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Commodore Theater

Open Now: 2:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 2:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Wonderful theater

Best place ever to see a movie. The best sound system I have ever heard and not a bad seat in the... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2017
Mike G
Always a fun night out at the Commodore

Watching a movie at the Commodore is like sitting in your living room. Elegant old movie theater... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2017
Mary K
Chesapeake, Virginia
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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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421 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3621
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

Best place ever to see a movie. The best sound system I have ever heard and not a bad seat in the house.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed January 25, 2017

Watching a movie at the Commodore is like sitting in your living room. Elegant old movie theater has delicious meals and snacks and comfy chairs.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed January 19, 2017

This is a great place to watch a movie- for couples, group of friends and families. The building is historic and comfortable and cozy. The sound system is amazing. The tables and chairs are super comfortable with plenty of room for you food and drink....More

Thank cindycecilia
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

This is the best way to watch a movie; a huge, historic theater, an amazing sound system, comfortable chairs with full size tables, and good food and beverages. The butter on the popcorn is real melted butter, not butter flavored oil. This is the perfect...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed January 18, 2017

A place to relax and enjoy a movie. Not much of a choice food wise, a little overpriced but great atmosphere !

Thank 733carrollm
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Sandwiches and other light fare compliment the obligatory popcorn and soda - hey, you're at the movies. Food is consistently fresh and tasty. There is a limited selection of beer and wine to supplement the soft drinks, sodas, tea and coffee. Did I mention it...More

Reviewed January 10, 2017

Whether You Are Looking To Dine While Watching A Movie Or If You Just Want To Sit Back And Eat Popcorn While Enjoying The Show The Commodore Can Accommodate You. It Is Best To Purchase Your Tickets Ahead Of Time And Let The Owner Know...More

Thank bassnut_brown
Reviewed January 1, 2017

NICE CASUAL DINING. Great ambiance! Sound system is awesome! Older theatre refurbished. History abounds in the beautiful murals tastefully placed throughout the theater! Refurbished seats are comfy and rotate around to get better view (?) of the awesome HUGE looks like 30' x 20" screen!...More

Thank Oldiebutgoodie1952
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a night's entertainment in a truly spectacular establishment, look no further. The Commodore is a beautiful Art Deco style movie theatre, complete with first run movies and table side dining. Every aspect of our visit was out of this world,...More

Thank JimCarroll3
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Somehow these folks kept hidden the latest in technology of the Star Wars kind within a nostalgic visit to the 1940s. It is the only theatre in the great state of Virginia that is certified by George Lucas THX, a truly movie experience. And a...More

Thank Robert D
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