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Address: 5904 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212-3026
Phone Number: +1 410-323-4424
12:30 - 20:15
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Sun - Mon 12:30 - 20:15
Tue - Sat 12:30 - 22:00

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, The Senator opened on...

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, The Senator opened on October 5th, 1939 as a single screen movie house. It is a historic Art-Deco movie theatre designed by John J. Zink. The Senator reopened on Thursday, October 10th, 2013 with 4 screens, including the restored and renovated original auditorium.

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Eight days a week

This place was awesome!! You can eat drink and enjoy one really great show. I was blown away by this place super fun. And the burger joint next door was great as well

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This place was awesome!! You can eat drink and enjoy one really great show. I was blown away by this place super fun. And the burger joint next door was great as well

Thank Jcoz689
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The main theater remains the Art Deco palace it always was, and the added side theaters are well-designed, small, and modern. Sound is first-rate. Snacks and drinks are good if not exceptional. Beer is available for some shows. With the variety of restaurants within a block, this is a great choice for dinner and a movie.

Thank ct3inmd
Baltimore, Maryland
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351 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

I went to some of my first movies ever in this theatre - now that it is redone, it is so classy and upscale. I love the older vibe of this place, there is so much history. I loved taking my boys here and giving them the experience as well. We saw Home Alone here for $5 during the holidays.... More 

Thank joeybagz312
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

It was like taking a step back in time – going to The Senator to see a movie. I used to go frequently as a child when I lived nearby. The feel of the old theater is still there, but it has been completely renovated, updated and is a lot bigger than I remember. They now have 4 theaters for... More 

Thank Maggi713
Eldersburg, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Went to see Macbeth and although the movie just okay the theatre is like going back in time. You could feel the history inside. Although old it was kept up nice and made the time there enjoyable. Parking is an issue but otherwise it was nice.

Thank Bill G
Sunderland, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

We traveled here while on a visit to Towson University, which is right down the street conveniently and took our daughter to see The Martian. I remember hearing on the news about the renovations but just amazed when we got there. The seats are ultra comfortable, we were in the " big screen" room and the screen was covered by... More 

Thank Jeneen H
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

The Senator Theatre is an historic movie theater that has been brought back to its former glory. From the old style ticket booth to the murals in the lobby, this is a part of our entertainment past. Additional, smaller screens have been added, so be sure you are getting a ticket for the featured movie in the main auditorium. Also... More 

Thank silvermoon55
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

The Senator is Baltimore's historic grand old movie house located on York Road near Belvedere Square. I used to go here pretty frequently, but haven't had a chance since they changed hands and added the new auditoriums. My wife and I wanted to catch Ant-Man, and it was one of the theaters that was showing it so we headed up... More 

Thank renfield1969
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

I had to travel to a small suburb outside of Baltimore to see the movie "Still Alice" before the Oscar Awards. They have done a great job of renovating this theater and before the movie we did pizza at the pizza place across the street and then to the crepe place a few doors down for dessert.

Thank DonnaInPittsburgh
Woodinville, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

We are visiting from out of town, and The Senator was showing a film we wanted to see. Free parking a block away. Nice old venue. Not super fancy but a nice change from the old megaplex. One nit pick: four movies scheduled to start at the same time! (To be fair, 1 started at 3:50 pm; 3 others started... More 

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