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Cafe Wha?

115 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1202
+1 212-254-3706
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115 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1202
Greenwich Village
+1 212-254-3706
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Cafe Wha on our last night in New York and really wished we had gone on the first night. The club is amazing the music that night was amazing, this will revisited when we return later this year.

Thank RichSiday
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I booked for St Patricks' day and it was awesome. All U2 songs played very cool. you have to book before going (15 $) , it's always fool. two shows during the evening. If you have to follow the second show after attended the first...More

1  Thank Philippe P
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Some friends took us here for beers and live music. Nice evening watching the house band play a diverse cross section of music from reggae, funk to rock. Cover was $15.

Thank MaasGolf
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Café Wha was somewhere we were always going to visit whilst in NYC because it was highly recommended from a music point of view... if you want somewhere to have a nice romantic meal and a load of beer then this is not your place....More

Thank Tierney D
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We visited on a Sunday night. Not particular busy but we had booked in advance. Despite not being too busy there was a great atmosphere. Relaxed & lots of fun & very friendly venue. Fantastic live music from 9pm til the small hrs. Just brilliant!...More

Thank Charlie59_11
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Discovered Cafe Wha? while trying to find things that I could do while travelling with my teenage daughter. We enjoyed the amazing and talented house band on a Sunday evening when the basement club is open to guests under 21. The music was great. The...More

1  Thank TorontoLadybug
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We had a blast and the resident band is tremendous. They play a broad range of music flawlessly and the crowd is relaxed and fun. Buckets of beer are fairly priced as well!

Thank WeIITraveIed
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great concept - similar to howl at the moon Cover band playing singalongs to a packed room. Bit tough to get a drink and get around - but the atmosphere is fun and its well worth the $15 cover. Go with a group and have...More

Thank Ashik B
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great time in cafe wah, music and service was really good and when we got the bill it said $82 dollars which we thought was very reasonable. Had my card behind the bar and they used that and I left a tip in...More

1  Thank Jack R
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This place is seriously one of a kind. The house band are ridiculously talented, brilliant musicians and great showmen/woman. The food is pretty good too! Only thing I'd say is the cocktails are too strong, but that's hardly the end of the world. If you...More

Thank Chloe H
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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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We visited cafe wha about 5 years ago and had a great night consisting mainly on songs from the 80s. (Tears for fears, depeche mode etc'). We heared that the house band changed since than and wanted to know of the music played is the still the same, or has the theme changed? Thank you.
21 October 2016|
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Response from | 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
We will be in NYC next week and wanted to try this place. Do we need to buy tickets ahead for a Tuesday?
22 June 2016|
Response from PousadaCantinho | Reviewed this property |
Nao, during the week it's not full.