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Paramount Theatre

713 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-3216
+1 512-472-5470
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Austin Historic Downtown 5K
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Luxurious theater dating back to 1915 now hosts Broadway shows.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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713 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-3216
Downtown
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+1 512-472-5470
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"historic theater"
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"film series"
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"movie premier"
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"movie palace"
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"historic feel"
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"lyle lovett"
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"great seats"
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"wonderful venue"
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"live music"
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"downtown austin"
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"acoustics"
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"restored"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got here fairly often to see concerts. They staff is wonderful and it's a beautiful historic building. We love it!

Thank Leslie C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Austin favorite , nearby parking available . Great architecture serves beer and wine . Nice theater

Thank Ribhu R
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We attended a Home Free concert at the Paramount. The show was terrific, but it was enhanced by this venue. It's an old restored theater that was originally opened in 1915. After many years of active use as a "B" movie theater, it eventually declined...More

Thank Jim M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to see Puddles Pity Party and was reminded why I like the historic Paramount Theater. We sat in the last row on the floor and still enjoyed the show. While the seats could be improved this is a quality setting...More

Thank joe p
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I frequently attend the Paramount for many music, plays and speaking events. It is an absolutely beautiful theater and I’m proud to be an annual sponsor to help preserve it for future generations. They consistently attract top talent year after year.

Thank jonathanbE2853KJ
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Always a great venue for live music, comedy, stage plays and movies, the Paramount feeds the souls of its patrons with the type of experience to hat can only be had in an over-100-year-old grand theatre of its kind. Acoustics are near perfect, no really...More

Thank docwhiteaustin
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

I have had the pleasure of seeing folks from the range of Lyle Lovett perform and Vice President Joe Biden speak at the historic Paramount Theatre in downtown Austin. Honestly, one can feel like Texas royalty by having orchestra seats at an event in this...More

Thank betty b
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Looking for a reason to visit and what a treat. A throwback to old style theatres with style. I went to see jazz fusion legend John McLaughlin on his final us tour. Now or never. Close to 4hr show of memorable music. No hassle nice...More

Thank Stevey1631
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

We went here for a concert and loved the ambiance. It’s been lovingly restored and I’m sure it’s difficult to maintain an older building like this. The acoustics in the theatre are great. It started as a vaudeville theatre as many of the old theatres...More

Thank PKDenton
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

The Paramount is a great place to watch a movie or a stage show. Seats are small but uniquely nostalgic. I have visited more than once and was never dissatisfied. I really love the ambiance and old world feel of the Paramount. Go ahead and...More

Thank Rick J
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Trenace H
17 January 2018|
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Response from Stevey1631 | Reviewed this property |
Trenace, It depends on the show. I went to a jazz rock show and naturally you want the orchestra. However for a stage show I think the balcony would be better. Fully agree with the other contributors this is an excellent... More
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