Florida Comedy Clubs

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COMEDY CLUBS IN FLORIDA

 
The growing comedy scene is producing an increased amount of comedy clubs in Florida, bringing the top comedy shows to the Sunshine State.
 
Yes, that’s not totally unexpected. Florida is a big state. But there’s something else brewing. Florida’s comedy scene has always been robust, but in recent years a batch of young comics elevated the craft, garnering even more national attention.
 
Fans aren’t surprised to learn of the existence of top comedy shows in Orlando, comedy shows in Fort Lauderdale or comedy shows in Miami. But many are surprised to learn there are several West Palm Beach comedy clubs and other smaller comedy venues throughout the state.
 
Here’s our list of comedy clubs in Florida. Check back frequently. We’re starting with the South Florida area but are adding new clubs all the time.
 
 

PALM BEACH COUNTY (WEST PALM BEACH) COMEDY CLUBS

 
Palm Beach Improv
550 S Rosemary Ave #250, West Palm Beach FL. 33401
Phone: (561) 833-1812
 
The dean of Palm Beach County comedy, the Improv is one of the most respected comedy clubs in Florida. All the top comedy shows come through the Palm Beach Improv, including your favorite stars from Saturday Night Live and film. The list of Palm Beach comedy clubs has to begin here.
 
Boca Black Box Center for the Arts
8221 Glades Road #10, Boca Raton, FL. 33434
Phone: 561.483.9036 Email: bocablackbox@gmail.com
 
Looking for a comedy club in Boca Raton? Boca Black Box is as close as it gets. The venue brags that it offers “entertainment in a comfortable, NY style setting.” The 275 seat venue that offers a variety of entertainment. Along with hosting musical acts, Boca Black Box brings some of the top comedy shows to Florida each month. It’s probably he closest to a true comedy club in Boca Raton. And now Black Box 2.0 – a smaller, more intimate room – has opened next door.
 
Biergarten
309 Via De Palmas #90 Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone: 561-395-7462
 
Boasting “biers, brats and bands,” the Biergarten is enjoying success with comedy nights. Held on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, Biergarten brings a German flair to one of the more unique comedy venues in South Florida. As the COVID-19 rules limiting attendance began to relax, several national comics used the Biergarten’s stage to refine their acts before heading on the road. You never know which stand-up comics you might see at the Biergarten.
 
Tin Roof
8 East Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL. 33444
Phone: 561-265-5310 Email: DelrayBeach@tinroofbars.com
 
Located at the west end of Delray’s Atlantic Ave. strip, the Tin Roof is relatively new to the comedy scene. Billing itself as a “live music joint,” Tin Roof expanded its entertainment forcus to bring some comedy shows to South Florida. Bret Ernst and Flip Shultz are among the national acts to showcase their comedy in Delray. Shows are usually held the last Monday of every month. With some special shows sprinkled in between, Tin Roof is quickly becoming one of Florida’s fastest growing comedy venues and a hotspot for comedy in Delray.
 
The Duck Tavern
5901 North Federal Hwy, Boca Raton, FL. 33487
Phone: 561-998-8288, Email: theducktavern@gmail.com
 
More of a local’s bar than a true comedy club in Boca Raton, The Duck began adding shows featuring local comics before the pandemic struck. The shows drew good crowds and strong reviews, so they are worth checking out. They don’t happen every month, so check their web site before heading to the bar.
 
Sunrise Theatre

117 S 2nd St, Fort Pierce, FL., 34950
Phone: 772-461-4775 Email: info@sunrisetheatre.com
Site: https://www.sunrisetheatre.com

The beautifully restored 1,200-seat Sunrise Theatre, located in downtown Fort Pierce, features all kinds of entertainment in an intimate setting. National touring comics are booked into the Comedy Corner, located within the Sunrise Theatre, every second and fourth Saturday night of each month. Fort Pierce may not be one of Florida’s top cities for stand-up comedy, but twice a month the Sunrise Theatre gives its community plenty to laugh about.

 

FORT LAUDERDALE COMEDY CLUBS

 
The Comedy Club at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL. 33314
Phone: 1-866-502-7529
 
Located about 10 miles southwest of Fort Lauderdale, The Comedy Club at Seminole Casino is the finest of the comedy venues in Broward County and perhaps the best of the comedy clubs in South Florida. All of the top comedy shows stop at The Comedy Club. Along with housing the best Fort Lauderdale comedy club, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino offers rock shows, a massive pool area for relaxing and, of course, gambling. But make sure you visit the best improv comedy club in Fort Lauderdale, FL, before gambling away all your money.
 
The Casino @ Dania Beach
301 E. Dania Beach Blvd, Dania Beach, FL. 33004
Phone: 954-920-1511 Email: info@casinodaniabeach.com
 
South Florida’s newest casino hopes to soon feature one of the top comedy clubs in Florida. While the Casino @ Dania Beach does get some of the top comedy shows, it remains primarily a music room. Still, when comics to play here, it has the feel of one of the best comedy clubs in South Florida.
 
Blue Jean Blues
3320 NE 33rd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL. 33308
Phone: (954)306-6330
 
Blue Jean Blues is among the local bars giving comedy a chance, and with the local talent performing regularly it has quickly become one of the better Fort Lauderdale comedy clubs. Like many bars, most of their entertainment is of the musical variety, but on the nights the comics take the stage the atmosphere also rocks.
 
Next Door at C&I
537 Northwest 1st Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (954) 357-3934
 
Those looking for a smaller Fort Lauderdale comedy club but don’t want to visit a typical corner bar may find this coffee shop more to their liking. Yes, C & I does offer a full bar, but their coffee really gets the comics going. Performers tend to be in tune with current events, so fans will surely hear some funny Florida headlines.
 
ArtServe presents All-Arts Open Mic
1350 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Phone: (954) 462-8190
 
Tuesday’s open mic shows can be some of the more entertaining comedy shows in South Florida. Up-and-coming local comics gather here to refine their acts. Sometimes veteran comics will grab the microphone to try some new material. But for the most part it’s local comedy, Fort Lauderdale style/
 

MIAMI COMEDY CLUBS

Miami Improv
3450 NW 83 Avenue, SUITE 224
Doral FL 33122
Phone: (305) 441-8200 Email: info@miamiimprov.com
 
Once again, the first name in South Florida comedy is Improv. The Miami Improv is known nationally for hosting some of the best comedy shows in Florida, so shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Miami Improv is also one of the best comedy clubs in Florida.
 
The Comedy Inn
14501 S. Dixie HWY, Miami, FL 33176
 
As a Miami comedy club, the Comedy Inn was becoming one of Florida’s top comedy venues before the COVID-19 pandemic yet. The club has yet to re-open, but we’re hopeful it will soon. When open, The Comedy Inn is a great place for stand up comedy in Miami.
 
Just the Funny Theater and Training Center
3119 Coral Way 2nd Floor, Miami, FL. 33145
Phone: 305-693-8669 Email: info@justthefunny.com
 
This Miami comedy club bills itself as “the most prolific and celebrated improv theater company in South Florida.” Just The Funny’s cast of comedic actors presents interactive shows every Friday and Saturday night, featuring sketches, parodies, music and improvised scenes, including everything from “Whose Line is it Anyway” to “Chicago-style” long-form improv. The 100-seat theater features stadium seating, a rarity for comedy in South Florida. They also offer improv comedy classes, in case your goal is to be funny, Florida.
 
Villain Theater
5865 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137
Phone: (786) 391-2241
 
One of the more unique comedy shows in South Florida, The Villain aims to “elevate and contribute positively to the Miami comedy scene” by “fostering talent and building a diverse community of artists.” The Villain provides students the opportunity to learn improv acting training. One visit and you’ll see why the Villain delivers some of the best comedy shows in Miami.
 

ORLANDO COMEDY CLUBS

Orlando is one of the best cities for stand-up comedy in the country. All of the top comedy shows head to O-Town to play some of the best comedy clubs in Florida. Looking for a comedy club in Orlando? Here are some places to check for comedy shows in Orlando and the surrounding area.

The Orlando Improv
9101 International Drive Suite 2310, Orlando, FL., 32819
Phone: 407-480-LAFF
Site: https://theimprovorlando.com/

The top comedians coming to Orlando along with the top comedy shows in Orlando want to play the Orlando Improv. Most regard the Orlando Improv as the top comedy club in Orlando and one of the premier comedy clubs in Florida. As Florida comedy venues go, it’s second to none. The Improv is where stand-up comedy in Orlando begins.

SAK Comedy Lab
29 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL., 32801
Phone: 407-648-0001
Site: https://www.sakcomedylab.com/

To see and learn comedy in Orlando head downtown to the SAK Comedy Lab and its beautiful 250-seat theater. The “Lab” offers some of the more interesting comedy shows in Orlando. Fans never know what will happen at this comedy club in Orlando.

Mamma’s Comedy Show
8267 International Dr, Orlando, FL., 32819
Phone: 407-363-1985
Site: http://www.mamascomedyshow.com/

You can’t talk comedy in Orlando without bringing up Mamma’s. Billing itself as a “Whose Line is it Anyway for adults,” Mamma’s offers one of the top comedy shows in Orlando. This comedy club in Orlando encourages patrons to leave their kid at home, so make it a date night with comedy.

Monster’s Laugh FloorWalt Disney World Resort
4720 Caribbean Way, Orlando, FL 32836
Disney World, Horizons West / West Orlando
Site: https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/attractions/magic-kingdom/monsters-inc-laugh-floor/

Billing itself as “a monstrously funny show,” Monster’s Laugh Floor is one of the most unique comedy clubs because it caters to children. Located within the Walt Disney World Resort, Monster’s is among the cleanest comedy clubs in Florida. While the comedy is aimed at kids, adults will laugh at plenty of jokes, too, making Monsters one of the top comedy shows in Orlando.

Porky’s Comedy Club
4249 13th St, Saint Cloud, FL., 34769
Phone: 407-433-9978
Site: https://porkyscomedyclub.com/

Every other weekend, Porky’s aims to deliver some of the best comedy in the Orlando area. It’s good sized for Orlando comedy venues, seating more than 150 fans. Porky’s isn’t technically a comedy club in Orlando. It’s actually located just outside the city in St. Cloud. All shows are 18 years and older.

Bonkerz (Also has location in Daytona, Ocala)
Boardwalk Bowl Entertainment Center (Inside the Brooklyn South Bar)
10749 E Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL., 32817
Phone: 407-629-2665 Email: info@bonkerzcomedy.com
Site: https://bonkerzcomedyproductions.com/locations/boardwalk-bowl-entertainment-center/

Comedians coming to Orlando and the surrounding area often seek a booking with Bonkerz. The franchise boasts clubs across the nation, including comedy venues in Orlando, Deltona, Daytona Beach, Ocala and various other cities around the state. Stand-up comedy in Orlando wouldn’t be the same without Bonkerz.

Power2Improv
Site: https://www.power2improv.com/

Power2Improv can’t be considered one of the top comedy venues in Orlando because it doesn’t really have a location. Essentially, they bring comedy shows to their audiences. Contact the improv group through their website to see short form, long form and puppet comedy – often drawn from funny Florida headlines.

TAMPA COMEDY CLUBS

Those looking for a Tampa comedy club and Tampa comedy shows have come to the right place. These listings include the top Tampa comedy clubs and clubs in the Tampa area. Like many cities in Florida, Tampa is a comedy hotbed.

The Tampa Improv
1600 E 8th Ave, Tampa, Fl. (In Ybor City)
Phone: 813-864-4000
Site: https://improvtampa.com/

Top comics looking to play the best comedy clubs in Florida want to hit all the Improvs because they are usually the best comedy venues in their area. Located in the beloved Ybor City section of Tampa, all the top comedy shows get booked at the Improv. Any list of the top Tampa comedy clubs begins with the Improv.

Coconuts Comedy Club
5501 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL. 33706
Phone: 727-360-5653
Site: https://www.coconutscomedyclubs.com/

The oldest of Florida’s comedy venues, Coconuts opened in 1986. It seats 100 and has seen top comics Jim Breuer, Darryl Hammond, Kevin James and Larry the Cable Guy take its stage. It’s one of the few venues that books top comedy shows and offers free parking. Coconuts is also the site of the Tampa Bay Comedy Festival. It’s one of the most highly regarded Tampa comedy clubs.

McCurdy’s Comedy Club
1923 Ringling Blvd Sarasota, Fl., 34236
Phone: 941-925-FUNY (3869) Email: info@mccurdyscomedy.com
Site: https://www.mccurdyscomedy.com/

McCurdy’s Comedy Club in Sarasota, Florida is one of the top comedy venues on Florida’s west coast.
It’s theater is devoted to the art of stand-up comedy. Most seats are within 35 feet of the stage, and the theater now features two 70-inch monitors. For a high class comedy experience, few places match McCurdy’s Comedy Club in Sarasota, Florida.

Side Splitters Comedy Club
12938 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL.
Phone: 813-960-1197
Site: https://sidesplitterscomedy.com/

One of the top Tampa top comedy clubs, Side Splitters has been entertaining audiences since 1992. Side Splitters brings top national comedy shows to Tampa, but also nurtures local talent, boasting an award-winning open mic.

Snappers Grill and Comedy Club
36657 US Hwy 19 N, Palm Harbor, FL., 34684
Phone: 727-937-3737
Site: https://snappersgrill.com/

Located outside of Tampa in Palm Harbor, Snappers combines good food and comedy in one of the west coast’s top comedy venues. Snappers books some of the best touring comics and will sometimes have live music. Those looking for a comedy show and dinner should consider Snappers.

Spitfire Comedy House
1920 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL., 33712
Phone: 727-329-6290 Email: Info@SpitfireComedy.com
Site: https://spitfirecomedy.com/

A multipurpose comedy venue, Spitfire Comedy House offers stand-up, improv, sketch and musical comedy. It’s cozy, seating only 40, but also offers some open mics, where comics often rely on funny Florida headlines as the inspiration for their jokes.

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COMEDY CLUBS

Fans searching for a Fort Myers comedy club or a Naples comedy club are in the right location. Southwest Florida’s population continues to grow, creating a larger need for funny in Florida. If you live in Southwest Florida and are wondering, “Where can I find comedy clubs near my location?” this is the list for you.

Laugh In Comedy Cafe
8595 College Parkway #270, Fort Myers, FL., 33919
Phone: 239-479-5233
Site: https://www.laughincomedycafe.com/

Comics Jaime Morgan and Eric Grady – billed as the World’s Tallest Comedian – understand what it means to be funny in Florida. That’s why their newly renovated Fort Myers comedy club is quickly growing into one of the best comedy clubs in Florida, and the top comedy venue in Southwest Florida. Morgan and Grady aim to make Fort Myers one of the best cities for stand-up comedy in Florida by bringing national acts to town four night per week.

Off The Hook Comedy Club
2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Suite 1100, Naples, FL., 34109
Phone: 239-389-6901 Email: boxoffice@offthehookcomedy.com
Site: https://offthehookcomedy.com/

Opened in 2005 on Marco Island, Off the Hook relocated and became a Naples comedy club. In its current location Off The Hook features a full restaurant, making it a good choice for anyone seeking a comedy show and dinner. Some of the top comedy shows in the nation regularly visit Off The Hook. Why not? It’s the best Naples comedy club.

Visani’s Italian Steakhouse and Comedy Theater
2400 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte, FL., 33980
Phone 941-629-9191 Email: laugh@visani.net
Site: https://www.visani.net/

The top comedy club in Port Charlotte, Florida, is also the perfect place for fans looking for a comedy show and dinner. Visani’s features both musical acts and comedy shows, but it’s primarily a comedy club. In Port Charlotte, Florida, it’s a destination locals know and tourists enjoy.

JACKSONVILLE AND TREASURE COAST COMEDY CLUBS

The Jacksonville comedy scene is vibrant and north Florida audiences are taking notice. Jacksonville comedy clubs continue to book national acts while also nurturing local comics. Comedy fans looking for a night out could do a lot worse than checking out one of these Jacksonville comedy clubs.

Comedy Zone
3130 Hartley Road, Jacksonville, FL., 32257
Phone: 904-292-4242 (HAHA) Email: info@comedyzone.com
Site https://comedyzone.com/

The Jacksonville Comedy Zone, one of the best comedy venues in northern Florida, is located inside the Ramada Conference Center, off of I-295 & San Jose Blvd. It consistently books some of the best national touring comics. The Jacksonville Comedy Zone also offers a limited menu of munchies.

Laugh Lounge
37 E. Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, FL., 32202
Phone: 904-323-2471 Email: admin@creativeveins.com
Site: https://creativeveins.com/laugh-lounge/

The Laugh Lounge is a different kind of funny in Florida. Located two blocks from the Florida Theater, Laugh Lounge is a Jacksonville comedy club that caters to an adult audience. They want audiences to know they will not be seeing a family show. The easily offended might want to check other Jacksonville comedy clubs. But those who enjoy racy, cutting edge comedy might really enjoy this Jacksonville comedy show. Remember, you’ve been warned.

Gregory’s Comedy Club
900 North Atlantic Avenue (A1A), Cocoa Beach, FL., 32931
Phone: 321-799-2557 Email: info@gregorysonthebeach.com
Site: http://gregoryscomedyclub.com/

Gregory’s may be a little out of the way for most Florida comedy fans, but it still gets some of the top comedy shows in the nation. Located 2 ½ hours south of Jacksonville comedy clubs and an hour southeast of Orlando comedy venues, Gregory’s is the site of comedy every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Think of it as funny Florida in a more relaxed location.

 

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