We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Commodore Theater

Closed Now: 5:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 5:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Movie Night

The commodore was great, but I wouldn’t suggest it for younger children. The food was good, and the... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Abby C
via mobile
Such a cool place!! Please try!

If you really want to do something different with a group of friends or on a date night, please go... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
Foodiein757
,
Yorktown, Virginia
via mobile
Read all 198 reviews
16
All photos (16)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sound system”(30 reviews)
“nachos”(13 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 5:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
18°
Oct
12°
Nov
Dec
Contact
421 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3621
Website
+1 757-393-6962
Call
Reviews (198)
There are newer reviews for Commodore Theater
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
198 results
Traveller rating
123
64
10
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
123
64
10
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sound system nachos first run movies movie experience big screen comfortable chairs state of the art surround sound fruit and cheese plate box office sandwich sound quality onion rings table service great place to see a movie movie theaters beef
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
11 - 20 of 198 reviews
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

The commodore was great, but I wouldn’t suggest it for younger children. The food was good, and the popcorn was delicious. Great service.

Thank Abby C
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

If you really want to do something different with a group of friends or on a date night, please go to the Commodore! This place is a throwback in time in such a classy way. The theater is beautiful and well maintained. This place, to...More

Thank Foodiein757
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Fully restored historic landmark of 1920's art deco decor. Most pieces are original. Order, dine and watch a movie on the real big screen 20' by 40' screen. Vegetarian options on the menu. Adult beverages served as well as hot and cold desserts. Walls adorned...More

Thank Allen S
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

It’s a great place to enjoy a meal and watch a movie. Get there early so you can order and have you meal before the movie starts. They choose great movies and have an amazing sound system. All the makings of a really fun experience....More

Thank Doris Y
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

I never seen that theather its amazing, and they have to dinner right there (but you have be a little early to have place) if you don't, you enjoy the movie in the 2nd level. But its really great.

Thank Kimberly A
Reviewed December 4, 2017

Walking through the front door is an experience in itself. Once inside the Decor takes you on a trip through time. The Classic “Dinner and a Movie”... Family Friendly Too!!

Thank Trikesha N
Reviewed December 3, 2017

The Commodore Theater in Old Town Portsmouth is a historic Theater that has upgraded technology for sound and audio. It is a dine and watch theater as well. Guests are seated at tables and they have a nice dining menu that is served as the...More

Thank LizandC
Reviewed November 15, 2017

The Commodore Theater is a wonderful entertainment experience. It features comfortable seating, THX Surround Sound, and tasty dining right in the theatre offering many pleasant entrees for lunch and dinner. The theater's art deco styling is an homage to the classic movie theaters of the...More

Thank Verna K
Reviewed November 10, 2017

I absolutely love this place! Love the fact that I can sit in comfortable seating at a table and order my meal. Service is quick and discreet while movie is playing. Beautifully redone theatre and well kept. My only two complaints would be that 1)...More

Thank Christie B
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

We went to see Blade Runner last night. The movie, and the entire theater was awesome! And great popcorn! But the nachos weren’t good, the meat was very sweet and we questioned if it was good. Wine was good! But we were sort of disappointed...More

Thank Tina M
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 nearby hotels
Quality Inn Olde Town
78 reviews
.55 km away
Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
740 reviews
.57 km away
Riverwalk Inn & Suites Portsmouth
19 reviews
.61 km away
Super Value Inn Ports Mouth/Olde Town Area
13 reviews
.71 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 213 nearby restaurants
Still
270 reviews
.13 km away
Mannino's Italian Bistro
379 reviews
.23 km away
The Bier Garden
443 reviews
.07 km away
cafe europa
134 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 28 nearby attractions
Children's Museum of Virginia
265 reviews
.25 km away
Battleship Wisconsin
1,341 reviews
1.53 km away
Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery
44 reviews
.26 km away
Lightship Portsmouth Museum
31 reviews
.47 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Commodore Theater staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines