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Have a laugh: Where to see local, national comedians perform in San Diego

Bobby Lee Performs At The Comedy Store
Posted at 3:20 PM, Jun 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-20 18:20:50-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Looking for a laugh? It is, after all, the best medicine, right?

There's plenty of belly shaking humor to be discovered around San Diego. From open mic nights to nationally-known comics being showcased, locals can find it all at our city's comedy clubs.

If you're looking for a spot to sit down, have a drink, and spit-take that drink, here's where you'll find the fun around town:

The American Comedy Co.: 818 B 6th Ave., San Diego
AMC is located in the heart of the Gaslamp District, giving guests to chance to spend the night downtown and enjoy laughs with little travel time between activities. The club's underground feel also gives it a speak-easy, intimate vibe. | Schedule

The Comedy Store: 916 Pearl St., La Jolla
David Letterman threw out the first joke to usher in the famed Comedy Store's La Jolla digs in 1977. The comedy spot gives visitors the comfort of a night near a scenic view of the Pacific while enjoying some laughs. | Schedule

The Mad House Comedy Club: 502 Horton Plaza, San Diego
National and local comics take the stage at Mad House most nights every week in Horton Plaza. | Schedule

The Comedy Palace: 8878 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Kearny Mesa
Check out a lineup of local and nationally-featured comics taking the stage in Kearny Mesa at The Comedy Palace. | Schedule

The Comedy Club at Pechanga: 4500 Pechanga Pkwy., Temecula
Pechanga Resort Casino's Comedy Club brings together some of the comedy circuit's brightest stars and up-and-comers, offering comedy and dinner packages as well. | Schedule

Sycuan Live & Up Close: 3007 Dehesa Rd., El Cajon
National comedians hit the stage at Sycuan Resort & Casino's Live & Up Close performances. | Schedule

National Comedy Theatre: 3717 India St., San Diego
Improv comedy and entertainment for all ages from national troupes can be seen at National Comedy Theatre. | Schedule

Winston's Beach Club: 1921 Bacon St., Ocean Beach
Open mic nights, comedy showcases, and roast battles are held weekly at Winston's in OB. | Schedule