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Helium Comedy Club

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Address: 2031 Sansome St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone Number: 215.496.9001
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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We've been here many times incl NYE (which is when we attended this time) and the small venue is great for up close and personal. Most clubs of this kind pack everyone in so that... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Delran, New Jersey

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Delran, New Jersey
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here many times incl NYE (which is when we attended this time) and the small venue is great for up close and personal. Most clubs of this kind pack everyone in so that you're sitting literally on top of each other, and I'm used to that too (not that I like it). The group in front of us... More 

Thank cherylpd1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I came to Helium to see Christopher Titus for our anniversary. The venue is small but not overly crowded. I absolutely love how you can be so close to the stage. There is a 2 item minimum. This doesn't include anything you purchase out side the theater. Also food and drinks both count towards the 2 item... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a fun night out stay away from this place. My family and I, 15 of us, went there for our Pollyanna party and had the worst experience. If you interact with the comedian by answering questions they will approach you and tell you to keep it down. When the worker approached us twice we were... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We came for the laughs, and we got them! The opening comic was quite funny, the second act...not so much. Michelle Balloon though that she needed to say certain things and inject profanity to be funny...it just wasn't humerous. The headliner was great and had us doubling over with laughter. Our app platter was cold, replaced, and then comped, I... More 

Thank kjdc1980
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Went here a few weeks ago with some friends and it was our first time. It was such a neat place and the comedians where really good. Will definetely be going back in the future. It was a fun nite.

Thank Arzie823
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Before heading out I read the reviews here and was admittedly a little hesitant because there are quite a few dauntingly negative reviews. My experience was to the contrary. I got to the show a half hour early with reserved setting. We had a party of 8 and were only 3 rows back, dead center. Our waitress was prompt, friendly,... More 

Thank Stephanie J
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

I made the mistake of generating 8 patrons and countless in the intern to the show tonight 10/9/15 and received threats to be escorted out if I talked again during the show. Pick your battles. We will not be coming back again. Dr. Robert Greenleaf bob.greenleaf1@gmail.com

Thank Stephani G
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Having this night out was awesome, the comedian line up was great. The club itself needs some updates, there is no air conditioning in the main lobby and bar, and let me tell you it is hot! My girlfriend was there about a year ago and apparently it was not working then either. So that needs to be addressed. The... More 

Thank Mmecca1988
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Went to see Iliza Shlesinger last night with a friend. The food was just ok, our "reserved" seats were at the back of the room, and it was hot as hell until you got into the theater. None of these things would be a problem in other circumstances. However- We were about halfway through Ilizas performance when a large man... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Recently stopped in on a week night with a business colleague when visiting Philly. We were original told sold out for the best comic in Philly event that evening, but the hostess was nice enough to find us a table in the back and waive the cover charge as the event was half way over. We were able to catch... More 

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