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Paramount Theatre

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Address: 2025 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612-2303
Phone Number: +1 510-893-2300
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 17:30
Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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A throwback to the 1930s with its art deco architecture.

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Norah Jones

Great sight lines to the stage-state of the art sound system-amazing volunteer staff!!! Inexpensive parking close to the venue and i saw an amazing band with Norah Jones!!!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
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martinez
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Great sight lines to the stage-state of the art sound system-amazing volunteer staff!!! Inexpensive parking close to the venue and i saw an amazing band with Norah Jones!!!!

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Oakland's Art Deco jewelbox with a wonderfully opulent lobby that welcomes you to what are generally more staid attractions than you might find down the way at the Fox Oakland. This place has sparkle.

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Thank Eric K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Really nice historic theater. Good for shows or classic movie night. Adult beverages can be purchased during movies!

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central coast
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

What's not to love? Great shows, home of the Oakland Symphony, and in a magnificent art deco building. The upstairs lounge and bar are not to be missed. I'm especially partial to the Movie Classics here. Best enjoyed when dressed in period attire and sipping an appropriate cocktail. Be sure to keep your ticket stub-you may have a chance at... More 

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Oakland, California
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great theater - parking across the street, big screens, comfy seats, and great news flashes on the marquee. We love supporting this independently owned theater.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Went to see Prince back in February and the venue is beautiful Art Deco era building, we were seating in the upper right ( facing stage) and were able to see and hear very well. If you only want to visit the venue, they offer tours On First and 3rd Saturday of the month, check for holiday schedules. Definitely worth... More 

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Thank BobCaTSB
Oakland, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Wonderful venue for concerts and theatre. I love it's architecture. We follow the schedule for events we enjoy

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Thank CDCJ
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is the perfect symphony venue! Every time I visit, there is never a dull moment. The interior is carved, beautiful and gives one a peek into the grandness of the past. What a great experience. Hope t have many more

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Thank Mthebaker
Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

See Classic movies monthly at the Paramount. The price is right....$5.00. You might also win a prize during the pre-movie activities. Beautiful theater and appropriate for all depending on the movie.

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Thank tasty4U
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Although I'd been to the Paramount Theater a number of times over the years I was there again a few weeks ago for an event and had almost forgotten what an absolute architectural gem this place is. Looking from the outside wouldn't you be able to tell what awaits you once you enter this magnificent palace from the Art Deco... More 

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