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Paramount Theater and Convention Hall

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My husband I saw Johnny Lang and Buddy Guy. Sound was fabulous and the theater itself is quite... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
south jersey
Beautiful oceanfront building

Probably the nicest building in the shore and it quite a good state. Historic building with the... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Dana K
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1300 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5782
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for a dance recital and really loved it. The venue was beautiful and the architecture was a sight to see.

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Reviewed July 23, 2018

My husband I saw Johnny Lang and Buddy Guy. Sound was fabulous and the theater itself is quite beautiful with all the nice plaster detail inside. The seats slide a bit more than I like but the are good size and you have some leg...More

Thank klotzba
Reviewed July 23, 2018

The Paramount Theatre was built sometime in the 1920's but unfortunately the depression hit and it finished more simply than other theatres of the same time. That being said it is a good venue for concerts - several people complain about the acoustics but my...More

2  Thank historyfanatic99
Reviewed June 23, 2018

While this building is an icon and has a lot of history, it is in a horrible state. The bathrooms are disgusting, with bathroom walls and doors inside the bathrooms are hanging off the walls. The ceiling throughout the entire structure is in need of...More

2  Thank sydnee777
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Probably the nicest building in the shore and it quite a good state. Historic building with the Paramount theatre and variety of interesting souvenir shops, cafes, restaurants and bars. It is amazing from the outside as well as from tne inside. Amazing place to visit!

1  Thank Dana K
Reviewed May 14, 2018

The Paramount Theater and Convention Hall are housed in a beautiful historic building located right on the Asbury Park boardwalk. There are quaint little shops inside, and some food options, too. I always carve out time for a visit to the Convention Center when I'm...More

Thank destiny252
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

The old paramount theater is quite lovely. It is need of restoration but interesting architecture. Lots of shops inside.

Thank USCKaboom
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

It was great to see the historic theatre still being used for production shows. Some of the other historic buildings along the boardwalk have fallen in disrepair. But this one was really an architectural gem. The red brick and decorative glazed ceramic tiles and designs...More

Thank MarktheWay
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Went to see 2016 Happy Together Tour. Excellent show, great acts from Spencer Davis to Flo & Eddie (The Turtles) plus Gary Puckett, Mark Lindsey, Cowsills, Chuck Negron. Just wish the Theater AC was in working order that day as it was hot, hot, hot...More

Thank Lawrence L
Reviewed February 4, 2018

AT the end of the boardwalk is an art deco building with seemingly no purpose. Maybe at one time it had, but Asbury Park fell on hard times, so did the building. There is a movie theatre inside and some non-descript shops a candy store...More

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December 9, 2017|
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Response from Damian A | Reviewed this property |
For the main part the walk through where shops are located at here isn’t one. Nor for the outside bar areas. However for the shows venue one is available.
Vanessa K
November 8, 2017|
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Response from Hgtravl | Reviewed this property |
Summer parking is hard and pricey. During "winter" months- you can find alot of empty "free/closed" lots. Double check tho- if a event is going on in the area, they wont be free. Love Asbury in the "not summer" months- easy... More
Michael R
January 15, 2015|
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Response from mjrfd99 | Reviewed this property |
Food /restaruants in the big open area between hall ans theater Drinks and snacks in theater last event we went to. Winter is sketchy on whats open.