Last year I wrote a post about budget comedy venues in Los Angeles. Here’s a new place to see some of your favorite comics and some complete newbies! The 2nd Saturday of every month, The Far Bar in Downtown Los Angeles will host “The Little Tokyo Comedy Brunch” from 1pm to 3pm. Two featured comics open the show followed by 10 to 15 other comics in on open-mic fashion.
I attended the show last Saturday. It is important to note that the comedy show is completely free, but there is a $12 brunch special, with an additional $3 for bottomless mimosas. This is a great deal for your money, as the brunch comes with one entree and two sides. There are a variety of options available, as there is a great number of entrees and sides. One of the most unique sides was the pancakes and wasabi sauce. A full bar is also available, perhaps to get you through the comedy? You can see a picture of the full menu here.
One of the things I love about these types of shows is the mixed bag of comics you can get in one show. The headliners of this particular show were David Ury from “American Horror Story” and “Breaking Bad” and Nina Manni but there were plenty of amateur comedians as well. Everyone performed for five minutes to a welcoming crowd. The show is produced by writer and comedians Atsuko Okatsuka and Jenny Yang of Disoriented Comedy Tour.
Be sure to make it out to Little Tokyo for the next comedy show, you’re sure to see a great show and if you don’t like it, well, there’s always the bottomless mimosas.