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San Jose Improv

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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You Pay For The Laughs

Bring your wallet. The 2 drink min. will cost more than the show. Very noisy place with people... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Petaluma, California
My First Improv Comedy Experience

I've watched comics perform at various Improv locations in numerous cities but this visit marks my... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2017
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62 South 2nd Street, San Jose, CA 95113-2501
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Bring your wallet. The 2 drink min. will cost more than the show. Very noisy place with people talking while the shoe is on.. Great old theater.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RickJodi
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I attend this past Saturday to see Michael Blackson.. I bought 5 VIP tickets, but was seated in a corner, with no real clear view of the stage. Waitress Elizabeth came to the two tables we were seated at. There were 2-people at one table...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pam J
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We saw Tony Roberts last night at the Improv. First time here and boyfriend and I haven't seen a comedy show together. I promise you i did not stop laughing through all three acts. Altogether it was 2 hours, we ordered drinks (Sex on the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Went with group .Seated close but not too close if you know what I mean. Laughed a lot which was the point of the trip- well getting together with friends too. Took Uber so I could drink if I wanted but ended up ordering a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Andree B
Reviewed September 26, 2017

I've watched comics perform at various Improv locations in numerous cities but this visit marks my first time physically attending a show. Sunday night's headliner was Guy Torry, a funny comedian whom I've enjoyed watching for years now. Ms. Pretty Ricki and another guy (whose...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank TryooNorth
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

I've seen some great comedians preform here. I like that it is a smaller venue. It gives a more intimate experience. The food and drink is pricy but not bad. Portions are decent and staff is typically really friendly and on point. Skip desserts though...the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Dianah R
Reviewed February 19, 2017

This is a first rate comedy club right there in downtown San Jose. The pluses are that they get first rate comics at pretty reasonable ticket prices. And the seating is excellent wherever you sit. If you are not up close downstairs, the balcony affords...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank bigdgunferd
Reviewed November 21, 2016

The host, warm up act and headliner were all terrible. The food was mediocre while the service was pretty good as well as the seating and venue. Too bad the comics were a bust.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank ejdbenz87
Reviewed October 15, 2016

First, you can either purchase VIP seating or get a seat first come first serve. The night I was there, the VIP seats were, of course, the best in the house, and the VIPs were able to meet/greet the comedian backstage. For others, the doors...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Always a great seat and bar food is pretty good. Only downside are the puny- I mean PUNY- wine glasses. 3OZ? Max price at $$$ premium price tag. If you don't buy food you need to buy two drinks- per person. This...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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