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American Coney Island is one of Detroit's iconic Coney joints. American Coney has been featured on many television programs and has been voted number one several times. The menu is classic Coney with the iconic Coney Dogs, chili, Greek salad, pitas and fries. The classic diner decor makes it perfect if you're looking for a little bit of Detroit-oriented Americana.
Hot dogs, hot dogs and more hot dogs! That's what this popular restaurant is known for. Lafayette Coney Island is somewhat of an institution in Downtown Detroit. It's the perfect place to stop for a snack or a cheap but filling meal. The place has a bit of a hole-in-the-wall atmosphere, which is decidedly a part of its charm. Aside from Detroit's famous Coney dogs, you will also find gyros, pita sandwiches and Greek salads as refreshing alternatives on the menu. Lafayette Coney Island is also one of the few diners in Downtown that stays open till 3a. So, if you are burning the midnight oil and desire a snack, you know where to go. Plastic money is not accepted, only cash payment will do.
One of the most recognizable restaurants in Greektown, Pegasus is great place to devour Greek cuisine. Offering Greek staples like eggplant, spinach with feta cheese and flaming cheeses. And of course no Greek joint would be complete without the ubiquitous Greek Salad. Pegasus also provides a range of dishes to cater to the vegetarian palate.
Bucharest Grill serves up some of Downtown Detroit's favorite eclectic mix of foods quickly and light on the wallet. From Romanian dishes like sausages and schnitzels to Middle Eastern specialties like shawarma, hummus and eggplant dip to American favorites like various types of hot dogs and burgers, there's something for everyone. Everything is made to order in front of you so you can be sure your food is as fresh as can be.
If you like a bit of funk music and gritty atmosphere to go with your brunch and booze, Honest John's is the place for you. You can get all kinds of delicious brunch foods like omelets, sandwiches and burgers, but the real specialty are the chicken and waffles. Make sure to order a Bloody Mary or craft brew to go along with your meal.
Looking for a late night slice, and quick? Look no further than Sgt. Pepperoni's at the Garden Bowl. This quick-service joint in the historic bowling alley is a favorite of Detroiters when looking for tasty pizza and sandwiches until the wee hours. Whether you're craving a plain cheese slice, calzone or an Italian Sub, you'll find it at Sgt. Pepperoni's.
Duly's Place is a legendary, classic diner that has been serving up everything from breakfast to chili dogs for over 90 years. Duly's faithful swear that they serve the best Coney in Detroit, and is also first choice for breakfast. Low prices and friendly staff round out the reasons that Duly's has been around for so long, and still going strong. They accept payments through cash only.
One-Eyed Betty's is a beer lover's paradise, offering 44 beers on tap and over 100 types of bottled beer. Enjoy a game of pinball with friends in between rounds of refreshing drinks. The food menu is also impressive, featuring items like delicious burgers, salads and full meal plates.
Red Coat Tavern is known in the area for having some of the best burgers around. This tavern and pub, in addition to their famous burgers, also features favorites like the Scotch Egg, Cubano and the Clam Chowder. Make sure not to miss accompanying your famous burger with one of their craft beers, and soak in the neighborhood atmosphere.