We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Magic Lantern

9 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009-1211
+1 207-647-5065
Review Highlights
Step back in time in luxurious comfort

Absolutely the best movie theater that I've been to. And a pub is available for dining before or... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Maila S
Trivia at the pub! So fun!

Thursday night is trivia night at the pub!!! This place is so important to the town and a nice... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Portland, Maine
via mobile
Read all 71 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the pub” (8 reviews)
“movie theater” (17 reviews)
“magic lantern” (21 reviews)
9 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009-1211
+1 207-647-5065
Write a Review
Reviews (71)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 29 August 2017

Absolutely the best movie theater that I've been to. And a pub is available for dining before or after the movie. I love the balcony seating, the theaters are just the right size for good viewing from anywhere. Food and drinks available in the balcony...More

Thank Maila S
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Thursday night is trivia night at the pub!!! This place is so important to the town and a nice option. Beer selection is good and they always have something interesting on the menu. Do know that the meals reflect a small, limited kitchen...it's a movie...More

Thank Bridho
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We were looking for something to do and I read the reviews on this place, so we decided to check it out. It's very different then any regular movie theater you would go too. You can bring drinks while watching a movie from a balcony,...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

The building is beautiful! The theaters are comfortable, big and offer balcony seating for adults. It is clean. Has a pub inside with great food and drinks. The movie prices are reasonable and I love to watch matinees here. Parking is easy as there is...More

Thank aelyse17
Reviewed 5 May 2017 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 13 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 17 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 28 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 8 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
Nearby Restaurants
Vivo Country Italian Kitchen & Bar
138 reviews
.14 km away
Beth's Kitchen Cafe
160 reviews
.15 km away
Black Horse Tavern
159 reviews
.58 km away
Ricky's Diner
85 reviews
.41 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pondecherry Park
31 reviews
.18 km away
Gallery 302
10 reviews
.15 km away
Rufus Porter Museum and Cultural Heritage Center
9 reviews
.93 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Magic Lantern staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines