Regular performers there are some of the best stand-ups performing, including Tough Crowd host Colin Quinn, Opie and Anthony regular Jim Norton, Greg Giraldo, Mitch Fatel, SNL star Darrell Hammond, Insomniac with Dave Attell star Dave Attell, Nick DiPaolo, and Allan Havey. Also, some rising stars in comedy frequently perform, including Dov Davidoff, Robert Kelly, Sherrod Small, Keith Robinson, Gregg Rogell, and Ben Bailey.
Each week consists of two shows a night on Sunday through Thursday, three shows each Friday, and four shows on Saturday. The Cellar is located under and connected to the Olive Tree Cafe, where many of the comedians hang out.
Also, some of the famous stars in stand-up occasionally stop by unannounced to try new material, including Dave Chappelle, Ray Romano, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, and Robin Williams. The New York Post regularly rates the Cellar as the best comedy club in New York.