The Commodore Theatre Celebrates 25 years of Business

Date: December 30, 2014 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Commodore Theatre Portsmouth, VaThe Commodore Theatre will celebrate 25 years to the day that it re-opened as the restored Commodore Theatre with a new vision of first-run movies and fine dining, the first such cinema-eatery in the country.

The Commodore Theatre was recently named one of the “10 greatest dine-in theaters in America” in a Motion Picture Association of America publication (2014) and one of America’s 7 Best Movie Theaters of Food Lovers,” in a 2013 issue of Bon Appetit Magazine.

Originally built in 1945, the Commodore is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and on the Virginia Landmarks Register, for it’s architecture, decor and rich history.

For more information, call the theatre at 757-393-4383 or visit