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Paramount Theatre

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Well preserved theater

My first time there catching a show. Was pretty impressed by how well preserved it was. Many photos... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dennis L
Lodi, California
Miss Guided speaks! In an incredible beautiful Art Deco palace

Where else but the Paramount Theatre can you see a classic movie with a newsreel and a cartoon, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oakland, California
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“art deco”(41 reviews)
“classic movie”(11 reviews)
A throwback to the 1930s with its art deco architecture.
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2025 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612-2303
+1 510-893-2300
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My first time there catching a show. Was pretty impressed by how well preserved it was. Many photos on the walls showing several previous performances from great shows from years gone by. The seats were a bit tight in the upper levels. Restrooms were a...More

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where else but the Paramount Theatre can you see a classic movie with a newsreel and a cartoon, and also have a chance to win a lovely local merchant prize in the vintage Dec-O-Win game? Monthly $5 shows feature all these plus a concert on...More

Thank beth3b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful theater, rich with history and glamour. You feel like you took a step back in history. You must take in a play or concert here once in your life.

Thank kmaddox32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went by myself to see something that was a throw back replay. The theater is small and houses 2 or 3 screens. The staff was warm and friendly and helpful and the concession stand has a nice mix of refreshments. I didn't mind being...More

Thank evelynsheridan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited theatres in many countries, and the Paramount is one of the most beautiful in the world, It is a superb example of art deco design. I've attended many concerts and other events at the Paramount, and am in awe of the facility -...More

Thank aduke2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the theater to view my daughter’s collegiate dance competition. I was impressed with the venue. Excellent acoustics, great views and I love the old school architecture. I felt close to the performance even though I was on the balcony. It’s old school....More

Thank philblume
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This meticulously deco-era renovation is worth a visit even if nothing is happening on stage! The 3-D metal, orange lit glow of the ceiling with Egyptian lotus floral curtains with silver thread are luscious. I’ve been to this venue at least 10 times. From surprisingly...More

Thank OaktownMusings
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Went to see a Gospel Play at the Paramont. The memories of an authentic movei theatre now used for muliple purposes is fantastic! Everyone should visit the Paramont!

Thank David M
Reviewed 21 June 2018

If you get a chance to go to a show here, absolutely do it! The art and architecture are completely restored and you'll think you're in an entertainment palace from the 1920s. But take public transportation – it's very hard to park on concert night.

Thank E D
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Paramount Theatre no matter where you seat and no matter who you see! We have always found the seats to be PERFECT! Not to mention the sound check has always been EXCELLENT! The ushers have always be GREAT FOLKS!

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26 October 2017|
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Response from Rosa B | Reviewed this property |
Walk around the corner to Telegraph and walk
Bob M
27 March 2015|
Response from BayBridge | Reviewed this property |
Well, this may be too late, but if you like to dress up, dress up and if you like to go casual, go casual. It's like that. Maybe a bit more casual in the balcony.