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Comedy Cellar

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Address: 117 MacDougal St, New York City, NY 10012
Phone Number: 212/254-3480
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Greenwich Village comedy club.

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Intimate and hilarious!

I went to Comedy Cellar this past summer with a couple friends to see Michael Che from SNL! Tickets were cheap but required a drink or food purchase. We got drinks and they were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went to Comedy Cellar this past summer with a couple friends to see Michael Che from SNL! Tickets were cheap but required a drink or food purchase. We got drinks and they were great. We had such a good time we said we'd come back 100% next time we're in town!

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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to the Comedy Cellar on a Wednesday night and got our tickets by waiting in line next to café wha. We didn't know any of the comedians, but they had us laughing SO hard. We had such a good time that we decided immediately to book tickets online for our final night in New York on a Monday... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Someone told me to visit Comedy Cellar because it's the best in the city. Indeed I had a good time but there was a lady who interrupted the show every ten minutes and ruined the jokes and mood. The food was delicious and Elli (my server)was very friendly and fast. Besides the lady ,the jokes were good.

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2 Thank Francis A
Elizabeth F, General Manager at Comedy Cellar, responded to this review

Francis, Thank you so much for the review. I want to apologize for the interruption; we do our best to make sure that audience members do NOT disrupt the show. It is clear that we did not do our job in this case. We will try and do better next time. More 

Shawnee, Oklahoma
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got front row seats and of course we were fodder for the host and comedians, but we thoroughly enjoyed it. We were among the oldest in the packed crowd but would recommend it to anyone. There was a variety of comedians and the language was a little colorful. However we definitely loved it!

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Elizabeth F, General Manager at Comedy Cellar, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed the show and braved the front row! More 

New York City, New York
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had such a fun night here with a group of friends. We saw some great comedians perform. I never knew that this was a place that famous comedians often come to try out new material - it's such a great concept! Great night overall! Even if you don't like a specific comedian's humor, it's a fun place to grab... More 

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Thank Sarah F
Elizabeth F, General Manager at Comedy Cellar, responded to this review

Sarah, Thanks so much for the review! We are so glad that you enjoyed the show! More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here hoping to catch Louis ck do a suprise show. My fiance and I are over from England and managed to get reservations for the 12:15am show Sunday night/Monday morning. We were seated front row to the side of the stage, the first words to come out of the mc were directed at my fiance and he was... More 

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Elizabeth F, General Manager at Comedy Cellar, responded to this review

Richard, Thank you so much for visiting and for your review! I am glad that you had such a great time. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place overall with some solid comedians on stage! It is however the staff at this place that sort of ruined our night and needs a serious review by current management. 1. The doorguy is quite possibly the rudest person i've come across in NYC so far. We booked a table about 2 months ahead, showed up 30min prior as... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waited in the cold to get in after they told us to be there at 12:15. Waited over 25 minutes in the cold for no good reason. We are seasoned New Yorkers and have been to all the comedy clubs. This one is the worst on them all. Go to Gotham or Caroline's if you want to have a good... More 

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Elizabeth F, General Manager at Comedy Cellar, responded to this review

HI Kayvan, Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you did not get in. I am not sure if you had a reservation but I would love to make this up to you. Drop me a note the next time you want to visit and I will make sure that you get in and have amazing seats. More 

fairhope
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got online a few days before the particular show we wanted to attend. We were sent an email confirmation and showed up 10 minutes before the show. We were seated at a little table that we shared with three other couples. drinks were a little slow to get to us... but the room was packed and I think they... More 

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Elizabeth F, General Manager at Comedy Cellar, responded to this review

Elizabeth, Thank you so much for visiting. Glad you enjoyed the show. We will try to get the drinks out faster in the future. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They squeezed us in, even though we were about 5 minutes late for seating. Each of the comics were hilarious. There is a two drink minimum, but the drinks were not great. The "homemade" pineapple is a little funky, not fresh.

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Elizabeth F, General Manager at Comedy Cellar, responded to this review

Mketrvl, Thanks for your review! I am glad that you made it in to see the show. Sorry you did not enjoy our pineapple vodka. Please drop me a note when you return and we will get you a round of drinks on the house. More 

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