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Davis Square Theatre

255 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2956
+1 617-684-5335
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Old School Theater

Really enjoyed our visit here. Great place to see a movie, good small selection of films, nice... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
skgbos
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New York
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Interesting Place

Very cozy & boasts some of the most affordable tickets in the city! Plus they have a lot of great... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
Jgraves700
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Medford, Massachusetts
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7 Jan 2017
“Old School Theater”
10 Aug 2016
“Interesting Place”
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255 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2956
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+1 617-684-5335
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here. Great place to see a movie, good small selection of films, nice people. The building is old and that's part of this theater's charm, but it could also use some updates. Nevertheless a fun place!

Thank skgbos
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Very cozy & boasts some of the most affordable tickets in the city! Plus they have a lot of great deals for snacks. I love going here to see a movie because it has a short of old Hollywood local feel to it!

Thank Jgraves700
Reviewed 28 April 2016

The Somerville theatre is a refreshing, fun throwback to what movie theaters were before the chain cookie cutter theaters. To experince any movie ( even if you have already seen it! ) in the main theater is to see a venue that was made for...More

Thank rastaman0747
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Great location, fun atmosphere, and good selection of shows. We recently moved to the area and were dying of the heat in our house so thought we should find a fun place with AC. We were pleasantly surprised and will definitely come back! I may...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 7 August 2015

We went to see a five-person company perform A Midsummer's Night's Dream in the basement theater. Just one actor was "drunk", but that gives you a flavor of the silly way they performed one of the bard's classic comedies. The players often broke the fourth...More

3  Thank Experiencenista
Reviewed 4 December 2014

The Davis Square Theater used to be just one theater space. It still has the main auditorium, but they've added movie theaters in the back and upstairs. The main theater is usually reserved for new releases and live concerts and shows. The acoustics are still...More

Thank WeBJamman
Reviewed 10 July 2014

There aren't many movie theaters like this left in the world! It so reminded me of neighborhood theaters I remember from the '50's and '60's -- the ornate decorations, the plush padded seats (all of which recline), the curtained screen, even a balcony and side...More

1  Thank cunning12
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Just like the Avon in Providence except cheaper and in a hipper location... Davis Square. Oh, and with current movies...

1  Thank LisaD47
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Wonderful theater that shows both new and almost new movies at discounted prices, plus they have live music. Serves beer, good popcorn and great ice cream. Don't miss the Bad Art museum downstairs.

Thank linkru43
Reviewed 25 November 2013

The Somerville Theater is a great place to catch a movie or live performance ("The Slutcracker" burlesque show in December is always a riot). The Museum of Bad Art in the basement is hilarious and excellent. The theater serves beer and ice cream, as well...More

Thank BeeGrrrl
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