Are you planning a trip to Sin City? Maybe you’re looking for some laughs. Las Vegas and comedy clubs go hand in hand like bread and butter and there are many comedy clubs within the city of lights. How will you decide which club is the best fit for you? I’ve compiled a quick look at seven of the top comedy clubs in the city.
What are the best comedy clubs in Las Vegas? These are the top stand up comedy clubs in Vegas:
- Brad Garret’s Comedy Club
- The L.A. Comedy Club
- Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club
- The Laugh Factory
- The Comedy Cellar
- The Jokester’s Comedy Club
- The Aces of Comedy
Read on to find out what you can expect from each club, how much you’ll pay for tickets, and showtimes.
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Brad Garret’s Comedy Club
Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club is located inside the basement of the MGM Grand. Mr. Garret, who played Robert Barone in Everybody Loves Raymond, had a hand in the club’s design himself.
The club has the vibe of a circa 1920s nightclub. The club is well known for its red curtains and old-school charm. The venue does not serve food, aside from flavored popcorn (weird right?). You’ll have no problem ordering drinks, however. There are no drink minimums and you must be 21 or older to enter, with a valid form of Id.
Don’t expect to see Brad perform every night. However, he is on the schedule quite frequently. Along with Mr. Garret, you can expect to hear from comedians like:
- Collin Moulton
- Joe Larson
- Kathleen Dunbar
- Debbie Gutierrez
- Michael Somerville
Each show features a host, a headliner, and a featured act.
The club has one show at 8 pm nightly. Each show is about 90 minutes long. The show runs every day, Monday thru Sunday.
Brad Garret’s Comedy Club has tickets available that range from $47 – $84. You can often get a discount when you purchase those tickets here.
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The L.A. Comedy Club
The L.A. Comedy Club is located inside the world-famous Stratosphere. One of the most recognizable structures in Vegas, the “Strat” is a must-see.
The club itself is located inside the Stratosphere’s 160-seat Dragon Room. Food is not served, but you can grab a bite to eat in one of the hotel’s many restaurants before or after the show. The club does serve drinks and there is no drink minimum. You must be 18 or older to enter.
The L.A. Comedy Club has a wide range of comedians. They book Comedians from Comedy Central, Netflix, HBO, and Showtime. They also have a cast of regular comedians including:
- Alex “Koolaid” Ansel
- Bobby Wayne Stauts
- Brandon Hahn
- Jozalyn Sharp
- Freddy Correa
The L.A. Comedy Club has one show at 8 pm nightly. The 8 pm show runs seven days a week. On Friday and Saturday nights, there is an additional 10 pm show. Each show is about 90 minutes long.
The L.A. Comedy Club has tickets available that range from $25-$47. You can get your tickets here.
Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club
Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club is located at the LINQ Promenade. Kimmel and his team designed the club with some special features. The theater seats up to 300, has two levels and has an expandable showroom. The venue serves a full menu of casual food and the club boasts a full bar. There are no drink minimums. You must be 18 or older to enter.
Jimmy Kimmel has curated a special lineup for each show. Each comedian, whether an up and coming talent or a household name, is chosen personally by Jimmy and his staff.
Some upcoming comedians, slated to perform are:
- Vicki Barbolak
- Ian Bagg Dusty
- Slay Luenell
- Jill Kimmel.
The Jimmy Kimmel Comedy Club has one show on Tuesdays. The show begins at 8 pm. From Thursday to Sunday there is an 8 pm and a 10 pm show. On Saturdays, there is also a midnight show. Each show is about 90 minutes long.
The Jimmy Kimmel Comedy Club has tickets available that range from $25-$56.30. You can often find discount tickets here.
The Laugh Factory is located inside the Tropicana, a Hilton resort and casino in Vegas. The club does not serve food or offer a full bar. However, you can find both just outside the club, in the hotel’s restaurant or casino. You must be 18 or older to enter.
The Laugh Factory has a varied lineup. It boasts popular comedians as seen on TV, as well as Vegas Favorites. The Laugh Factory also has some fresh up and coming Vegas stand up comedians.
Some upcoming acts that you might expect to see, include:
- Dice Clay
- Mitch Fatel
- Shayma Tash
- Bill Dawes
- Harry Basil
- Don Gavin
- Adam Ray
The Laugh Factory has two daily shows. Each show is 90 minutes long. The first show is at 8:30 pm. The second show is at 10:30 pm.
The Laugh Factory has tickets available that range from $47.50-$67.50. You can purchase those tickets here at a discount.
The Comedy Cellar
The Comedy Cellar is located at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Vegas. A more intimate venue, this club seats about 100. The club does not have any food service but the club does serve drinks. There is no drink minimum. You must be 18 or older to enter.
The Comedy Cellar in Las Vegas has a great lineup of names you know and love, along with some new names you may learn to love. Some upcoming acts you can expect to see are:
- Mark Cohen
- Mike Yard
- Jason Cheny
- Chloe Hilliard
- Daniel Simonson
The Comedy Cellar has two daily shows. Each show is 90 minutes long. The first show is at 7 pm. The second show is at 9 pm.
The Comedy Cellar has tickets available that range from $25-$55. You can save money by purchasing those tickets here.
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Jokester’s Las Vegas
The Jokester’s Comedy Club is located at the D Casino & Hotel in downtown Las Vegas. The club boasts a cabaret-style theatre. Food is not served although you can grab a drink as the venue offers a full bar and cocktail service. There is no drink minimum. You must be 18 or older to enter, with a valid ID. Minors may attend if accompanied by an adult.
The Jokester’s Comedy Club has a lineup of comedians that you will know and love. Many of their comedians you will have seen on TV in places like Netflix, HBO, Comedy Central, and many of the Late-night favorites.
You can expect to see a mix of established and upcoming talent. Some of the comedians you can expect to see are:
- Chris “Kid” Reid
- Pauly Shore
- Derek Richards
- Aziz Ansari
- Felipe Esparsa
- Loni Love
The Jokester’s Comedy Club has one nightly show that begins at 10:30 pm. Shows are 75 minutes long.
The Jokester’s Club in Las Vegas has tickets available that range from $39.95 to $69.95. They offer a discount to military, both active and retired. You can purchase those tickets here.
Aces of Comedy
The Aces of Comedy Club is located at the Terry Fator Theatre, inside the Mirage Hotel and Casino. The theatre offers concessions and a limited bar. There is no drink minimum. You must be 18 or older to attend. Minors between the ages of 5 and 17 may attend if accompanied by an adult.
The Aces of Comedy lineup consists of well known, and well-established comedians. They are exactly what they have named themselves, the Aces of Comedy. Their lineup is a who’s who of comedy. No new faces here. Some comedians you can expect to see are:
- Iliza Shlesinger
- Jim Jefferies
- Tim Allen
- David Spade
- Ray Romano
The Aces of Comedy Club has one show nightly that begins at 10 pm. Each show runs for about 90 minutes.
The Aces of Comedy Club has tickets available between $50 and $170. You can purchase those tickets here.
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Lots of Laughs in Las Vegas
So, there you have it. We’ve looked at ticket prices, comedians performing, showtimes, age restrictions, and venues for these comedy clubs. The only thing left to do is to decide which club is the best fit for you.
Which comedy club IS the best in Las Vegas? Only you can decide which of these is the best fit for your own personal taste. One thing, however, is sure. No matter which of these seven clubs you choose, you are going to have a great time.