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115 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1202
Greenwich Village
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I knew from my friends that this is the place which I have to visit in NY. Good music, talented musicians and good service.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 296lanac
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I used to go here all the time when I lived in nyc in 89. I don't think I have ever been disappointed. Went again in December and we had a great time. Just wished my kids had the stamina to stay for the late...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KnightyBristol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for live music .it is good to go when the place is full because when it is empty the atmosphere is not so good .the show is great and they are talented,the waiters are not so nice and if you don’t order food...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank iditchen92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a band. Absolutely magnificent. A night to remember. We had it recommended to us otherwise probably would never have given it a thought. From the outside it's not exactly inviting. Must book in advance. Doors open 8pm. Steep staircase to descend on entry. Dimly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 143drewr
Reviewed 12 December 2018 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 5 December 2018

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 29 November 2018

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 26 November 2018 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 25 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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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Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was
here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter
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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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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
22 June 2016|
Response from PousadaCantinho | Reviewed this property |
Nao, during the week it's not full.