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New York Comedy Club

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Address: 241 East 24th Avenue, New York City, NY 10010
Phone Number: +1 212-696-5233
20:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 20:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sun 19:00 - 01:00

The New York Comedy Club was established in 1989, launching the careers of...

The New York Comedy Club was established in 1989, launching the careers of top comedians in New York City, and continues to showcase the BEST local and nationally recognized comedians. Known for its excellent service and low cover charge, this famous comedy club offers the most unique and real comedy experience in NYC, spotlighting the best national and international comedians working today.

The New York Comedy Club is NYC's original venue for comedy and has set such trends as being the first comedy venue to embrace diversity in the comedy world, along with developing talent and producing national headliners such as Kevin Hart, Wanda Sykes, Chris Rock, Louis CK, and featuring some of the hottest young comics in the country such as Michael Che, Pete Davidson, Mark Normand and more .

The New York Comedy Club has featured some of the top comedians in the industry on their stage and continues to do so as a true throwback comedy venue. With its intimate showroom and inviting ambiance, The New York Comedy club offers a genuine experience that most clubs cannot compete with. Due to its history, talent, and atmosphere, the New York Comedy Club is the home for various live tapings for such networks as Comedy Central, MTV, and an original comedy series on PopcornFlix "Live at The New York Comedy Club". The club has always been a hang out for people in the entertainment world and will continue to draw comedy fans from all over the world and such high profile celebrities as Jimmy Fallon, Jay-Z, Beyonce, and Harry Connick Jr...

There are many clubs in the city that offer comedy, but only ONE New York Comedy Club!

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Like so many comedy clubs this one is no exception. The comedy was hit and miss and on balance I would not recommend it. With so much local material in the news especially nearing... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is such a cool and intimate space. I have a lot of fun every time I'm at this Comedy Club. This is a place where you might recognize the comedians and the ones that you don't will leave a big impact on you. Another cool thing is after the show the comics stick around, hang out and drink... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like so many comedy clubs this one is no exception. The comedy was hit and miss and on balance I would not recommend it. With so much local material in the news especially nearing election time and the characters involved, there was virtually no reference to this enormous resource of material. I suppose being British I expected some political and... More 

Thank I G
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

So many great comics. All world class. All different. This is a small must book club. Very friendly. What a gem.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

If you're traveling to New York City, you have a lot of opportunities to see live comedy. Some comedy clubs are fantastic, and some are tourist traps. This club is great. The nightly are filled with some of the best comedians in the world. I highly recommend.

Thank Michael B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were sold tickets in Times Square. Whilst we were looking for theatre tickets, my boyfriend got talking to a seller, who later turned out to be one of the comedians. I was dubious about it at first because of the obvious 'avoid street sellers' that every book advises. I was sure there was going to be... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Went with my boyfriend last week after being sold the ticket near Times Square. I was initially a bit put off by the $17 drinks minimum but it worked out as two glasses of wine, no more than what you would pay elsewhere in NYC really. The comedians were all hilarious and it genuinely turned out to be one of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great nite out once you have bought your ticket on the door 25 dollars you are given a vip pass for rest of season each ticket admits 2 they have.a 2 drinks per person minimum drinks policy there was about ten comedians on its was to a high standard great nite out drinks a little pricey but worth it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This spot has totally grown on me since I first moved to NYC. It used to be *really* old school gritty and grimy with so-so talent, grouchy staff and awful drinks. But they've done a complete reno and now it's actually a place that feels welcoming and clean and fun! Most shows run about 90 minutes with a good mix... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Worst time of my stay in NYC, got robbed, I lost money and time of my vacation. Bought a $50 tkt with a two $5 drinks minimum, but when I got there the drinks were double the price I was told. As soon as I got to the table I realized this and left. The Comedy Club won't give a... More 

Thank Andres B
Emilio S, Owner at New York Comedy Club, responded to this review

Andres, We apologize that you felt mislead, however there must have been miscommunication as we do offer $5 beers, but those are for pre show and post show specials. We had received your email and made attempts to work out a solution, but we never heard back? If you are still in the city we would be more than happy... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time and money at this misleading venue. Completely mislead by a friendly sales guy in Times Square. Apparently offered us a great deal of $15 a ticket, down from $25 (the website says $10), yet I see that others have paid more. Clearly getting what he can. The 2 drink minimum is pretty standard but what the... More 

Thank David H
Emilio S, Owner at New York Comedy Club, responded to this review

David, We are sorry you didn't have a positive experience. I certainly want to address a few things. We do have beverages and beers that are less than $10, the $10 beers are our craft beers. Also the service charge is 18% which is very standard at comedy clubs. Also, you came to a very special/unique show, the Roast Battle... More 

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