COMEDY OAKLAND, winner of "2016 Best Place for Comedy" - East Bay Express Readers Poll & also named "Top 10 Theatrics for 2012" by East Bay Express, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy festivals, late night talk shows, won competitions, and have performed on every habitable continent!
Comedy Oakland was founded in May 2009. We have no drink minimums, no ticket fees, no tolls, and no parking headaches. Just great food and comedy!
Check out our calendar for comedian lineups and all upcoming shows. We have 5 shows every week.
7:30pm on Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays
9:30pm on Fridays & Saturdays
SPICE MONKEY RESTAURANT & BAR
1628 Webster St, Oakland CA 94612
We are located inside Spice Monkey restaurant & bar, in the loft upstairs. We serve food and drinks at our shows. Spice Monkey's restaurant menus contains seasonal choices with high-quality ingredients. Selections offer something for all: meat eaters, vegetarians, gluten-free & vegans alike!
View Spice Monkey Restaurant Menu
There are no drink minimums at our shows. You pay for what you buy. Water is free...even in this drought! The showroom is not wheelchair accessible. You will have to walk up a flight of stairs. Free street parking is available after 6pm. We are 2 blocks from 19th St BART.
Comedy Oakland is well deserving of their title of best place for comedy of 2016. After discovering this little gem I have been coming back every week for almost a month. - Marcus H. (Oakland)
I had seen comedy in a couple of other places in Oakland, but this one is definitely the best. - John Z. (Oakland)
With no food/drink minimums? And ... no eventbrite booking fee? What kind of anti-wallet-gouging is this? HECK YEAH. - S.R. (San Francisco)
Super funny! Great comedians and a great host! We had a blast. The food was also very good. - Geo A. (Union City)
Awesome show! We saw a competition between 8 comedians. All of them were very good and especially the winner (chosen by the audience). - Rachel M. (Oakland)
This was a super fun show in a beautiful little club. I hadn't expected it to be so nice! - M.S. (Berkeley)
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SAMSON KOLETKAR, FOUNDER
Samson is the world's only Indian Jewish Standup Comedian.
He has been featured on NBC, CBS, NDTV and has performed all over USA, Canada & India.
IRA SUMMER, CO-HOST
Ira decided the comedy scene really needed another middle aged Jew from New Jersey.
He is also the co-host of the podcast - Date Talk.
Want to book a show for a corporate event / client appreciation event / fundraiser / birthday / anniversary / graduation / bachelor / bachelorette / retirement / fraternity / sorority / meetup? No matter how big or small your party is, we can make it a fun event for you!
BOOK A COMEDIAN FOR YOUR EVENT
Need a comedian or two at your location for your event? We got you covered. We have a large roster of local comedians that perform locally, nationally and internationally, with a variety of expertise. No matter what type of event, we have a comedian for you.