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Comedy Cellar

117 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1267
+1 212-254-3480
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Greenwich Village comedy club.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“item minimum” (38 reviews)
“chris rock” (28 reviews)
“drink minimum” (36 reviews)
117 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1267
Greenwich Village
+1 212-254-3480
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always the best comedians. Get lucky and see the best of the best. Seinfeld and Chris Rock just pop in. Don't miss this!

Thank scottmanheim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the late show last night (a Monday) and Dave Chappelle made a surprise visit! He performed for about 90 minutes. Absolutely fantastic -- we were up close and personal with one of the all-time greats.

2  Thank 321Blastoff
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I've been here many times over the years and I love the acts. The only down side to this place is you feel rushed in and out. They are, to some extent, victims of their own success here. It's a production line approach to the...More

1  Thank Nick M
Elizabeth F, General Manager at Comedy Cellar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Nick! Thanks for the feedback - we know things can be crazy over the weekends. Try the later shows during the week; without a show after them we get very laid back.

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Heard about this place through friends who were lucky enough to have an impromptu show by not only Chris Rock, but also Louis C.K. Like what!! Book your reservation online and arrive early. Stop by the Fat Black Pussycat for a drink while you wait...More

Thank Breanne S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

What a great evening of entertainment! I am still laughing at many of the jokes and routines from a terrific line up this past Saturday night. My party was treated well by the hostess and server and a fun time was had by all! Will...More

Thank GM-FLA
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Always an excellent line up here. Be sure to reserve to ensure you get in. I'm not a fan of how controlled they are about booze but I guess they've had some bad experiences!

Thank Maxs_Trip_Tips
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

What can I say, a comedy show is suppose to be funny right? I guess the jokes were on us or the whole show was a joke. Which ever. We were sold tickets on the street and basically lied to about a comedian that was...More

Thank C4Life
Elizabeth F, General Manager at Comedy Cellar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you so much for leaving this review. Unfortunately you did NOT end up at the Comedy Cellar. I think you might have ended up at Greenwich Village Comedy Club down the block from our original location on MacDougal street. We do NOT sell tickets...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Saw 7 comedians (including the MC) at the Village Underground show and had a great time. All of them were funny and the show seemed to follow the lineup exactly, which is not what I was used to having been to many comedy shows in...More

Thank Carina O
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

After doing some research I learned that the Comedy Cellar was the real deal and that famous big acts just show up unannounced. Well, that happened last night! It's called Comedy Cellar because it's in a dingy old basement, brick wall back ground, and is...More

1  Thank Jay D
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Our faces hurt from laughing...a real line up of amazing comedians...we reserved our tickets ahead of time...you pay a cover charge and then also buy two items off the item per person...food and drinks were good as well. Would definitely do this again and again

Thank pollyAlberta
Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was
here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter
culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for
its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to
get a feel for this diverse and energetic
neighbourhood. You’ll find NYU students, street
performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the
fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess.
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24 August 2017|
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Response from marty b | Reviewed this property |
I don't really know. As I wrote, we were invited into the " cellar" by the waitperson and didn't have to wait on any line ...but that was a few years ago and dont know if that policy still exists..
26 July 2017|
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Response from chelsea_girl_8 | Reviewed this property |
Agree Saturday night is probably best, and usually booked well in advance
John G
29 May 2017|
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Response from John G |
Thanks mate. Yeah I get the feeling from others comments and reviews (literally hundreds of them) that this is the best and most reasonable comedy venue by quite some way.