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The Improv

Open Now: 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Whitney Cummngs!

We went here on our last night in Santa Monica, though it is about half an hour from there. We had... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
shawn d
Great Comedians

The main act was Craig Robinson and his band. Most of the opening comedians were pretty good. The... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
San Diego, California
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Filming site of the show "Evening at the Improv" showcasing a variety of comedy talent.
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8162 Melrose Ave, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7093
Central L.A
+1 323-651-2583
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We went here on our last night in Santa Monica, though it is about half an hour from there. We had our supper there prior to the 9:30 PM show. The food was pretty good. The drinks were a bit expensive as to be expected...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank shawn d
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The main act was Craig Robinson and his band. Most of the opening comedians were pretty good. The highlight David Alan Grier and the guy before him, I can't remember his name, but he was very funny. Jeff Ross and Dave Chappelle dropped in but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Two 50ish sisters with our 21 year old daughter/niece went here on a Thursday night. We reserved dinner which was a great option. We checked in and chose our table for the show. Then they brought us to the restaurant where we got dinner. Nothing...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Pinevalleyite
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

This is THE comedy place in LA. Loved watching the open mic night. While not that funny I give them all a ton of credit for getting up there. The main comedians were good. Steve O still trying to transition from being a crazy guy...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This is a classic venue that has “raised” so many current stars. Go early for dinner - nothing special in a bar venue they could use some added illumination ....but good solid reasonably priced menu and for no added cost ( if you book dinner...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank P G
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Great line up of comedians that night including Dane Cook, Bobby Lee, Theo Von plus more. Glad that the minimum age is 18 since my comedy loving son is 20 - most of the comedy clubs were minimum of 21. I suggest making reservations for...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Andrea01010
Reviewed 30 October 2017

For those who haven't seen Hollywood Babble On at the Improv - here's what we found works best. BUYING TICKETS - Buy tickets with a dinner reservation. This means you get to eat before the show and you don't have to pack in with everyone...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank tink8009
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

What a great night out! Good food, great vibes, awesome comedic talent, all for a great price at one of LAs most iconic comedy clubs. Jay Mohr, Mary-Lynn Rasjkub, Kevin Nealon, Dane Cook (who headlined the night I visited) are just some of the top...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank WorldTravla7
Reviewed 23 September 2017

You can get tickets online very inexpensively. The food was good (my Super Salad was very good) and the price was right, BUT the Service was the Fastest I have ever encountered - Ever. We went to the early show on a Wednesday night and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank GaryFleishman
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My daughter and I visited on June 8th. We were seated in the front row, to the side across from the piano. Excellent seats! Our only negative part of the night was that our server forgot about our drink orders and we never saw her...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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