Top Comedy Clubs To Check Out In The U.S.

Top Comedy Clubs To Check Out In The U.S.

Jul 06
Top Comedy Clubs To Check Out In The U.S.

Do you love to visit comedy clubs? Check out this extensive list of the best comedy clubs in the United States. Maybe it’s time to plan a road trip to visit each one!

The Top Comedy Clubs In The United States

The following are comedy clubs that have been highly reviewed by visitors and comedians alike:

The Comedy Store – Hollywood, CA

The Comedy Store has been a staple of West Hollywood in California since its inauguration in 1972. Not only is it a popular weekend (and even weekday!) activity in the modern-day, but it also boasts an extensive history as the “home base” of historic comedians such as Tim Allen, Roseanne Barr, George Carlin, Kathy Griffin and more.

As of 2020, a documentary delving into this historic cradle of stand-up comedy is set to release on the premium TV network, Showtime.

Acme Comedy Club – Minneapolis, MN

This club has had numerous big names perform over the years, including Craig Ferguson. With no dress code, no drink minimum, and the ability to book comedians for private events, Acme Comedy Club is sure to please.

Stand Up Live Phoenix – Phoenix, AZ

This massive comedy club can seat 600 people and seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis so that everyone has the chance to be up close to their favorite comedians. For visits under 3 hours, parking is free! With upcoming shows including Hunter Hill, Jon Rudnitsky, and This Might Get Weird, you’ll want to be sure that Stand Up Live is on your list.

Helium Comedy Club – Multiple Locations

Although the largest Helium location is in Portland, OR, visitors can also go to a smaller venue in Philadelphia, PA, and St. Louis, MO. Not only do these clubs attract impressive headliners, but visitors can also take a class and open mic nights are regularly hosted.

Cap City – Austin, TX

Famous jokesters like Bills Hicks, Ron White, and Sam Kinison is co-owned by one of the organizers of the yearly nonprofit Moontower Comedy Festival.

Comedy Works – Denver, CO

Owned by a woman who started out as a waitress at the club, this club has a lot of perks. Those who have dinner in the upstairs restaurant before a show are given the best seats in the house, in the first six rows. Hundreds of comedians roll through this location for a show each year, including new talent. The space has even been used by comedians taping a special to be shown on Netflix.

The Comedy Cellar – New York, NY and Las Vegas, NV

Michelle Wolf, Jon Laster, and Dan Soder are just a few of the big names to grace the stage at The Comedy Cellar. Do you love brunch? Enjoy a fabulous brunch with friends here. Reservations are encouraged. The best part? You can take a wide variety of classes here.

The Annoyance Theater & Bar – Chicago, IL

Not for the faint of heart, visitors to this magical venue can enjoy musicals, improv, and sketch comedy.

The Comedy Inn – Miami, FL

This is one of the only places where you can go and enjoy a comedy show – then stumble back to your room to sleep off all the fun you’ve had! You can even enjoy a poolside room if swimming is your thing.

These are just a few wonderful examples of the hundreds of comedy clubs that can be found throughout the country. Here’s hoping that you enjoy every single show that you see!