NYC Comedy Clubs

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The World Comedy Club in NYC

The World Comedy Club in NYC

NYC Comedy Clubs

NYC comedy clubs can be found all over New York City. While most clubs showcase local talent, many book celebrity comedians such as Chelsea Handler, Joel McHale, and Jo Koy. Whether you're looking for a grand, sit-down venue or a small, high-energy bar, you're sure to find what you're looking for. Scroll below to read about the best NYC comedy clubs.

One of the best NY comedy clubs is the popular World Comedy Club NYC. Like most NYC comedy clubs, this venue rotates stand-up comedians on a nightly basis, with several comedians performing each show. Here you'll find undiscovered up-and-comers and NYC locals who are polishing their skills. With tickets rarely exceeding $20, the World Comedy Club NY is one of the most affordable comedy clubs in New York City. (Note, however, that there is a two-drink minimum.)

To read more about NYC comedy shows, keep reading below. You can also learn more about New York City nightlife at our NYC Entertainment page!

New York Comedy Club

New York Comedy Club

Best Comedy Clubs NYC

If you're looking for an inexpensive way to have a good time in NYC, look no further. For only $15 (and two drinks), you can enjoy a full night of comedy at the New York Comedy Club. This popular comedy club, located in the Gramercy Park neighborhood of Manhattan, regularly features the best comedic talent in New York City. Besides seasoned performers, you'll also get to see talented amateurs at the New York Comedy Club's open mic night.

  • Lots of Shows: The New York Comedy Club shows an unprecedented ten shows a week, with multiple shows on Friday and Saturday nights. Whenever you need a good laugh, you can count on the New York Comedy Club.
  • Casual Attire: There's no dress code at the New York Comedy Club, so don't be afraid to show up in sneakers and jeans. Wear what's comfortable.
Broadway Comedy Club NY

Broadway Comedy Club NY

More Great NY Comedy Clubs

Located just a short walk north of the New York Comedy Club, the Broadway Comedy Club in Times Square is one of the most popular NY comedy clubs. This fantastic venue, which boasts a lively bar atmosphere and a convenient Midtown location, is great for birthdays and bachelor/bachelorette parties.

  • Famous Comedians: Among those who have performed at the Broadway Comedy Club in New York are Tim Allen, Tracy Morgan, Rosie O'Donnell, Roseanne Barr, and Damon and Shawn Wayans. Expect other celebrity entertainers to make appearances, too!
  • Premier Location: One of the best things about the Broadway Comedy Club is its location. After catching a show, you'll have the chance to walk down Broadway and grab a late-night snack at one of New York's best restaurants.
  • Great Food: Aside from delicious drinks and hilarious stand-up, Broadway Comedy Club offers mouthwatering American fare, including hot dogs, nachos, burgers, and fries.

For more information on NYC comedy clubs, continue reading below.

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Broadway Comedy Club

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World Comedy Club

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Greenwich Village Comedy Club

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4. Carolines on Broadway

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5. Comedy Cellar

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6. HA! Comedy Club NYC

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7. Citizens Brigade Theater NY

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8. Gotham Comedy Club

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Night time in Times Square with Broadway Theaters

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Famous Comedy Clubs in NYC

Widely regarded as the premier comedy club in New York City, if not all of America, Carolines on Broadway consistently presents the best talent in the entertainment industry. Among those who have recently performed at this historic NYC venue are Vince August, Bill Burr, Jim Jefferies, Paul Mooney, and Ed Lover. 

While Carolines on Broadway is an excellent place to have a few drinks with friends, it also makes an excellent venue for special events. If you're planning a birthday, bachelor/bachelorette party, seminar, or corporate roast, be sure to consider booking Carolines. Here you'll enjoy elegant showrooms, state-of-the-art audio/visual capabilities, a ten-foot screen, a full-service bar, a dance floor, and professional service. Their experienced event staff will help you plan everything from presentation to meals and more!

Times Square New York City

Times Square New York City

The Best NYC Comedy Shows

In the mood for a laugh? Who isn't! Take a look at these NY comedy clubs, some of the best comedy clubs in NYC:

  • Gotham Comedy Club: If it's New York City comedy headliners that you're looking for, be sure to drop by Gotham Comedy Club. This legendary entertainment venue regularly features stand-up comedy by celebrities such as Larry David, Dave Chappelle, Lewis Black, Loni Love, Jerry Seinfeld, and Dane Cook. Themed nights, such as Homo Comicus (New York's Best Gay and Gay-Friendly Comics) and the New Talent Showcase, make this venue extra fun.
  • Comedy Cellar NY: Like Gotham Comedy Club, the Comedy Cellar New York features the very best in the entertainment industry. Among those who have performed at this hot NYC comedy club are Kevin James, Colin Quinn, Dave Attell, Jon Stewart, Chris Rock, Robin Williams, and many more!

Head over for a laugh next time you're in the neighborhood! Seeing a comedy show is one of the best things to do in NYC for a great price!