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Somerville Theatre

55 Davis Sq, Somerville, MA 02144-2908
+1 617-625-5700
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Excellent "Old School" movie theatre.

What a great theatre. The ownership really respects it's customers. The theatre is clean and well... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Marshall S
Somerville, Massachusetts
A visit back in time -- a gem of a theatre

This is a gem of a local theatre and definitely our first choice in Cambridge. It has a retro feel... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
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“great popcorn” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
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55 Davis Sq, Somerville, MA 02144-2908
+1 617-625-5700
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

What a great theatre. The ownership really respects it's customers. The theatre is clean and well managed. The seats are comfortable great sight lines, excellent movie treats, good selection of drinks, nice fresh popcorn and beer and wine are available. They often have live music...More

Thank Marshall S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a gem of a local theatre and definitely our first choice in Cambridge. It has a retro feel and is a wonderful antidote to the characterless corporately-owned cinemas that are the norm. Popcorn etc. is on sale, tickets are cheap, and there are...More

Thank marialouise2015
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Today, a movie date at the local cineplex will likely include a digital image, ear-piercing Dolby sound, reclining vibrating stadium seating, 3D glasses, and pricey snacks all for the tidy sum approaching triple digits. It's a value-added event! A feature film at the Somerville Theatre...More

Thank Jon from Dallas
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Where else can you find a theater with a projectionist, local beer, and ice cream, all at lower prices than the huge chains? Here and Coolidge Corner Theater (they are in the same organization, I believe). Definitely worth going and supporting a local business! Also,...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We went and saw a popular show on opening night (the show was completely sold out). It was a fun/entertaining time. The theater is small (quaint), they offer limited alcohol choices for sale, they also offer popcorn (yummy) & non-alcoholic beverages. The show started at...More

Thank Jana B
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Vintage theatres are so hard to find. The acoustics for concerts, and the fact that they are the only theater around that can protect 70mm films.. Davis square theater has it all. Beer on tap, great popcorn and great prices $7.00 before 7 daily matinee...More

Thank Lynne L
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Love Somerville Theater. Indepently owned. Great popcorn. Beer & wine & ice cream available. Only draw back is the seats could be more comfortable. Don't leave before you visit the Museum of Bad Art in the basement. And live music now and then. Great place....More

Thank jmoeling
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a great place to see a movie or a show -- they usually have a great selection of movies, and they serve beer.

Thank Lesley D
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

My partner and I saw Peter Wolf in the Main Theatre there on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Pros: The acoustics in the Main Theatre were good, the seats comfortable (we were in the balcony). The staff was universally polite and friendly. The concessions were very...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Comfortable seats, obstruction free sight-lines, good sound system, great acoustics; and, given the challenges, good foot traffic control.

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