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Joe's Pub

Closed Now: 6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Nice venue, great artists

We went there for the Dance Now 2019 festival. The venue is nice, my friend and I shared a table... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2019
Excellent performance "Anything that givess off Light"

Really great show. Music, story, performances. Unbelievable. Production of TEAM, the National... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2019
Betsy R
Westport, Connecticut
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Hours Today: 6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
425 Lafayette St, at the Joseph Papp Public Theater, New York City, NY 10003-7021
Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
+1 212-539-8777
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Reviewed September 11, 2019

We went there for the Dance Now 2019 festival. The venue is nice, my friend and I shared a table with an older couple. The place is not big, so the servers kept passing in front of us during the presentations, but this wasn't an...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 366liviac
Reviewed June 12, 2019

We heard a fabulous Norwegian "yoik" singer the other night and enjoyed the show immensely. What we didn't enjoy were the shaky bar stools, the lack of space on the small tables, the lacklustre fare, and the crazy food/ drink prices. If you're hungry, beprepared...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

Really great show. Music, story, performances. Unbelievable. Production of TEAM, the National Theatre of Scotland and Edinburgh International Festival. Intimate, timely dialogue. More visits to Joe's Pub for us! We had cocktails covering our minimum.....very reasonable and wonderful evening.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Betsy R
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Stage orientation and sight lines are excellent as is the sound. The drink / food minimum of $25 per person are reasonable for NYC, yet felt the quality of the dining fare was weak. Hummus was bland and had stems / roughage within. The fish...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank William J
Reviewed January 17, 2019

I try to make it in a few times a year, especially for Pam Ann or Bridget Everett shows, and I have never been disappointed. The atmosphere is intimate, with every seat a good seat, and the acoustics are great. The food and service consistently...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Scooby575
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Saw the Tiger Lillies, who were absolutely amazing as always. Even Joe's Pub couldn't ruin the show, although they certainly tried really, really hard. After we sat there ignored for almost an hour, watching them constantly walk right in front of us over and over...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kspanjol
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Great performance space with a huge lobby. Stage is good, but some outside sounds do come in. The show was really, really good. Bowery Boys are super! Drinks are highly overpriced.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sfphotocraft
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I went to Joe's pub to see a singing show. Excellent venue, highly professional set-up. Cover charge is reasonable ($30). However, as ordering food (or two drinks) is mandatory I went for the shrimp tacos. They were minuscule with hardly traces of...shrimps. Menus is expensive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Lyskamm049
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited Joe’s Pub for the first time to see Nick Fradiani play. The seating, lighting and sound in the theater were outstanding. We sat at a round table close to the stage with an excellent waitress who took care of us during the show. We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank LBT17
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Intimate good feel venue. Witnessed the magic of Jeff Franzel WOW! Look forward to seeing more shows, great food and drinks definitely visit again.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Janelle C
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