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American Coney Island

114 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
+1 313-964-6542
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“gyros” (12 reviews)
“goose meat” (4 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
CUISINES
American, Fast food, Diner
PRICE
£
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LOCATION
114 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
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1 - 10 of 369 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Best Coney place in Detroit been coming here since I was 12 years old it's a tradition anybody goes to a football game baseball game it's a must stop at place

Thank Pete K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of 6 of us came here after a late night out on the town. Staff were friendly and professional. The prices were quite reasonable. Yes, I'll be back.

Thank Motorbragg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here after going to the Packers vs. Lions game at Ford Field. It was really busy and the staff was doing their best to keep up. It has a cool old school diner vibe, complete with the servers wearing the retro paper hats....More

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We, like many others who have submitted reviews, did the comparison between American Coney Island and Lafayette Coney Island. Although the wiener was tastier at the Lafayette, we both much preferred the American Coney Island, because of the atmosphere, restaurant design and cleanliness. The American...More

Thank macc90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Planning dinner here, my afternoon tour guide at the Fisher Building described the "Coney Dog Challenge" (basically just trying one from both Lafayette and the joint next door back-to-back to pick a favorite). And because two is usually better than one in the world of...More

Thank Courtney W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love pretty much all Coney Islands. While many people debate between American and Lafayette, I usually went with American because it accepted credit card. However, I believe Lafayette has recently added credit cards as well, so...

Thank realmattwong
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love the vibe of the place first off. Slid on the tiles on my way in. Love it! Chili is tastier and onions on Coneys are chopped bigger for that more flavorful bite. Will have the try the other things on the menu but the...More

Thank 1RaiderFan
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We were on a motor coach (bus) tour and our chosen lunch venue for lunch was a coney island experience. The motor coach stopped between the American Coney Island and an adjacent restaurant with the same food offerings. About half of our group of 26...More

Thank Duane B
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for an early lunch, around 11:15, and the place was busy but there was plenty of seating available. We ordered standard coney dogs and they were very good. We would go back.

Thank bigb0082017
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner. There’s a tiny menu to choose from. Opted for coney dog and cheese fries. It was good (and messy) but it didn’t wow me like I expected. Server wasn’t super friendly. We felt a little rushed to order. I think next...More

Thank SMT1974
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Heck4
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
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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