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Embassy Cinema

Address: 16 Pine Street, Waltham, MA 02453
Phone Number: 781-893-2500
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Ranked #1 of 18 Attractions in Waltham
Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games
Owner description: Movie theater that feature a mix of independent films, foreign language cinema and Hollywood...
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Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games
Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Owner description: Movie theater that feature a mix of independent films, foreign language cinema and Hollywood favorites.

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Maynard, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Courteous empoyees, great movie selection, nice personal size, convenient parking and good restaurant opportunities= who could ask for anything more!

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Boston, MA
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133 reviews 133 reviews
16 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Clean, gets newer movies but all of the Theatres are tiny. I go to the theatre for the big screen experience. Screens here at Waltham are so small I might as well watch it in my living room, it is cheaper. Parking can be very difficult on weekends, making it iffy whether you can get a seat.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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524 reviews 524 reviews
107 attraction reviews
525 helpful votes 525 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This place runs both independent art house films and major first run blockbusters however it is an art house theater all the way so don't expect the perks of a major cinema chain. Location sits in downtown Waltham off dreary Moody street and is on the center of a side street. One problem with the place, the parking is a... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This theatre was added in the mid-1990s to Waltham center, and since then has been a star attraction. Really nice movie selection. My only beef -- if you need to use the bathroom it's up a long flight of stairs, or by using a elevator that's slow or not working. But generally a great place to go!

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Providence, RI
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102 reviews 102 reviews
21 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The theater itself was relatively nice and clean. The theaters seem to have less chairs than others. The nice twist is that after the previews and before the move the general manager took a moment to welcome us, tell us his name, and if anyone needed anything to let him know. As we were leaving, the person at the ticket... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This cinema is handy to downtown Mood Street. Thus you can visit an array of eateries before or after the show. Lots of choices for movies that should satisfy most movie goers. Good selection of the usual movie goodies, plenty of party and senior discounts. Good place to "chill" and catch a flick.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Solid selection of recent blockbusters and arty films too. So many restaurants are nearby, so it's great for a date or family outing. Look for parking in the big parking lot on the other side of Moody Street.

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Boston area
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is a very clean theater and a nice place to catch a movie with your significant other, a date or even the family.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were curious to see a newly-released off-beat movie, and this was the closest movie theater that was showing it. It's in the middle of Wlatham, but there is a large parking complex behind it that is free on Sundays (when we were here). Prices are a bit lower than at the multi-plexes in the suburbs, and seats are comfortable.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great local 6 screen theater offering up first run blockbusters as well as great independent pics. Low stress alternative to the mall complexes.

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