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Lafayette Coney Island
Hamburger Restaurant$
Today 8:00 am – 4:00 am
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118 W Lafayette Blvd Detroit, MI 48226, United States
118 West Lafayette BoulevardUSMichiganDetroit48226
$Hamburger Restaurant, Fast Food Restaurant
Hamburger Restaurant
Fast Food Restaurant
American Restaurant
Today 8:00 am – 4:00 am
Monday 8:00 am – 4:00 amTuesday 8:00 am – 4:00 amWednesday 8:00 am – 4:00 amThursday 8:00 am – 4:00 amFriday 8:00 am – 4:00 amSaturday 8:00 am – 4:00 amSunday 8:00 am – 4:00 am
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Cash-only, 1970s-style hot dog diner offers a no-frills menu of chili-topped dogs, burgers & fries.- Google
"Chili onions and mustard on top of a nice big ol' hotdogs and a warm steamy bun."
"If you want to know what a Detroit coney dog is, this is where you come."
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Dave Anyguy
a week ago
If you come to Detroit, and try Lafayette, and decide you don't like it, DON'T COME BACK TO DETROIT. WE DON'T LIKE YOU ANYWAY. That being said, this is THE BEST PLACE for coneys in DETROIT. It's fast cheap, delicious, with no frills and nothing to be confused about. You really need a menu at a Coney island? Wtf? Bring cash!!! Be prepared to tip!!! Try the baklava!!!
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Dan Maher
3 months ago
Was in detroit for the weekend and decided to check out the famous Coney Island on Lafayette. Place is a dive, which is part of the charm, so you can't fault them for that. However, the tables were disgusting and the food......it was not good. I just don't get it...it's a skinny hotdog on a mass produced bun with watery chili, raw onions, and regular yellow mustard piled on top. I wish I would have gone to the one next door, at least it was clean looking.
Drew Wallick
4 months ago
This place has the best coney in Detroit. Ignore the whiners complaining about service. You can't walk into Lafayette and be sensitive, if so, go to Leo's for an inferior dog and a hug.
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Ron Levi
9 months ago
Glad they're keeping the place true to its origins and roots. Hasn't changed a bit in over 30 years. Whoever said "you can never go home" has never been to Lafayette Coney Island. After years of being away, you walk in the door here and it's like you never left. The next door neighbor, American Coney, was similarly small until they remodeled several years ago. They can do a lot more business with the added space, but when I want to feel connected to the city and my roots, I stop in at Lafayette. Ask the for the "Special" - hot dog with loose hamburger and chilli on a hot dog bun - and ask for extra onions and mustard! Real Detroit :-)
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Austin Tierney
2 months ago
Delicious coney dogs. The atmosphere is not as nice as American Coney Island but many will argue the coneys are better. I'm not going to venture into that. They also have tasty baklava.
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Steve Klein
a month ago
I prefer these over American Coney. You can see them making their own mustard, and it just seems like the focus is on the food, where it should be. In a coney war, nobody really cares about how shiny your table is.
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shirrie Jackson
2 months ago
Hey Diane there once already every girl there make sure its a lot of money Mira make sure Paula parking sign make a car towed away and pounded inpodlot I make sure you follow sign go free and enjoy your meal there connec get the car out of impound lot not easy and hardest thing you ever going to do hey breaking down the Freak you so frustrated you can't get you know before I shoot him in the face and get out of there they want to give that you got that warning you convince your toy free follow parking sign don't be a victim of a tow truck order booting
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Richard Holiday
a month ago
Daytime servive is great, Tommy, Steve, Matt, & Maria always courteous, best coffee in the area- if the night shift was as good, I would give it 5stars..