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Address: 1600 E 8th Ave Ste C112, Centro Ybor, Tampa, FL 33605-3740
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Good deal on a Groupon.

We went for our first time on a Groupon voucher. The $11 price for 2 is a great deal. The comedians were good. The food and drink were easier to purchase since we had Groupon... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2015
Tampa, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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52 reviews
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Reviewed November 20, 2015

Recently went on a date here to see Carlos Mencia. We attended the earlier showing and were told that it was sold out and that each table (of four) would be filled. They tried to seat us at a table already occupied even though only half of the seats were filled. Luckily we were able to move and get seats... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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164 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2015

We got there around 9:30 for a 10:00 show. Was surprised that there was a line wrapped around the building waiting to get in. Seems like poor planning/organizing to me - but at least it wasn't cold. Cocktails were more expensive than anticipated, $12 for a double. As for the actual performance, that warm ups were better than the head... More 

Thank Anon8815
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103 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2015

The show was ok. Something to do for a Friday evening. The bar staff and wait staff are spectacular. The only thing is the seating is so tight. If were a bunch of children to seat then it would of worked but we are talking about adults. The way the tables and chairs are spaced together every time someone stands... More 

Thank Crystal C
Tampa, Florida
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122 reviews
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Reviewed September 19, 2015

We went for our first time on a Groupon voucher. The $11 price for 2 is a great deal. The comedians were good. The food and drink were easier to purchase since we had Groupon. We parked at Centro Ybor Garage for $4 for 3.5 hours. Good evening.

Thank photoguy_10
Tampa, Florida
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Ok, so for anyone that's familiar with the Improv Comedy Clubs should already know that the seating just sucks. There's know way around that, but the tickets are usually reasonable and the Comedians haven't failed me yet. Plus, the clue tends to email some really great last minute deals quite often. The menu's a bit pricey, so you may want... More 

Thank Alwaysaladiee
Riverview, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2015

IMPROV IN TAMPA SUCKS AND THEY STEAL YOUR MONEY!!!! Don't use your credit or debit card there!!!! The waitresses and/or management will falsify your information and unless you have a copy of your receipt to prove otherwise, (which isn't carbon copied, so I don't know how you would) you'll have no recourse with your bank or credit card company!!! Please... More 

2 Thank Janice T
Tampa, Florida
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322 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2015

I've been to the Tampa Improv a handful of times to see an array of comedians and have never been disappointed. The headline act is always so funny making it well worth the money. The tickets to get in are extremely reasonable ($30) per person. For a night out, I'll take it. The drinks inside are good, however will be... More 

1 Thank TBLJTiki
Destin, Florida
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54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Decided to take my wife on a mini vacation forget birthday and did a fly by the seat decision. Come to find out that the main comic for the evening actually talked to me before the show started gave my wife a souvenir. Everyone that performed was very funny! Great time!

1 Thank iMacoo7
Tampa, Florida
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333 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2015

We have been here several times. The staff are very friendly. They have several selections on the menu to dine while watching the show. They take and serve the food prior to the show starting. The drinks are served throughout the evening. The comedians are kind of hit and miss as would be expected. We have experienced mostly very good... More 

1 Thank Rollingst1
Jacksonville, Florida
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2015

This place (Ybor) is quite lively during the weekend! Almost like a psuedo-Bourbon St.! The Tampa Improv is comparable to most comedy joints. I liked the fact that there wasn't a "two drink minimum" when me and my fiance went. Parking is a challenge, whether you are a walker or not, it's a mess if your aren't familiar with the... More 

1 Thank Vlee515

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