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Lafayette Coney Island

118 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
+1 313-964-8198
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“chilli” (187 reviews)
“fries” (96 reviews)
“chili dog” (39 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner
118 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A dog in natural skin on a fluffy steamed bun topped with beanless chili-- this is the real deal. A traditional coney comes with diced onions and mustard, but you can do it your way. The servers don't keep a tab (and speak broken English.)...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was at my first Lions game in Detroit and it seems it’s like a bit of tradition to grab the original Coney for breakfast! It was a classic Mustard onion and chili dog, you don’t mess with or change it, this is a classic....More

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chilli is amazing and I love the snap of the hotdogs. This is a staple restaurant to Detroit and I highly recommend trying a coney dog here! Staff are always friendly and helpful!

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lafayette Coney Island is THE BEST ! Back when we were in high school we would come to downtown Detroit and stand on the sidewalk in front of the windows at Lafayette and their next door neighbor, American Coney Island to watch the grill master...More

Thank Carly1Esq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best coney dogs in the city! I always add EXTRA onions & get my dog as well done as possible. I also get my chili from next door, lol.

Thank Shae W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are from Michigan you know all about coney dogs.This is a classic and a tradition,one of the best coney dogs you will ever have.

Thank nmckinley88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here as part of a comparison with the American Coney Island next door. The Lafayette was not at all inviting when we looked in. It didn’t look clean. Upon entering, our opinion did not change. The place was not clean. The counters hadn’t been...More

Thank macc90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They are cheap, fill your stomach and perfect for people who like hotdogs and chili ! You can eat in our use the drive-through and pick up a bag to go. Easy PZ Great to stop by with family or friends too

Thank ina208
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Keeping it simple, done right. The “coney dog” is a regional food specialty item. Interestingly, they do serve a very similar food item in up stare new your but there it’s called “a michigan.” Whatever you call it, Lafayette Coney Island is the place to...More

Thank LightPacker427970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly, I was planning on grabbing dinner at *another* Coney Island joint nearby (*GASP*, I know) until I took a Pure Detroit tour in the afternoon with a tour guide who was emphatic that Lafayette had the best--she described the "Coney Dog Challenge" (basically just...More

Thank Courtney W
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Luanda H
31 March 2018|
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Response from Ruffmos | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe they are. Ask to be sure
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
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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