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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everyone should visit when in New York, the house band are amazing and the atmosphere fantastic. Would have given 5 stars but they sang in Spanish a little too much for my liking.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank john1234259
Reviewed 1 week ago

Skip this one, unless you are looking for senior citizens hangout and rats running under the table. Disgusted... the venue is horrible. They pack people like sardines to make money - must be a fire and health hazard.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Avi B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Music 5 ***** But.. Traveled for UK to revisit and looking forward to it as the highlight of 5 day celebration trip for 6 family. Greeted by an over busy young blond female who seemed to hate her job and all of those she 'greeted'...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mooneythelooney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the recommendation of a friend. He told us “you’ll need to wipe your feet on the way out” but go here ! We actually got there at 6 and left about errrrrmmm ....... Anyway we saw a Beyoncé, Rhianna, Alicia Keyes tribute...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MLB991
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The house band was great but the bouncers and staff were rude and couldn't give a damn. We were herded in, yelled at, 8 people squeezed into a table fit for 6, and even told what side of the table to sit at. I spoke...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mi_and_Di
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is next to The Comedy Cellar. That is its only saving grace. Nobody told us about a cover charge and then we were expected to tip the waitress on that as it was included in the check. The drinks were awful and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Saturday night 9 PM house band show and they crushed it!!! A super talented group played to a full house singing at the top of their lungs. They start with a comedian to warm up the room - he was very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NHJimmy
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We had such a good time here! Yes, there is a cover charge, and yes, you share a table with strangers -- but it was awesome. The house band was awesome - we sang along to every song and the dancing was fun. Our server...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kebbity
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The crowds didn’t bother me... the service didn’t bother me... I gave the guy a $20 tip to give us a table with a proper sight line.... that didn’t bother me. The band...that bothered me. They weren’t bad, they were mediocre. Every song they did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rjgrp
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We booked in advance for "Baldie" on October 26th - featuring the music of Bowie, Lou Reed, the Velvet Underground and Dylan. The band had the legendary Arno Hecht on sax. The venue is atmospheric - walking in the footsteps of legends. The staff were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Arielm100
21 October 2016|
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Response from Christiane_Jewer | 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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Response from PousadaCantinho | Reviewed this property |
Nao, during the week it's not full.
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