Best New Jersey Comedy Clubs and Shows

Discover the top New Jersey Comedy Clubs: Features clubs with intimate settings allowing audiences to get up close and personal with up-and-coming comedians.

New Jersey Comedy Clubs have experienced ups and downs over the years. Although they may not be as popular as they were in the eighties, there are still some great venues that continue to thrive. Many comedy clubs have unfortunately closed down due to poor business practices, but the ones that have survived are well-financed and have managed to attract top-notch headliners.

Despite the challenges faced by the comedy industry, New Jersey still offers a vibrant comedy scene. Whether you're a die-hard comedy fan or simply looking for a fun night out, there are plenty of options to choose from in the Garden State. So grab your friends, sit back, and get ready to laugh the night away at one of New Jersey's top comedy clubs.

Northern New Jersey Comedy Clubs

Bananas Comedy Club
Bananas Comedy Club
Renaissance Hotel
801 Rutherford Ave
Rutherford NJ 07070
Bananas Comedy Club is a contemporary entertainment venue that bring stadium-sized talent to an intimate theater on a weekly basis. For a modest ticket price, patrons enjoy live standup comedy and other performance art from a nationally accredited act, no more than 60 feet away. Shows average 1 hour and forty minutes and comprise an opener, a feature, and a headliner with national entertainment credits. Bananas Comedy Club is a non-smoking facility. Guests can enjoy a wide selection of food and beverage, from perfectly-portioned appetizers to the hottest craft beers, as well as a full spread of entrees, desserts, and homespun cocktails in a relaxing, cozy atmosphere.

Comedy Cove
The Comedy Cove @ Scotty's
595 Morris Ave
Springfield, NJ
The Comedy Cove features some of the country’s best comics, many of whom have appeared on “Last Comic Standing”, “Late Night with David Letterman”, and “The Tonight Show.”

Comedy Shop
The Comedy Shoppe
At Paisano's
32 Park Ave
Rutherford, NJ
Located in Paisano's BYOB Italian restaurant, for $25 per person for a two act show, they feature comedians seen on Comedy Central, Showtime, The Late Show, Last Comic Standing, America's Got Talent etc.

Laugh Tour Comedy Club
The Laugh Tour Comedy Club
Located inside Dorrian's Red Hand
555 Washington Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City's full-time comedy club with four shows a week.

Central New Jersey Comedy Clubs

Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club
Catch a Rising Star
The Hyatt Regency
102 Carnegie Center
Princeton, NJ
Catch a Rising Star, the legendary NYC Comedy club known for launching the careers of some of America's most popular television and film stars, top comedians, comic actors, musicians, directors, producers and writers.

Stress Factory Comedy Club
Stress Factory
90 Church Street
New Brunswick, NJ
Entertaining New Jersey with the top stand-up comedians. Located a few blocks from Rutgers University, features national acts as well as up and coming performers. Vinnie Brand, your host for the evening, is sure to make an appearance and crack a few jokes as well. Food and drinks are available as well as dinner/show packages.

Uncle Vinnie's Comedy Club
Uncle Vinnie's Comedy Club
520 Arnold Ave.
Point Pleasant, NJ
Now one of the popular comedy clubs in Ocean County, Uncle Vinnie's is owned by 2 brothers from Belleville, NJ, They feature the areas top comedians with open Mic nights, special shows and fund-raisers.

Southern New Jersey Comedy Clubs

Atlantic City Comedy Club
Atlantic City Comedy Club
The Claridge Hotel
123 S. Indiana Ave,
Atlantic City, NJ
They feature some of the country's top headliners and rising stars. Located Just minutes from AC's famed boardwalk, The Atlantic City Comedy Club provides an unforgettable night out as some of today's hottest and most iconic names in comedy take the stage.

Borgata Comedy Club
Borgata Comedy Club
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
One Borgata Way
Atlantic City, NJ
The most renowned comics on the circuit – some famous, some soon-to-be. And all up-close and personal on the primary stage for laughter in Atlantic City.

Resorts Casino Comedy Club
Comedy Shows at Resorts
Resorts Casino
On the 13th floor of the Ocean Tower
1133 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ
Hosted by AC Jokes, shows occur on multiple nights of the week,

Tropicana Kiss kiss Club Comedy Club
Tropicana Comedy Club at Kiss Kiss Nightclub
Kiss Kiss Nightclub
2801 Pacific Ave
Atlantic City, NJ
Hosted by AC Jokes, shows are scheduled every night of the week.