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Don't Tell Mama

343 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
(212) 757-0788
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Ranked #2,629 of 11,659 Restaurants in New York City
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Price range: $30 - $30
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Bar
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: 8th and 9th Avenues
Transit: A, B & C trains to 44th Street and 8th Avenue and the Q,R,N,1, 2 & 3 trains to 42nd Street and 7th Avenue.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We visited Don't Tell Mama with another couple. We saw that they were a piano bar and thought it would be fun. We decided to have dinner there first. The food (pasta specifically) was quite good and the service was fantastic. After dinner we went across to the piano bar. The entertainment was very good; the bar tenders and servers... More

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We ate downstairs before going to the theater. They were great with kids and we had a lovely dinner. Butternut squash ravioli was excellent.

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Beaumont, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The best in town! Go at 10pm - great pianist and the staff sing - not a drunk karaoke bar. Wonderful entertainment - what a fun place!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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112 reviews 112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is a small, intimate restaurant on Restaurant Row located below grade in a row house like most other places in this area. The menu covers the basics in a variety of food types (steak, fish, chicken, etc.) but doesn't have a large variety. For example, if you want steak there is one option. Service was very attentive and the... More

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This restaurant came highly recommended by a friend of a friend, so we had high expectations. Unfortunately, this restaurant fell short on every count, but service. I arrived before the others in my party, so I went to the bar.....great service, but very average beer and wine options. My couscous dish was the best of the three at our table,... More

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Although we didn't hate Don't Tell Mama, we won't be going back anytime soon. The food was average at best. The service was very good and our waiter attentive, so no faults there! It's just we are foodies and look for the unique and different flavors. The butternut squash ravioli was good, just not outstanding. Likewise with the chicken picatta.... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Hard to go wrong anywhere on Restaurant Row in Hell's Kitchen. Don't Tell Mama lived up to our expectations and more. The service was great, the food was delightful, and the setting was charming. Our waiter was genuinely friendly, he offered to take our pictures inside and outside the restaurant. The Chilean Seabass was perfectly cooked and the sauce was... More

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Boston, MA
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This place that looks like a hole in the wall, actually has 4 venues: a restaurant, a lounge/piano bar and two cabarets. There's a two drink minimum in the lounge and in the cabarets. No cover charge in the lounge. $25 per person cover in the cabarets for the shows. Didn't see the shows, but had fun in the lounge.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My wife and I dined at Don't Tell Mama as I thought it would be a nice place to take her for her birthday. As it turned out, the food, service and pace of the meal were all excellent. We ordered a chicken and salmon dish from the prix fixe menu and they were both excellent right from the appetizer... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

this litle place we found on out travels around New Your city, the food very good, service excellent and the staff very friendly, they had a special 3 course meal for around $30.00 excl tipping, would recommend it if you are after somewhere Quaint to eat.

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