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The Senator Theatre

5904 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212-3026
+1 410-323-4424
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A deco movie palace

Some movies were made to be seen on a huge screen with great sound and shared with a live audience... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Fronda J
via mobile
Cool historic, local gem

We saw the new Guardians of the galaxy film on the big screen. We ordered burgers from Clark... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Baltimore, Maryland
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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5904 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212-3026
+1 410-323-4424
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Some movies were made to be seen on a huge screen with great sound and shared with a live audience. This is not your average Netflix movie experience. History, art deco, a restored movie palace. Your kids have never seen anything like this. And they...More

Thank Fronda J
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We saw the new Guardians of the galaxy film on the big screen. We ordered burgers from Clark burger. You are allowed to bring the food from Clark Burger into the theater. We ate it at the tables in the back row during the film....More

Thank FernJean
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Same as subject. Best of the best in old time renovated theatres. Always a joy to support a real movie theatre.

Thank mcaslan
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The Senator I have visited throughout the many years of living in the Baltimore area. Full of nostalgia, beautiful art deco, still only 1 huge screen, unlike all of the multiplex theater out there now. Directly off York Road near Towson, Maryland.

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Seeing a movie on the big screen in the main theater should not be missed. The preserved historic charm of the theater is complimented with an amazing sound system and cushy new seats. Check the schedule for retro movie screenings.

Thank Kathryn F
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The sidewalk alone is worth a visit! There are memorable imprints from actors, directors and others in the cement of premier releases of popular movies, including Star Wars. Very cool. The young staff is friendly and polite - such an asset to a property especially...More

Thank redmeatandwhisky
Reviewed 19 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
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...More

Thank ct3inmd
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...More

Thank joeybagz312
Reviewed 10 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,...More

Thank Maggi713
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