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“low class and amateur”

Caroline's Comedy Club
Ranked #24 of 151 Fun & Games in New York City
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Owner description: The original home of such comic luminaries as Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Murphy and Chris Rock, this is one of New York's most famous stand up comedy clubs.
Reviewed February 4, 2014

after years of watching tracy morgan and being what i thought i was "a fan" i was very disappointed. he is horrible on stand up totally horrible. with all the things to talk abotu and with all the diverse people that come out to see his show he is no good as a stand up comic. i wish i coudl have thrown an tomato at him i really do. all he talked about wa ssex and more sex with his woman and his side chicks and how he does it and what he does and how he c*ms and so on and so forth. i am a huge stand up comedy fan and as talent says "its just comedy" but i was not insulted but what i was is disappointed that your mind is so small ans this is all you thoguth was supposed to be funny. and you laughed at your own jokes no one else did except a group of about 8 young adults heckling in the crowd saying yup i do that to my girl and s*it. i had to think where am i and how old is tracy and how old am i again. while my hubby and i are fun loving couple we were very disappointed. never again. stay on 30 rock because they make you look like you have talent.

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Reviewed January 15, 2014

very funny show and an intimate event. 2 drink minimum which was fine for me but some were not happy about that. Very busy after the show with little organization.

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Reviewed January 12, 2014

Went to a show at Caroline's with some friends, and the show was a blast! The performer we saw was really funny (we went there specifically for his show). The place itself seems a little run-down, especially when you enter the place and walk down into what appears to be a somewhat dingy basement. But if the show is good, you'll forget all about that. I find really objectionable though the policy of forcing the customers to buy drinks, in order to make a little more money off them (yes, I realize this is common practice, but that doesn't make it OK). You won't know, coming in, what the real cost of the show will be, and of course they feel free to tack on an unadvertised "cover charge", and "service fee". And then this leads to the goofy scenario where you have to pay your server to be allowed to leave the place, with a ticket collector at the door as you leave! Here's a tip to management: just increase the ticket price by $15, and try to make your customers feel welcome and valued instead of hassling them for nickels and dimes.

1  Thank James W
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Reviewed January 3, 2014

My partner and I visited Caroline's over a Christmas visit to NYC. We booked tickets for Tracy Morgan as fans of 30 Rock.

First the good: The venue have things well organised, so the process of booking, collecting tickets, checking coat, getting seated etc was all seamless. We didn't eat, but food looked ok and drink prices are in line with NYC (on the high side).
The opening act (Ardie Fuqua) was very funny and get the crowd whipped up ready for the main act...

Now the bad: I appreciate this review is for the venue not the act, but what a let down Tracy Morgan was. It was as if he was 'phoning it in to collect the money and the material was really weak. He is obviously nothing without Tina Fey's lines.

2  Thank James B
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

Tracy Morgan performed and I have not laughed that hard in a long time. Don't sit in the front unless you don't mind getting ripped!

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