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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
kf4daw
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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
will382018
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Portsmouth, Virginia
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421 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3621
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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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