Sean On Ice Comedy at The IceHouse Tavern

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Looking for something to do this weekend? "Night Owl" is a quick guide to special nights at bars and clubs around town. We'll give you a few hints re: cover, dress code, music and atmosphere. Wednesdays mark Sean On Ice Comedy at The IceHouse Tavern. 

Bellying up to the bar at The IceHouse Tavern features a rink-level view of Arcadia Ice Arena. While Sean On Ice doesn't feature too many belly laughs, it does offer hockey-inspired cocktails and a handful of free jokes. The evening includes short sets by up and coming comedians and comediennes hosted by local comic Sean McCarthy.

Check out a slideshow of the latest installment here and a full rundown after the jump...

​​​The Place: 3855 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ, 85018

The Time:

The Style: Not Applicable. Wear whatever you want. 

The People: The bar area included a few barflys and hockey types but most people were there for the jokes. McCarthy and the rest of the comics aren't afraid to involve the innocent bystanding audience. If you don't have a sense of humor about yourself this may not be the show for you. 

What we loved: We wouldn't exactly call ourselves hockey fans but the barside ice rink gives the tavern a cool and original atmosphere. 

What we didn't love: Nestled behind a Walmart and a movie theatre, this tavern gives new meaning to the cliche of location, location, location. It's pretty much impossible to find for newcomers.

Are we going back: Not for the entire thing, but yeah. 

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