There are plenty of great Manhattan comedy clubs. In NYC you can pretty much find comedy shows seven days per week. See which NYC comedy venue our readers voted Best Comedy Club in Manhattan.
2022: Manhattan Voted Asylum NYC Best Comedy Club!
307 West 26th St
(212) 203-5435 – asylumnyc.com
Come laugh and drink the night away at Asylum NYC! Their amazing attention to detail, and their quest to find the best comedians, Asylum has whatever you’re looking for every night of the week! They truly have New York’s best in sketch comedy, improv, stand-up, and variety shows. “If it’s funny, it has a home at Asylum NYC!” Both comedians you’ve never heard off (but you will soon) and the most famous names in the business come here to work out new material, so you’ll have the inside scoop on what’s coming up next on the laughing scene! Perfect for a small group looking for some fun activities, or large groups looking to bond all together, Asylum NYC! Is everything you want! Check out their online calendar of upcoming shows to see the rotating schedule of New York’s best comedy!
2021: Manhattan Voted Gotham Comedy Club Best Comedy Club!
Gotham Comedy Club
208 W 23rd St, Frnt 1
(212) 367-9000 – www.gothamcomedyclub.com
We could all use a good laugh these days. The upscale Gotham Comedy Club has been one of the city’s most popular comedy clubs since opening its doors in 1996, with an opening night lineup of comics including Dave Chappelle and Sarah Silverman. Since then, the club has launched the careers of some of the top comedy stars in the world, including Jim Gaffigan and Amy Schumer. Jerry Seinfeld is known to have an affinity for the club and has also performed here over the years. Films and TV shows have been filmed here also. Whether you’re looking for the perfect place for a date or an evening out with your friends, Gotham Comedy Club fits the bill, as does its bill of fare and huge liquor selection.
2020: Manhattan Voted Comedy Cellar Best Comedy Club!
117 Macdougal St
(212) 254-3480 – www.comedycellar.com
Originally founded in 1982, the Comedy Cellar is one of the go-to spots in New York City for famous comedians to perform. If you stop by on any given night, a top comedian in the business could be taking the stage to work out some new material or revisit some favorite jokes. You’ll be sure to laugh the night away during your time at the Comedy Cellar. In addition to some top-notch funnies from their performers, Comedy Cellar offers a delicious menu from their restaurant that sits right above them, the Olive Tree Cafe (don’t forget to swing by on Sundays for brunch!). Space fills up quickly, so don’t forget to make a reservation!