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Helium Comedy Club

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2031 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4416
+1 215-496-9001
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Less impressed on our fifth trip to this club

The comedians who cycle through Helium make the trip worthwhile and the two warm up acts are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tripletmom96
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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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Don’t believe everything you read...

Visited helium and did not agree with some of the negative reviews. Seating was fine - good... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
sovega11
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New Haven, Connecticut
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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“lots of fun” (2 reviews)
“headliner” (13 reviews)
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2031 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4416
City Center West
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+1 215-496-9001
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The comedians who cycle through Helium make the trip worthwhile and the two warm up acts are consistently entertaining, which would’ve earned a higher rating. The club itself, however, is less than ideal. The seating is incredibly cramped (moreso than even NYC clubs), even when...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited helium and did not agree with some of the negative reviews. Seating was fine - good - acceptable. You should arrive early, as the show does sell out. Laughed the entire night and service was good, as well! I say take chance - cant...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Let me start by saying that we are frequent customers and have generally had great experiences at Helium. However we recently had a really poor experience at Helium that we would like to share. Two weeks ago my husband and I decided to buy tickets...More

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Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Helium Comedy Club packs customers in so tight you may need a shoehorn to squeeze in. Tables are tiny and seat 4! There's barely room on the table for 4 drinks not to mention plates. And speaking of plates, the food here is worth passing...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2017

... we'd all go insane. - Robert Frost I couldn't agree more. Pick a night when you'll see someone who you find funny, relax and enjoy the show. The seating is, like most comedy clubs, really tight. You will be crammed next to strangers. Even...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Really great show! There were 2 comedians beside the head liner which I thought were just as good as the headliner Brian Posehn. They are very organized and you can enjoy a drink at the cozy bar while you wait for the doors to open...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Came here on the Comedians Against Humanity night where the comedians improv their comedy from Cards Against Humanity cards. Somewhere absolutely hilarious. Others were not. The show was only about 1.25-1.5 hours. I wish it were a bit longer and that they did more with...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017

The comedians were incredible. So from an entertainment factor it was a great show. I do have to say that the seating is way to tight. Every time the guy next to me put his arm around his date, it dangled on my kneecap. Way...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

The comedians were all fantastic and represented a wide range of ages, and topics. Every one of them made my husband and I laugh out loud. The service was excellent and the food and drinks were better than average for comedy club fare. The seating...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2017

Definitely a great time! The comedians were funny and the place is nice. It is a little crowded, as another reviewer mentioned, but I've been to other comedy clubs and they all seem to do it that way -- they are trying to get the...More

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John A
January 31, 2018|
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Response from Bridgetpianos | Reviewed this property |
We parked a block away and you have to pay in a parking lot
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Response from Debbie C | Reviewed this property |
You can call the box office to make sure of the time frames that the comics have. I think I'm usually there an hour and a half. There are warm up comics before the headliner.
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