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Gotham Comedy Club

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Address: 208 W 23rd St, New York City, NY 10011-2306
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Leading comedy club and host to top talent.

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2nd time and still funny

We've visited this place last year and laughed so much decided to come back on this trip. There was no "headliner" and it was billed as "Comedy Allstars". There were 5 comedians... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 December 2015
Bill C
Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

We've visited this place last year and laughed so much decided to come back on this trip. There was no "headliner" and it was billed as "Comedy Allstars". There were 5 comedians and a very funny MC that provided another 2 hours of laughs. Don't expect much from the food or service staff, but that seems typical of other comedy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

We had a great time. The comedians were really generous with their time and chatted and took photos with the patrons after the show. The service was great. We went to the latest show and I think there was 12 tables for an audience. This make it kinda fun cause they interacted with us, but it was a little weird... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

We booked tickets in advance online- We were pleased with this NYC experience. This comedy club is small, personable and very clean. Customer service was very friendly and competent. You are required a 2 item purchase per person but that wasn't a big deal for us. Joe DerRosa was the main comedian. He and the other comedians were tastefully funny.... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Accused of videotaping when I was trying to get a nice pic... understood the concern, just left a bad taste when the man didn't take 2 seconds to see what I was doing before interrupting me

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

This is a local venue for me and the bride but we do not go all the time. We had to go this past weekend because one of the best comedians out there was performing. Jon Hefferon is such a talented and funny guy you must see him. He doesn't need cursing to make a point because his real life... More 

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Holland, Manitoba
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Went here to watch the comedians, and overall a pretty good show. Very nice, open and clean establishment. Definitely not as a good of a show or as much atmosphere as Comedy Cellar, but I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place to someone.

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

We went to a 10:45 show on a Saturday. There were four comics and all of them were funny. Even the emcee was funny. Good views of the stage and not too big. Also, you are not as crammed in like they do in most clubs. It was an $15 cover and 2 drink minimum. Drinks were priced reasonably for... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Visited in Oct, and prepaid to see the main act, only to be emailed by the venue a day or so before, offering us free tickets! We then still had to have the two drink minimum, ended up having to have bottled water! Such an insult!!The headline act wasn't very funny, pretty old material, I'd heard it all before! Shame... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Great comedy club. Nice venue. Every seat has good view of the stage with excellent sound system. I have been here a few times and each one was wonderfully enjoyable. Interesting neighborhood. Easily accessible. Lou the Maitre d at the door was a wonderful host. Chatting with him I found him to be truly concerned that every guest have a... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Review based on their rules/not the comedy. Ok, $28 cover charge EACH! to start with and you HAVE to have a minimum of 2 drinks (which are very expensive ontop of your cover charge) not forgetting tax ontop and tipping aswell. The fortunate thing about this place is, you don't have to pay upfront, you pay your server at the... More 

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