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AU$8 - AU$15
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American, Bar, International
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After-hours, Drinks
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Reviewed 8 January 2024

This is a classic speakeasy. Hidden away, tiny room, dark setting, and great drinks. We loved it and had a great time.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 17 December 2023

Thought we would give bar a try. Great place enjoyed our drinks the service was spot on we sat at the bar and enjoyed our chat with both bar tenders. There was a que to ring the phone to get in but it went quickly...just shows how popular this place isMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 10 December 2023 via mobile

A-MAZING!!!! FANTASTIC!!!! Absolutely delicious drinks and impeccable service! Sam the waiter and Jamie the hostess were beyond incredible. We were a group of six that met up in NYC to celebrate a 50th Birthday! The staff at PDT was so accommodating and genuinely beautiful people!...The drinks were some of the best we ever had! Don’t think about coming here…. JUST DO IT!!! Thanks for a stupendous experience!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 11 November 2023

This experience was so fun! Victor made fabulous drinks and was so friendly and kind! Reservations were hard to get but finally opened up on notify option.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 3 October 2023 via mobile

Absolutely loved the ambiance and cocktails, waitress was lovely attentive friendly and knowledgeable. Place is beautifully decorated with a unique feel. Only reason o gave 4/5 is we were seated in a booth right next to slide door toilets which everyone kept leaving door open...too not nice PDT consider changing booth to maybe a high rise table and chairs, seated here ask to be moved as not a pleasant experience.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 22 September 2023

PDT (Please Don’t Tell) in New York is a hidden gem for cocktail enthusiasts seeking a unique and speakeasy experience. The entrance through a phone booth in Crif Dogs adds to the intrigue. The cocktail menu is a creative masterpiece, with each drink expertly crafted...and served in distinctive glassware. The cozy and dimly lit interior, complete with vintage decor, sets the perfect mood for intimate conversations. The attentive staff adds to the charm, making each visit a memorable one. PDT is not just a bar; it’s an adventure into the world of exceptional cocktails and secret hideaways in the heart of the city.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 6 April 2023 via mobile

Really fabulous experience. Great customer service, great cocktails, great atmosphere. Lighting is on point. Hotdogs look amazing too.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 7 October 2022 via mobile

We came here for some dinner and drinks and had a great time! The atmosphere is that of a speak easy, the drinks were delicious and the food was good! My buddy didn’t realize that the hot dog he ordered wasn’t technically a hot dog,...more of a brisket, but he seemed to enjoy it. My mother in law and I both god burgers which were delicious. I won’t ruin how to get here (plenty of people have already done that), but it is really cool and impressed my friends. The host and server were friendly, my only complaint is that the music was too loud and sometimes made it hard to hear. Make a reservation at PDT as soon as you can, and enjoy your visit!More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 19 June 2022

I've been to this speakeasy before and it's a really cool place. BUT, I made a reservation on resy for June 19 at 1pm (2 people). Three hours before my reservation time I received a text asking to confirm that I was still coming. When...I arrived they were closed! Additionally an employee at Crif Dog's told me they don't open until 5pm. When I called the phone number I got a recording telling me the number was not in service. Really not sure what to make of this situation. I do know that reservations should not be accepted for a time the establishment is closed. Bad business and very inconsiderate.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 5 May 2022

Interesting concept. Worth to experience at least once. A bit overpriced, but you pay for concept. It's what you expect in NY!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 29 March 2022 via mobile

Phone box to get in. Great help in ordering cocktails. Fun and nice friendly waiter. Delicious drinks. So glad we came . Easy to find too

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 15 December 2021 via mobile

A true speakeasy in entrance and vibe, the staff (GM Santi, Head Bartender Doug and Bartender Chloe) all went the extra mile to ensure we had an outstanding experience to celebrate my wife’s 40th! We look forward to returning anytime we’re in the NY area....Hats off to this outstanding team!!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 16 March 2020

Slow service. I mean real slow. Static almost, and not like static electricity. Cocktails were poor, 1 in 10 was fantastic, but general quality sucked. Walk a block and you'll be sure to find a better bar experience.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

Cool speakeasy style bar, accessed through a phone booth in the diner next door. I had a house cocktail - pear excellence, which was well balanced and tasty. I didn’t make a reservation, but as I was on my own, I was happy to sit...at the bar. Bar staff were attentive and also happy to let me sit there on my phone quietly. Drinks aren’t cheap - $17 plus tax and tip.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

People, how could a place have 1900 excellent reviews out of 2100? That is statistically impossible. This is an artificially stacked rating. We’ve had dinner there, unfortunately more than once and the last time was December 2019. Service was so slow. Granted, you can get...a private experience, but the food quality is just OK AND YOU HAVE TO COOK! They are over priced, over hyped. THEIR RATING IS BOGUS! They must have minions posting positive ratings with regularity under multiple accounts. DON’T BUY IN! GO SOME PLACE ELSE! DON’T WASTE YOUR MONEY!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Please Don't Tell is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5