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Cafe Wha?

115 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1202
+1 212-254-3706
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115 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1202
Greenwich Village
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+1 212-254-3706
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A friend recommended going here, was a Friday night, we did not really book in advance, paid $ 15 each each, this is really a great live music bar--food did not disappoint at all,,would definitely recommend..

1  Thank HassanElAmrani
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Depressing venue that was recommended to us - we were so excited to go here an experience some live music in NYC but this place doesn't care about music at all - all they care about is profit as they cram you in like sardines....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like live rock&roll music then you are going to have fun at this place. The house band I listen were great musicians doing different types of music, from Bob Marley to Pink Floyd. Crowd go there to have fun and they get what...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn’t planned to go here but one of our (7) number had a glowing recommendation from a relative who is a pilot and spends a lot of time in New York. Was Sunday night so bit quiet inside but no worse for that. Reminded...More

Thank DMcC27b
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was really disappointed in Cafe Wha. Whilst the band and especially the lead singer were very good, the rest of the place felt a bit of a rip off. They pack you on tables when there are free tables set aside for people who are...More

Thank Denise D
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Visited this week with wife and daughter and had a fantastic time. Cafe Wha house band is a very talented collection of musicians. Finished the first set with a U2 classic and began the second with Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here...along with a nice...More

1  Thank 44carlg
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Went on a Monday night and it was closed. $20.00 cab ride for nothing. Update website so people don’t waste their time

Thank travelgurumom
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

This is probably one of the best places I have been to in New York. They have a comedian before the band and he was hilarious. The band were fantastic. The service for food and drinks was outstanding. Great songs and you get to dance...More

2  Thank Boris1972
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I have been to a lot of concerts, bar gigs and bars, and I think Cafe Wha is something else. The band keeps surprising positively. Service is fast, drinks on the cheap side for Manhattan and the cover charge is small compared to value for...More

1  Thank haheinol
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

The Best Live Music in NYC!!! I have been may times and it never disappoints..LOVE CAFE WHA!!! I live locally and still love a night at Cafe Wha.

1  Thank candiceotto747
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Arielm100
21 October 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
So sorry only seeing this now. The house band always has different feature singers but the core of the band was the same for us over the 3 years we have been. Style of music is fantastic - very much focused on old classics
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Danielle G
22 June 2016|
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Response from PousadaCantinho | Reviewed this property |
Nao, during the week it's not full.
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