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Monroe's Original Hot Dog

1111 W Front St, Monroe, MI 48161-1631
(734) 241-1612
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Ranked #6 of 117 restaurants in Monroe
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jun 29, 2014
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English first
Monroe, Michigan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My family really doesn't care for the chili or root beer here but...everyone has different tastes. I know several people that prefer Monroe's Original over Vince's

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

If you live in Monroe, you grew up on Monroe's Original. If your visiting Monroe, this is a MUST! Best chilli dogs in town!

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Monroe, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The hot dogs are the best, the chili is homemade, one of a kind and better than any I've ever had. The buns are steamed and they are so soft and they melt in your mouth... The drive in, with great service is quick and easy for a lunch or just relax and enjoy with a delicious root beer float... More

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Sumter, South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

The Hot Dogs with chili are super yummy. The root beer was out of this world. A hometown favorite actually worth talking about. Every time we visit my husbands Great Grandmother we go here.

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Monroe, Michigan
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

step back in time to when the drive-in was hot dogs, chips, and root beer. that is what you have here...

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Monroe, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This is an old fashioned type, drive up hot dog stand with a very limited menu. But what they DO offer is the best chili dogs I've ever tasted. I've tried Vince's as well and for my tastes, Monroe's Original is far and away the better dog. The service is prompt and the rootbeer is also great.

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Monroe, Michigan
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63 reviews 63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Stopped in with my son to try the chili dogs. We purchase the special of 16 dogs for $20.00. Got them home and they looked small but was big on taste. The sauce was really good, not like at a coney island. I would go back there for more.

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Wayne, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

The best drive in hot dog stand ever. We travel to the area from New Jersey and always make this our first stop. The hotdogs are awesome and the root beer is so great. Always a fun experience! Only hot dogs, potato chips and root beer on the menu.

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Northville, Michigan
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124 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

When this was A & W they had among the best hotdogs around. Still okay to good, quite pricey for the product though. Stick with Vince's.

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Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The hot dogs are awesome. Service is good and quick. They specialialize in hot dogs and chili dogs only, no fries, onion rings or hamburgers, a good old fashion drive in.This hot dog joint is truly a blast from the past!

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