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The Laughing Derby at Comedy Caravan

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Address: 1250 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY 40204
Phone Number: +1 502-459-0022
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Super intimate venue

Super intimate venue, especially if you arrive early as the closest seats are no more than 5 feet from the performer, talk about being up close and personal with your favorite... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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81 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Super intimate venue, especially if you arrive early as the closest seats are no more than 5 feet from the performer, talk about being up close and personal with your favorite comedian, lol. The venue itself is located on the side of the Mid City Mall in an alley, which can be slightly confusing. Doors were supposed to open at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a gross, dirty smelly dive with rude staff and terrible comedians . Do not waste your$ 50. For two people on the most boring evening of your life. TRY going. To CHURCHILL Downs OR hOwl at the moon on 4th street for a much better time guarenteed!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time going to the laughing derby. The first time was great. Great service, great comedians. The second time was very recently and I had expected the same great night with a group of my girl friends. That being said, I should state that I am among the younger viewers in the crowd (18-20). The show itself... More 

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Thank magenta r
Louisville, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Normally I have a decent time here, but the last show has been a terrible experience. While the performers themselves were fine, the serving staff was sparse and hard to reach unless our bill was concerned. Worse of all was that my date complained of something in her drink that she thought was ice; she spat out a piece of... More 

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Thank Archie L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Now before I start the heart of my review, I would like to first give you a little background about myself so you can understand where I am coming from as far as my perspective goes. I recently moved to Louisville in Spring 2015 and have been the Laughing Derby about three to four times. I originally found it via... More 

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Thank Helen W
Newburgh, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Affordable night out. The food was as good as you would get in a sports bar and the prices were very fair. The staff was a mix of a good and bad. The manager (assuming she was) was grumpy and grumbling in front of everyone about changes being made and no one really knows what they are doing. We found... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

My wife and I were in town to celebrate her birthday. We went to see one of our favorite comedians, Kristin Key. The club is a typical comedy club. You never expect 5 star amenities. However, what does set this club apart was the friendliness of the staff. Everyone was very personable and accommodating. The bar was short staffed but... More 

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Thank timandmignon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

My family and I went up for a Family comedy night. First time since living in Louisville that we've been. There seems to always be great talent, TV celbs, local talent seem to be a big hit here. The way Entertainment we received was amazingly funny. I laughed so hard my head hurts from all the good jokes. Definitely recommend... More 

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Thank Jordan H
Louisville, Kentucky
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I can't say enough about this place! In my opinion, if you're visiting or living in Louisville, you should be regularly attending this place. They have some really great local comedians, and always have well known or up and coming talent! It's really inexpensive for a ticket, although they do require a 2 drink minimum (though that can include a... More 

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Thank Brynn S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

The main act was very vulgar with explicit sexual content, it wasn't funny it was more disturbing than anything. I was very disappointed because it cost extra because he was supposed to be A very popular act but it turned out to be a very big disappointment.

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