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The Tampa Improv

1600 East 8th Avenue C-112, Centro Ybor, Tampa, FL 33605 (Historic Ybor)
(813) 864-4000
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Ranked #43 of 89 attractions in Tampa
Type: Comedy Clubs, Performances, Theaters
Most recent review
- Jun 27, 2014
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Mount Victory, Ohio
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This was our first visit here as we are from out of state, but it was fun. Small enough that we were able to see the stage well even with a packed house. The drink and food menu was diverse and offered many options. We didn't have food, but people around us did and it smelled amazing and everyone seemed... More

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Even though I personally know the comedians who put the show together I still stood in line along with my girlfriend. Earlier in the day a couple of my friends (current Tampa Buccaneers players) wanted to attend and had interests in possibly bringing in more acts and getting more teammates involved. When I made it to the door, I advised... More

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Always fun. The food has definitely gotten better there too. I had their strawberry daiquiri and funnel cake fries! Great snack! The comedians they had that night were really funny too (Keith Bender was the headliner).

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Sumter, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Wife took me there for my Birthday. The featured artist was Bruce Bruce. We had seats that over looked the stage and dined on great wings while enjoying the show. Very intimate location, easily 4 to a table with a very relaxed atmosphere. Great place to spend a Friday or Saturday night. Take the lady or a bunch of friends.

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
26 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Four comedians performed to a near sold out performance on a Thursday night in Tampa. Our conference package included four free tickets so you can beat that! The warm up comics and the emcee were pretty good. Headliner John Heffron did 60 minutes of stories and jokes. Very funny guy! Looking at their calendar it appears Tampa Improv brings in... More

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Tampa, Florida
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

The Tampa Improv is THE place to see comedy in Tampa. With such amazing lineups and comics, and the perfect atmosphere, there's no way you can loose! There's no food or drink minimums, tons of free offers if you sign up through their text program and comment cards, and they even offer FREE Open Mics every Wednesday at 10pm in... More

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Clearwater, Florida
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Improv offers 2 evening shows on weekends and often has well known stand up comedians performing. Offers basic bar food and drinks and is fun for a group. If attending with a group (more than 4 people), you must arrive together to be seated together. Right in the middle of Ybor City so there's a variety of other restaurants, bars... More

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Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

My husband and I had an enjoyable night at the Tampa Improv. The local comics were funny and fun, the atmosphere was relaxed and we really liked how they have continuous drink and food service at the table all night.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

Want to come cheaper or free get on their email list or text list the next time you go.We get text about twice a month to come with four people for free or some times discounted from the regular price.That is how we go so often and no coupon required.

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Washington DC
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I was visiting town and looking for a decent comedy spot and was encouraged to read about Tampa Bay Improv on Tripadvisor. After buying a Groupon, I attempted to make a reservation, but was told the Groupon ticket limit was already met for the entire weekend's worth of shows. After informing the 'office manager' that I was visiting town and... More

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