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Dan's Downtown Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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103 East Michigan Avenue, Saline, MI
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Saline, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Saline bar/restaurant that you can count on for good food, great beers and certainly a good value for your money. Check out the daily specials (food and beer). They're usually very good, and reasonably priced. The kids (grown kids that is) are raving about the peanut butter burger..."sooo good", they're latest favorite. We love to sit at the bar... More 

Thank michrider
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dan's used to be a favorite of ours for years but now might be time for them to step back and step it back up. There are better places to get bar food. Wish it weren't so but it is...

Thank DanceTeam
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92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where do you go for lunch when highway is under construction? Why Dan's Downtown Tavern of course. Excellent place to have lunch, awesome sandwich selection, burgers are amazing, and bier list is long. We were greeted at the door and promptly waited on once we were seated. My wife had the "Sloppy Joe" while I had the "Cuban." Both were... More 

Thank John C
Saline, Michigan
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I held off on my review until I was able to go back a second time. The first time we went I did not really like the burger and the karaoke really gave me the wrong feel - but that's me. I went back a second time and had a wrap that was pretty good and the atmosphere a normal... More 

Thank raftman10
Saline, Michigan
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Great burgers! Many choices of toppings. Lots of beer choices. Recently expanded the size of the restaurant; I haven't visited to see how this has effected service. Only downside, it can be very noisy. Popular spot for sports fans. May be difficult to manage in a wheelchair at this site, would recommend calling ahead to ask how they accommodate.

Thank MichiganGramma
Saline, Michigan
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

First choice after ball games and events. Pizza is better than the local chains. Beer is cold, fries are hot, burgers are good. You can take the kids.

Thank Ed M
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Dan's is not a bar food joint. They have great comfort food and wide variety of choices. I have never had anything bad at Dan's just good food. From salads to tacos they have it all.

Thank AnnArborJoe
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Dan's burgers and soups are fabulous. The best quality beef is cooked to perfection. I like to get mine with their soup of the day, clam chowder or potato chop are both wonderful. Great micro beers, mchigan made are my favorites.

Thank Madanna
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142 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night around 7:00pm. The place was packed! We were seated quickly and had great, fast service. The food is cooked in an open kitchen so everyone at the bar can watch. The place remained packed until we left at 9:30pm. We ordered the uncle Otis & pizza burger. Both were delicious with onion rings and... More 

Thank Jennahlee87
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Large beer selection on tap and great burgers and sandwiches. During meal hours its very family friendly. We visit frequently and have not been disappointed. We also enjoy their Tuesday night trivia.

Thank db1985

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 East Michigan Avenue, Saline, MI
  • 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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