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Lafayette Coney Island

118 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
+1 313-964-8198
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chilli” (200 reviews)
“fries” (100 reviews)
“chili dog” (42 reviews)
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American, Fast Food, Diner
118 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
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Reviewed yesterday

Anyone from Detroit will tell you that Lafayette Coney Island is one of the best. The food is amazing. Chili Dogs are hands down the best. This is the place everyone heads to after the Downtown Detroit bars close for the night. Great food, great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank britiniw2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must go after a night out in downtown Detroit or after a game. This place has not changed in years and therefore has a very unique atmosphere. The stairs to the bathrooms in the basement are a must see! 😀

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AWeiten
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have ever thirsted for a Coney Dog that is superb please try Lafayette Coney. Not only have they been at this for more years than I can remember but the quality has never been better. Take your friends and consider taking some to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Evergreen12201
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Life doesn't get much better than a Lafayette Coney Island for lunch. No frills, just good old fashioned coney dogs and fries. Detroit's finest. A must if you are in town!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Christine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old, a little seedy, noisy, and my first pick when downtown. Nothing fancy here. Just a real throw-back experience and Coneys and beer. Gotta park on the street and the bathrooms are down a staircase that can't be up to code. Come with your buddies...not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RoMoDoJo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Los Angeles has Tommy’s Burgers; NYC has Gray’s Papaya; and Detroit’s got Lafayette Coney Island, which is to say that, like those other places, Lafayette Coney Island is open late but the food isn’t really that good but there are tons of people in there...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank El_Pelicano
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few months ago, i read that Lafayette which had never accepted credit cards now does. A most convenient development to be sure. Yet the price for an exceptional Coney hot dog, fries and a coke is so reasonable, you might think you were on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RPhTraveler
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

A Detroit tradition located in a great spot around much of what’s happening in Detroit. Simple food made great ... quick service... gotta love a traditional Detroit Coney. STRONG recommendation.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jerry H
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This place is a must for lovers of local famous fare in a great American city. The Coney Dogs were perfection!! The meat was delicious as was the chili sauce and finely chopped onions liberally spread on top. The temperature helped to steam the bum...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank patriciasowers
Reviewed November 6, 2018

It may not be the greatest, but it is authentic and a Detroit gem. Service is fast. The menu is very limited, but you only come here for coney dogs anyway.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rimaSC
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maureen g
December 10, 2018|
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Response from LLA1962 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe they do. I’d call and see where you can find. I do believe I’ve seen National Coney Island kits at local grocer and stores. Just not Lafayette.
Daniel S
November 1, 2018|
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Response from LightPacker427970 | Reviewed this property |
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Luanda H
March 31, 2018|
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Response from Ruffmos | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe they are. Ask to be sure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-964-8198
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