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Olympia Theater

174 E Flagler St, Miami, FL 33131-1130
+1 305-374-2444
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This is Miami's Shining Star...GO!

I was born and grew up in Miami, and this magnificent old theatre is one of Miami's often... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rayallen2
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Blue Ridge, Georgia
So much of Miami's History has occurred here, look it up and go to see it.

I have traveled the world to theaters and this is one of the most spectacularly colorful, ornate... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
joyw891
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The Olympia Theater opened in 1926 as downtown Miami's grandest silent movie palace and Vaudeville house. Today, the Olympia is home to live performances, films, community events, corporate meetings and social affairs.
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174 E Flagler St, Miami, FL 33131-1130
Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday

I was born and grew up in Miami, and this magnificent old theatre is one of Miami's often overlooked highlights. The Olympia is usually considered THE BEST OF ALL of the elaborate movie palaces from the 1920's. Better and more beautiful than NY's Roxy, LA's...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I have traveled the world to theaters and this is one of the most spectacularly colorful, ornate, sumptuous environments to see. Just sit in the seat, look at the midnight blue sky, the stars, the thousands of colors that were copied from the original when...More

Thank joyw891
Robert G, Public Relations Manager at Olympia Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thanks for positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon at the Olympia.

Reviewed 20 July 2017

If you like to travel in time this is a great place to go and visit. The acoustics are good and it is kept so well.

Thank laradiva
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The Olympia (a.k.a. Gusman) is a classic space that almost went away with a wrecking ball to become a parking lot. Fortunately some innovative people kept it from being destroyed like so many other buildings in Miami. It is need of some TLC, and the...More

Thank savedade
Robert G, Public Relations Manager at Olympia Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thanks for your positive comments. We're working with the City of Miami on future exterior restoration and with the DDA and DMP/Flagler BID on improvements to the Downtown Miami area. Stay tuned at: https://www.facebook.com/DowntownMiamiPartnership

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Ornate and beautiful venue. The sky is inside the theater with stars a glitter. Great acoustics and lobby make this a treat for any musical occasion.

Thank classact007B
Terrell F, Public Relations Manager at Olympia Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks for the positive review. We hope to see you back at the Olympia soon.

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We attended a film here at the Olympia Theater with a group of friends. It has been while since being here and have to say it's a true gem. It takes you back to the golden ages of film and theater with beautiful balcony. There...More

Thank nibaldom2015
Terrell F, Public Relations Manager at Olympia Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks for the positive review. We hope to see you back at the Olympia soon.

Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is the most beautiful theater in Florida. It is comprable to the big theaters in NY A must see for anyone

Thank Susan M
Terrell F, Public Relations Manager at Olympia Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks for the positive review. We hope to see you back at the Olympia soon.

Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is a beautiful theatre. I have been to this place multiple times. It is a good venue for concerts. Good eating option for before and after the concert. The interior is sometimes better than the actual show. Not to be missed.

Thank veus55
Terrell F, Public Relations Manager at Olympia Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

Thanks for the positive review. We hope to see you back at the Olympia soon.

Reviewed 14 November 2016

The architecture is awesome but the courtains smell a bit of closet the building was worth preserving. the Parking can be a bit of a problem for us and one of the events the street was under construction and theater personnel where guiding folks to...More

Thank Gus M
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We had a nice afternoon visiting Olympia Theater. Flagler street is really cool, so plan to spend few hours in this area. Really liked it a lot

Thank italianomilanese
Terrell F, Public Relations Manager at Olympia Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thanks for the positive review. We hope to see you back at the Olympia soon.

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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
Don't think they have a pit Front is good all the way to the back
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