and superb customer service. Is there anything else needed? Not really! I had the speciality of the house, the Coney ISLAND Special. It did not disappoint! The freshness of the hot dogs, the... More 

Thank Woodrow C
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115 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for quick try before my lunch meeting with customer. Love the quaint dining area. It was a bonus that 'The Price is Right' was playing on the TV. The Detroit Famous Coney was tasty. The mound of coney sauce was awesome. I ordered with everything...mustard, onions, and cheese. The cheese was melted and not shredded. Next time I... More 

Thank Phil J
Lexington, Kentucky
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This little place to eat whips up some good old fashioned hot dog stand food. Bring your appetite and lots of napkins.

Thank 316melee
Lexington, Kentucky
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181 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

I love hot dogs and this restaurant does them right. My favorite is their Coney Island and they are great. Nice atmosphere and very clean.

1 Thank Gregg B
Versailles, Kentucky
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

Had the hot dog and it was good. The polish sausage was not te Maxwell Street quality, but good enough. Good enough to go back.

Thank Alan M
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

This is a great mom and pop run restaurant, the food is more than you would expect! You need to give it a try you will definitely be surprised!

1 Thank glen k
Lexington, Kentucky
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

If you are looking for a great Coney with the works, this is the best place south of Detroit. The chili is spot on and the onions are freshly chopped. Also, their fish sandwich is a show stopper.

1 Thank EJMS2010
Lexington, Kentucky
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Biggest and best fish sandwich in town or any town. One sandwich can be split by two people.they also have an extra big hamburger and you get enough fries for two people

Thank 622jojo
Lexington, Kentucky
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

There are two locations of this restaurant and I've eaten at both. IMO the Lane Allen Road location is the best. It's a little picey, but the portions are huge and the food is really good. DO NOT go into this place looking for something fancy - it's not nor has it ever been pretentious enough to promote itself as... More 

2 Thank cwayneb
United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Their food is pretty good. They cook your food pretty quick and can adjust their menu to your preference. You can also substitute certain items, but they'll let you know that upon your ordering.

Thank Miss_Sassy1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 Lane Allen Rd, Lexington, KY 40504-3605
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-278-3982

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