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Vince's West Elm Drive-In

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1305 W Elm Ave, Monroe, MI 48162
(734) 241-0282
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10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great chili dogs!

Go on Monday if you are looking for a good price on their chili dogs - 2 for 1. Their French fries and mushrooms are also good

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
paula4480
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Monroe, MI
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Monroe, MI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Go on Monday if you are looking for a good price on their chili dogs - 2 for 1. Their French fries and mushrooms are also good

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Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

This place has been my favorite since I was a kid. There is nothing better than the chili dogs, onion rings, and rootbeer on a hot summer day! Of course, I love them in the fall, winter and spring, too!

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Thank TravelEatSleep7
Monroe, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

People come and go, and things changes, but Vince's is always there. The menu has changed up some over the years - additions to it - and they now have a food truck to visit businesses. I like their hot dogs and hamburgers. Onion rings are pretty good, too.

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Thank Jeff B
Monroe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

They have the best onion rings, They also have a really good BBQ chicken sub sandwich that is really good.

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Thank Chris M
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The chili dogs are very good. They make their root beer and the diet was tasty. The staff is friendly.

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Thank 850deannac
Orrville, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Following TA reviews, we decided to give this little spot in Monroe Michigan a try. It was a simple yet delightful lunch on a sunny afternoon. We each had a Greek salad with grilled chicken. It was a pleasant surprise in that who knew what seemed like a hamburger and hot dog joint would turn out a wonderful salad with... More 

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Thank linda r
Monroe, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I've lived in Monroe for 35 years and always wait for Vinces to open and have the first kickoff hotdog of the season . Idyllically situated along the river Raisin whether you stay in your car or sit at the picnic table it is the quintessential Drive in experience . Chili dogs root beer and tons of laughter in the... More 

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Thank jewels48162
Monroe, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

You must order the Greek salad - warm fresh pita!!! The tuna sandwich or salad is excellent! Their famous root beer is so good!!

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Thank cynthiaolsen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I've ordered many things off the menu, but I specifically go for the chili dogs "all the way" and onion rings and fries. Homemade root beer is fantastic! I like the stand on the other side of the river too, but they don't do fries! Mondays are 75 cent hot dogs!

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Thank BirdWord58
Monroe
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

3 generations of our family love Vince's. Can park for curb service, pick up food and go to the nearby parks or bring it home. Cn also call an order in for pick up quicker. Love the root beer- just good old-fashioned root beer!- and of course, the chili dogs. Vince's On The Go is their traveling kitchen truck- booked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1305 W Elm Ave, Monroe, MI 48162
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: (734) 241-0282

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm

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