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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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Description: Leading comedy club and host to top talent.

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Fun and funny night out

Really nice staff and servers. Funny MC and excellent comedy line-up. Fun night out for some drinks and laughs.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Mount Kisco, New York
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Mount Kisco, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Really nice staff and servers. Funny MC and excellent comedy line-up. Fun night out for some drinks and laughs.

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Montville, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

We arrived in the middle of a show and instead of offering us to come back in 45 min or so to catch the next one, they told us we could just go in late. What they didn't tell us was we still had to pay the cover and the 2 drink minimum. When you are charging $15 for a... More 

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swansea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My husband and I had a great night here, the acts were fantastic and we were hugely entertained. The staff couldn't do enough for us and were quick and attentive, there was a great atmosphere. As a tip book in advance, this is a very popular venue. You can have a meal there but it is mainly burger and chips... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I went there while in NYC on business. It is very small and cramped like many comedy clubs but that kind of adds to the atmosphere. A fun place and I would go back again.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Went after dinner and saw the MIXEDTAPE Comedy show. We sat in the front row and saw many funny comedians. If you ever get a chance to see the Mixedtape don't miss it.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My husband and I went to see Trevor Noah (spectacular, brilliant and witty) and we weren't sure what to expect and this place blew our minds. Loved the set up of the stage and the chairs. We vouched for the VIP which I feel was more than worth it. Not the food is not incredible nor the drinks insanely strong... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We went to see a live taping of AXS TV comedy, and it was a home run. The staff at Gotham is always friendly and gracious, and happy to have you as a customer. This is a GREAT place to see comedy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

From the smooth check-in at the front, to the excellent service throughout the night, I can't say enough good things. Whereas usually during a night of comedy, there might be one or two less-than-funny comics, the host and the comedians were all outstanding. We enjoyed the food (burger cooked to your pref - love this! plus all the other usual... More 

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a decent comedy club located in a nice area of NYC. They cram you in and then charge you premium prices for small cocktails. The "Comedy Cellar" is much better ( yes they cram you in there also, but the there is a great vibe about the place); the "Comedy Cellar" from now on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We went for a little laugh and we came out with a huge laugh. The drinks were good and the food was Ok for a Comedy club. However, the comedians were extremely funny including the host who could have been one of the presented comedians also.

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