If you’re looking for something to do on date night with your significant other and you love great laugh, then we have the perfect plan for you. Southern California is home to some legendary comedy clubs we’ve compiled a list of some that make for the perfect date night. Go on the weekends for the big acts or catch a weekday show for the up-and-comers. Side note: Most of the clubs have a 2 drink minimum so make sure you keep in mind — you may be tipping the next Jerry Seinfeld.
The Brea Improv (see also the Irvine Improv) is a beautiful comedy club located in Brea, California. It is known for having some great talent on weekends and off nights. Here are some shows to look out for in November:
Nov 15th- Sebastian Maniscalco
Maniscalco is a very famous/funny comedian who has appeared on shows like Comedy Central presents, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Nov 17th- Nick Swardson
Nick is best known for his role as Terry “the gay roller skating prostitute” on Reno 911 and his work with Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions.
Nov 20-21st – Bobby Lee
Bobby Lee is a another very well known comedian. Most people consider his contributions to the hit TV show Mad TV to be his best work to date.
Some restaurants near the Brea Improv:
Great food with a great twist! They serve waffle sandwiches along with a selections of other delicious foods.
Cha Cha’s Tacos and Tequila
The short ribs and shrimp tacos are highly recommended. Not to mention their great selection of wine and cocktails.
Taps Fish House
This restaurant has a very high end/ comfortable feel to it. The fried calamari is highly recommended.
The Comedy Store
Located on Sunset Blvd, audiences love this comedy club because it hosts some of the best comedic talent from around the US. Shows to look out for in November:
Nov 14th- Superstar Comedy show with a “Special guest”.
Nov 15th-Crazee Cindy Show
Known for being extremely funny and having Industry showcases for upcoming comics.
Restaurants that are Nearby:
Mel’s Drive In
This is a great American restaurant founded all the way back in 1947 by Mel Weiss and Harold Dobbs.
Saddle Ranch Chop House
This restaurant has a very unique concept, they like to describe as “rock meets western”.
Known for their great food and service, their popcorn shrimp and sea bass robata are highly recommended.
The Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach
Located in Hermosa Beach, this Club is known for having a great comedic lineup along with awesome service and great food. Upcoming shows to look out for:
Nov 12th- Rob Schneider
Rob Schneider is best known for his roles in the films Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Hot Chick and The Benchwarmers…. but who remembers him as the copy guy on Saturday Night Live? (click here for video)
Nov 15th- Jay Leno
Jay Leno performs almost every Sunday in this club. Check out his new show Jay Leno’s Garage on CNBC
Restaurants that are nearby:
Known for being one of the best gourmet burger restaurants in the city.
Address: 1040 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Phone: (310) 214-8626
New Orleans Cajun & Creole Cuisine
Great and exotic Cajun and Creole cuisine is available in this restaurant. If you want to try something unique, we recommend the alligator on a stick.
Address: 140 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Phone: (310) 372-8970
This restaurant is best known for having a varied menu that has something for everyone.
There you have it! These great comedy shows and amazing restaurants will make for an awesome date night for your and your date. Enjoy and have fun!