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The Tempe Improv

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Address: 930 E University Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85281-8441
Phone Number: +1 480 921 9877
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Wed 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Not a good summertime venue

We went to the 7:00 Ralphie May show. Service was great and food pretty good for a club. They automatically add a 15% tip to your bill. We spent about $100 for two of us plus the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Laura S
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Gilbert, Arizona
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming here for a while. They really do treat their customers well. Standing in line and it was hot out... They gave us all free water and otter pops. They bring top headliners, have great drink deals and if you fill out the info card they will call you for free tickets. I have gotten free tickets several... More 

Thank Terisha
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95 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the 7:00 Ralphie May show. Service was great and food pretty good for a club. They automatically add a 15% tip to your bill. We spent about $100 for two of us plus the cost of tickets. There is almost no air conditioning in this place. By the end, it was at least 90 degrees. The comedian... More 

Thank Laura S
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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

I love this place and go at least once a month! The selection of comedians is varied. The food are drinks are good and the staff is always attentive. They have a two drink minimum. Worth the visit!

Thank Tammy C
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

very nice place and the menu was a decent price. Bathroom were clean and tidy. Waitress were very friendly

Thank Charisse B
Mesa, Arizona
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

This in my opinion is the best comedy club in the Phoenix/Scottsdale/Tempe area. We went to see Iliza Schlesinger, she's amazing. We got there early so we could choose our seats, this was our first time there and chose to sit upstairs. We had the best seats, right up front and in the middle facing the stage. The host was... More 

Thank SpontaneousTraveler8
Casa Grande
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We have been to the Tempe Improv twice and haven't been disappointed either time. Staff was super friendly and courteous, drinks were good. Appetizers were good. Seating is a bit crammed when its a full house. We went to see Felipe Esparza and we were able to meet him and get pictures after. We will definitely return. Great date night.

Thank Marcela O
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Very nice night. Comedian Christopher Titus was funny, kept us entertained. We were a party of 9, we arrived early to eat dinner. Seating was fantastic!! Yes some of our party had to turn their chairs around when show started, but they didn't mind. Server was very pleasant and service was quick. Food arrived hot and tasted good. We had... More 

1 Thank Jodack
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

As a women I was very dissatisfied with this experience! I would never recommend it to anyone. Very poor language, sexual context, pornography reference ect. They even went as far as creating humor with abortions!! Very very low class. Went on a date with my husband to enjoy the night and walked out early $40 later (SODA ONLY!). PS they... More 

2 Thank Nicole P
Cut Bank, Montana
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83 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Went on 8/29/14 for a night showing of Jamie Kennedy's stand-up. This was my first time there, and I wasn't very impressed. The drinks were expensive (I figured the cost would be above average, but not to the point they were charging) so I satisfied the 2 drink minimum with 2 bottles of blue moon. The staff was very professional,... More 

Thank John M
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44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went here for a comedy show and we chose our seats rather than be ushered to the front of the room. The wait staff barely paid any attention to us. We ordered a bucket of beer to avoid having to wait for them to return. The noise from the kitchen/wait staff distracted the entire show. They constantly left the... More 

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