The Best 10 Comedy Clubs in Miami

Miami is known for going through a lengthy process of building and sustaining a strong comedy scene. To assist, we believe it is long overdue to update the best venues that consistently produce a place to go for the local comedy fans. Miami is known for its notorious nightlife, offering options like clubbing, restaurants, bars and lounges. However, this post will present to you the kinds of places that offer an alternative. We present to you the Best 10 Comedy Clubs in Miami. (In no particular order)

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Best 10 Comedy Clubs in Miami

Fort Lauderdale Improv

Fort Lauderdale Improv

5700 Seminole Way
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

Ok, this one is not in Miami.

Although, every local fan of comedy knows its worth to do a 20 minute drive (depending on traffic) to experience a great comedy show with a nationally touring comedian on its stage. The Fort Lauderdale Improv is an important location for comedy in our area.

One of the largest chains of national comedy clubs. Featuring the kinds of talents you see on Netflix, Comedy Central, NBC and popular movie appearances. The Fort Lauderdale Improv also hosts local comedians who are working on their craft in a professional setting.

What makes this venue spectacular is the moment you go past the door into your seat, you already know you’re in for a great show. It has a great comedy club theater feel to it. The drink menu also has plenty of cocktail options to make the show experience great for you and your guests.

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The Comedy Inn

14501 S Dixie Hwy 
Miami, FL 33176

This is currently ‘THE’ STAND UP COMEDY CLUB IN MIAMI. The Comedy Inn is where true fans come to see comedians who work the comedy club circuits of the nation.

Owner Mike Levine has a good taste for comedy. He brings the kinds of talent that you might want to know about. Stand up fans who watch regular specials on Netflix, Comedy Central or iTunes top 10 comedy album charts will be surprised to know this is where you can see them live.

Or if you’ve traveled to New York and seen the comedy club scene there, you will most likely see that those comedians work in Miami here.

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Have Nots Comedy

Open Stage Club

2325 Galiano St, 

Coral Gables, FL 33134

Another consistent place to go to watch a comedy show in Miami is whenever the Have Nots Comedy Productions have an event.

Housed in either the Open Stage Club, Magic City Casino or the Jackie Gleason Room at the Filmore Theater in Miami Beach, The Have Nots brings a format of comedy that is hilariously original. You can see a nationally touring comedian, a traveling showcase or a local prestige of our comedy scene.

The Have Nots also releases media via Comedy Time on Youtube to push forward the talent on the internet to be seen in a more National platform.

For many years, the Have Nots has been building a strong following of fans that know where to go for a great time of fun. It has also been voted in the Best Of in the Miami New Times.

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Stage 305

450 NW 37th Ave 
Miami, FL 33125

Located inside the Magic City Casino, this is a great location to see the kinds of acts that fit into the Miami mold nicely. Acts like Ralphie May, Anjelah Johnson, Jo Koy, Jeff Ross and Carlos Mencia have performed in this incredible venue.

It is also the location that hosts the annual Miami’s Ultimate Comedian competition!

What makes Stage 305 extra special is not only because its so large, but when you step outside you get all the magic of a casino setting. Sometimes even salsa dancing right next to the bar!

Just the Funny Weekend Show

Just the Funny

3119 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33145

This Theater is becoming a landmark of comedy history as the go to place in Miami for…well…Just the Funny!

For years, the Just the Funny theater has made it very clear that improv comedy is alive and well in Miami. The theater features very talented improvisers and hosts many annual improv festivals. On top of it all, they offer classes for the individual to build its understanding in the skills of improvisation. (Which is a skill that goes beyond the stage!). These classes is what allows the theater to always be full of performers sharing the fun occurring on all its showcases.

Just the Funny Theater houses two stages: The Main Stage and The Spotlight Stage.

The Main Stage is where you will see a variety of shows based on Improv; musicals, long form, and sketches. The Spotlight is more for the nightcrawlers of Miami who are looking for a more party feel to live improvisation and stand up comedy sometimes too!

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Villain Theater

New Venue TBA, watch this space

New to the Miami comedy scene and making waves!

The Villain Theater is hard at work in being the next staple for live entertainment. With various improvisors assisting in building its brand of long form Chicago-style improvisations.

The Theater has also brought in (amazingly) the likes of improvers such as TJ Jagodowski, Dave Pasquesi, and Jimmy Carrane. 

The Villain Theater has a bright future ahead and already it has made its mark in the city of Miami. It is currently undergoing a big move to its new venue space in Little Haiti to venture in becoming the next great comedy space in Miami.

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Backroom Comedy Club at Toms NFL

5001 NW 36th St

Miami Springs, FL 33166

This comedy club is a once a month gem hidden in the back of Toms NFL sports bar.

Show producer Gordon Meyers is a fan of comedy with a good ear to the ground on who should perform at the Backroom Comedy Club.

With a huge support of local audience members, you get to see what its like for a comic to spruce up his act while visiting Miami.

Also, Toms NFL is an awesome sports bar by the way. The food is great and the collection of beers it offers is awesome too. Always a great time during these shows, and a very supportive room to the Miami comedy scene and fans alike.

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Speak! Fridays

Miami Light Project

404 NW 26th St, 

Miami, FL 33127

Speak! Fridays is an awesome show. Not necessarily ONLY for comedy, but overall. Host and MC Robert Lee has been making Speak! an awesome collection of artists who are passionate for the craft of live performances.

The reason why Speak! is on the list is because there has been MANY occasions where big comedy names have stopped by to entertain the strong following that is always present and supportive to the performers.

On top of it all, even Kevin Hart has stopped by to produce a pilot to a television comedy series where they showcase hard working comedians for a chance to stardom on national tv.

Speak! Fridays will also be going down in history as the go to place for live entertainment of all sorts including its support for live comedy! Robert Lee is pretty funny too y’all!

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Flamingo Theater Bar

Four Ambassadors

905 Brickell Bay Dr 

Miami, FL 33131

This is the latin twist to the list!

Flamingo Theater Bar has made awesome comedy productions come to life in Miami. Whether it be in Spanish or in English, the people at the Flamingo Theater Bar has put together an awesome venue, for drinks, eating, dancing, celebrating and ofcourse, laughing.

Flamingo Theater Bar also has awesome drink creations and cocktails and a menu for people who want to dine during a show. The kind of comedy you will see here is a large variety from sketch, talk shows, stand up comedy, musicals and plays.

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176 NW 24th St, 

Miami, FL 33127

Gramps has a small theater room in the back called Shirley’s where it is decorated with art and has a well put together performance stage.

This is the place in Wynwood for comedy.

Gramps is also known to be the go to place for nationally touring comedians to simply pop up with performances. Comedians with the likes of Yannis Pappas, Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre.

Gramps also has an ongoing monthly comedy show where it showcases the local comedy scene for its late night crowds during the midweek.

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Manny Garavito is founder, writer and stand up comedian for Miami Comedy. Originally from Long Island, Manny moved to Miami at an early age to soak in the sun and culture. In addition, he is a freelance digital marketer.