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115 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1202
Greenwich Village
+1 212-254-3706
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Reviewed 4 days 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

Thank NHJimmy
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank kebbity
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank rjgrp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank GaryJ37
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited Cafe Wha based on a suggestion made by friends who had been there before. We were excited to get there, we paid the $30 entry fee but there was confusion over this for some reason. For starters the band was almost finished so...More

1  Thank andyg2684
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Such an authentic New York experience! Rowdy, loud, outrageous, and safe! Amadou Gaye was AMAZING! Best live music ever. We particularly enjoyed the stand-up comedy before the show. The service was great, given how crowded the place was. Food was not so bad.

Thank mbgviterbo
Reviewed 22 September 2018 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

2  Thank Omar E
Reviewed 8 September 2018 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 27 August 2018 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

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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
Danielle G
22 June 2016|
Response from PousadaCantinho | Reviewed this property |
Nao, during the week it's not full.