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The Magic Lantern

9 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009-1211
+1 207-647-5065
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Nice, quiet theater

Food at the little restaurant is nothing to write home about, but watching a movie there is very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deb B
Portland, Maine
via mobile
This is a movie lover's theater!

With balcony seating for adults over 21, an on-site restaurant, and cheerful staff. The Magic... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Bridgton, Maine
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9 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009-1211
+1 207-647-5065
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food at the little restaurant is nothing to write home about, but watching a movie there is very nice, or wAtching the older big screen in the bar/pub. Very pleasant

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

With balcony seating for adults over 21, an on-site restaurant, and cheerful staff. The Magic Lantern surpasses the "Big Box Mega Cinemas" in comfort, class, and style. The sound system is superb and the seats are wider with plenty of leg room.r theaters I've It's...More

Thank edandkathleen99
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very unique fun local theater, small but lots of fun!!! And you never know who you might run into here!!!

Thank sheryl66
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Magic Lantern is the most unique movie theater and pub combination. The movie theater has a balcony that is rexserved for those 21 and over. You can take your drinks from the pub to the balcony plus they have servers you can order drinks....More

Thank Firsttimerafter
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This theater is very modern with 3 showing area's and all 3 even have a balcony which is for everyone over the age of 21. How nice it that? Of course you also must visit the bathrooms which are a show in themselves. It also...More

1  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This is actually two places, a pub and a movie theatre. Located in downtown Bridgton, there is lots of parking behind the theatre. There is a small pub inside which has the usual pub fare with some daily specials. Service was friendly and the food...More

Thank SigEpGov
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Magic Lantern is a three theatre complex with wonderful eclectic decor! Friendly staff and excellent popcorn! Adults only balcony allowing alcoholic beverages. Always clean as can be throughout. Showing the latest in films as well as some 'Preview" nights on newly released films. Check...More

Thank 393-On-The-Road
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful theater for both eating and movie watching. The best part for us is the adults only balcony. You can order a drink at the tavern and have it delivered to your balcony seat before the movie begins. The tavern serves a...More

Thank MEhikergirl
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The movie theater (Including bathrooms) was very clean, seats were comfortable and there was plenty of leg room. Ticket and concession prices were very reasonable too.

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I grew up and Bridgton and remember going to the original theater back in the 70’s. What a beautiful job they’ve done with the new theater. This is the only movie theater my wife and I go to because it’s nice, clean and they have...More

Thank mainemanmark
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