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The Magic Lantern

9 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009-1211
+1 207-647-5065
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Movie night

We were looking for something to do and I read the reviews on this place, so we decided to check it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chicopee, Massachusetts
Great Theater!

The building is beautiful! The theaters are comfortable, big and offer balcony seating for adults... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bridgton, Maine
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“the pub” (7 reviews)
“magic lantern” (21 reviews)
9 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009-1211
+1 207-647-5065
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for something to do and I read the reviews on this place, so we decided to check it out. It's very different then any regular movie theater you would go too. You can bring drinks while watching a movie from a balcony,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building is beautiful! The theaters are comfortable, big and offer balcony seating for adults. It is clean. Has a pub inside with great food and drinks. The movie prices are reasonable and I love to watch matinees here. Parking is easy as there is...More

Thank aelyse17
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Food at the little restaurant is nothing to write home about, but watching a movie there is very nice, or wAtching the older big screen in the bar/pub. Very pleasant

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

With balcony seating for adults over 21, an on-site restaurant, and cheerful staff. The Magic Lantern surpasses the "Big Box Mega Cinemas" in comfort, class, and style. The sound system is superb and the seats are wider with plenty of leg room.r theaters I've It's...More

Thank edandkathleen99
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very unique fun local theater, small but lots of fun!!! And you never know who you might run into here!!!

Thank sheryl66
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Magic Lantern is the most unique movie theater and pub combination. The movie theater has a balcony that is rexserved for those 21 and over. You can take your drinks from the pub to the balcony plus they have servers you can order drinks....More

Thank Firsttimerafter
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This theater is very modern with 3 showing area's and all 3 even have a balcony which is for everyone over the age of 21. How nice it that? Of course you also must visit the bathrooms which are a show in themselves. It also...More

1  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This is actually two places, a pub and a movie theatre. Located in downtown Bridgton, there is lots of parking behind the theatre. There is a small pub inside which has the usual pub fare with some daily specials. Service was friendly and the food...More

Thank SigEpGov
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Magic Lantern is a three theatre complex with wonderful eclectic decor! Friendly staff and excellent popcorn! Adults only balcony allowing alcoholic beverages. Always clean as can be throughout. Showing the latest in films as well as some 'Preview" nights on newly released films. Check...More

Thank 393-On-The-Road
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful theater for both eating and movie watching. The best part for us is the adults only balcony. You can order a drink at the tavern and have it delivered to your balcony seat before the movie begins. The tavern serves a...More

Thank MEhikergirl
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