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Studio Movie Grill

301 Rice Lake Square, Wheaton, IL 60189
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Ranked #5 of 13 attractions in Wheaton
Type: Movie Theaters
Most recent review
- Jul 1, 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I'm a big fan of this concept. I love going to Muvico, Icon, Hollywood Blvd, etc. so I was happy when this opened in the former Linen and Things/CiCi's space. The prices for this type of theater are very reasonable...and even cheaper if you go late at night (after 10) or go to any of their special movie series $2... More

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Chicago, Illinois
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The food and drinks are not bad but it gets a little annoying having someone pass in front of you during the movie.

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Wheaton, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Food, Drink, and a Movie. They do have a bar, and their drinks are very good. They do play all the newest movies, and it's very clean and a cool atmosphere. However their food tastes like it's frozen and they put it in a microwave. Their cheeseburgers the buns are hard, however their Pizza is pretty good. Also the food... More

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Warrenville, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I've tried the various local theaters that offer dinner and a movie and this one is the best. the service during the movie is fabulous and the food is mostly pretty good. One complaint is the popcorn seems to be a bit stale tasting, but the actual food is good. I especially love the assigned seating so that you don't... More

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

From the seats to the food Studio Movie Grill is the best theater hands down. The food and drink selection is exceptional and having waiters makes watching a movie something special.

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Chicago, Illinois
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252 reviews 252 reviews
29 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We recently visited SMG on two occasions in March, and were pleasantly suprised to see there had been improvements to the menu and the quality of food since our last visit here more than 6 months ago. Food was served hot and fresh (unlike our prior experiences) and the menu has some great specials each night of the week. Don't... More

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Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
25 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Since SMG arrived in Wheaton, my husband and I haven't seen a movie anywhere else. We love that we can reserve our favorite seats ahead of time which means we never have to arrive two hours before a popular show just to be sure we aren't seated in the first row. We love the food also - so much so... More

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Wheaton, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

SMG has first run movies with a bar in the lobby and food service in the theater. You can pre-select your seats on-line and decide where to sit. The food is pretty good for what you would expect in a multi-use facility. Unfortunately, sometimes the service can be spotty. They use a team approach which works great sometimes and not... More

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is my families favorite place to see a movie by far. The price is reasonable compared to other theaters but you also get a super state of the art screen/sound and experience. You also get real seats and for the most part no heads in front of you to block the screen. You also get to reserve seats! this... More

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

While the concept is good, I never come here unless I am seeing a comedy which I really don't care about. I don't enjoy waiters standing in my way during a serious film. They should only come if you press your call button; last time our server came at least 5 times, and during very intense scenes. Food is average... More

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