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Monroe's Original Hot Dog

1111 W Front St, Monroe, MI 48161-1631
+1 734-241-1612
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“chili dog” (20 reviews)
“chilli” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast Food
1111 W Front St, Monroe, MI 48161-1631
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to this place for many years always the fastest service and friendly staff. The best chili hot dogs around the vince's out of the water highly recommend it.

Thank Luanne F
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Whether you're new to Monroe or a long time resident you either love Monroe Originals hot dogs or maybe you're a fan of Vince hot dog stand. For me Monroe Originals is the best hands down. They're probably a little more expensive but I think...More

Thank cybermax93
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

While on business in Newport , MI, the locals said I needed to visit this little local treat. It's like a 1960's little drive in complete with car hops. Tried the chili dogs and root beer. A nice unusual treat for me. Take the kids,...More

Thank shelleytemperance
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Drive-In Car Service restaurant. Be very clear - there is no Menu. You have a choice of how you want you Hot Dog - with chili or not. You have a choice to have a root beer and chips. The servicers are nice they take...More

Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Love Monroe's Original Hot Dogs. The chili is the best. The service is fantastic! Great place to take the family!

Thank randsthomas
Reviewed July 20, 2018

This place has been in the same location for over 60 years and was once an A & W. They have the same chili sauce, same hot dogs, and steam the buns. I have never had such a delicious chili dog any where else. When...More

Thank Joanne6477
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

I am not crazy about hot dogs in fact I hardly ever eat hot dogs but when I do this is the place to go the chili is very good can't beat the car hop experience either homemade rootbeer is very good too if you...More

Thank davidrS247PH
Reviewed October 16, 2017

I heard about the hot dog and root beer when I was at Joe's French Italian Inn, their sister restaurant. Having a mom who loves all things "coney dogs", I figured it wouldn't be all that different from what I'd had before. Man, I was...More

Thank climieru
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

I used to be a loyal Vinces customer, but my friend convinced me to expand my horizons. I was not dissapointed. The root beer does not compare, but the dogs they are known for can't be beaten.

Thank Nathan G
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Great chili dogs, homemade root beer, and service faster than a speeding bullet. And it's local family owned

Thank 61Michael
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 W Front St, Monroe, MI 48161-1631
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 734-241-1612
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