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Address: 3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908
Phone Number: +1 949-673-8350
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am

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Love this theatre! One of the few old, glamorous theaters left. On a recent trip to Newport Beach we had dinner and then stopped in at the Lido to see 'Sully'. Love the old... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 21, 2016
katestarb
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Long Beach, California
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Long Beach, California
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Love this theatre! One of the few old, glamorous theaters left. On a recent trip to Newport Beach we had dinner and then stopped in at the Lido to see 'Sully'. Love the old Hollywood feel of this theater!

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201 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

We went to see the theater itself not a movie-- it was beautiful and art deco style. I felt like I was in miami beach, but it was very cool to see in person. If you are going to the area I'd check it out.

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Thank Love4Travel616
San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2015

I live around the street and I look for any excuse to visit the theater. The best time of year is when they host screenings for the Newport Beach Film Festival (usually in April), when they show a variety of films in quick succession. Otherwise, whoever does their movies selection tends to choose lousy ones (subjectively speaking) and they tend... More 

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Scottsdale
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2015

Saw Andrew Dice Clay. Took us 40 minutes to get our wrist bands to get in. Total mayhem. People cutting in line, obnoxious security, 1 guy doing wristbands for the entire event. People were furious. Lines for drinks took forever, theatre was hot and has no AC. Lights were out in the mens bathroom. This place is horribly managed and... More 

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Thank schuman23
Newport Beach, California
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37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2015

Lido Theatre is located in Newport Beach. They have live concerts and show movies. I went to see the band Long Run in February with two friends. ID must be shown as they serve alcohol. Parking is street and a lot at the end of the street. Great venue...great concert, intimate, no bad seat in the house, dancing up front.... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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187 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

Old time movie theatre, that was revamped a bit, so inside is ok. They seem to only show "artsie" movies no one wants to see. Sometimes they have showings of the newport film festival here, so that was very nice.

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Thank DrCICS
Newport Beach, California, United States
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2015

Back in the Days my Friend, I thought they would never end, "Those Were the Days". A group of fellow travelers on a Magical Mystery Tour, took a ride one night, 1967, levitating through the Lido Theatre door, playing was the Yellow Submarine, all in attendance were invited by a collective empathic consciousness, everything was said without a whispered word.... More 

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Thank Robert M
Ventura, California
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

We attended the Queen Nation Concert in January at the Lido Theatre and had a fabulous experience. We love the Queen tribute band, but seeing them in this small, intimate theatre, was just icing on the cake! This art-deco venue, is fantastic. It will be even better once they get a food and beverage license so they can serve something... More 

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Thank Ellen M
California
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1,697 reviews
1,074 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

This little art deco gem is very cool. Back in the day, going to the movies was an event, and this theatre represents that made of mind!

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Thank CarmichaelVentura
Redlands, California, United States
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73 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2014

Not too many of these left! The LIDO is a ONE screen old fashioned theatre, but well restored and preserved. Marine art from the 40's decorates the walls and ceilings. Love it.

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