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Punch Line

Financial District
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Address: 444 Battery St, Financial District, San Francisco, CA 94111-3228
Phone Number:
+1 415-397-7573
15:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 15:00 - 18:00

Come laugh your way to this reasonably priced comedy venue.

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Typical comedy club

Came in on a Friday evening. No big name headliner or anything, just wanted to laugh. It follows the standard comedy club template. I sprung for VIP or whatever they call it. Not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2017
Steve J
Allen, Texas
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great evening: super friendly staff, helpful, switched our reservation from the late to the early show since we were under the weather. Saw Bret Ernst, who was really incisive, ironic and intelligent. The opening acts were great also, and left us with a new appreciation of babies on airplanes and the difference between Haagen Dazs and Ben&Jerry's ice... More 

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Allen, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Came in on a Friday evening. No big name headliner or anything, just wanted to laugh. It follows the standard comedy club template. I sprung for VIP or whatever they call it. Not too sure what that entails, but If that is an option I always take it these days. We were seated immediately right in front of the stage,... More 

Thank Steve J
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1,641 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is a comedy club and a great place to bring a first date to get her relaxed with drinks and humor for a later hookup. Expensive.

Thank Alzor S
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Saw Chris Porter the evening of Dec 7. Was very funny, service was lovely and attentive. Cozy atmosphere. bigger then expected. 2 Drink Min.

Thank Marlena B
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I wasn't impressed with the comedians that were there went I went with friends. They have no talent. Weak performance!

Thank Logoliver
San Jose, California
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Nice sized room, yet everyone ends up feeling "close to the action," and the servers are absolutely seamless at getting what you need without disturbing the show. The food choices are pretty good for a comedy club -- my husband complained that the nachos had a kind of "black bean water" puddle underneath, but the fact that they have black... More 

Thank Beakertroyd
Owatonna, Minnesota
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Smallish club with a relaxed atmosphere. There was a nice variety of comedians to entertain us. Bar service was pretty darn good considering the place was packed. 2 drink minimum.

Thank Sue W
Brentwood, California
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104 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

A very cozy place to see comedy, so close to the stage. We were happy to see a cider being offered. We will go back again. Good rate, good price for drinks, food offered too. We went to late show on a Sat., made reservations to make sure to get in.

Thank Edward V
Los Angeles, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Great for date night or hanging with friends. $10 and a 2 drink minimum and plenty of up and coming comics. Street parking was plentiful on a Sunday night. We would definitely do it again.

Thank Cassandra B
Hartford, Connecticut
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76 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

Nice comedy club, good although basic food menu, spacious and has great comedians. Service was very good and ambiance is very nice. Great place to relax and laugh without spending a fortune.

Thank whataboutthecustomer

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Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s version of Wall Street. The rush of business people make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of historic and contemporary architecture, including the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours, bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
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