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Paramount Theatre

713 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-3216
+1 512-472-5470
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Luxurious theater dating back to 1915 now hosts Broadway shows.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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713 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-3216
+1 512-472-5470
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Reviewed yesterday

I really love this place. the seats are comfortable and I love the summer film festival. The only thing I wish is that they did not keep it so cold in the theater. It is a great place to hang out and watch movies with...More

Thank Wendy K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I love going to the Paramount Theatre. Its history is amazing (Houdini shot a gun & there is a bullet hole in the ceiling)! The acoustics are great, and there are only a few "blocked view" seats in the house. We miss the regular shows...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This iconic venue is one of the best live music theatres that I have had the pleasure to experience.The sound for Jerry Jeff Walker was just right.Not too loud & acoustics were right on.The asthetics have been well preserved , giving the interior an old...More

Thank DougBen
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We went to this place to see Jerry Jeff Walker. I was a highly enjoyable evening. We had arguably the worst seats in the house, but they were just fine. The acoustics were good, the view was unimpeded, and the seats were comfortable. The beverages...More

Thank Durwood N
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

SXSW world premiere of 'Song to Song' and I have been inside this place for years. Waiting in line for 2 hours a block away and once the line started to move to fill the theater you are quickly escorted in bypassing the red carpet...More

Thank Homestyle68
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We've been to 6 or 7 premier opening films at the Paramount during SXSW film week over the past three years. Last year we saw the Don Cheedle Miles Davis movie premier with Don making an appearance . This year we saw "Free Fire" premier...More

Thank Bob O
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This type of theatre is n to longer common, times change. It makes me grateful that I grew up with these theatres as the best way to catch a production, special event or movie. I went to the Paramount for a meeting prior to some...More

Thank jackie049
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The seats are very close at this old theater, but the sound quality was wonderful and there didn't seem to be a bad seat in the house. Our balcony experience was awesome and less crowded than the main level, both for the bathroom and the...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Nice clean theatre. Seats were comfortable and plenty of leg room in the second row. One bathroom does NOT cut it.

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Wife & I have been medium level financial supporters ($300-$400/yr per yr) + buying the show packages for a decade. Have always loved the venue and the shows. But the show "experience" has become so mediocre the last couple yrs we just cancelled our tkts...More

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