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Wonderful, Intimate Local Venue.

I have been to several events at the State Theatre, which is an older, repurposed movie house... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Falls Church, Virginia

This is a great place to here music of any kind. Its standing room mostly, but if you reserve in... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Lynn M
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Built in 1936, The State Theatre operated as a popular movie until the late 1980's. The first film shown was Thanks A Million starring Dick Powell and on November 27, 1988 the State closed its doors after a final showing of Die Hard starring Bruce...more
220 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA 22046-4517
+1 703-237-0300
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

I have been to several events at the State Theatre, which is an older, repurposed movie house, providing entertainment and refreshment in a close-to-the-city, environment. The facility has been beautifully redone and maintained. The experience is close and intimate. Parking is nearby and ample, and,...More

Thank lmardiks
Reviewed 3 September 2018

They are just milking money and putting nothing back into the venue. The carpets and entire place is absolutely filthy. They won't let you out once you are in so you will have to eat their horrible food which takes forever to get food. The...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a great place to here music of any kind. Its standing room mostly, but if you reserve in advance you can get one of about 6 tables and order food. I'm not sure where they cater the food from but it must be...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This place is small enough that everyone gets a good view (unless others stand up in front of you). If you see that a favorite person or band is scheduled, you can go to the box office and check out seating charts and reserve a...More

Thank joyg97
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great little live music venue. We go for the tribute bands and the 80's house-band, The Legwarmers. Until moving nearby we NEVER did this kind of thing. For most shows, you can reserve a dining table for just $10 a couple. You...More

Thank dawnmM5773AD
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Love the State. There isn't a bad seat in the house - and you can almost always stand/dance right in front of the stage. Bartending staff are super efficient and wonderful. Some interesting acts. Mostly tribute bands, but some real gems mixed in.

1  Thank jwc123456
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Went and saw reckless Kelly with my fiancé this past weekend. First time at this venue - we liked it! There is stadium seating upstairs, multiple tables downstairs (tables require reservation although they do save a few for first come first serve), along with bar...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 25 April 2018

First time up there. The State Theatre is a neat venue. We were there for a comedy show. If you can reserve a table that is the way to go. The wait staff is very slow. The menu is nothing special but it is also...More

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

This was my first time going to the State Theatre. Saw the Springsteen tribute band - Bruce in the USA. Great band. Arrive early if you did not reserve a table as people start queuing up at least 30 minutes before the doors open. The...More

1  Thank crew3lt
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I went to the State Theatre in November 2017 to see Todd Rundgren. Great show! Great venue! I would go again and recommend it to my friends.

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Response from kevinparsakia | Reviewed this property |
Lot's of places to eat around the area. You can get comfort food at the venue which can be heavy. If you go to this location on trip advisor scroll down to the map. It will show restaurants close by. I would... More