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Address: 9 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009-1211
Phone Number: +1 207-647-5065
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Best unique movie theater and pub combination

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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Bridgton
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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. The sound is terrific. The staff is so friendly.

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BRIDGTON
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52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 has a restaurant and bar and even serves drinks to the balcony on some nights.Prices... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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175 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 was good. They have a large TV screen which was playing movies from the AMC... More 

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Portland, Maine
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 it out, you won't be disappointed

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Thank 393-On-The-Road
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 good selection of meals sure to appeal to kids and those looking for an inexpensive... More 

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Thank MEhikergirl
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Hiram, Maine
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 popcorn with REAL butter. We actually caved and went to Westbrook Cinemagic awhile back to... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

If rain is in the forecast, it's Magic Lantern time! Quaint and charming - just love the vibe in this classic (rebuilt) theater. Not the most up to date seating etc, and can't buy tix on-line,but we always have fun here (usually with the latest summer kids blockbuster). Note that box office opens only a half hour before first movie... More 

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Thank MeanJoeG
Nashua, New Hampshire
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39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Virtually no bad seats in the house. This theater is a modernized version of a theater that has been here for over 60 years. There is also a bar and grill here with great food and drink. Normally playing three feature films there is always one for the kiddies. Overall a great place to visit

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Poughkeepsie, NY
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

We're moving to the area and did a little exploring and came across this place. Had no idea what to expect when we walked in and we were totally impressed. The restaurant had a very mid-evil feel with a huge movie screen that can show either regular TV or movies... and a full menu & bar. The waitress was amazing.... More 

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