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Don't Tell Mama

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343 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810 (8th and 9th Avenues)
(212) 757-0788
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
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
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What great little gem that we fond. Food was super tasty and so were the drinks. When you are done eating you can always go to the piano lounge next door to hear some killer tunes. The staff jones in the singing... Check it out!

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Thank Martin K
miami
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the menu choices of fish, pasta, chicken and more. Started off with house garlic bread toasted to cheesy perfection. Crab cakes were light and flavorful. Several in my party ordered pasta and found it fresh and light. The salmon was amazing. Halibut was good not great according to my mom hence I lowered the great food to good. Nice... More 

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Pleasantville, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't Tell Mama is not just a piano bar but also has a delightful restaurant. It is right in the theater district with a good price fixed menu perfect for pre theater dining. Have a preprandial in the bar and listen to the piano and go next door for dinner. Prices are reasonable and the atmosphere congenial.

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Thank Hugh B
Attleboro, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Visited Don't Tell Mama after seeing "Waitress" recently with a group of 7. Our server, Alicia, was very helpful and attentive. We were there early by NYC time (6:00 p.m. on a Sunday), so the restaurant was fairly empty. The food was average, but the atmosphere was very pleasant and the decor attractive. Didn't even know there was a piano... More 

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Thank ElvisOnly
Orlando, Florida
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

If you like singing and having fun or watching people this is a fun upbeat atmosphere. Its easy to walk in this area close to Times Square along a row of other bar/restaurants. The service is good and everyone is friendly. Desserts are worth the trip here even without all of the fun going on around them.

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Thank Traveler32819
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Had a couple of drinks in the bar before our meal in restaraunt . Had a great ambiance in both bar and restaraunt . Prices were reasonable, especially for New York . Had no problem booking a table just before we sat down for cocktails. Would recommend

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Meal was really good, service not so good being charged $9 for a bottle of water and not offered iced water wrong, given a sweet without asking wrong,and given my bill without asking for it again wrong, the whole dinning experience lasted 75 minutes and felt rushed not good.

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Thank John C
Palm Harbor, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Music, service, food, they have it all. We went a couple of times and each time we had great service and great music. It's small and fills up quickly but it's worth going to. Right on restaurant row great location.

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Thank smiller560
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

A small cosy restaurant with friendly and efficient service. The NY strip steak was of excellent quality.

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Thank MG1944
Upland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

It was a fun place, they also had a piano bar and cabaret the place was larger than I thought it was.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 343 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810
    (8th and 9th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: 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.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 757-0788

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