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Address: 174 E. Flagler St., Miami, FL 33131
Phone Number: +1 305-374-2444
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The Olympia Theater opened in 1926 as downtown Miami's grandest silent...

The Olympia Theater opened in 1926 as downtown Miami's grandest silent movie palace and Vaudeville house. Today, the Olympia is home to live performances, films, community events, corporate meetings and social affairs.

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Outstanding locale. Back to the twenties.

Saw an improve theatre there. Real thrill was the tour of a 1920 ties gem Large thousand + seat theatre wiith Italianate theme. Spectacular feel.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Hy L
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North Miami, Florida

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North Miami, Florida
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26 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw an improve theatre there. Real thrill was the tour of a 1920 ties gem Large thousand + seat theatre wiith Italianate theme. Spectacular feel.

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Thank Hy L
Terrell F, Public Relations Manager at Olympia Theater, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. Hope to see you back at the Olympia very soon. More 

Cutler Bay, Florida
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Attended the Krafwerk concert with my husband. It was our fist time at the Olympia Theater. The valet parking was not expensive and the gentleman who took our car was very cordial. Once you step in the theater you feel transported into a different era. It is truly beautiful in there. The staff at the bar was also very pleasant.... More 

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Terrell F, Public Relations Manager at Olympia Theater, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Hope to see you soon at the Olympia! More 

Lake Forest, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Really beautiful theater. Great atmosphere, easy to get to, great inexpensive valet parking. I would agree with a previous reviewer in noting that pit seats left a little to be desired. Nobody sat next to me, so it was comfortable, but might have been tight otherwise. I saw Sufjan Stevens, and the cozy and beautiful theater complimented his perfection nicely.

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Terrell F, Public Relations Manager at Olympia Theater, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review. Hope to see you soon at the Olympia! More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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62 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Saw Damien Rice here this past weekend. Amazing show and a great venue. My only issue was the quality of the pit seats - they were very narrow chairs and uncomfortable, but still worth it to be that close to the stage. Well staffed and maintained. Would go to a concert there again!

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1 Thank Sarah S
Terrell F, Public Relations Manager at Olympia Theater, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review. Pit seats can be a bit tight, but the 1500 seats behind them are plush. Hope to see you soon at the Olympia! More 

Delray Beach, Florida
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947 reviews
379 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Went for a NPR storytelling event. I was blown away by the beauty of this magnificent theater. It looks like circa 1920's Art Deco.

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Terrell F, Public Relations Manager at Olympia Theater, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review. Hope to see you soon at the Olympia! More 

Coral Gables, Florida
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

My sister took a music course in college and had to go to this place for a concert and dragged me along. What a delightful place this is. Beautiful decor. They offer some jazz night on Wednesdays "Jazz in the Lobby".

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Terrell F, Public Relations Manager at Olympia Theater, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review. Hope to see you soon at the Olympia! More 

Fincastle
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Free live jazz 2nd Wednesday of every month. Double check before you go. Seating in front of the stage and above on the mezzanine. Go just to see the theater. Its a real jewel box in the heart of downtown Miami. Absolutely beautiful. Cocktails, beer, soda and snacks for sale.

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Miami, Florida
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Upon entering you can almost hear the echo of famous people who performed there..Elvis, B.B.King, Pavarotti and so many others. In 1926 it was a silent movie theater and in 1984 it was listed in the US National register of historic places. The simulated night sky, the ornate balconies, the stage decor all surround you with the old charm of... More 

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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

As a child growing up in Miami, I always enjoyed going to the shows at the Olympia Theatre. I saw Rosemary Clooney; Elvis Preseley and many other stars in the 50's. I just went back for my cousin's high school graduation last weekend and it was just as beautiful and magical as it was back then. The ceiling have little... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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501 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 383 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I have been going here for many, many years (dating back to the 70s when I saw the Ramones and Runaways here). It's a super-cool place with a gorgeous interior. I hope this Miami landmark stays here forever - it's a wonderful place for concerts, shows, and anything else. Parking is an issue as there is very, very little street... More 

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