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Address: 240 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14607
Phone Number: (585) 258-0400
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Just like an old time movie theater

If you want to see great movies at an even better price this is the place for you. Feels like and old time theater and yes the ever seat in the place is not a comfy one but that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2015
Julie T
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Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

If you want to see great movies at an even better price this is the place for you. Feels like and old time theater and yes the ever seat in the place is not a comfy one but that adds to the feel of the place. Everyone at the theater seems happy to be working there. The refurbished women's room... More 

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Thank Julie T
Rochester, New York, United States
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58 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I will give the Little five stars just because coming here is a "classic" and "cozy" feeling that you can't beat. I won't compare it to the big wigs like Regal and AMC because the reason I come here is when I want to escape the typical "cinema" experience that big companies have created. The Little is local, runs independent... More 

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Thank Dr_Sik
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15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Great spot in the city to see well known films as well as more unique films. Great cafe and awesome spot to catch film festivals.

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Thank Lauren R
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

See movies here that you can't see any where else. Have fresh baked cookies or cakes and fresh brewed coffee. Small, intimate theaters with clientele that usually won't talk during the movie. This part of downtown is well lit and has a bunch of bars and restaurants to choose from. A great night out!

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Thank Gary M
Key West, Florida
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I can always count on something great from the Little Theatre. Had a little something from the cafe, as we listened to a wonderful band, "Big Blue Band". The cafe is very casual, order your food and they bring it to the table...food was fresh and tasty. Soup was wonderful, had a little wine. and then headed in to a... More 

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Thank KWParadise
Rochester, New York, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Enjoy an old time movie experience in a landmark movie theatre with real popcorn Have dinner in the Café ahead of time. Five off the beaten path movies to choose from. There's always something to see and good stuff to eat. Have a glass of wine and enjoy live jazz after the film.

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Thank Lynda G
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This independant movie theater helps Rochester give character. The choice of movies, the gigs by local musicians, the display of the works by local artists, the delicious food and baked goods in a cozy place is a breath of fresh air in an America of strip malls and chain movie theaters.

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Thank Lieve B
Batavia, New York
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60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We went to the Little for the first time in a decade yesterday and were not disappointed. It offers at tasty fresh-baked goodies, gourmet coffee, traditional popcorn, and an audience that does not talk during the film! Yes, these film goers know it is not their living room! As a person who loathes overly loud places, I loved this sound... More 

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Thank lame14020
Rochester, NY
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599 reviews
185 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We go in streaks when it comes to seeing movies at the Little. We are downtown all of the time but when we do see movies we tend to go for the suburban stadium seating... we need to stop doing that and be more diligent supporting this venue. The Little's selection of movies always draws us back usually after seeing... More 

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Thank Fondue4two
Rochester, New York
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96 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I've eaten here before, but last night I was very pleasantly surprised when I saw that they'd added two items from the Orange Glory Café to their menu, a spinach burger and a lentil burger--thus expanding their limited but good vegetarian items. Orange Glory is a favorite place for lunch in the East End, but they're not open for dinner.... More 

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