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Tampa Theatre

711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4435
+1 813-274-8981
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NOT the FIVE stars it was

An outstanding venue that lately has not been a leader in bringing the best art house and classic... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
WCoastFLman
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Why Can't I Give It More Stars?

I would give this amazing place 10 stars if possible. I must have looked silly with my slack jaw as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gearheadfoodie
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1926 movie palace is on the National Register of Historic Places and still plays its Wurlitzer organ before shows.
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711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4435
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+1 813-274-8981
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"wurlitzer organ"
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"movie palace"
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"independent films"
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"beautiful theatre"
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"step back in time"
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"backstage tour"
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"concession stand"
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"unique experience"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An outstanding venue that lately has not been a leader in bringing the best art house and classic films to the screen. The programming has become rote and unimaginative. The best art films now skip Tampa and make brief stops south in Sarasota and Naples....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would give this amazing place 10 stars if possible. I must have looked silly with my slack jaw as I walked all around this amazing venue taking in all of the fabulousness it has to boast of. My parents and I were here to...More

Thank gearheadfoodie
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Jill W, Public Relations Manager at Tampa Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Geez - we're going to need the tissues in OUR collective purses after a review like that! Thnka you, thank you, thank you - you have captured beautifully the "Tampa Theatre Experience" that we hope each and every one of our guests (especially the first-timers!)...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This theater is absolutely stunning! My hometown has the Rialto theater and I thought I'd never see another venue to rival it. Though very different in style, equally beautiful. And the staff was so accommodating to our questions. A must see- don't forget to look...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The Tampa Theatre is a fantastic 100 year old theatre with all the history you’d expect. They have a beautiful night sky painted roof as well as a two story fresco wall surrounding the screen. There is balcony and main level seating. During the summer...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The theater shows unique films. The most important reason to go there is to see the architecture. The movie theater is from the early 1900s. The interior has massive columns and ornamentalDecorations. It is one of the highly rated should see’s in Tampa

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Take a Guide Tour to visit this memorable peace of jewel at downtown Tampa. 91 Years old of historical heritage!

Thank MCBRAZIL
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The theater is absolutely stunning. It is a true hidden gem in Tampa. You feel like you are in a real Italian Amphitheater at night. Book a show if you are in town.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

BIG FUN with the way this Grande Dame pulls out all the stops for the patrons on Oscars night! Complementary limousine arrival, red carpet with paparazzi, Roan Jivers interview, bubbles on entry into this classic building, and more! The recent interior renovations are a really...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We were lucky to participate in the morning free tour of the theatre that is offered monthly. I would highly recommend trying to sign up for it. The manager of the theater gives the one hour tour that starts on Friday at 11:15AM. The group...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Fabulous venue! Fun old movie theatre at its best. That old way of enjoying the big screen! Beautiful! Definitely a place to visit

Thank Fernando Z
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Flick115
6 January 2018|
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Response from Jill W | Property representative |
We'll second the suggestion of Eddie & Sam's... it's a staff favorite here at Tampa Theatre. Same goes for Taco Bus on Franklin Street, just a few blocks south of us. Any way you slice it (pizza pun intended), downtown Tampa... More
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Liz G
2 June 2017|
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