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James Coney Island

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American, Hot Dogs, Fast Food
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6614 Highway 6 N, Houston, TX 77084-1320
281-345-8768
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Dining options: Delivery, Takeout

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best hot dogs in Texas

My husband is a hot dog connoisseur and these were the best hot dogs he's every had. We wish James Coney Island would open locations in San Antonio. For now, we'll have to drive to Houston to get our fix.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 13, 2012
55colleenp
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San Antonio, Texas
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New Jersey
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342 reviews 342 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

They serve their goods on some type of a golden yellow bun which to me was not good at all. The James burger was dead on arrival served on a bloated bun. Their hotdogs from a quality stand point barely hit average. The chili sauce disappointed. The Coney dog with chili sauce and raw onions was just OK. The Texas... More 

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DeRidder, Louisiana
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88 reviews 88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Great hot dog joint. A little pricey condsidering it's hot dogs (about $3.00-$7.00 per dog, ) but it's we'll worth it. One of the best hot dogs I have ever eaten.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

My husband is a hot dog connoisseur and these were the best hot dogs he's every had. We wish James Coney Island would open locations in San Antonio. For now, we'll have to drive to Houston to get our fix.

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El Paso Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

My old bud from SMU carried on the tradition from the 1940's at this place. Now he doesn't own it, and the attention to detail is missing. It's turn the famous coney island spot from downtown Houston into a fast food join all over the town. I still liked the coneys, but the ambience of the old place is gone.

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Ingram, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The location on the SW Freeway in Houston has been our quick go to place for fast food in Houston. As usual, good chili and dogs. It was their last 89 cent Thursday for the summer-busy place but quick service.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012 via mobile

As a travelling Brit on business I really love to get into a real diner as often as I can. And this was just about as authentic as you can get!! A fab chilli burger with all the trimmings and a regular sized coke for less than $5 bucks is pretty good value to me!! I will certainly be back... More 

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League City, Texas
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54 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

I'm sorry but these are not coney dogs. A coney sauce is somewhat sweet. They are not the best chili dogs I've ever had either. I have to agree with my husband that wienerschnitzel is much better. And the fries were grease soaked! I'm not going back. Sorry Texas but yucky!

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Snowflake, Arizona
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111 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

My kids love this place and the food is good quality for a fast food style restuarant. Good food and average service.

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Austin
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

I have been eating at JCI now for probably 35 years and still love the "chili cheese coneys all the way". They are different than your normal hot dog, the buns are steamed, the hot dog a bit smaller, excellent chili, melted cheese and chopped onions. Over the years, JCI has added quite a bit to their menu with other... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

Spent close to $20 for two meals. I felt it was a little pricey for a two burgers. The service was great. The cashier was very friendly and assured our order was correct and out the door in a timely manner. The cashier was very courteous and respectful. The food was okay, not really impressed with it. It was my... More 

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Address: 6614 Highway 6 N, Houston, TX 77084-1320
Phone Number: 281-345-8768
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
Average Prices: USD $5 to $10
Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs, Fast Food

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6614 Highway 6 N, Houston, TX 77084-1320
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 281-345-8768

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $5 to $10
  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs, Fast Food

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?