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Gotham Comedy Club

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Address: 208 W. 23rd Street, New York City, NY 10011
Phone Number: 212.367.9000
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Leading comedy club and host to top talent.

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Went here to watch the comedians, and overall a pretty good show. Very nice, open and clean establishment. Definitely not as a good of a show or as much atmosphere as Comedy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Holland, Manitoba

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Accused of videotaping when I was trying to get a nice pic... understood the concern, just left a bad taste when the man didn't take 2 seconds to see what I was doing before interrupting me

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a local venue for me and the bride but we do not go all the time. We had to go this past weekend because one of the best comedians out there was performing. Jon Hefferon is such a talented and funny guy you must see him. He doesn't need cursing to make a point because his real life... More 

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Holland, Manitoba
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here to watch the comedians, and overall a pretty good show. Very nice, open and clean establishment. Definitely not as a good of a show or as much atmosphere as Comedy Cellar, but I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place to someone.

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We went to a 10:45 show on a Saturday. There were four comics and all of them were funny. Even the emcee was funny. Good views of the stage and not too big. Also, you are not as crammed in like they do in most clubs. It was an $15 cover and 2 drink minimum. Drinks were priced reasonably for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Visited in Oct, and prepaid to see the main act, only to be emailed by the venue a day or so before, offering us free tickets! We then still had to have the two drink minimum, ended up having to have bottled water! Such an insult!!The headline act wasn't very funny, pretty old material, I'd heard it all before! Shame... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Great comedy club. Nice venue. Every seat has good view of the stage with excellent sound system. I have been here a few times and each one was wonderfully enjoyable. Interesting neighborhood. Easily accessible. Lou the Maitre d at the door was a wonderful host. Chatting with him I found him to be truly concerned that every guest have a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Review based on their rules/not the comedy. Ok, $28 cover charge EACH! to start with and you HAVE to have a minimum of 2 drinks (which are very expensive ontop of your cover charge) not forgetting tax ontop and tipping aswell. The fortunate thing about this place is, you don't have to pay upfront, you pay your server at the... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Went to see Erik Griffin live and the whole show was hilarious. This club has a nice lounge area to relax before the show. The club itself is small but kept very well. I've visited NYC and gone to other comedy clubs in the past like Comedy Cellar but from here on out I will be going to Gotham.

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Penfield, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I've been to Gotham Comedy Club a couple times now and have enjoyed it each time. The lay out is nice, all the seats are good. Kind of a smaller place, so it has a more intimate feel. The comedians can see, hear and interact with you. The staff is friendly. There is a two drink minimum plus the cost... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Be prepared to laugh your A_s off. Top comedians in NYC top comedy club. I have been there twice when Seinfeld showed up unexpectedly. Weekly recording of "Live at Gotham" on Marc Cubans AXS TV

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