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Commodore Theater

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Address: 421 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3621
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+1 757-393-6962
17:45 - 22:00
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Mon - Tue 17:45 - 22:00
Wed 12:45 - 22:00
Thu 17:45 - 22:00
Fri 14:45 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:45 - 22:00

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This was something different for me. I had a very relaxed time. No rush no lines. Very nice and friendly crowd. We ordered sandwiches. They came quickly and were hot and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portsmouth, Virginia
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Portsmouth, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was something different for me. I had a very relaxed time. No rush no lines. Very nice and friendly crowd. We ordered sandwiches. They came quickly and were hot and very good. Terrific sound. I had a good time.

Thank d1queenb
Portsmouth, Virginia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to see a movie no crying babies you have to be at least 8 years old to attend. The screen is big the sound system is great. Not a bad seat in the house food is good.

Thank 54Eileen
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful way to watch a movie and have good food at the same time. Servers very polite. Very comfortable chairs at the tables.

Thank Richard O
Portsmouth, Virginia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hey, where else can you order a Hot Dog at your table in a 1st run theater? Part of the fun is ordering from an old style desk phone at your table... Great optics & sound...

Thank Mel B
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017

You just don't see these type of theaters all over, it's great to be able to sit at a real table and order a meal or snacks right from the phone on the the table.

Thank Skip S
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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129 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of my wife and Mine favorite places to see a first run movie and have lunch or dinner. Most of the time we try to go on Wednesday for the matinee. Recommend the fruit and cheese plate and the nacho platter with bar-b-que beef. Wife and I then share each.

Thank Lee H
Portsmouth, Virginia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We visited the theater to see Beauty and the Beast and the theater had even taken the time to hire a lady to dress in character. Even though the theater was sold out and we had to sit in the balcony we were still treated with kindness and served promptly. The dinner starts before the show and you can order... More 

Thank blawsing
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44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I've never experienced anything like this before... It was a very unique and enjoyable dining and movie watching evening. The decor and layout makes you feel like you've been transported back to the 1940's. Then the movie starts playing and you realize you're still in the 21st century. If you're worried that the picture and sound are not up to... More 

Thank Shane L
Chesapeake, Virginia
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43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We go here on occasion as a date night or with friends. Food, wine and beer is reasonable. Must try the Snickers pie!

Thank Jon D
Portsmouth, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wonderful place have dinner and a movie. Very relaxing atmosphere. You feel like you are living the life of luxury while at the Commodore. Service is great and food is to die for.

Thank lulu9one1

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