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Address: 1118 First Ave., New York City, NY
Phone Number: 212-593-1650
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7:30 pm - 3:00 am
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Sun - Thu 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 7:30 pm - 3:00 am
Sat 7:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Comedy club on the Upper East Side

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Crass and Overpriced

Perhaps we visited on a bad night, but one comic was worse than the other. Drinks ran about $16 each with a two drink minimum per person. Rodney would be disappointed.

2 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2015
RpII
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Ohio
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Ohio
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143 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Perhaps we visited on a bad night, but one comic was worse than the other. Drinks ran about $16 each with a two drink minimum per person. Rodney would be disappointed.

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Puyallup, Washington
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

The guy pictured below told my teenage daughter and I that this was a clean, tv appropriate comedy show for kids 12 and up. I spent $40 for two tickets for a show you can buy $4 tickets for online and then another $40 on the required two drinks a person. Yes, that's 10 sodas. Shame on me for being... More 

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1 Thank Earthyldsgirl
Sanibel Island, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

During a girls trip to NYC, we wanted to go to some shows. While walking through Times Square, we happened upon John D who was selling tickets to Dangerfield's Comedy Club. He totally misled us on who the headliners were and that drinks were reasonable. All lies. The comedians were funny but no known names and the drinks were very... More 

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Thank Karen N
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

We were approached by a friendly man in Times Square who sold us the tickets. He advised us that there would be well known comedians, including big names such as Brian McFadden (involved with the well known show Family Guy). His original price was $40 for 2 people. But he offered us a sweetener and we ended up getting the... More 

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Thank Kahlia W
Amherst, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

We decided to go to an 8:00 show, which might have been our first mistake. They sat us in an awkward corner while 70s top hits were playing... since we were advised to get there 30 min early, it was a lot of 70s music to sit through. 2 drink minimum plus tax and 15% tip, so we started with... More 

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Thank Andrea M
Inverness, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

After being approached by a helpful young man in times square selling tickets we decided to take a chance, the line-up on that evening sounded great and thought we were getting good value for money. When we arrived for the show we were met by "tickets"..... "is this the comedy gig?" i asked, "tickets" we were told again, gave them... More 

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1 Thank TheBigYin_31
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Reading reviews should be mandatory but sometimes,like everyone else on this site,we made a choice on the spur of the moment. Friendly young man approaches us in Time Square and asks if we like comedy.We are from Australia mate and laugh every day. Just like others we bought the tickets for$40 for Friday show.There was a mention of the drink... More 

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Thank Hodgeyh
New York City, New York
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52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The comedians were excellent! The place was small but perfect. I liked everything but the overpriced food :( Excluding cover and the 2 drinks minimum plus one dish & a side it was $90! I will definitely go again--minus the food and stick to juice!

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Thank blondspice
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We decided the last minute to go to a comedy night . I rang to book and they advised you can book online for cheaper so we did that. Seated right near the stage and felt comfortable being that close . The 4 comedians and host were the funniest people we have seen for a long time . Would thoroughly... More 

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Thank Christine V
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63 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

On Times Square someone sold us tickets for this stand-up comedy club. We were a bit sceptical, when we went to this place. It looked a bit shabby when we came in. Only 16 other visitors came in the club and we were very curious what the evening would bring us. But we had a very good laugh and had... More 

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