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Address: 201 SW Fifth Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
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Sun 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Great laugh!

I went to Laffing Matterz a number of years ago and it was a fantastic evening out. The acts were brilliant, but it helps if you have lived in Miami / Fort Lauderdale as a lot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2014
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Coconut Creek, Florida, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

You know the cliche about starving actors working as waiters? Well in this case the actors ARE the waiters! It's a hugely fun evening (especially for locals since the humor is often area-based) with surprisingly good food and a ton of laughs. While the humor is NOT for children, it's a wonderful idea when you're looking for a different way... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I went to Laffing Matterz a number of years ago and it was a fantastic evening out. The acts were brilliant, but it helps if you have lived in Miami / Fort Lauderdale as a lot of the jokes are very localized. The food and atmosphere was amazing! At the time it was on Andrews Ave, so I am not... More 

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Fort Lauderdale
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Great satirical entertainment by a fun crew that doubles as wait staff...great night out and although you don't go there for the food it is above average for this venue. Don't miss it.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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734 reviews 734 reviews
325 attraction reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Went there when it was in its original location. Food was fair and pricey but worth because it is a very enjoyable evening. Definitely out of the norm and a nice change of pace.

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Chicago, Illinois
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147 reviews 147 reviews
53 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Enjoyable dinner and show -- most of the humor is good (maybe a little too much local humor). Nice seting. Not really suitable for little kids. Food was better than expected.

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Hollywood, Florida
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10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is a gem in South Florida. The waiters are the performers as well. The quality of good is great and the talent is excellent. The skits cover a wide range and everyone can find something to laugh at. One of the evenings to share with friends.

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Peterborough
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Wife and I had never been to Dinner Theatre before so we were not sure what to expect. Enjoyed the small intimate feeling of the venue. Dinner was excellent ... salad, filet with mashed potatoes, fresh bread, glass of house red. Wished the dining experience was not as rushed, but do understand why it has to be. The entertainment was... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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251 reviews 251 reviews
25 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We went here last night not knowing what to expect. The meal is served beforehand. I had osso bucco which was delicious and my spouse had the filet mignon. The show started out slow, but picked up as the play went on. I especially enjoyed the spoof on Paula Deen, Pit Bull For Sale, and Gay Weddings. It was hilarious.... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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56 reviews 56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Visiting friends in Ft Lauderdale who always line up fun activities for our stay. This included Laffing Matterz. First the food was top notch and absolutely nothing to complain about (and we are very critical of restaurants). What was fun is the interaction with the "wait staff" ie. performers. We learned a lot about them before the show. Now the... More 

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New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We paid a premium to see this on New Years Eve and would have been better off watching sitcom reruns at home. The first skit was mildly amusing but there were not enough laughs to sustain a high school amateur hour. The cast has great voices but no apparent comic timing. The worst problem was the writing. Many of the... More 

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