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The Tempe Improv

930 E. University Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85281 (Central City)
480 921 9877
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Ranked #63 of 129 Attractions in Phoenix
Type: Comedy Clubs
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Surprise, Arizona
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I've been here a few times for amature nights, charity events, and to see Taylor Williamson. Always had a good time. I've only ordered appetizers so I can't really comment too much on the food. It was good but a bit over priced as these types of venues often are. When going to comedy shows I always plan on eating... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Really liked to go and see comedy shows and liked the uniqueness not many places like this in phoenix food was not good at all when for a company party and could not enjoy the food lower quality love the show

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I took my boyfriend to the Improv to see Carlos Mencia. We had a blast. I had gone during the second week of the opening of the Improv and the food and drinks were not all that great but obviously it was only the second week so no biggie. This time it was so much better! We cannot wait to... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

The layout is good for seating, but with the price you pay for tickets, and then drinks with a forced 2 drink minimum (no drink prices on the menu, and the waiter tells you anywhere from 10-20 dollars a drink), and 13 dollar nachos, and the comedians we saw were okay.

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Riverside, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Drove from California to see The Tenderloins, if you haven't heard of them do yourself a favor and Google them and watch Impractical Jokers on TruTV Thursday nights. The venue was okay but the greeter/hostess seemed completely unorganized. As with any comedy club it was rather pricey, we upgraded to get better seats and could choose dinner or bottle service.... More

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Carlsbad, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Tempe Improv isn’t run with any common sense. We arrived hungry and thirsty but had to wait over an hour in the lobby, while in the club, there was a staff meeting that should have been scheduled on a non-business day—big profit opportunity missed. Meanwhile the lobby was filling up fast with hungry people with money in their pockets to... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

As big time comedy fans my wife and I see at least one show a month. When The Improv closed last year we lost one of the big venues to attend. But it's back! And they fixed some of the things that casual attendees will appreciate. 1- the menu is better (but let's be real- it's a comedy club, not... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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13 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Went to the Tempe Improv to see Bob Marley with friends on a Thursday night and had a wonderful time. Bought our tickets online before the show and had no issues with that. The Improv is set up similar to Stand Up Live in Phoenix, however, it seems to me that there is a little more room in the seating... More

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Nova Scotia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

We went to the Tempe Improv to see Kevin Nealon. We called in advance to check to see if our 19 year old daughter was able to get in; she was but we were at a 'dry' table since she was under 21 which was fine. The tickets were only $25 which we thought was great value. We ordered them... More

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ARLINGTON TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

I was in Arizona on vacation and stumbled on the Tempe Improv. The tickets were only $25 for the show. We came back the next day and the place was packed. We purchased our tickets early so all we had to do was stand in line to pick up the tickets. The Improv was a typical environment for a comedy... More

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