Danny's Grill & Wine Bar
Danny's Grill & Wine Bar

Danny's Grill & Wine Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://dannyssteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: (732) 741-6900
  • Hours of Operation:
    Winter Hours
    Monday - Thursday 11:30am-10:00pm Bar til 12:00am
    Friday 11:30am-11:00pm Bar til 12:00 am
    Saturday 11:30am-11:00pm Bar til 12:00am
    Sunday 11:30am-9:00pm Bar til 12:00am

    DANNY'S IS NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH!!
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Steak, American
  • Executive Chef: Chef Chino
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: At Danny's, we would like your next event to be a memorable one. We can customize any menu to fit your theme, ideas and budget. Whether you want to have a intimidate dinner party at home or a huge backyard BBQ. Whatever the occasion or size of the event, our chef, catering coordinator and staff will love to make your day special!! We can accommodate any event large or small - on or off premises.
  • Private Party Facilities: Let Danny's host your next rehearsal dinner, baby shower, business dinner, bridal shower, etc.. at the restaurant. We offer a great pre fixe menu that you can build your own and decide what you want to spend. It offers family style apps, family style salads and entree choices for every taste bud.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Front Street
  • Public Transit: Don't feel like driving in, take the train in>>>>Red Bank Railroad Station 1/2 block away
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: We also offer Valet Parking on Tuesday-Saturday Night
A word from Danny's Grill & Wine Bar
Danny's is now open for lunch!! Come in for our Sushi, Paninis, Wraps, Salads, Apps and so much more!!

Every night is a great night at Danny's. Join us for dinner or a celebration. Start off with our Filet Mignon Spring Roll or Sweet Spicy Shrimp. Dive into our Honey Roasted Pecan, Pears and Gorgonzola Salad, perfect for sharing. We offer Filet Mignon, Grass Fed Ribeye, Chicken Francaise, Fall-off-the-Bone Baby Back Ribs, Fresh Seafood Daily, just to name a few and of course, our Sushi.

Hope to see you here soon!!
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Danny's Grill & Wine Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
50 reviews since July 24, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4.1
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
77% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (27)special occasion (15)fit for foodies (14)vibrant bar scene (13)good for groups (12)notable wine list (11)romantic (9)hot spot (7)great for outdoor dining (5)great for lunch (3)late-night find (2)great for brunch (1)kid-friendly (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Superb
    AATrain
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    Our dinner the other night at Danny's was great. The service was on point with respect to taking our orders, keeping our water glasses full and making sure we were comfortable throughout the entire evening. The food was outstanding. We ate quite a few different things, Sushi, filet mingnon eggrolls and entrees. Everything was prepared to perfection and was delicious and savory. My wife and I will be back to danny's very soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steak,steak,steak.Excellent, excellent, excellent.
    PChP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Prime cuts, cooked to perfection. Tender and tasty. Danny is personable, helpful and takes great pride in his Red Bank institution. Pre-theater, after-theater or just out for dinner, you can't go wrong. If you enjoy steak, there's no better place around.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Reservations Needed?
    Roxyk882
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We made reservations for two for 7:30 p.m. on a Saturday night. When we arrived a group of 4 who did not sound like they had a reservation happened to walk in the door right ahead of us and were seated immediately. When I went up to the hostess stand, they informed me they actually had just sat their last open table and we would need to wait a few minutes. I did not say anything at the time as I understand things can get hectic at that time of night but a reservation is designed to avoid this exact situation. They should have waited to see if the 7:30 had arrived before seating a large group in such a small restaurant. We only ended up waiting about 15 mins but it was still frustrating.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for date night
    Tflem
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    Very Romantic Food was good, butterflied the filet, not a fan of that, but over all good time.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First visit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    The food and service were off the charts phenomenal. I will tell everyone to visit and I'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hostile Waitress/Mgr Deceptive Menu
    FFAB
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Half price bottles of wine on Thursdays ("up to $40 value"). Does that mean 1/2 price on bottles of wine but no more than $40 off? Or does the half price promo only apply to wines whose full cost is $40 or less? We ordered two bottles of a $95 wine and were charged full price for both. The waitress/mgr was incensed that we had the audacity to question her on this. Along comes Danny. He tried to sweet talk his way out of the deceptive promo. Could have half priced one of the bottles, but no. He said he would comp a bottle on our next visit! Take your average food, condescending waitress, your deceptive menu and your disingenuous business practices Danny, and keep them.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very Nice
    Kerrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Server had some attitude and forgot some items but the Food is AMAZING!!!! Would definitely go there again!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great for a night out!
    NJElaine
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Our party of four started the night at the bar, which was crowded (in a lively good way). Enjoyed delicious pre-dinner cocktails and were seated promptly at our reservation time. We had the pleasure of having a conversation with Danny the owner, who is a gracious host. Our party enjoyed a bottle of wine, appetizers, 3 of us had steaks 1 had lamb Everything was well seasoned and perfectly cooked - the NY Strip was my personal favorite. I had the wild mushroom risotto which was absolutely delicious. Our waitress was excellent, attentive without hovering. The dining room is perfect for a special occasion out or just a nice night out. Saw many people enjoying meals at the bar, a more casual evening that we plan to do in the near future.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An Enjoyable Dining Experience
    BroadwayDiner
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    There is no better way to spend Saturday night! An excellent dinner and an enjoyable theater experience! Whatever you order to eat, you will leave satisfied and will have thoroughly enjoyed your meal. The WaitStaff is attentive and pleasant. We have maintained this ritual for many years. In fact, my words describe each visit!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant
    luv2dine
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Excellent find - great food, excellent service, would definitely return for more dinners. Easy parking (valet). Though steak is there mainstay we enjo.yed two of the specials (lamb chops and ribs) both were excellent
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • TomsRiverVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Took a very long time to get our food and they didn't seem to be very busy. Food was good.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delish
    BZV143
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Pros: excellent blue cheese burger--DH said it was the best he'd ever had. Was about 6" tall! Waitstaff were friendly and service was prompt. Sushi was good. Con: very noisy, even when we were in the smaller side room.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Not like usual
    LparsaVIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Been here many times and always satisfied. Tried rib eye this time and should have stuck with usual fillet mig or strip. Meat could have been purchased at local pathmark. Garlic mashed not ip to par either. Average at best. No bread for table might have been a fluke tonight or might have a new chef or might be heading downhill. Might pick a new restaurant for restaurant week.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • SERVICE NOT GOOD
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Although we gave our waiter an ample tip, I was very disappointed with his attitude, I ordered a Gibson on the rocks, he came back with the answer your bar had no onions. How could a well established restaurant like yours not have cocktail onions. so I ordered a Cosmo on the rocks. It came back without the rocks. I sent it back for ice and when it returned it was thrown in a glass of ice spilling all over, therefore, the drink was weak. Also, the water we were served had no ice. Why didn't I say something, I was with friends I had not seen in a long time and did not want to make a big deal.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed this time
    collegemomVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We have dined at Danny's on numerous occasions and often recommend it to friends. This time, however, we were very disappointed. Perhaps because it was a Friday night, the noise level was disturbingly loud. There were a number of very loud tables, but then, inexplicably, the restaurant turned on incredibly loud music! Even after they lowered it, it was impossible to hear each other after that. The food this time was also disappointing: the pork chop was dry and tough and the sushi did not have its usual texture and flavor. Everything seemed very rushed. We might try Danny's again, but I would advise others to definitely avoid it on a Friday or Saturday night. Not worth the money for the unromantic atmosphere and mediocre food.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Deliscious
    Peter
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    BEST Steak I've had in awhile. I mean it! Service and wait staff a HUGE plus
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Went before a show at Count Basie. Service was good. We were out in plenty of time. And prices were reasonable given the quality of the food.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Old Reliable
    richie
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Danny's has been in Red Bank seemingly forever, and its easy to see why. Danny is always on site and attentive to the customer base. Food is high quality for the most part-- better than many people give it credit for. Sushi menu added in recent years is more than decent. Wine list is serviceable and well-priced, although not exrtensive. Service is always attentive and professsional. Don't disregard this place just because its one of the Old Timers in town. Sometimes they trump Trendy.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Never disappointed!
    Danger1969
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    We love this resturaunt! If it's sushi you want or the delicious porterhouse for 2 Danny's is never disappointing. The staff is great and the bar is welcoming. Nice menu with variety of dishes to choose from.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • lg55
    Lg55
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    The food is always great. The sushi is the best. We like to sit at the bar. We have been going to Danny's for many years and the food is always consistent. Its an old favorite. Great burgers!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    server took too long to approach table after being seated. were halfway through the excellent grilled ribeye before the server asked if everything was okay. the table bussing staff were excellent
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I would never go back
    LizaVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    I never heard of a resturant not serving a burger until 9 pm. The price of a burger was $17.00 and main meal was 22.00. A 5.00 difference? We ordered alps and 2 were going to eat main and 1 wasn't very hungry and asked if they could order a burger and they said no! This was the manager and we were not happy . We paid for the alps and went somewhere else to eat dinner. Terrible service ! Good wasn't good either!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Eh
    ShrDnr
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    I really wanted to love this place, but it was just okay. Sweet and spicy shrimp was tasty, but you only get four medium sized shrimp for what, $15? Tastes exactly like the Bang Bang Shrimp at Bonefish Grill...except there you get an easily shareable mountain of popcorn sized shrimp. Eh. I got a filet mignon, which I know, is not the most flavorful cut of meat, but a little seasoning can go a long way. A good steak doesn't require steak sauce to make it taste like something. My boyfriend was much happier with his meal: he enjoyed a seafood chowder and the ribeye. I was most thankful to the management for not giving in to the horrendous woman next to me who would not stop complaining about their 'no burgers between 5-9 on weekends' policy!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First choice
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Danny's is our first choice for anniversaries and birthday celebrations.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    VinoVeritasZZVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Maybe the kitchen was having an off-night because all the pieces seemed to be there but the preparation and presentation were not. Our order was pretty simple - two salads, two steaks, two sides. The salads were good but served warm in warm bowls (not the way greens should be presented). Our filet mignon (ordered medium-rare but served medium) was flavorful; our grass-fed strip (also ordered medium-rare) was served almost well-done. Our waiter made some excuse as to why it "appeared" more done than ordered but offered to replace it. The replacement steak was a grisly, flavorless piece of meat served nearly raw.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent steak!
    marg928
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We went with six people and we ordered salads for appetizers and the Grass-fed Ribeye, Lamb Chops, Pasta Bolognese and Filet Mignon. Everyone loved their food. We had a show to catch so didn't hang around for dessert. This restaurant is not on our normal Red Bank rotation but we will be returning soon.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ok Meal
    TwoGs
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Our meal for the most part is fine. We sat inside. If you choose to sit outside you are actually basically in the street so be prepared for car exhaust as they park next to your table. My steak a porterhouse was less than stellar and very tuff. Would suggest stay away from that steak and stick to the sushi which was nice
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious Food
    DeliciousFood
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Spending our 10 year anniversary at Danny's was one of the best decisions. The food and ambiance were to be admired. My husband and I have 2 very different pallets; I enjoy sushi, and my husband is a steak lover. Danny's provided a memorable evening for our special celebration!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 22 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 204 reviews are from the Danny's Grill & Wine Bar reviews archive.
  • Great steak &pasta
    Cloud9
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I know Danny since he opened restaurant and he is hands on. Always there to make sure you enjoyed your dinner. Perfect for before and after theater. Steaks and pasta great.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    NJgrandmaVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Had dinner here prior to a show. We enjoyed a meal here about a month ago so expected to do so again. The ribs were very good but the chicken franchese was not. It was a huge portion (2 big breasts) but it was very thick and the sauce was also thick & gloppy. The chicken was tough. Chicken franchese should be pounded thin with a delicate sauce. Ordered a salad with dressing on the side. Came with the dressing on the salad & way too much. Should have sent it back but hate to make a fuss especially when dining with others. Although the waitress was pleasant, she seemed untrained. Will think twice before returning.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • mrCraigBlue
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Although our reservation was honored, we were immediately brought to a table by the kitchen doors. There shouldn't be a table by the kitchen doors. Anyway, we then had to wait half an hour for another table and at that point there were so many tables available to choose from because the restaurant seemed to be deserted. EXCEPT for a large party of grownups and children who were extremely noisy. The service was very slow and it took forever to have our food delivered. Had they known that this would be an issue, because of the party, they should have offered us something to make up for it. In the end the food was very good but I don't think I would go back.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2000
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We sat at our reserved time of 5:30 P.M. but overall service was so slow, we needed to skip dessert and coffee to make an 8:00 PM concert on time a few doors away. It almost appeared that Danny's was understaffed as service was inattentive, glasses went unfilled, and several times we needed to ask the hostess to send our server to the table. I looked forward to my medium rare, grass-fed rib eye. How disappointing when it was served beyond well done! The iced tea I ordered was served as a Sam Adams beer - the waitress thought I said 'Sam' instead of 'I'll have the same' after my wife ordered an iced tea. All-in-all, a disappointing meal, especially when we were so looking forward to Danny's.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    It is a great steak restaurant with good service, reasonable prices and a healthy cocktail for the money.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good steak and ribs..
    kjnl1115
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    We had a nice dinner on a quiet Sunday night - except for the large groups with kids in the place - sending the noise level off the charts. Steak was very tasty and my husband enjoyed the full rack of ribs. Apps were good as well. What was missing? Well .... it was almost like no one cared what the plates looked like. No presentation or effort in the serving of the meal. When I'm paying $33 for a steak, please throw some parsley or something on the plate to make it look like you take more pride in what comes out of your kitchen. In the scheme of things, it may seem like a minor detail to many. But to me, it shows a lack of effort and that bothers me in an otherwise enjoyable meal.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great little place.
    Latediner
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    This was my third return to Danny's. The restaurant was empty which was unexpected for a Saterday night at eight. I ordered a rib eye( I always do) but it was over cooked, not medium rare.. I ate as much of my steak as I could( I was hungry). My garlic mashed potatoes were cold and too heavy. We also ordered creamed spinach, it was terrible.. Fresh spinach floating in watery milk- tasteless. These are dishes your kitchen staff must master at a steak place. We let our waitress know about the spinach and she was kind enough to remove the charge from our bill. I most likely will not return to Danny's.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it. Danny's Bar & Grill
    Foodie1
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Return visit for me with a few girlfriends, one of whom struggles to find a decent neighborhood steakhouse. No longer - she's found it. Tried Danny's last month when went our mid-week for dinner with work mates. Loved the food (& owner Danny - attentive to his diners) then so came back with friends. Kitchen service a little slower on a Thur. (Indep. Day weekend) but still worth the wait. Appetizer & mains are great. Only negative would be on desserts / couple of us tried the Creme brûlée & flan - texture great but felt like they'd forgotten the vanilla essence! We never mentioned it so our fault for not speaking up but not a showstopper. Will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    There was a party there. They had one high top in the bar and two tables available, both in bad locations. It was noisy and too hectic. My Delmonico was too thin and too well done, not medium rare as ordered. I would not go back!
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  • Classy local spot
    Firechief
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Great local restaurant with lots of choices on the menu. Not happy that you can order a burger Friday or Saturday night 'due to a limited grill space'. And the pasta isn't excellent... But overall I would recommend it to anyone!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food,Good Service, Very Noisy
    ZiggyWStardust
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Service was great, food good, very noisy. Owner comes around to chat and make suggestions, which is very nice!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food. Attentive service.
    Leonefam
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    First time at Danny's. My NY Strip came out perfectly cooked. Service was very attentive without being intrusive. I would recommendend Danny's.
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    • Noise LevelModerate