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Village Underground

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Address: 130 W. 3rd St, New York City, NY
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Big laughs and good pour!

Better than decent lineup of comedians on a hot Friday night in August. Weakest link was the MC. Best to be there early as we were seated way in the back at a communal booth with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Armonk, New York, United States

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Better than decent lineup of comedians on a hot Friday night in August. Weakest link was the MC. Best to be there early as we were seated way in the back at a communal booth with four strangers. $20 cover is fair imho. Drinks too are fairly priced and well made (surprising at how tough it is to get a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The show was good however do not show up without having your email confirmation. My friend submitted a reservation and it said it was confirmed but she never received an email. So when we arrived the woman was quite rude thank godness another woman spoke up and said there must have been some confusion but no worries and seated us.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We booked the 8pm Comedy Cellar slot on a Wednesday night. We sat in the first row which was practically on stage. There was no entry fee but there was a 2 item food/drink min per person. I had the wings and my husband had the spinach panini and we both really enjoyed our meal. The line up was pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We asked some locals, not the ones trying to sell you stuff on Times Square, were to go to see comedy and they all recommended Comedy Cellar (or Village underground, which is the same thing but different local and only ones a week). I enjoyed most of the comedians and it was generally really good value. Make sure to make... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My boyfriend and I decided last minute to make a reservation at the underground because of the huge lineup we saw the night before and were so glad we did! The show was so good that we decided to go another somewhere else in Greenwich village right after! I would definitely recommend booking one, if not two shows while you're... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We were advised to go to Blue Note and while waiting my husband went over the road to ask about another club. We ended going to Village Underground with a cover charge of $15 each. The nibbles were really tasty and then the music started. We hadn't read any reviews but after going there we did and we saw why... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A bastion of live music in Greenwich Village. Great sound system. Music styles depends on the band. Also comedy nights. There's a cover of around $12 and sometimes a drink minimum, but it's a place to stay around for a while so worth the investment. On a great block for live music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Went last night and the house band was amazing. They switch up the genres and keep the crowd engaged. They are excellent musicians and singers. Definitely visit the village and the Bilkage Underground.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

What a great night we had at Village Underground. Wednesday night live band with no cover charge and standard was outstanding!! Really professional and some famous names too. Recommend you reserve a table if you want to visit at the weekend. Staff great and drinks not over priced by NYC standards. Bar upstairs is great too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Open mic night here with my two friends was one of my favorite nights in New York. The crowd was fantastic and the talent of those singing was amazing. We loved the cocktails and pitchers of Sangria. So yummy. The chicken wings with blue cheese sauce were fab too. Over all a brilliant evening. Thoroughly enjoyed it and will 100%... More 

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Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to get a feel for this diverse and energetic neighborhood. You’ll find NYU students, street performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess. Stroll the streets to discover a mix of majestic town homes and hidden bars and restaurants that give this neighborhood an old-school residential feel. When the sun goes down, check out one of the famous jazz or comedy clubs that still packs them in every night.
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