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Dan's Downtown Tavern

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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103 E Michigan Ave, Saline, MI 48176-1552
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Love fajitas, the sauce is typically a little sweet and very tasty. Dan's were dry and strongly seasoned with what tasted like oregano. I would have sent it back but a dear friend wad treating my e to lunch.

Thank Rufus O
Saline, Michigan
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being new to the area, I was invited to Dan's to watch a sporting event. The restaurant has a bar area, but also 2 additional dining rooms. Space for grabbing a table is not an issue. I was first impressed by the extensive beer selection (draft and bottle). Additionally, the food menu is just as extensive. I tried a lot... More 

Thank Hammerdawg13
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and best burgers in town. Parking is not the best in Saline but you can try across Michigan ave.

Thank Dave3901
Berlin, Germany
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

I like the one in clinton much better.......go and try it.......!!! The burgers are great and the fries are fresh...and of course the beer is allways cold.......

Thank Markus4
Saline, Michigan
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Stop by and get a feel for the Saline folks who gather there. Friendly atmosphere and good bar food.

Thank 212arts
Saline, Michigan
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139 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Quaint tavern in downtown Saline. Good food, great service & friendly atmosphere. Burgers are tasty & fries are plentiful. Highly recommend this tavern.

Thank LindafromMI
Saline, Michigan
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is a very friendly place. I sat at the bar and the service was excellent. The burger I had was very good. I will go back.

Thank dragon8376
Glenview, Illinois
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154 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Came here for dinner & a beer after a football game - good selection of burgers, decent selection of beer, friendly service

Thank BLtrvl
Lexington, Kentucky
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118 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Dan's is a staple of Saline. They have a great beer selection, and solid bar food. Definitely the best bar in Saline

Thank Matthew S
Saline, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great for an "after the game" drink with friends with plenty of beer on tap or causal dinner with the family. The place caters to both and is a great local hangout. Haven't been disappointed in anything on the menu and the burgers are A+.

Thank jmierk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 E Michigan Ave, Saline, MI 48176-1552
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saline
Excellent tavern for travelers looking for an authentic - local Michigan tavern in Saline (15 minutes frm Ann Arbor) - nice selection of beers, many burger choices

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East Grand Rapids, Michigan
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?