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Address: 1600 East 8th Avenue C-112, Centro Ybor, Tampa, FL 33605
Phone Number: (813) 864-4000
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Great Comedy in a small venue

The stand-up adult comedy at this Ybor City club is almost always good. You get a lot of "bang for your buck," with often a couple of opening acts before the headline act... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A group of us went to see one of our young comedy favorites, Adam Newman. First time at the Tampa Improv for most of us, although my wife and I have been to a number of Comedy Clubs all over the country. Tampa Improv has a stage that puts the talent "in your face", a warm, friendly staff, and drinks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The stand-up adult comedy at this Ybor City club is almost always good. You get a lot of "bang for your buck," with often a couple of opening acts before the headline act. Admission price is very reasonable. What someone thinks is funny varies with individuals, so go on-line and check out the video clip of the comic you think... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Much better than anticipated. Wait staff was a bit slow and we had ordered a basket of fries that never showed up but we weren't charged for it either. Comics were from Orlando area and were very good. Sunday night show wasn't as crowded as we had expected but it was almost better that way. Overall a fun experience.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I must start off by saying that Tampa's Improv was surprisingly better than Miami's. The staff seemed very rushed. Joe Torry was hilarious! Latasha

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Had the best time at the Improv in Ybor City. We got see Monique and the seating locations were wonderful where you had a great view of the comedians. The tickets were reasonably priced and no waiting in line. The chicken wings are amazing and the staff was very friendly and accomodating to our needs. Just a great experience while... More 

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Miami, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Deon Cole was fabulous. The featured comedian was also very good!!! My two start review is based on the venue. Our table was tucked away in a corner (table #11) and Deon had to nearly look behind himself to see us. Seating was assigned and I recommend instead of getting there when the doors open, (for the 8pm show it... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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38 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

If you have seen a stand up show on TV, this is no different. They venue is smaller than what you would see Chris Rock or other celebrity comedian perform. We went on a Thursday night. There were two comedians before the headliner. The 1st one was the host and OK .... eh. The 2nd guy was funny. The headliner... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We go here often. They have good acts, and surprisingly good food for a comedy club. Seating is pretty typical for a club, small tables and pretty well packed in, but the view to the stage is pretty good regardless of where you sit. Drinks are a tiny bit pricey, but admission prices are very affordable, and occasionally you can... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I love comedy. When I lived in Newport, Rhode Island, I would go to every Saturday night show of Coconut's Comedy Stop at the Newport Sheraton Islander Hotel (it's now called the Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina and Coconut's no longer has a show at this venue). At Coconut's I seen some really hilarious comedians and comediennes of nationwide talent.... More 

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My husband brought me here as our 11-year anniversary date night!! As our first time there, trying to find out where to park was a little irritating, but we found a parking lot around the corner that charges $5 to park, which is cheap and better than driving around in circles to park on the street, let alone trying to... More 

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