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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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Description: Greenwich Village comedy club.

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We often visit comedy clubs during our yearly NY visits and this place has to be one of the more enjoyable spots. The venue is cozy with good site lines from every table and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

We often visit comedy clubs during our yearly NY visits and this place has to be one of the more enjoyable spots. The venue is cozy with good site lines from every table and the service is attentive and friendly. The standup is very good with five acts plus the host keeping you laughing and smiling all night.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

if you like comedy, I guarantee a good experience at this place. I have been a half dozen times and it has never failed me. Food is reasonably priced as is the ticket. Have a blast and bring a friend.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Comedians were over the top hilarious!! We all had a great time and laughed until we almost cried!! Do not miss this place when in NYC!!

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Montville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

We were recommended this place by our hotel who was also able to get us same day reservations. You don't go for the ambience, but the comedians were great. They have a second location now around the corner which I didn't go to yet. There is a 2 item minimum purchase which includes food, water or drinks. I suggest you... More 

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great talent but awful management. Went with 7 people. On a number of times we were told to be quiet or "shhhhh" doing the show. Even while comedies asked for our involvement. It's hard to enjoy a comedy show when you can't even laugh. Not to mention they lost our reservation.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Very tight seating is the only drawback. They stuff you in. Some of the comics were amazing and some not so amazing, but overall this is an excellent place to see comedy. Enjoy also the wall of pictures as you walk in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

What a hoot this place is! A must experience for any NY travellers. The comedians on our night were absolutely hilarious, we even got to see the famous Ron Jeremy sitting in the crowd which of course the comedians made reference to! The venue is very cosy so expect to practically be touching the people sitting next to you. Don't... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We had a great time at the comedy cellar, such a funny show. The compare was hilarious. Dont go if your easily offended! Very tightly packed in but the waiter service was pretty good.

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I've been to a few comedy shows now and these guys are by far the best venue around! Their acts are top notch, food is great and prices are great value. The only negative thing I'd say is that they sure do try and pack them in there. We sat next to an awkward first date and could pretty much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Totally awesome! I don't think you'll be disappointed at all. It is a small room & you'll probably share a table with another party, but you'll have a great time. Make your reservation online and show up on time.

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