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Don't Tell Mama

343 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810
+1 212-757-0788
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Nice location for pre-theater but not for nice cuisine. The sirloin steak was tasteless and chewy... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Florham Park, New Jersey
Always a Fun Night

Don't Tell Mama is a must stop whenever we're in NYC, and it's always a fun time. It's a classic... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeff H
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343 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810
+1 212-757-0788
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice location for pre-theater but not for nice cuisine. The sirloin steak was tasteless and chewy. However, it was cooked correctly. The meat quality was lacking. The short ribs had too much vinegar and were not tender. They were off the bone as well. Our...More

Thank Kalymnos13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't Tell Mama is a must stop whenever we're in NYC, and it's always a fun time. It's a classic piano bar with the servers doubling as singers and they're amazing although it's a bit heavy on the show tunes; would be better to mix...More

1  Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 4 made reservations for dinner at 7. If you're going to stay for entertainment after dinner, I'd suggest eating around 7:30. The food was delicious! My husband and I ordered the fixed price meals and were very happy. The other couple with...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Great little place with singing waiters and bartenders, who never miss a beat in their service or drink-making. Some really professional talent; songs upon request. No cover charge but some minimum drink requirement. Lots of fun. Have been going for years, and while some of...More

Thank The_Texan_Tourist
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Attended show in back room. Group of very good musicians and singers. Very entertaining. "$20 cover plus two drink minimum" for our particular event. Well worth the price but the wine is really bad, stick with a beer for known quality. Would definitely go back!

Thank 777amandaa
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We have enjoyed the piano bar and decided to try the restaurant for dinner. Location is convenient in the theatre district and the service was efficient and pleasant although we had to request a copy of the pre fixed dinner menu. We also got no...More

Thank SRP132016
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Walked by the restaurant in the afternoon and thought it looked like a quaint place to celebrate a special birthday. Wrong, it was the PERFECT place to celebrate! Dinner patio seating with great strangers now friends. Halibut was delicious and service was great. After dinner,...More

Thank 600Suzie18
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a place to have some drinks before our off broadway show. We came upon Don't Tell Mama and decided to go in. We took advantage of their happy hour specials and found the atmosphere just what we were...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Dinner was great service was great. We did not eat in the piano bar section and was pleasantly surprised.

Thank richsband
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Our party of 4 ordered both American and Italian dishes. The focus is mainly on Italian,, however. The foods were fresh, hot, and tasty. The atmosphere is casual, the ambiance friendly.

Thank susietwin
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John F
25 March 2017|
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Response from IJW79 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - we are with our 6 and 4 yr olds
16 February 2017|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
Not suitable for kids at all , and probably would not get in at night Strictly 21 in NY
Nolan R
11 November 2015|
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Response from Ricklion | Reviewed this property |
sorry - i don't know that good luck