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Violet Crown Cinema

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Address: 434 W. 2nd St., Austin, TX
Phone Number: (512) 495-9600
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10:00 am - 2:30 am
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 12:30 am
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 2:30 am

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A true gem !!!

My husband and I stumbled upon this theatre and can't wait to return ! We watched far from the madding crowd and we happened to be the only ones in the theater. The bottom row has... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
hmdeluna
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My husband and I stumbled upon this theatre and can't wait to return ! We watched far from the madding crowd and we happened to be the only ones in the theater. The bottom row has ottomans!! The bar is trendy and full of craft beer ! I ordered a kombucha. We did not eat however plan to in the... More 

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Houston, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I really liked this theater. Specialty cocktails and independent films go a long way with me. The facilities were very nice, but intimate. The location is great, walking distance to many bars and restaurants. What else can you say? They got everything right with this cinema.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Small theatre with friendly staff. Couldn't fault this place, and it has character. I got an iced coffee to bring in with me, but there was way more options. The bathroom facilities are excellent and the seats in the theatre are very spacious with lots of leg room!

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Our friends treated us to Violent Crown for the first time. It was great to see unique movies at a small venue. We watched Danny Collins and ate in the cafe before the movie. The food was good and it was nice to arrive early and have dinner in the cafe. They allow your food in the theater, as well.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I saw two documentaries at Violet Crown during SXSW 2015. It's such a beautiful and cozy theater! The food is absurdly expensive so I didn't eat any snacks but I appreciate that they serve healthy offerings like kale salads.

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boulder, co
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

You have to know where you're going, because the Violet Crown isn't one of those movie theaters that announces its location. But if you're able to find it, you're in for a treat. A well-stocked bar and friendly staff await your arrival, along with a very nice food menu. The portions are more generous than I anticipated and I ended... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Violet Crown is always a good choice for the latest films. Parking is included and is in walking distance of good shopping and some great restaurants. Violet Crown always has a great selection of films including indie films. Restaurant and beverages on site and seating is reserved. A great Austin spot for serious movie goers.

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Austin, Texas
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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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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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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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Additional Information about Violet Crown Cinema

Address: 434 W. 2nd St., Austin, TX
Phone Number: (512) 495-9600
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Monday 10:00 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:30 am

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