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Paramount Theatre

Paramount Theatre

Music Venue and Theater
Uptown, Oakland
  • Farshid K.
    "leonard cohen's concert in 2010 was awesome there."(2 Tips)
    Sarita M.
    "... back Jill Scott!) is movie night!B"(3 Tips)
    Lisa B.
    "A beautiful restored art deco theater with a Wurlitzer" pipe organ."(2 Tips)
    Yvonne F.
    "The best seats are the front of the balcony."(2 Tips)
42 Tips and reviews
  • concerts
  • leonard cohen
  • wurlitzer
  • architecture
  • classic films
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  • Brian S.
    Brian StraussNovember 2, 2017
    The most elegant theater I’ve ever been to. It’s fully seated with no GA spaces. Lots of great bars and restaurants in the area to help you make a night of it.
  • Craig V.
    Craig VillamorOctober 27, 2017
    Beautifully restored, HUGE, drinks are a bargain relative to other venues.
  • Olivia P.
    Olivia PMay 9, 2016
    The outside of the buikding is unimpressive but wait until you get inside!
  • Agata S.
    Agata SzczepanskaAugust 29, 2015
  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WongJuly 9, 2015
    Lovely architecture, great landmark in Oakland and good place for a concert.
  • michael j.
    michael johnsonJune 5, 2015 /URL:/ - disney/pixar's HD - Mr Michael lee Johnson 11
  • Tim H.
    Tim HarrisonMarch 29, 2015
    A beautiful old theater. Be warned that movies generally start ~40 minutes late due to the spinner game they do before hand.
  • Melissa 💋
    Melissa 💋February 6, 2015
    Amazing architecture! A true gem of a landmark.
  • Wil U.
    Wil UsserySeptember 14, 2014
    Checking out Tyler Perry's play "Bell Hath No Fury"
  • Ruth S.
    Ruth StroupApril 2, 2014
    Amazing art deco fixture
  • parker j.
    parker jaydenDecember 18, 2013
    New Year's Eve 2014 Party at Paramount Theatre - Oakland, CA early @ Tuesday December 31, 2013.Grab Your Tickets @
  • Kayvon T.
    Kayvon TehranianOctober 27, 2013
    Art deco carried to its necessary extreme. Financed by Paramount Pictures, the Paramount Theatre was the largest West Coast movie palace at the time of its construction in 1931.
  • Lauren B.
    Lauren BarrettApril 27, 2013
    Dont bring your own popcorn. Alll the candy and booze you can smuggle in but no popcorn
  • Camille G.
    Camille GApril 27, 2013
    the $5 movie classics are so fun! Wurlitzer, dec-o-win raffle & newsreel before the show
  • Sangodogbon A.
    Sangodogbon AkinsogaMarch 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place for a show.
  • K.Marya G.
    K.Marya GrovesMarch 17, 2013
    Great view no matter where you sit.
  • Allison C.
    Allison CMarch 5, 2013
    The balcony ladies room is tiny. You will miss the second set of a show if you wait in what will be a monster line. Try another floor or book out early.
  • Denisha D.
    Denisha DeLaneDecember 2, 2012
    Every seat is a great seat.
  • Xande M.
    Xande MacedoNovember 29, 2012
    Becoming a citizen today? Walk to Flora, sit at the bar, get a burger (sticking your American flag on it optional), a shot of Maker's Mark and a bottle of Liberty Ale. Welcome to America!
  • Farshid K.
    Farshid KetabchiJune 20, 2012
    wonderful music concert venue with an old world charm. leonard cohen's concert in 2010 was awesome there.
  • Lorrie F.
    Lorrie FinkelMay 19, 2012
    Great place for dinner close to the Lukas for dinner .
  • España S.
    España SheriffMarch 25, 2012
    Arrive a bit early so you have time to take in the overwhelming size and beauty of the place (trust me) and check out the restrooms even if you don't have to go!
    SFBARTFebruary 8, 2012
    The Paramount Theater Oakland is really accessible by transit - it's one block from the 19th St. Oakland BART Station. Read more
  • Ruth S.
    Ruth StroupJanuary 28, 2012
    Valet park at Pican for a pre concert treat.
  • Bob L.
    Bob LeeJanuary 9, 2012
    They sure don't make theaters like this anymore!
  • Yvonne F.
    Yvonne FranklinOctober 21, 2011
    The best seats are the front of the balcony.
  • Jennifer M.
    Jennifer MccollochMay 23, 2011
    Great theater....they just need a larger restroom for the ladies.
  • EJ R.
    EJ RiceMay 16, 2011
    A vodka cran and a small bottle of water cost 19 bucks, but the theater is beautiful and the show I saw (Chelsea Handler) was hilarious!
  • Pat T.
    Pat ToneyApril 5, 2011
    Classic film Fridays - check it out
  • Sarita M.
    Sarita MorenoFebruary 12, 2011
    The only thing better than seeing a concert here (come back Jill Scott!) is movie night!B
  • Renee S.
    Renee S.January 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Movie night here beats any movie night at AMC.
  • ingrid l.
    ingrid lopezDecember 15, 2010
    Leonard Cohen: best concert of my life in this beautiful and legendary place.
  • Debra G.
    Debra GoldentyerOctober 30, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    If you haven't sat in the paramount theater you have missed the best of Oakland
  • Rich W.
    Rich WalterApril 14, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Bring your drinks to the your seats.
  • Lisa B.
    Lisa BankstonMarch 17, 2010
    A beautiful restored art deco theater with a Wurlitzer" pipe organ. A must do! Read more
    GABBYiSACTiVEMarch 14, 2010
    Martin Lawrence was hilarious!
  • Ira S.
    Ira SerkesFebruary 20, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Take a tour of the Paramount Theatre of the Arts! This is an Art Deco Jewel - the Grand Lobby, Theater, Halls and Bathrooms are spectacular. Tours usually given 1st & 3rd Saturday Mornings Read more
  • Jazzzyone
    JazzzyoneJanuary 8, 2010
    Eat first.
  • Debra G.
    Debra GoldentyerNovember 22, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    OMG. Movies at the Paramount are the best. Even when they're bad, they're good.
  • Greg G.
    Greg GioiaOctober 31, 2009
    A guy playing an organ rises from the floor. And prizes.
  • richard l.
    richard levittSeptember 17, 2009
    the theater itself is part of the fun!
  • Rogelio F.
    Rogelio Flores1 week ago
    Hermosos el teatro, sin dudas el mejor lugar para tocar en Oak.
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