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San Jose Improv

62 S 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95113-2501
+1 408-280-7475
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Good entertainment, but needs upgrade

I've seen some great comedians preform here. I like that it is a smaller venue. It gives a more... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dianah R
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Oakland, California, United States
via mobile
The Improv CAN be a lot of Fun if you don't Expect Perfection

This is a first rate comedy club right there in downtown San Jose. The pluses are that they get... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
bigdgunferd
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California
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  • Average13%
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62 S 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95113-2501
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 19 February 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

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Reviewed 21 November 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.

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Reviewed 15 October 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

1  Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 5 September 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

1  Thank jckret
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We went to Improv on an odd Thursday night and had a great time. Lots of locals visit here as well and that is reflected in the presenter lineup. The venue itself is beautiful, Minskoff-like and even intimate. Restaurant and drink service inside is friendly...More

Thank mursuz
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Good place to go for a a night out in downtown San Jose. Overall service and atmosphere is good. Make sure to pick a good performer though as that's what ultimately makes or breaks the fun!

1  Thank calvinshueh
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Always funny comics! I get lots of free tickets just by being a registered user on their website, they send me free tix almost every week! There is a required purchase of 2 items (food is not the best, and over priced and drinks are...More

Thank lori b
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Last time I came to Improv, was when Jeff Dunham. And that was a great show. This time, it was to see Rob Schneider. I had a great time. Both comedians before him were funny also. This Australian guy was funny and even showed some...More

Thank Da_Father
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We went to the San Jose Improv with a group of friends to see Aries Spears. We had VIP service and the event coordinator was extremely helpful and courteous. While waiting in line outside, she came searching for our group and really took care of...More

1  Thank raider781
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