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Don't Tell Mama

343 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810
+1 212-757-0788
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“garlic bread” (16 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
343 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The service was great and the pricing was fair for the area but when the garlic bread is the highlight of the meal, there are some issues. The food was fine. Simply fine. In a land of great dining options, you can make a better...More

Thank Bubba1202
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to Don't Tell Mama's after a show and found it to be a delightful piano bar. We loved the fact that in addition to the piano player, all of the wait staff, including the bartender also performed. Then some guests performed. It was...More

Thank Bobby8958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spot on 3 course meal, great service and a reserved table in the piano beside the restaurant. Price point moderate and super fun. Treat yourself you wont be disappointed

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had one of our best dinners at Don’t Tell Mama – while in NYC for a long weekend. A friend recommended it…and thrilled he did. We had a terrific server who was attentive and friendly. I enjoyed the best meal of the table, the...More

1  Thank daksterinwaltham
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice place, nothing extra special, just a decent piano bar as any other. One of those places it could be anything depending on your company and mood.

Thank Katrina A
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Great pianists, fab happy hour and wonderful atmosphere. It's quite small so get in early to get a seat, we enjoyed good wine and strong cocktails!

1  Thank darrenzo
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We decided to try this place after various recommendations and meeting a local who was going there also. Party of 5, so not particularly difficult however you'd have thought we'd asked them all to donate their organs whilst alive when we asked for a table....More

Thank stephie21385
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We went after attending a show - so it was after 10m when we arrived but we stayed til it closed enjoying several cocktails while being entertained by the talented servers and resident pianist.. Singing along is encouraged - tips are welcome - there's no...More

Thank TheWuch
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

On a weeknight just before Christmas, Restaurant Row was overflowing and MaMas was no exception. We waited awhile got our table for four, and it was a great meal. Yummy drinks, perfect pasta, none of ordered meat so I cannot speak to that; but it...More

Thank GoThere88
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We love the sing along atmosphere at DTM .... the food is fair and reasonably priced but the wait staff and service make it enjoyable

Thank Izzy D
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Jack F
2 December 2017|
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Response from Chouette99 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - as I recall from May 2017 they do.
Annmarie V
20 December 2016|
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Response from anthony c | Reviewed this property |
There are two sides to Mama........on one side is the piano bar with small tables for an intimate feeling. On the other side is the restaurant which is only separated by a door so you go easily go from side to side.
Nicola M
10 August 2016|
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Response from cbarney2003 | Reviewed this property |
If you can download the Open Table app on your phone you can reserve a table that way. It's small so reservations are needed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-757-0788
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