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Athen's Coney Island

32657 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073-0952
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Ranked #34 of 168 Restaurants in Royal Oak
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Tue 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Diner, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs
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English first
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150 reviews 150 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I'm reviewing the coneys and fries. They are excellent and as good as the classics downtown. Fries are also good. Never ate anything else here. Having said that I miss the old building which was an incredible dive!

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North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The place is like a 50s diner, very cool. We had a couple of the Coney Dogs for lunch and I had the best malt I have ever had. The fries were good and so was the Vernor's Ginger Ale. The service was fast and friendly.

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Allen Park, Michigan
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106 reviews 106 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
299 helpful votes 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We absolutely love Athens but for some reason over the last two years they have been closing the restaurant during the Woodward dream cruise - Very unfortunate I am not sure how much they get for subletting their lot but i am sure they could do both. There is nothing like a couple coney dogs - fries and a soda... More 

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Punta Gorda
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

If your in the mood for awesome Coney Island Hot Dogs....Athens is the place. Two on one...extra mustard, well done French fries and an ice cold Vernors. Nough said

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83 reviews 83 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

fast service, good waitress, great ambiance. Parking is tight, but location easy to get to. The best coneys I ever had. Been going there for years.

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30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Kids food was a little high priced for a coney. Had the Greek salad with chicken. The chicken was dry and pieces of fat. Dressing was mostly oil. With all the breakfast and coney options around here, we won't be back.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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84 reviews 84 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

If you are visiting Detroit you need to know about Coney Island style hot dogs. (Locals already do.) Downtown you go to Lafayette or the American. Out here in the 'burbs the Coney places are generally reliable, good diners, as Athens is. But modernized into a sleek looking retro streetcar diner and perched on legendary Woodward Ave. almost at ground... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Of course we had to have a coney! Hard to find a good coney dog. Athen's was good but they are doing the same thing other restaurants are doing, skinnier and smaller dogs for the same price or more. Coney craving does not happen often but should maybe try another coney stand like Joe's in Birmingham, MI

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15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

We were looking for something local, inexpensive, and fun! We found it at Athens Coney Island! Great 50's dinner atmosphere, hot dogs were excellent and service was friendly and fast! The husband had the Coney dog and i had the Athens dog and we were not dissappointed, both were tasty. We would definetly eat here again!

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Royal Oak, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Great place for quick inexpensive meal. Love the coneys and greek entrees. I recommend having two. Always fresh. Love the reto street car look.

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Additional Information about Athen's Coney Island

Address: 32657 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073-0952
Phone Number: 248-549-1488
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Diner, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs

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