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115 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1202
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The place is good, the service is bad and the treatment non-friendly, but what really disappointed me was the management of the place because I made a reservation for a show. We arrived 40 minutes before it started and we chose good seats to listen...More

1  Thank Omar E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here a second time in my first trip to New York. Amazing music, great vibe. The music really involves the crowd and we had a great time. Kevin took great care of us the whole time. He was super nice and made our evening...More

1  Thank Sherpa183841
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my third time here and it never disappoints. The music is performed by some really talented people and they play a variety of genres. It’s best to come in a group of 8 if you don’t want to share a booth with others....More

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

It was one of the first clubs visited by Dylan when he arrived in NYC. It was founded in the late '50s by Manny Roth, the uncle of David Lee Roth of Van Hallen. In his autobiography (Chronicles vol 1), Dylan describes it as a...More

Thank Angelo F
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome atmosphere when bands are playing. It is a cute small bar with relaxed people. You can have drinks or you can dance. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Traveler716301
Reviewed 30 July 2018

So we're walking through NYC after just seeing a show, the guy at the door at Cafe Wha? said go down, listen to the band for a few minutes, if you like them you stay, if you don't you leave....no big deal. He totally knows...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This is a very cozy place, located in a basement in a good hang-out area. Inside, its quite low under the ceiling and the stage is very close to you. You almost sit with the band, creating a very cozy and intimate atmosphere. The crowd...More

Thank Andreas B
Reviewed 21 July 2018

I suffered an act of bullying by the waiter just because I did not like the place assigned to me! I was forced to leave so as not to suffer greater humiliation! Incredible and disgusting evening, I do not recommend it to anyone

Thank nycfederico
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The music was very good the chicken breast sandwich was very bad so the score is between. Still music is much more important

Thank benziv1
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Well what a gem! You want a fun, hidden, laidback, exciting night? You’ve found it. Chicken wings and cocktails, the dream. Lost my voice from singing too much. Live band with some of the most exceptional singers. My phone wasn’t checked one which always spells...More

Thank Foodie578
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Arielm100
21 October 2016|
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Response from Dream603176 | 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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