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Address: 330 Virginia St, Vallejo, CA 94590-5924
Phone Number: +1 707-552-2400
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Thu - Fri 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Alvon and Tommy Castro

OMG! What great music, and a beautifully refurbished theater! The drinks served by the bartender were excellent, the seating was comfortable and you could enjoy seeing the stage... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Vallejo, California
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Vallejo, California
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OMG! What great music, and a beautifully refurbished theater! The drinks served by the bartender were excellent, the seating was comfortable and you could enjoy seeing the stage from all seats! I definitely will be back! Thanks for a great time, Mo

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American Canyon, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Looking for some awesome entertainment at an affordable price? Then the Empress Theatre is definitely place to add to your list. This facility offers a variety of entertainment ranging from comedy night specials to amazing concerts. I recently attended a spectacular tribute to Prince ... beyond sensational!

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Thank Sandra F
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This small, local theater always turns out the greatest classic movies, local talent and special events. It is like going to S.F. for a theater experience without the high cost. You can have beverages before the shows and during the intermissions. A real jewel of a local experience!

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Thank BijouMom
Vallejo, California
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

This beautiful old theater has been in Vallejo for since 1911. It used to house a huge Wurlitzer pipe organ for silent movies and has EXCELLENT acoustics. It conveniently has a full bar attached to the side too. I've lived in Vallejo all my life and been here many times to see different shows. House of FLoyd is a spectacular... More 

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Vallejo, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

There's a band and cocktail hour before the movie, the theater itself is beautiful and the staff is wonderful.

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Benicia, California, United States
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

They have great music and comedy at rock bottom prices. Refurbished theater and run by volunteers. Well done! Sometimes the music is a little too loud, but that could be fixed. If that weren't a problem my review would be 5...

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Thank Spence R
Vallejo, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

I love attending events here. It is a beautiful restoration of a great old theater and the acoustics are wonderful!

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Vallejo, California
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

The Empress is a true jewel in Vallejo. The restoration of this venue is amazing. It is a much larger venue than you would expect from the street. The prices are always affordable. For those of us of a certain age, it truly brings back memories. I have seen bands perform, comedians, live theater and even old movies are shown.... More 

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Benicia. Ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

Great acts coming into The Empress! What else can you do on a Wednesday night for a very very low price! Blues, Rock and Roll, 50s and 60s and more!

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Vallejo, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

The Empress Theater hosts many types of music events. The theatre has been beautifully restored. A new sound system has been installed that is state of the art. We have been to Vallejo Jazz Society events, Kevin Russell's Cream of Clapton, and to hear local musicians. For all events the pricing is very reasonable and the experience has always been... More 

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