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Laugh Riot at Positano Italian Restaurant

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Address: 4948 Fairmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
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+1 301-946-1102
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Sat 19:15 - 21:30

Laugh Riot at Positano(formerly Laugh Riot at Hyatt) Live Standup Comedy...

Laugh Riot at Positano(formerly Laugh Riot at Hyatt) Live Standup Comedy Show Saturday Nights in Bethesda 3 local DC-MD-VA area comedians Every Saturday night 8pm to 9:30 pm $10 Cash-at-door Admission. Main Dining Room opens 5pm for Dinner & Drinks. Comedy Showroom (next door) opens 7:15pm for DRINKS ONLY-NO FOOD. No Reservations. First come, First seated. No Advance Seat Sales. Positano Italian Restaurant 4948 Fairmont Ave (off Old Georgetown Rd, look for the blue/green awning ) Bethesda, MD 20814 StandupComedyToGo. com

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Top notch comics

Very well organized and professional comedy show with really top notch comics. Everyone in my group had a great time! Each comic had a unique stage personality and style, and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 December 2015
Herndon, Virginia
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Herndon, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

Very well organized and professional comedy show with really top notch comics. Everyone in my group had a great time! Each comic had a unique stage personality and style, and really funny material. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this show. NOTE to VENUE: We would have bought food in addition to buying drinks, had it been available.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

My husband and I have had such good times at the Laugh Riot that we've been there 3 times! Best to get there at 7 so you can get a seat at a table with your friends and eat the carryout you've brought yourself (can't bring your own drinks, they sell them there). Then you can visit before the comics... More 

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Winchester, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

I had the pleasure of witnessing a brave, and as it turns out, funny warrior woman take the stage at this packed stand-up club for the first time ever. Even more satisfying than the clever jokes and stories was experiencing a person break through personal barriers to allow for expansion of her consciousness. Lisa Holliday used stand-up comedy as the... More 

Thank frogmagic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed listening to comics. For 10 dollars you will get a great show. We will have to visit it again when we are plan another trip out to dc.

Thank Amber B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

First time at Laugh Riot, the host and comedians were great! Met up with friends, we had a great time and definitely coming back for more! Great value for $10. The doors open at 7pm if you wish to bring dinner and eat there before the show starts. They have a cash bar which is set up outside of room,... More 

Thank Laura W
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

My girlfriend and I attended the show on a whim and it was great. The room was small, but not too small. It was quaint so you felt like part of the show. You can't beat the $10 price either, you can't even see a movie for 10 bucks! They had 2 headliners who had been on Last Comic Standing... More 

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Kensington, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

First visit and I'm glad we went. The host was very welcoming and the comedians were very good. We were thoroughly entertained by a host who was very funny and three performers including Tony Tudor who is a rookie building his act. Shahryar Rizvi opened the show and was followed by Danny Rouhier who I thought was terrific and as... More 

Thank sk1952
Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

The MC and headliners are always pretty entertaining. It's in the basement/convention space of the Hyatt and usually gathers a good crowd. If you're looking to do something different, this is the a great option

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

The basement of a brand hotel in a downtown commerical area a couple miles south of the NIH doesn't seem like the right place for a comedy club.. and that's just the start of what's offbeat and amusing about Laugh Riot! The production is in a large meeting room, typically with bar mitzvahs and wedding receptions across the lobby; and... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

The comedians were as good and in the case of the MC, better, then comedy shows I have been to multiple times at the Laugh Factory in Vegas. They do have a good bar set up, but outside of that you are packed into a hotel meeting room with no frills…..thats the only thing that aligns with this being a... More 

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