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Address: 3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Phone Number: 949-673-8350
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Beautiful theater, terrible movies

I live around the street and I look for any excuse to visit the theater. The best time of year is when they host screenings for the Newport Beach Film Festival (usually in April... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 13, 2015
Alexander F
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San Francisco, California

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San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I live around the street and I look for any excuse to visit the theater. The best time of year is when they host screenings for the Newport Beach Film Festival (usually in April), when they show a variety of films in quick succession. Otherwise, whoever does their movies selection tends to choose lousy ones (subjectively speaking) and they tend... More 

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Thank Alexander F
Scottsdale
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Saw Andrew Dice Clay. Took us 40 minutes to get our wrist bands to get in. Total mayhem. People cutting in line, obnoxious security, 1 guy doing wristbands for the entire event. People were furious. Lines for drinks took forever, theatre was hot and has no AC. Lights were out in the mens bathroom. This place is horribly managed and... More 

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Thank schuman23
Newport Beach, California
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37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Lido Theatre is located in Newport Beach. They have live concerts and show movies. I went to see the band Long Run in February with two friends. ID must be shown as they serve alcohol. Parking is street and a lot at the end of the street. Great venue...great concert, intimate, no bad seat in the house, dancing up front.... More 

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Thank gypsyveg
Newport Beach, California
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186 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Old time movie theatre, that was revamped a bit, so inside is ok. They seem to only show "artsie" movies no one wants to see. Sometimes they have showings of the newport film festival here, so that was very nice.

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Thank DrCICS
Newport Beach, California, United States
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Back in the Days my Friend, I thought they would never end, "Those Were the Days". A group of fellow travelers on a Magical Mystery Tour, took a ride one night, 1967, levitating through the Lido Theatre door, playing was the Yellow Submarine, all in attendance were invited by a collective empathic consciousness, everything was said without a whispered word.... More 

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Thank Robert M
Ventura, California
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We attended the Queen Nation Concert in January at the Lido Theatre and had a fabulous experience. We love the Queen tribute band, but seeing them in this small, intimate theatre, was just icing on the cake! This art-deco venue, is fantastic. It will be even better once they get a food and beverage license so they can serve something... More 

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Thank Ellen M
California
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1,700 reviews
1,079 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 905 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

This little art deco gem is very cool. Back in the day, going to the movies was an event, and this theatre represents that made of mind!

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Thank CarmichaelVentura
Redlands, California, United States
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57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Not too many of these left! The LIDO is a ONE screen old fashioned theatre, but well restored and preserved. Marine art from the 40's decorates the walls and ceilings. Love it.

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Thank Meg G
Huntington Beach, California
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great little theater - give it a try. New movies in an updated old fashioned (clean and remodeled) little theater. No hassles and easy access. Nice to be in a stand alone without a big mall!

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Thank Christine V
Newport Beach, California
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Lido, its neon Grand Marquee, and old-fashioned ticket booth are so charming. Inside you'll find little touches, red velvet comfortable seats, a powder room inspired by Bette Davis (who insisted the Ladies Room be located on the main floor), neon lights, painted sea life on the walls, and balcony seating. We love the Lido Theater!

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