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The Alamo Drafthouse

181 Kernstown Commons Blvd, Winchester, VA 22602
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Ranked #33 of 218 restaurants in Winchester
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- May 28, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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80 reviews from our community

76% Recommend
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English first
Winchester, Virginia
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have watched numerous movies at the Alamo and always get either food, popcorn, and/or warm cookies. The food is good and served quickly. I would recommend this theatre over an "average" theatre in the area.

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Never tried this concept where you have your meal and beverages served by a waiter during the movie. Figured it would be messy and hectic, but the spacious seats and tables made it very relaxing. There are first release movies and the sandwiches are fresh and beer is cold. Very interesting way to go to the movies and it was... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

While we have a movie theater in the DC area in which food is served during the movie showing, the Alamo is different in that it shows first run movies. We found the food and popcorn portions generous and the service outstanding.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Two years ago, my wife and I went on a date to see Jack and Jill. We traveled all the way from Harrisonburg to Winchester. My wife said that she usually doesn't accept dinner and movie, but made the exception for me. I am a lucky man. So, thanks Alamo for bringing love to my life.

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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87 reviews 87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We have been to several dining cinemas, this is one of the best. I like the variety of films and the menu. We had a great time, the price of the food was reasonable and the service was great. We will be back next visit

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

THE FOOD? Grab a snack, like popcorn. Do not bother with ANYTHING else. I thought I got my burger was mixed up with my friend's chicken sandwich. Turns out their burgers nearly have the taste and texture of chicken. Ugh. They were also out of the first two things we ordered (both pizza- they ran out of dough). HOWEVER, the... More

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I've been here twice, with the latest trip being a few weeks ago. This recent time, our pizza was about an hour late coming out, as our server informed us that they were low on staff and it would be out as soon as possible (It was labor day, so the low staff is completely understandable). It wasn't a big... More

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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96 reviews 96 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

While visiting Winchester this past January a group of us decided to attend a movie at The Alamo Drafthouse. This concept was new to us and a fun change in the way one views a movie. Eats and drinks, including adult beverages, can be ordered before the movie starts and if you want more you just have to leave a... More

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Have to agree with many posts regarding this experience. Food is only average and overpriced. Service is ok but can be slow on the drink refills. Yes you do need to get in there early if its a new/popular film, but that can apply to any cinema. If you do only have seats at the front its will spoil the... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Not only is the food bad, but they got my credit card involved in a scam and I had a bunch of trouble with that as well. The lines all run into and through each other. Its chaotic and noisy.

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