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The Magic Lantern

9 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009-1211
+1 207-647-5065
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Nice Venue and Decent Pub

This is actually two places, a pub and a movie theatre. Located in downtown Bridgton, there is lots... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Ellicott City, Maryland
via mobile
Wonderful Neighborhood Theatre

The Magic Lantern is a three theatre complex with wonderful eclectic decor! Friendly staff and... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Portland, Maine
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the pub” (8 reviews)
“movie theater” (17 reviews)
“magic lantern” (21 reviews)
9 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009-1211
+1 207-647-5065
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This is actually two places, a pub and a movie theatre. Located in downtown Bridgton, there is lots of parking behind the theatre. There is a small pub inside which has the usual pub fare with some daily specials. Service was friendly and the food...More

Thank SigEpGov
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Magic Lantern is a three theatre complex with wonderful eclectic decor! Friendly staff and excellent popcorn! Adults only balcony allowing alcoholic beverages. Always clean as can be throughout. Showing the latest in films as well as some 'Preview" nights on newly released films. Check...More

Thank 393-On-The-Road
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful theater for both eating and movie watching. The best part for us is the adults only balcony. You can order a drink at the tavern and have it delivered to your balcony seat before the movie begins. The tavern serves a...More

Thank MEhikergirl
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The movie theater (Including bathrooms) was very clean, seats were comfortable and there was plenty of leg room. Ticket and concession prices were very reasonable too.

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I grew up and Bridgton and remember going to the original theater back in the 70’s. What a beautiful job they’ve done with the new theater. This is the only movie theater my wife and I go to because it’s nice, clean and they have...More

Thank mainemanmark
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

If rain is in the forecast, it's Magic Lantern time! Quaint and charming - just love the vibe in this classic (rebuilt) theater. Not the most up to date seating etc, and can't buy tix on-line,but we always have fun here (usually with the latest...More

Thank MeanJoeG
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Virtually no bad seats in the house. This theater is a modernized version of a theater that has been here for over 60 years. There is also a bar and grill here with great food and drink. Normally playing three feature films there is always...More

Thank carl r
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We're moving to the area and did a little exploring and came across this place. Had no idea what to expect when we walked in and we were totally impressed. The restaurant had a very mid-evil feel with a huge movie screen that can show...More

Thank binkyboopboops
Reviewed 17 January 2016

The theater is great; in the (over 21) balcony you can have drinks delivered. The theater was rebuilt recently and they did a wonderful job. There is a large room with a giant TV screen where one can watch sports or special events, seated at...More

Thank lspwroo
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is a great venue for watching movies, the details make you feel like you have stepped back in time.I have been here for other events as well. The kids like the Easter Egg hunt.

Thank holly4746
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