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Lafayette Coney Island

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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” (178 reviews)
“fries” (90 reviews)
“chili dog” (40 reviews)
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American, Fast Food, Diner
118 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Every time I visit Detroit, a visit to Lafayette Coney Island is always on the itinerary. I love it and race about it but never really did the comparison taste test against American Coney Island until my last visit. It was a late night and...More

Thank vyoung022
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Historical, quaint, unique but in the end just good ole Americana. While this was the only coney I had during my trip, I can certainly appreciate the historical significance of the building and how good food and service has remained unchanged over the years. Get...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed July 10, 2017

As a native of Detroit, Lafayette Coney is always a must when I visit home. The atmosphere always provides an authentic experience. The restaurant itself is really small, so it might not always be easy to find a table. The service might be a tad...More

Thank Sydney V
Reviewed July 10, 2017

..well, its a walk, up, local, MUST DO! The hot dog comes w chili, white onion, mustard!! The older gentlemen that were preparing were def a part of the experience! It was full of locals -- softest freshest bun Ive ever had!!! Lafayette v American...More

Thank FerzzzzFam
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

One of Detroit's best Coney locations. Prices are good and so is the food. Good for a family not going to break the bank.

Thank Shelia H
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Our tour ended with a stop for lunch at this restaurant. Hot dogs were delicious! We also enjoyed their fries and a Pepsi! Very casual and quick service. A hotdog is $2.65.

Thank Debbi B
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

While walking to the Coney Island places, 2 to pick from, right beside each other... casually asked a guy standing outside of the bar next door which place is better, and he herded us into here... making sure to let the boss know he pushed...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our way back to Ohio, because of the good reviews and the feature on Man v Food. The food was tasty, cheap, and service was quick. We actually tried the neighboring competition as well. The down side is the...More

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed July 3, 2017

My family visits Detroit every summer from LA because I grew up in Detroit. We always go for coney dogs. We hit Lafayette on our way to a Tigers game. I used their bathroom before ordering and it completely ruined my meal. It is totally...More

Thank LeslieEugene
Reviewed July 2, 2017

This coney island was so fun to visit. My husband and I came here for date night and I'm glad we left the kids at home. The food was really good and so was the service. I'm glad I listened to all the great reviews....More

Thank Kelly N
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Luanda H
March 31, 2018|
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Response from V H | Reviewed this property |
when i was there last I asked and was told no
December 21, 2016|
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Response from RaqVentures | Reviewed this property |
The Coneys are pretty standard Chili Cheese Dogs. If all your ingredients, you should do just fine!
November 8, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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