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Cafe Wha

115 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1202
+1 212-254-3706
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
16 Jan 2018
“I love Cafe Wha.”
27 Dec 2017
“Worth it Just for the House Band”
Closed Now
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
115 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1202
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

My NY friend brought me here and reservation is needed. It is packed to the rim. And every minute is worth it. We had so much fun here.

Thank travellingjj
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Always wanted to pay a visit here....what music aficionado wouldn't. Located in the heart of Greenwich Village there is a real vibe around the place. Door staff were really enthusiastic and friendly, though I will agree with other peoples' reviews by saying the staff inside...More

Thank Dude_76125
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Had a great night, brilliantly entertaining live music of many different genres. Largely pop based. Food and drink good too. Its all cover versions of well known classics. Musicians all very accomplished. We even had a comedian as opener, who was very good. Our visit...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Stayed in new york for a week, i have travelled over 30 countries and live in manchester, uk and never have I experienced such an awful service, we were with a group of 8, my girlfriends father ask the waitress for his card back because...More

1  Thank Mac J
Reviewed 6 December 2017

cannot believe the staff here - brother in-law who is hard of hearing asked the waitress, jess i think (sorry if thats not the case), for a drink and happened to pull her arm closer so that he could hear her as the music was...More

2  Thank Simon M
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I've been to Café Wha a number of times over the last 10 years. The music is excellent, musicians are fabulous, and everyone is grooving with the music.

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

If your looking for something a bit different with a new york vibe then this is the place to go excellent service music was amazing something for everyone singers we're just class loved it would highly recommend this place and can't wait to go back

Thank fguild
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Came for the live entertainment and my expectations were certainly exceeded. I would have paid decent money to see their house band perform again! Super talented and super engaging. Played a selection of well known hits, with songs from Adele, U2, Radiohead, Rihanna, etc. Didn't...More

Thank Kristina K
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great option for those who like good music. It's usually packet, specially on weekends. Iconic place in NY to dance the night away.

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

In the village and a ton of fun. All covers for music but extremely talented musicians. You shld sit thru both sets. Comedian came out for start of set 1 and was a real bonus. Drinks seem watered down. Maybe stick w beer. A place...More

Thank Darryl D
Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was
here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter
culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for
its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to
get a feel for this diverse and energetic
neighbourhood. You’ll find NYU students, street
performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the
fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess.
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Questions & Answers
11 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Frank H | Reviewed this property |
No, you have to get off the train and walk about 3-4 blocks.
30 August 2015|
Response from HKFrizzo | Reviewed this property |
I Just had beers and a couple of appetizers. Beer depende much on The type, but i remember paying 5 dollars for a blue moon. And around 20 bucks for the appetizers. But the music was very good! Worth a visit. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:30 PM - 2:30 AM
8:30 PM - 2:30 AM
8:30 PM - 2:30 AM
8:30 PM - 2:30 AM
8:30 PM - 2:30 AM
8:30 PM - 4:00 AM
8:30 PM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1202
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
  • Neighbourhood: Greenwich Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-254-3706
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