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Dr. Grins Comedy Club

20 Monroe Ave NW, The B.O.B., Grand Rapids, MI 49503-6208
+1 616-356-2000
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Terrific find at the B.O.B in Grand Rapids. Stumbled on this venue and had a fabulous time. I come... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sculptlucas
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West Chicago, Illinois
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Love it, love it, love it!

My husband and I went to Dr. Grins for the first time on February 10th, and had an amazing time... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
Jennifer S
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Manistee, Michigan
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Dr. Grins is Grand Rapid's most unique venue for entertainment. Bringing in nationally acclaimed stand-up comedians and special comedic theatre is Dr. Grins' specialty. Spending an evening at Dr. Grins assures a hilarious and unpredictable night out on the town. Grins has brought in such big acts as Bobcat Goldthwait, Kevin Nealon, Pauly Shore, Aries Spears and more. Dr. Grins continually widens its search for both new and seasoned comedians as we strive to offer out guests top flight, big name entertainment.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Hours Today: 7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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20 Monroe Ave NW, The B.O.B., Grand Rapids, MI 49503-6208
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+1 616-356-2000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrific find at the B.O.B in Grand Rapids. Stumbled on this venue and had a fabulous time. I come from Chicago and am a regular visitor to some of Chi-town’s big name clubs. Found Dr Grins comfortably intimate with great wait staff, good drinks and...More

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Dr. Grins Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the outstanding review! We hope you join us again the next time you're in Grand Rapids!

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

My husband and I went to Dr. Grins for the first time on February 10th, and had an amazing time! The comedians were hilarious, the cocktails were delicious, and the waitstaff was great. We can't wait to come back!

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Dr. Grins Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2018

Jennifer, thank you so much for the wonderful review, we greatly appreciate it. We hope to see you and your husband back in the near future!

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

A yearly friendly competition of local comedians that entertained everyone. It was well organized, lasting 2 hours. FUN night out!

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Dr. Grins Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2018

Sandy, thank you for coming out to the Funniest Person in Grand Rapids! We love supporting our local comedians and sharing their talent with everyone. We hope to see you at Finals in a couple weeks.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Dr. Grins puts on reasonably priced comedy shows. We saw Gary Guhlman, who was great, but the opener was even funnier. Bring back Dusty Slay soon!More

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Dr. Grins Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2018

Thank you for the review Nate! We are hoping to get Dusty back in before end of 2018. Please make sure to submit your email on Facebook or a personal message on here , so we can continue to give you updates of who's performing...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

We planned on attending the Jamie Lee Show this past weekend however she was unable to be here. They did not cancel the show, however they had a hilarious local comedian come in David Dyer. I hadn't seen his comedy before but I was glad...More

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Dr. Grins Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Hello Shawn! Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review, we are glad that you enjoyed yourselves at Dr.Grins. We apologize for any issues that night and have made sure to let all the waitresses know they need to be more...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

We had a blast at Dan Cummins' show. The venue isn't huge but it's a great environment. Drinks were a bit pricy - we easily spent more on them then the actual tickets - but overall the cost of the show was still reasonable.

Thank Nate D
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Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at Dr. Grins Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2017

Nate, Thank you for such a wonderful review, we are glad you enjoyed yourself and we hope to see you back in the near future!

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

I have been to Dr. Grins 3 or 4 times. Each time the comedians have been quite good, even the opening acts. The crowds really make for a great show and the crowds at Dr Grins have always been awesome. They are respectful, but participate...More

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Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at Dr. Grins Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2017

We appreciate you taking the time and writing such a wonderful review! We hope to see you again in the near future.

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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

I would recommend this place. The comedy was pretty good and the food was average bar fare. This was a nice surprise

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Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at Dr. Grins Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

Shana, Thank you for the review, we are glad that you enjoyed yourself. We hope to see you back in the near future!

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

the comedy shows are amazing. i always leave in a good mood from laughing so much! be careful with some of their drinks as most of them are VERY sweet and sugary.More

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Dr. Grins Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2017

Thank you for taking the time and writing such a wonderful review crietsema! We are happy to hear we can have customers leave feeling so good. I would highly suggest next time you come maybe trying the Grand River water, it's not as sugary as...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2017

A hidden gem on the 3rd floor of The BOB, prepare to laugh your pants off, as this venue books some of the funniest established, as well as up and coming artists.

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Dr. Grins Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2017

Matthew!!! We are so glad you finally discovered us. We are looking forward to having you back in the near future. Also Thursday's is a great time to come because we have $6 pitchers of Miller Lite and $12 pitchers of Sangria!

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Heidi K
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You have to be 18 years or older. Also we prefer if they are under 21 that they come to the earlier shows
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Hi Amanda, The show that we went to was almost 2 hours long. It was over the Labor Day weekend. There was an Emcee who did about 20 minutes, and he introduced the 1st act. This guy did about a half an hour. There was a... More
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