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Address: 6941 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92009
Phone Number: (760) 603-8638
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Good experience, a little pricey

I'm spoiled by Cinepolis, and rarely go anywhere else to see a movie. Yes, it's a little expensive - $15.50 to $17.50 for a matinee - but every seat is a good seat. Seats are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Carlsbad, California
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New York, New York, United States
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97 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

Thighs was my first time to this movie theater. It was friendly, clean, and the recliners are so comfortable you may fall asleep during the movie. I did not order any food off the menu, but the menu was eclectic and from what I saw, the food looked good. It is a great place to come for an evening with... More 

Thank Kaijk
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Still go only occasionally - the disruption from the food service is more annoyance than the service is worth having. The menu is overpriced and the food quality has plummeted. I have had to ask for refunds a few times. Lots of theaters offer enhanced seating, and this Cinepolis suffers from a real lack of film selection. You are limited... More 

Thank DropAnchor
San Diego, California
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

I've been going to this particular Cinepolis since the day it opened. I've been to one other and the experience seems to be similar. Reached a point in life now where a few dollars doesn't mean as much as it used to and this is a luxury I'm more than willing to pay for. No more "sticky shoes" as you... More 

Thank clbenson855
carlsbad ca
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103 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

insanely over priced. the new regal at the old carlsbad mall is just as nice and half the price. why pay 20 when you can have the same experience for 10.

Thank ndepndant
Davenport, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The customer service was awful and rude to me and most other people that went to get drinks and popcorn. On my first visit somebody pulled the fire alarm and scared all the people in the movie. The manager offered us all free refills as compensation. I went to get a refill on my soda and the guy said "NO"... More 

Thank Kristian G
Santee, California
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38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My first visit and it was pure luxury! The seats were the best I have ever experienced in a cinema. They reclined and were so comfortable especially for the back. The tray for food was attached but moveable and not in the way. The food service was primo and also the food. What more can I say. It was an... More 

Thank Audreyr0se
San Diego, California
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Cinepolis is expensive. That should always be everyone's first thought. If you're okay with that, let me describe this awesome movie experience. My wife and I arrived VERY early, so we could take advantage of the small cafe/bar inside the theater. Movie-themed cocktails, beer, and wine were all available. The cocktails were especially delicious, but the themed versions cost twice... More 

Thank highTechFool
Carlsbad, California
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107 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I'm spoiled by Cinepolis, and rarely go anywhere else to see a movie. Yes, it's a little expensive - $15.50 to $17.50 for a matinee - but every seat is a good seat. Seats are leather recliners with great sight lines, and you have the option of ordering snacks to be delivered to your seat.

Thank friskycelery
Waukegan, Illinois
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Clean, a little expensive but expected at a luxury theater. My only gripe about this is seeing waiters come in during movie and having 1 of the guys shine a light in my face and the lady sitting next to me. Not sure what it was all about as he didnt say anything to us. The reclining seats were comfortable.

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Lanai City, Hawaii
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69 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

After going to iPic in Scottsdale we haven't been able to get ourselves to watch a movie without that kind of luxuries. We were so happy to have found Cinepolis which was described as a similar experience. The staff isn't very friendly and they were having trouble with the movie loading we stayed sitting there for over 40 minutes. The... More 

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