Best 5 comedy clubs in Boston

Many famous comedians came from Boston or lived in Boston at some point of their careers: B.J Novak, Louis C.K, Conan O’Brian, Marc Maron… What are the best 5 comedy clubs in Boston?

1-Comedy Studio

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Located in Harvard Square, the Comedy Studio was formed by comedians wanting to add a new twist to the industry. It has a solid reputation among comedy heavyweights and is considered as a “must-visit” club for anyone looking for new talents for television projects. It is a place where fresh talents are discovered and where veterans push their boundaries. The Comedy Studio atmosphere is always casual and inviting. Without a doubt one of the best comedy clubs in Boston.

2- Nick’s Comedy Stop

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Located downtown Nick’s Comedy Stop is home to many of the best national and local talents since 1977. Nick’s Comedy Stop’s mission is to provide guests with an unforgettable night of laughter and entertainment. The atmosphere is always inviting and festive. Only downside: some find the tickets a bit too pricey.

3-Improv Boston

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ImprovBoston is a nonprofit improvisational theater, based in Central Square, Cambridge. It offers shows five nights per week. Improv Boston was strictly focused on improvisation for many years. ImprovBoston is now well known for its weekly shows as well as its classes and workshops involving all facets of the art of comedy.

4-Improv Asylum


Improv Asylum is an improvisational comedy club serving beer, wine & cocktails in an intimate space. Located  in the North End neighborhood of Boston, it was founded in 1998 by Paul D’Amato, Norm Laviolette, and Chet Harding. The theater produces multiple shows per week including its critically acclaimed main-stage show: a blend of both sketch comedy and improvised scenes.

5-Dick Doherty’s Comedy Den


Dick Doherty’s Comedy Den  is Boston’s Only Full Service Comedy Club. With Great food, drinks and show at great prices, Dick Doherty’s Comedy Den is home to local and national comedians and comics. Be careful though: The jokes are also sometimes dirty and harsh so don’t expect a family friendly atmosphere. Ideal for a night out with friends. One of the classic comedy clubs in Boston.

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