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“Unique movie experience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Alamo Drafthouse

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The Alamo Drafthouse
181 Kernstown Commons Blvd, Winchester, VA 22602
540-535-7270
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Ranked #34 of 218 restaurants in Winchester
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Roanoke, Virginia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Unique movie experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Dinner and a movie, a unique experience. Go early because everything sells out, probably because there are a third of the seats of a traditional theater. (Also because the other Winchester theater is being remodeled.) We ordered popcorn and drinks. The popcorn comes out in a large bowl, which was kind of a fun change from a buttery bag. The seats were not cloth, no gum was stuck to them either. The waiter was very friendly and attentive. Combining dinner and a movie may make going out on short notice a little easier since you can grab some food while you are watching the movie. Also, I never heard anyone talking, crunching, slurping, etc...which was a nice surprise. I would go back.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“A Great Way to Watch a Movie”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Alamo Drafthouse is a truly original idea that started in Texas and made its way to Winchester. Imagine going to see a first run movie with your family and friends in stadium style seating and being able to enjoy great food and drink while you watch, The Alamo has a staggering selection of beers and a decent wine selection. Plus you can enjoy everything from uniquely made pizzas to generous sandwiches, burgers and an array of appetizers. It's a great date night because you can combine dinner and a movie all in one. One hint, go early because this place has become so popular that they recommend you arrive 45 minutes early. Plus the convenience of purchasing your ticket online assures you of a seat. There is always something on the screen that helps pass the time until the feature starts, plus they have theme nights and specials shows.

Visited December 2012
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great movie...food just ok”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

We went to see "lincoln" on new years eve...it was a great movie....we lso,ordered a burger with fries and an appetizer...when the food finally came, everything was just warm...definitley willbe back to see a movie, but will eat elsewhere!

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Winchester, Virginia
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“hot sauce and blue cheese”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

the movies are what they are. I like the hot wings here, but the best thing on the menu is the burger with blue chees and hot sauce. Comes with some fries. Can't see any of it, but tastes great.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Strasburg, Virginia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Hobbit and goodies”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Went with a large group to see the Hobbit. As always, the Alamo is clean and tidy. Seats are roomy. Tables/menus etc are abundant. Staff is courteous and food was great :)

Visited December 2012
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