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Comedy Cafe

1033 N Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
+1 414-271-5653
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Don't waste your time!

The comedians were not funny. Drinks were expensive and not good! To much in Milwaukee to waste... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Galveston Island, Texas
Who doesn't love a good laugh?

We were entertained by three comedians, and they kept getting funnier and funnier. The main... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Sandra O
Burlington, Wisconsin
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The Comedy Cafe has consistently been rated as one of the best comedy clubs in the country for almost three decades, featuring nationally known headliners from both television and screen.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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1033 N Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
+1 414-271-5653
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

The comedians were not funny. Drinks were expensive and not good! To much in Milwaukee to waste your time at this club!

Thank rsmith22054
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We were entertained by three comedians, and they kept getting funnier and funnier. The main headliner was from Alabama, and goll durn it, if we weren't laughing our butts off. We went on a Thursday night and actually paid NO cover! Two drink minimum, and...More

Thank Sandra O
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The show was amazing, fun great time. It was clean with a great atmosphere. 10 cover plus a two drink minimum but that was easy because the drinks were great. They do not have any food but they have popcorn.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The host, a sci-fi writer, was as funny as possible for the time allotted to him. The local comic was pretty funny, too. I thought the main comic, a gentleman from Alabama by way of New York City and Los Angeles was a little uneven....More

Thank Toddsgang
Reviewed 25 September 2016

My girlfriend and I stopped in here on a Friday night (only 10 dollars a ticket!) for a 7:30 showing. Been to comedy clubs in the past and this one was set up just like the rest of them. Don't pay the extra five dollars...More

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Loved the atmosphere and the staff. We reserved our tix beforehand to get a discount. We were seated right up front (even while having only a minute to spare before showtime). The comics were pretty funny...and the specialty drinks were great. It was the perfect...More

Thank MrsBermingham
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a pretty cool venue. They can cram a lot of people in there. We bought tickets in advance and were seated right in front of the stage. I mean like directly against it, a few feet from the performers. This may have been...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 21 April 2016

There was a mix up at the door. The door man thought I did not have tickets purchased whatsoever. Please buy and arrive at the venue early for the comedian of your choice so that this doesn't happen to you. The club owner/manager saved the...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We have been to the comedy cafe numerous times.....normally all the acts are hilarious! During our last visit, this was not the case....a bunch of duds. Great service.

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Fun night at the comedy cafe and David Scott was a great act!! New location just down from Maders seemed smaller, is on the second floor, valet parking and great service !! 😃

Thank Grannyofthree
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