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Charline McCombs Empire Theatre

226 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2305
+1 210-226-5700
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Very cozy and nice”
22 Aug 2017
“Nice Venue”
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226 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2305
Downtown
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+1 210-226-5700
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Empire Theatre was built in 1913 and it is in the National Register of Historic Places. It is a small venue (about 856 seats) so therefore not a bad seat. It shares the dressing rooms, backstage, and basement with the Majestic Theatre.

Thank maggiet0813
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Watched a concert at the Empire. Great view from the mezzanine seats. Lovely theater. A bit lacking in the number of bathrooms.

Thank Stugatsa
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Attended for first time, and enjoyed the performance very much, but the seating is horrible, narrow, tight, and almost unbearable.

Thank Corky G
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

A lovely restored theater in downtown San Antonio. I recently attended a performance and sat in row G of the mezzanine level. We had a great view of the stage. My only issue is the rows are close together so the leg room for someone...More

Thank Doug P
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Reviewed 11 May 2015

First and foremost, The Empire Theater is a BEAUTIFUL classic theater that has been restored to accommodate some amazing shows. If you're listening to music, the acoustics are WONDERFUL! Every seat in the house holds a great view and the lighting is magical! We visited...More

3  Thank Gypsy70Houston_Texas
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Reviewed 13 March 2015

Wife, kids (8,5) enjoyed play at this magical theater. Every seat is close to stage. Old but in awesome conditions.

3  Thank justtraveling_12
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Reviewed 19 November 2014

Just very beautiful in there and the performers are real close. In the back rows you still can see the performers. Not real close but you still can see great

1  Thank Patsy F
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

This is a great place for music. You will not be far from the performers wherever you sit. But be forewarned. It is an old theater. This means a lot of stairs and bathrooms all the way in the basement. There is one elevator, but...More

Thank Steve Y
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

I went to the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre to see Tracy Morgan the comedian. The theatre is small but beautifully done. Every seat in the theatre has a great view. The staff was extremely nice and helpful. I would definately go back to this theatre...More

1  Thank Newyorklisa1
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Reviewed 1 June 2013

This is the backside of the Majestic Theater and was only for blacks back in the day. Awesome renovation of the original artwork and wall treatments. It is going to get a new name soon so look for that.

1  Thank TheTikiTravelPlanner
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