We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Don't Tell Mama

343 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810
+1 212-757-0788
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
All hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
343 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (294)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 269 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff are all broadway hopefuls with lots of talent. They work serving drinks and entertain on their breaks. They are all fabulous and so entertaining and take requests. Every one of them could easily be on broadway with powerful wonderful voices and personalities. We...More

Thank Marion P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here every time we are in New York. I don't think we ever had dinner here. We come for the entertainment in the back room. It's always a lot of fun.

Thank ljdwine
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our experience at Don't Tell Mama. We ordered the NY strip, spaghetti and meatballs and pizza. The steak was an outstanding cut of meat cooked extremely well. Spaghetti and meatballs hit the spot and pizza was very good with a nice crisp...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I cannot express how excellent the food was! My husband had the Chilean sea bass it was amazing! The flavor & texture was perfect! I had the lamb chops and it was quite possible the best meal I've had in the city so far. Our...More

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Very cool jazz bar in Hell's Kitchen, located in the lower floor of a place west of 8th. It's pretty small, but quite cozy. It's a bit of a cocktail style bar, with table service, and music playing with a rotating bunch of singers accompanied...More

Thank Dr_Engineer_Adelaide
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Skip the food and snacks; stop by for late entertainment post 9pm! If you can't make it, then relax and grab a drink and enjoy a talented pianist. Expensive and minimums required, which is typical in NYC and theatre/comedy bars like this - so be...More

Thank ckwokers
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We has heard about this place from friends who had visited New York a number of years ago and it was on our list of stops during our visit. On our way to our restaurant we happen to stumble upon this place. We stopped in...More

Thank Chouette99
Reviewed 28 May 2017

A real great place with lovely food and very frindly service. The atmosphere is layed back and cosy.

Thank tinahaulrich
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We went to this place after the theater in part because it is open late and in part because we were attracted by the name. A very lively place with adequate pub food. Go for the experience and not necessarily for the food. We were...More

Thank JJL1939
Reviewed 14 May 2017

visited for dinner they had happy hour on but the drinks were limited and only 1 cocktail included which when i tried it was awful (although the bar tender did change it for me!) went on to have dinner in the restaurant which was ok,...More

Thank pixiebellsouthampton
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
Nearby Restaurants
960 reviews
.07 km away
Bourbon Street Bar & Grille
818 reviews
.01 km away
Joe Allen
812 reviews
.06 km away
Brazil Brazil
601 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Al Hirschfeld Theatre
129 reviews
.14 km away
The Davenport Theatre
21 reviews
.12 km away
Forbidden Broadway
24 reviews
.13 km away
The New Theater at 45th Street - Around the World in 80 Days
8 reviews
.12 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Annmarie V
20 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
14 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from justhelpingottawa | Reviewed this property |
I was only a customer at the restaurant. you will have to contact them to find out their menu, by going to their website. I am unable to attach a link to it here. Hope you will enjoy it as much as we did. Great value.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing