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“great movies” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Paramount Theatre

Paramount Theatre
2025 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612-2303
510-893-2300
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Ranked #1 of 6 Fun & Games in Oakland
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Owner description: A throwback to the 1930s with its art deco architecture.
Albany, CA
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“great movies”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

When I entered the theater, the Art Deco atmosphere was enchanting. The organ music matched the atmosphere and the news and the cartoons before the main feature brought me back to my movie experience in Istanbul during my adolescense

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San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Wow!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

I went to the Paramount for the Oakland Symphony and the building is magnificent. I arrived early, and we spent 45 minutes walking through the building. The art deco is beautifully restored - the powder rooms are amazing. They do tours on Saturdays - well worth the $5 !!

Visited March 2013
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Alameda, Ca.
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Fantastic place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Well worth a visit. Terrific art deco interior harkening back to the 1920s. Great if you can make a performance, but worth it even if you only have time to take a tour.

Visited February 2013
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Berkeley
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Beautiful Venue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

We just saw Leonard Cohen at the Paramount. This is such a great venue--intimate and elegant. I've seen the Oakland Orchestra and several films here as well. It's a class act.

Visited February 2013
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Bay Area, CA
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40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Art Deco Venue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Varied shows from childrens, to symphony, to lectures, jazz, rock, blues, and movie nights for $5. Check out the calendar.

Visited November 2012
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