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Address: 90 Church St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1226
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+1 732-545-4242
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Tue - Wed 18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 17:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 02:00

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Great night out!!!

Starting off, Vinny Brand offers a lot of deals for the college kids. He is a very generous guy to the surrounding community. I have had my son's 18th birthday here, my 50th... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Stress Factory is a great time. The staff is super friendly and fun and the place is big so it can comfortably accommodate a lot of people. There is no bad seat in the house, and they even manage to make the show feel intimate because of the room layout. The comedians -- from the MC through the warm-up act... More 

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Thank HeatherM11
westfield, nj
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305 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is easily the best comedy club in NJ and on a par with the top clubs in New York City. The headliners include many famous names in the business--Chris Rock; Wanda Sykes, Paul Reiser--and dozens of extremely funny comics who have had solo TV specials. The opening acts are usually funny young comics from NYC. Prices are very reasonable--for... More 

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Thank DSM14
Succasunna, New Jersey
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54 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Don't fall for their "New Years extravaganza". First we waited outside for half an hour in the freezing cold because they oversold tickets and couldn't find seats for everyone . There was supposed to be a buffet but it was closing down by the time we got in so we grabbed some disgusting ziti eggplant green beans;etc. We were so... More 

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2 Thank sha8524
Kendall Park, New Jersey
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Other reviewers talk about the great comedy at the Stress Factory and all 8 in our party agree! The 3 comedians were hysterical. Other reviewers also wrote about crowded conditions, slow service, mediocre food and a long wait to pay at the end of the show. We didn't agree. We arrived at 6 PM for the 7:30 show. A waitress... More 

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Thank Steven L
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Starting off, Vinny Brand offers a lot of deals for the college kids. He is a very generous guy to the surrounding community. I have had my son's 18th birthday here, my 50th birthday and just a regular night out with my husband and my girlfriends. It is a fun place to share a night of laughs. Burgers are tasty,... More 

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1 Thank Donna R
Princeton, New Jersey
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55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have been to the Stress Factory may times. Here is the deal as I see it. Buy a ticket to a show. Get in line and get seated. It is a two drink minimum so it's good to have a designated DRIVER. There are soo many restaurants/ bars in the area. There is a parking deck right next door.

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1 Thank Westcoastweirdo
New Brunswick, New Jersey
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Went to this little cozy comedy club location with my husband and some friends and we just loved it so much! The club host some of the funniest upcoming comedians and well established comedians as well; you'll love coming again and again.

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1 Thank Kelly C
Edison, New Jersey
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172 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I understand a 2 drink minimum but having to wait 25 minutes after the end of the show is pathetic, especially if you are paying cash. On a posture note the drinks were good

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2 Thank golfnut51
Central Nj
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Always a good time coming here, great prices and location. Beats the trek into NYC when you have a great comedy club in the heart of New Brunswick.

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2 Thank Garnet H
Piscataway, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place to catch a comedy show! Vinnie Brand, the owner, opens most shows welcoming all guests, introducing some of the biggest names in comedy! We've seen Amy Schumer, John Oliver, Kevin Nealon, Chris Rock, Whitney Cummings, Margaret Cho, Mike E. Winfield, Brett Ernst, to name a few there! Always a great time!

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