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Commodore Theater

Closed Now: 12:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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A movie going experience not to miss

From the ability to have dinner, to experiencing the Dolby sound system and the grandeur of a... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Portsmouth, Virginia
Great place to eat and watch a movie

I go there often for dinner and a movie. I love the atmosphere. And being able to eat and talk with... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Portsmouth, Virginia
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

From the ability to have dinner, to experiencing the Dolby sound system and the grandeur of a renovated theater of the past, the Commodore is a special place! Downtown Portsmouth is walkable and has nice shops and old homes and several museums. You could spend...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kf4daw
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I go there often for dinner and a movie. I love the atmosphere. And being able to eat and talk with family and friends before the movie. Food is good and price okay. Well worth it.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank will382018
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

I came to visit some friends in Virginia (I’m from England) and they brought me here one evening. The theatre itself is such a pleasant and unique experience and I really enjoyed the food. We watched The Avengers - the sound quality is incredible, better...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 42GeorgieB
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend spending an evening for dinner and movie at the Commodore Theater. The owner of this theater did a great job restoring it to its original design. We celebrated my birthday here and I’m glad we did. Felt like I was going back...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mylittlehobby
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Comfy, tasty, inexpensive and a GREAT viewing experience. Parking can be problematic but we've been lucky finding spots on the street.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rich015
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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