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Address: Mission Blvd. at Opal St., Riverside, CA
Phone Number: 909/683-4455
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Exactly what you want in a drive-in

Except the prices are a little steep. Kids are only $1 though. Also, they don't have the raised parking spaces (I think to make it better for their weekend swap meets.) Otherwise... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2016
HappyJana
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Except the prices are a little steep. Kids are only $1 though. Also, they don't have the raised parking spaces (I think to make it better for their weekend swap meets.) Otherwise, it is clean and the screens weren't too dark.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

2 adults two kids under 10 for 20 bucks and you get TWO movies. Great value. Sound is as good as your car speakers and they don't give you grief for putting out lawn chairs. Snacks are cheap but you can bring your own food as well.

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Drive in is cool and offers showing for all new movies. Must get there early though. Cheap pricing and a variety of food for good prices at the snack bar.

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UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Didn't even know that drive in movies still existed, so we were delighted to find this one. It's easy to find in Riverside and well signposted. Take your own food and drink. For the full experience also take cushions and park facing away from the screen and sit on your tailgate. Good value at less than ten bucks per person... More 

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2 Thank puddinguk
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

This is a greeeat old style theatre with several screens. We always bring snacks,pizza and popcorn.The posted signs say no chairs but we like to put an airbed in a pick up and watch with pillows under the stars. Its NEVER crowded so you always get the best seat in the house!

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Used to love those drive-in theatres growing up and this is the perfect spot to go back to the old days. Very affordable price as well. Loved the food - authentic Mexican food.

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1 Thank david j
Ontario, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is the original type of drive in. Nothing fancy. No upgrades, just flat areas to park or sit outside the car

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los angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

Went with my husband to watch line survivor. First time at a drive-in. Didn't know what to expect. Great value. Only $8 per adult and if you bring children they're only $1! Didn't have to get dressed up. Brought our own snacks and relaxed as we watched movie. They do have a concession stand and restrooms available. Great experience! Can't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This place is really good to go with your loved ones, for couples is nice cuz you get to just enjoy a movie while chilling, if its cols weather you can get cozy lol. Is also great for families with young kids, sometimes children dont do to well at the theaters specially if they are little, so here they can... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Not as nice as the Van Buren Drive Inn, but still fun! Drive Inns are a dying breed, I highly recommend you take in a movie at a Drive Inn before they are all gone!

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