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Violet Crown Cinema

Address: 434 W. 2nd St., Austin, TX (Downtown)
Phone Number: (512) 495-9600
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Ranked #26 of 178 Activities in Austin
Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games
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Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games
Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 12:30 am
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 2:30 am

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Austin, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

If you love movies, it doesn't get any better than Violet Crown Cinema. I'm a movie buff, and I've never found a better venue than Violet Crown. The programming is the best part of the theater. I've been going nearly every weekend for two years, and in that time I think I've seen two bad movies. That's an obscenely high... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

If you are in downtown Austin and looking for a movie this is the place. We enjoyed a nice meal and drinks prior to seeing the movie. What a great time, free parking and wonderful service.

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Austin, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We love the Violet Crown or VC for its terrific combo of parking, ADA accessibility, reserved seating, legroom, bar & snacks services and very friendly staff! It is the top of our 3 favorite movie houses in town - VC, Arbor and Hill Country Galleria (in that order) - due to their movie offerings, Legroom, ADA access and walking proximity... More 

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Austin, TX
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Multi-plex theatre with bar and some food. We've eaten there and had drinks on separate occasions. I took my drink in, but I ate following the movie so I don't know if food can be brought inside. It's very convenient for extended downtown adventures - seeing the sights, having lunch, taking in a movie and then going to dinner or... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Funky cinema, good service, nice amenities, comfortable seating and great air conditioning! Great place to watch art house films. Located in the centre of town, went there after going to the bike store Mellow Johnny's. Easily accessible without a car.

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Philadelphia, PA usa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A great movie theater experience. They make great drinks and good food. The violet crown is a different movie theater experience, but it is casual and fun and a must do when in Austin. Looking forward to my next visit.

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Austin, Texas
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

If you're like me, you hate going to the movie theater on Friday night because there will inevitably be loud teenagers talking and giggling through the movie, sticky floors, and a slight discomfort with the general crowd being so large. Violet Crown is a totally different movie experience where you have reserved seats, great independent films, lovely cocktail and coffee... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This is a cool, unique, awesome little place. Nothing like seeing a film like Boyhood in a relatively empty theater on a lazy afternoon. I can't comment on the food since I didn't have any, but from what I hear that's good too. Fellow film lovers will probably love this place. Or anybody for that matter.

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Marin County
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Its got it all. Good food, healthy too, and a full bar with terrific local beer. You can order your tickets AND seats ahead, no waiting in line or needing to get their early. The movie selection is excellent, no big budget CGI crap made for the masses. The seats are cozy, the patrons respectful of the beauty and importance... More 

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Austin, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Elegant setting to catch an art-house movie and a drink. Good selection of wines at the bar. Highly recommended.

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