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Address: 1510 Southeast 9th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Phone Number: 888-643-8669
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Fee: Yes

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A few laughs, a couple of beers

It was date night and I was totally out of new ideas, so I hit up the Internet and up popped three comedy clubs. Only one was open on Tuesday, so to Helium we went! Tuesday is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

It was date night and I was totally out of new ideas, so I hit up the Internet and up popped three comedy clubs. Only one was open on Tuesday, so to Helium we went! Tuesday is open mic nite, and it was great. The comics who were just a lot of filthy language with no content were only on... More 

Thank Bettyinoregon
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I could not believe the disappointing evening I had at the Helium, in Portland, OR. The staff was rude as they bumped into my husband's chair on several occasions & then had the audacity to rudely tell him to scoot in when his chest was up against the table, unable to scoot it any farther. They then proceeded to come... More 

3 Thank reviewscout
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Had to write a review of the Valentines Day special drink. Champagne mixed with sprite? The drink was so laughable and novice I couldn't even finish it.

Thank gravylake
Battle Ground, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Try Helium comedy club. My wife and I went to see Greg Proops he was pretty good but way too political I enjoyed it but my wife found it off putting. The food was worth the money we had nachos (decent) pork sliders (not so good) BLT ( best ever). Atmosphere was great and we plan on going back to... More 

Thank Jeffery S
Vancouver, Washington
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79 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I like the SE area as there is street parking close to the event. First time I have been to a comedy club in Portland so I cannot compare to others. My wife and I were seated right in front of the stage even though we did not pay for reserve tickets. What a bonus. The club is clean and... More 

2 Thank dnelson_1971
Portland, Oregon
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92 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

we get to Helium and can't be seated yet. We did a birthday group thing all the girls, it was fun. However, when we went upstairs to the ticket line/bar we got heckled by a group of you know-you knows for being "pretty dressed up ladies." Now this place is very Portlandia.... A very colorful SE Portland crowd. So if... More 

Thank Odenburb
Corvallis, Oregon
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Saw Margaret Cho on her last night. The staff was helpful and professional, the venue is larger than one thinks but the sight lines and sound are excellent. Everything went very smoothly. The Village Vanguard in NYC has a one drink minimum so having a two drink minimum in Portland should not be that big a deal.

Thank Cororegon
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Great smaller venue. Worst seat in the house still only 15 rows away. I'm always sketchy if I don't know the comedian but this place always gets the best. Great job being done by their talent booker

3 Thank stephen d
Portland, Oregon
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71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This was my first visit to Helium and I enjoyed it. We went with friends and had ordered our tickets online. The staff all seemed nice and the service was actually better than I expected. A suggestion I would make is to have a few more servers working the floor during the show. We saw our server 2 times total... More 

1 Thank Bobbi S
Silverton, Oregon
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100 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Helium attracts very big names in comedy for such a small club. They change weekly so there is always a different show. I been 4 times now and always had a great experience with the comedians. The club itself could use improvement. We usually get there early for general admission but have had mixed experiences with the seating. There were... More 

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