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Monroe's Original Hot Dog

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1111 W Front St, Monroe, MI 48161-1631
+1 734-241-1612
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Monroe Original hot dogs! The service is super fast and the food is always good! Definitely a must try in Monroe

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Thank cybermax93
Monroe, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Monroe's Original Hot Dog stand has been around for as long as I can remember, and it has the best chili sauce of any I have ever tasted. Great, friendly folks and consistent good food (and root beer!) and service. When my son comes to visit from San Francisco, a stop at Monroe's Original Hot Dog is always on his... More 

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Thank dmk9416
Newport, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Always enjoy the hot dog. i always take some chili to my daughter. In Ga. Chili does not taste the same. Do not know why favor changes when you freeze it, but she said it was a like a little taste of home.

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Thank 71allga
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

They have the best coney dogs and root beer. Don't expect anything fancy. You drive up, they take your order and almost before you can blink your food is delivered to your car. Anytime we have out of town guests it's the first place they ask to go.

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Thank Brian L
Monroe, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

First...the menu is short...hotdogs. It's what they do. You can get them just about anyway, but you will want to go "all the way"...chili, onions and mustard. They seem to melt in your mouth, they are so good. When family comes from out-of-town, it's the first place they go to get a fix. The root beer is made on-site, served... More 

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Thank Anthony T
Monroe, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

They make there our sauce, it is so good.T end of season we will buy some and freeze it. No deep fried stuff chips and rootbeer.

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Thank Susan H
Monroe, Michigan
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

You go here for a great chili dog (or 2 or 3) and an ice cold root beer. It is that simple and it doesn't disappoint. My parents stopped there between their wedding and reception 68 years ago. Many incarnations later, it's still a great quick stop for summer's best.

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Thank RLKfromIda
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This is an authentic old school style hot dog drive in, complete with cute little car hops! It seems to stay pretty busy so it can be hard to get a parking spot at times. But the chili dogs are worth the wait!! I have heard they make their own ketchup, which would explain why it's so good. Root beer... More 

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Thank UK_RN1
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Loved the dogs! Highly recommend the stand.Hot dogs forthe true hot dog lover. No Burger King dog. Will visist Monroes again soon.

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Thank Tim H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

This hot dog stand is part of Monroe history! If you are from area, you have awaited the winter to end and the Monroe original to reopen! Best chilli dogs you will ever find. Have went there since a young kid...and now a favorite of all my grandkids!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 W Front St, Monroe, MI 48161-1631
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 734-241-1612

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