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“The "Comfy Seats" theater”
Review of Chateau Theater

Chateau Theater
Ranked #17 of 54 things to do in Rochester
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Owner description: Built in 1927, the Chateau was one of the most elaborate theatres built in Rochester in the early 1900s. The exterior sunburst design marquee is lit with 636 light bulbs. Its unique French Village decor includes interior balconies and turrets and, on the ceiling, stars in the night sky. Refurbished in 1994, this elegant old theatre now houses a Barnes and Noble Bookstore and Starbucks Cafe.
Reviewed 22 August 2017

My children call this the "comfy seats" theater. Generally, our family only goes to the first showing of a movie here, as a special treat, since they are more expensive. The recliners ARE very comfortable. But since the recliners take up more space, it has reduced the number of seats available for each movie. New movies almost always sell out, so online reservations are a good idea, even though they're more expensive.

Thank RochMama
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

We were long-term lovers of the "old" Chateau Theater, which really did look like a chateau. Very quaint. And we loved its central "down town" location. But even after deserting the main scene, we still find the new Chateau our favorite of the now three movie houses in Rochester. It is the least expensive and very comfortable. And the drive back and forth from "old Southwest" takes only 15 minutes.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

A good movie, buttered popcorn and a revliner!!!!!what more could you ask for. Reasonably priced 7.00 for a senior citizen!!!

1  Thank Rosalie S
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

In my opinion, this is the best theater in town. They have now added reclining seats. At every screen I believe, too. When you go, it looks like an old time theater from outside, inside though, you have the modern things you expect at a movie theater.

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Chateau has inspired numerous quests to save it. It is really special to the people of Rochester and when you visit, you'll see why. There's something magical about it.

Thank Arielf3773
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