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Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse

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Address: 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA
Phone Number: 7034862345
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This was a nice place for a good comedy show. We had to wait outside in the January cold for about an hour to get in, but it was a sold out show with 2 famous comedians. Wish they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
swynne13
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Abington, Massachusetts
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Abington, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice place for a good comedy show. We had to wait outside in the January cold for about an hour to get in, but it was a sold out show with 2 famous comedians. Wish they could do more to get you in faster, but it's a tight spot in the front. Nice place for it though.... More 

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Columbus, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We came for the Tuesday $2 movie. This place was great - a unique experience and a great movie. If you want perfect silence and a reclining chair go to an AMC, but this place has character! If you have never been here before I highly recommend trying it! Remember - to buy tickets at the door you need cash.... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We watched a recent movie at the ACDH, and loved it! The sightlines were good, the sound was acceptable, and the food was great. This was our second trip and we enjoyed it more than the first, I think! Suggest that you get there about 45-60 minutes prior to showtime to get in line; doors open 30 minutes prior. BRING... More 

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Thank doug k
Arlington, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I've been to the Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse (aka AC/DH) several times, but have only been to the movie showings. I would like to see comedy show sometime, but tickets can sell out very quickly. It's a fun, quirky place to see a movie and I love the $2 Dollar Movie Monday's and Tuesday's. Note that the box office will... More 

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Thank JBytor
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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85 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I've been here several times, with friends and family. My teens especially love the place as we enjoy movies in super comfortable chairs, with food and drinks served right out to our table. Mondays and Tuesdays the movies are just $2, so then I don't mind spending a bit more on food. Highly recommended. Plenty of parking available too --... More 

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Thank TroisChatsLies
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99 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

I watched 2 classic Halloween movies here in night of Halloween. We had a blast. It's an old theatre and you can sit on old desk chairs. You can order simple foods (we ordered a pizza) - much more relaxed than the real movie theaters.

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Thank Willem K
Alexandria, Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

It's always offers great comedians. But during the Xmas holidays they show Xmas movies. Great food, too!

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DMV
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

The Hubs and I was at ACDH for a comedy show last year and I was less than impressed. I loved the comedian but the food was not good. Fast forward to June 2015 and the place has not been spruced up but the food is better.they could stand to replace the carpet or just get rid of it all... More 

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Thank LaLaBoo1
Frederick, Maryland
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104 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We have seen two comedy shows there so far, and both were people from SNL. We really enjoyed ourselves. First time we got there shortly after the doors opened and we were sitting in the back (we had 4 people). We could see but it would have been nice to be closer. Just last night we went and got there... More 

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Thank Marla57
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48 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

I'm rating one singular event, not the atmosphere of actually seeing a movie or eating there. I enjoyed some standup comedy one evening with friends. While we were late, there was till standing room. We crammed in there and stood around for about an hour laughing and boo, cackling and gasping. The place was tight and service was hard to... More 

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