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Landmark's Mayan Theatre

110 Broadway, Between First and Second Avenues, Denver, CO 80203
303-352-1992
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Ranked #24 of 126 Activities in Denver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Movie Theaters, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Performances
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very Menver and wacky architecture for the setting. I'm sure a local historian has a great explanation for it. Odd little find that plays great art/independent films to keep the South Broadway scene alive and open-minded and liberated.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Visit this movie theater in central Denver. The Mayan was built in 1930. In the 1980's it was almost torn down, but rescued by a group - Friends of the Mayan. In the 1980's it was restored. Its architectural style is Art Deco Mayan Revival. There are 3 theaters, a snack bar, a small bar area upstairs. It specializes in... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a very old theater which has been remodeled to look exactly like it looked in its hey day. The seating however, has been made more comfortable and raked a little.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The Mayan is one of my favorite old cinemas. It's intimate which is perfect for viewing independent films. The owners have taken care of the historic building which brings a rich nostalgia to your experience.

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Aurora, Colorado
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Quaint and fun little theater for watching Independent movies. The wife and I have been several times over the years. You can have wine with your popcorn. Also get there early it fills up fast. We've always made it but it seems small enough yet popular enough for people to be turned away. Just a fun and unusual date place.... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

If I ever leave Denver, I'll be buying plane tickets to come back and see a movie at the Mayan. The theater is a beautiful example of the theaters in the past, and they show indie movies to boot. Everything about the Mayan I love. There's even some extra goodies at the snack bar (although I admit I'm a soda... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love this little theater, incredible indie gems and a full bar. The seats can be a little uncomfortable but its so pretty that it makes it worth it.

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Sarasota, FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

On occasion while visiting with family in Denver we go to the Mayan theater to see films. It shows better-than-average films, akin to an art house for friends of cinema.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This theater plays great movies and has a wonderful staff that works hard to serve you. They even have a bar so you can grab a drink before a movie or bring it along in to the theater. Great Place!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is my favorite theatre in Denver, and one of my favorite anywhere. The downstairs theatre is a gem, and the Mayan shows lots of great indie and/or foreign films. The upstairs theatres do lack in leg room, but there is a bar and some seating on the second level, which makes for a unique pre- or post-film watching space... More

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