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Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse

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Address: 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204-4336
Phone Number: 7034862345

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I like having a spot to go to where you can enjoy a variety of entertainment. Watch a movie (classics and fairly current - don't forget $2.00 Mondays and Tuesdays) see a comedy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I like having a spot to go to where you can enjoy a variety of entertainment. Watch a movie (classics and fairly current - don't forget $2.00 Mondays and Tuesdays) see a comedy show, participate in a murder mystery all while enjoying a meal and drinks. Great for a casual get together, solo trip and dates.

1 Thank T D
Washington DC
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to the Drafthouse since the days you could smoke in the place!! While I'm glad that's no longer the case, the Drafthouse seems to be having an identity crisis for the past few years. One of the things I loved about the place is that it embraced it's old, dumpy (and not in a bad way!)... More 

Thank deb93
Arlington, Virginia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in the Penrose area for almost a year now and have always walked by ACDH. Yesterday I finally swung by to catch the Captain America movie. I would certainly recommend seeing a film here. It's super cheap and while the seating is a little unconventional (older black leather computer chairs), it adds to the experience and is... More 

Thank taylorg22
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place now gets top quality comedy acts often with big names which in my opinion now surpasses the gold standard for comedy in the DC area, the DC Improv. The acts are often bigger names, the seating is much more comfortable with a better view, and the food is much better. The food is basic bar food but truly... More 

Thank b v
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Comedy was good food looked amazing. Staff was friendly and there was room for a lot of people. I would go here again we are still laughing about some jokes we heard.

Thank savannahtennant
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We just stumbled on this place. Great venue to see comedy. You sit in a bit worn out office chairs. there are small tables for food and drink. It is table service only for food and drink. Pub food, nothing to write home about, but it works. Good spot for a small group.

1 Thank Mikethek147354
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This was one of the best shows we have seen! It was easy to get to and the people were very professional. The show started on time and the comedian was great. I would definitely visit again.

Thank lsossong
Manassas, Virginia
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

I had heard about ACDH many times over the past few years but never had an opportunity to see a show. I finally got the opportunity this past week to go to the Carlos Mencia show and was unfortunately let down - entirely by the venue not the show. Mencia was totally on par and did not disappoint. The venue,... More 

Thank Pakrat47
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We visited the Arlington Cinema and Draft House to watch Carlos Mencia. Look for parking on the side streets. You have to pay the meters Mon-Sat up to 6:00 PM. The staff was very nice, the chairs were comfortable and everyone had a great view of the stage. The menu was quite adequate and the cost of the food and... More 

Thank FrequentlyOnTheMove
Long Island, New York
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Great place, loved the concept, pizza was huge and very tasty. Loved the idea of getting table service and beer throughout a movie without being too disturbed.

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