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Paramount Theater and Convention Hall

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Address: 1300 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5782
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+1 732-775-3533

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Nice venue for the annual Beerfest. The space is great as it is large enough to not create traffic jams but not too large where it is a 10 minute hike to get from one end to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Branchburg, New Jersey
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Branchburg, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice venue for the annual Beerfest. The space is great as it is large enough to not create traffic jams but not too large where it is a 10 minute hike to get from one end to another. There was an abundance of different craft breweries and beer to try. Food was great as well and ranged from giant smoked... More 

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

I enjoyed my visit to the Paramount Theater for a concert. The old theater retains its charm and picturesque walls and ceiling decorations. The stage is framed with a beautiful ornate arch. The sound was excellent and we enjoyed it while sitting in the balcony

Thank Ed C
New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We visited here during the weekend in December when they have a mini craft fair inside. Great for holiday shopping in a Jersey Shore landmark. Also great for grabbing a coffee or other hot drink. Definitely worth a visit when in Asbury whether summer or winter.

Thank AlexanderD
Montville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Free street parking between Labor Day and Memorial Day in and around the Paramount Theater and Convention Center. I went in November to see a performance of the "Nutcracker". It's and iconic venue and if you can appreciate historic theaters that have maintained their charm, it is well worth seeing this venue. The theater is about the size you would... More 

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177 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure what there is to review ..there are a few shops and rest rooms . I really don't get it but....

Thank TREK39
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Walk the boards on a Sunday morning and get coffee or lunch in the convention center. Small shops with great gifts, good food, and don't forget to look up at the architecture surrounding you !!,

Thank Donna G
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

One time beach beauty now reduced to a crumbling relic . Yes you can eat there , drink there buy useless stuff there & even get a decent iced coffee, however the current guardian just makes patchwork fixes to run events here 52 weeks a year. Come visit take your iconic picture & maybe see a rockstar!

Thank Steve K
Freehold, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We took a stroll in here while in Asbury Park. Nice little shops as well as a theatre. Also has a nice restaurant that has a bar that you can hang out on the side beach.

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Albany, New York
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Just a great building right on the boardwalk. Also it has an amazing coffee roaster inside!! Asbury Park Roastery is a must visit for java on the boardwalk in AP! Enjoy!

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North Brunswick, New Jersey
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69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Had tickets to see the Happy Together Tour last month. Was here only one other time and it is such a great venue for smaller audiences. We were all the way in the back of the balcony but we had a great view. They serve beverages and you can go out on the terrace from the second level - great... More 

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