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American Coney Island

114 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
+1 313-964-6542
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“chili dog” (26 reviews)
“greek salad” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Fast food, Diner
114 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had to visit this Detroit institution during our quick visit to town. They say there is a big debate as to which is better... American Coney Island orbits neighboring Lafayette Coney Island. We tried American and had tow Coney’s, two fries and two waters for...More

Thank tracyamarek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location downtown, delicious food and drink and great service at a terrific price! You don’t want to miss this favorite spot in Detroit!

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 29 January 2018

May be I do not like hot dogs enough, but we did not find anythings special about this place of food. Ok hot dogs and good chili cheese fries.

Thank Igorek007
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

My son and I were in town for the Detroit Auto Show and we decided to do the Coney Challenge. We first went to American Coney and order 1 Coney each. Coney came with mustard, onions and chili and added ketchup and pepper. Took the...More

Thank saltynutz1
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I always have to swing by for lunch or late night snack! Just a classic spot that has great coney dogs! The service is good and the wait staff is always entertaining! Right in the heart of Detroit you have to his American for your...More

Thank DanZ734
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We had our second date here over 26 yrs ago and we have been together ever since. My children have ONLY known American Coney Island as my husband insists that it is the only true coney island experience in Detroit. It is a must when...More

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Great experience for our family - old fashioned burgers, hot dogs, fries, Coke’s etc at a very reasonable price. I would highly recommend this 50 year old restaurant and it was very busy to back up my opinion. Service was perfect !

Thank photoman420
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Coney Island is not my favorite food, but I have to try everything. The restaurant had recently surpassed 💯 anniversaries so it’s real part of Detroit. Food is not special but ok. Chilly (please ask for beans else you get just meat sauce), coney dog...More

Thank GeorgSa
Reviewed 14 December 2017

My husband has been a true American Coney Island fan since he was little. They actual seen him grow up so they have a history. Because of the relationship we always geared toward American. Over the years I became very curious to try a Lafayette...More

Thank GarwoodFam
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Having worked close to American Coney Island, it was always one of my "go to" places for lunch in downtown Detroit. The food is always good, fast, and the restaurant is always clean. We also stopped on many occasions late at night. The coneys are...More

Thank danriley2016
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Response from SLiebbe | Reviewed this property |
I just googled that question and Detroit is correct but you should google for yourself and read all the history.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2609
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-964-6542
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