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“Nice to Have” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Burns Court Cinemas

Burns Court Cinemas
506 Burns Lane, Sarasota, FL 34236
941 955-3456
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Ranked #1 of 19 Fun & Games in Sarasota
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South Venice, Florida, USA
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice to Have”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Burns offers independent movies on a regular basis. Although small, the screen size was very good with average sound.
Seating was average old-school: no padding and leg room was tight for my 6'. Cup holders.
Concessions: popcorn, candy (No Hard candies!!!???), water, soda , beer and wine. Prices ok.

Visited May 2014
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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Wheelchair Access”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

There is only one place you can sit in a wheelchair i.e the back row and the space is too small for a standard electric chair. As a result it can affect your enjoyment of the film and is uncomfortable when you have to ask someone else to vacate the only only space you can use. Therefore I only go if I can see a film I have missed at other movie theaters.
Only saving grace is that they have the best ginger beer in town!.

Visited February 2014
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Sarasota, FL
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“Getting seedy”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The theater on Burns Court has been there for as long as I can remember but it has never been fully updated or re-done. The screens are about the size of a large TV screen and the sound from the adjoining theater is sometimes louder than the theater you are in. The movie selections are good. I like the Burns court theater at Lakewood Ranch better.

Visited March 2014
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Sarasota, Florida
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“A trendy theater that is fun to go to.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We have been to Burn's Court several times to see some movies before they hit the local theaters. The theater has 3 small theaters inside. It reminds you of the old theaters with the old type seating. A nice feature is the ability to buy beer and wine and bring it into the theater. You don't have to have an intermission to have a nice glass of wine and see a movie. I suggest you check it out. Have fun!

Visited April 2014
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Sarasota, Florida
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“great little artsy theater in unique burns square”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

this little independent theater (3 screens?) offers artsy and foreign films not found in larger, main-stream theaters. delightful setting on the cutest side-street in sarasota, adjacent to "fish camp" restaurant, dwarfed by huge rainforest tree.

Visited April 2014
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