dandan: a noodle dish with origins in Chinese Sichuan cuisine

dandan: two guys named Dan who grew up eating Chinese food and love cooking it.

Now open for in-house dining


For reservations, please give us a call or book through Tock.

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The Rules


Masks are required.   This includes moving about the restaurant, inside and on the patio, as well as during any prolonged interactions with our staff at your table.


Please do not move chairs, tables, or partitions, as they have been safely positioned to be away from other diners and the flow of traffic.


Our restrooms are single service. Please social distance while waiting.


We will be adding a 20% Service Fee to every check. This will be used towards re-opening costs, equal wage for our staff plus, the additional PPE and HVAC equipment we have purchased to keep us all safe. You will have the opportunity to leave a gratuity if you would like.


Please be patient with us, as this is new for everyone.


If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath), or have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19 please keep us safe and refrain from visiting.


You assume the increased risk of COVID-19 by being in the restaurant.

Our Promise to You


Our staff will wear masks and pass daily health screenings before their shifts


We are adhering to the City of Milwaukee’s Phase three guidelines.


Our staff has received training on new enhanced health and safety measures.


We have designated staff to perform specific tasks during your visit, such as ordering, food and beverage delivery, and clearing.


Established glove usage, hand washing, and proper hand sanitizing will be enforced with all of our staff.


We have hand sanitizer stations at points of entry for your use, and can provide it tableside if needed.


Restrooms, common areas and surfaces will be cleaned diligently before and after your visit.


We assure all surfaces, menus, eating and drinking utensils have been washed and sanitized properly.

Preserve the old, but know the new
 – Chinese proverb


dandan has a Chinese soul with a Midwestern sensibility.


Flavorful, respectful, playful and seasonal, it’s an homage to the foods of our childhood.