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Dangerfield's

Closes in 15 min: 7:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Open today: 7:00 PM - 3:00 AM
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible33%
Aug 26, 2019
“One of the worst comedy clubs in nyc ”
May 8, 2019
“Good Comedy - Terrible Front of the House ”
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Comedy club on the Upper East Side
Closes in 15 min
Hours Today: 7:00 PM - 3:00 AM
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1118 First Ave., New York City, NY
Lenox Hill
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+1 212-593-1650
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Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

I feel sorry for the comedians that have to perform here because the venue and management really lets this place down. Was looking forward to an iconic event at a historic location. Instead we got a run down dive that ripped us off. You are...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Sabzn
Reviewed August 26, 2019 via mobile

Pretty poor overall experience. Furniture is from the 60s, front of the house was a mess, and the worst part... They force you to a 2 drink minimum (which is standard at nyc comedy clubs so that’s not what I’m upset about) but even a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank jtduboff
Reviewed July 11, 2019

A very poor & offensive experience. The decor is 50yrs out of date, the seats have springs sticking up, the carpets, lamps are dirty & broken, what a "Dump" Overpriced, they RIP you off on drinks from a sad old bartender who you just feel...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

I really enjoyed the comics we saw at this spot and the drinks were as expected, high priced two drink minimum but not a bad deal for good comedy in the city. However, the front of the house (hosts at entry) made things so awkward...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Jfc073
Reviewed April 27, 2019

This is an iconic club with history all over the walls. Some reviews have the drinks as expensive; you're in NYC and the prices are the same in a pub down the block. Only here you get quality comedy and get to see a new...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

Horrible racist and sexist joke from the host. Can't recommend at all. Don't waste your money and time.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 94md2010
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

This place is on life support waiting for a donor. Unfortunately they probably won’t get the donor because their staff are all a bunch of A -holes The comedy sucked but the service was worse. There were no prices on the menu and my waiter...More

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank Parmagianno
Reviewed July 15, 2018

3 of us girls went here and had the best night. The comedians were so so funny we laughed all night long. The drinks were great also. I think people would be hard to please if you did not come out with a smile on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

This famous place was a must for me and I liked the evening show with 7-8 comedians of which most are great stand-up comedy names. Quite cheap entrance fee is combined with 2 drinks minimum requirement for quite high price. (Lots of laughs during the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

We had really looked forward to this planned trip to dangerfields as a friend had been before and recommended. We were made to feel uncomfortable and unwelcome by a number of the comedians as we were a group of white women. As a group we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank M461QTsarahw
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822michelea
October 30, 2018|
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Response from Ross R | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but I don't think there is an age minimum. When I was there, we met a couple who was celebrating her graduation from college (so she was about 21 years old). She said she went there with her parents 10 years... More
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LITLISA100
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They have food. I remember I had fish and chips, my husband had a burger. My meal was better than his! ;)
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