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Don't Tell Mama

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Address: 343 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810
Phone Number: +1 212-757-0788
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16:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Wed 16:00 - 02:00
Thu 16:00 - 04:00
Fri 11:30 - 04:00
Sat 11:30 - 02:00

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Had a blast!

Had a blast singing along to our favorite songs all night long. The staff is incredible. Our favorite was Michelle who told us she was in Hairspray on Broadway. She was great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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London
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15 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked pre theatre - place was packed - service was slow, my starter was served and finished before the other two arrived and from what turned up food wise there was no cooking going on - looked and tasted pre bought - disappointing !

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Budapest, Hungary
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Many nearby restaurants we chose, it was a good decision. Classy place, great food! Very good choice, meats, fish and salads. The intimate jazz club next door is attached to the place. Great live music!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a blast singing along to our favorite songs all night long. The staff is incredible. Our favorite was Michelle who told us she was in Hairspray on Broadway. She was great and super fun and nice. A great, only in NY night out!

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much to tell here. We had reservations for dinner tonight before a show. The place is located on a cute street close to many theaters. The service was very good. The interior is very tight and feels old, not in the best way. The food was average at best. My steak was cooked properly but lacked flavor and the... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Don't Tell Mama's cabaret to see Christopher Howatt perform his show. It was a nice, intimate setting for a fantastic show. There is a 2 drink minimum, as well as a cover charge, but it was so worth it. Very good sound system - not too loud, but you could her the music well. The bartender was very... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We were very dubious about the restaurant with our two children but WOW!!! The waitress was absolutely superb!!!! Kids menu was fantastic and we even enquirer about the Cabaret show which they said was fine for us to attend as long as the children didn't mind a few expletives!!! We opted against the full Cabaret but the experience was superb.... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We made reservations for 1830. Arrived at 1815. At 1845 the manager said for the second time they were about to sit us, and from that point on he lied to us about 5 more times. Past 1900 we decided to leave, without an apology. If you plan on making a reservation, know it's a shaky place. Not good to... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were a little bit rushed, unfortunately, because we were running late, and we had a show to see that evening. So, we probably didn't get the full experience that we could have, because we sort of had to eat quickly and flee! It was a nice looking spot, great music posters on the wall, good looking bar, piano music... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Wow! Just listening to all of the great playing and singing, loved it! We went in on a Wednesday night, thinking the middle class of the week, talent might be okay, but this was excellent, the best.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Fantastic piano bar! A place you should definitely tell your mama about. Was here for my birthday and had a blast. The place is small and intimate and the lead pianist is always engaging and gracious with song requests. He also did a birthday song for me. Audience is great too, always singing along and never rowdy. Was surprised to... More 

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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