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Crest Theater

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Address: 1013 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3803
Phone Number: +1 916-442-7378
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Opened in 1949, the spectacular Crest quickly became the city's top...

Opened in 1949, the spectacular Crest quickly became the city's top theater, which it remains today.

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Beautiful venue!

Attended "The Blues Brothers Official Review" in this intimate theater and the evening was entertaining for both the eyes and the ears.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Jennie C
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Attended "The Blues Brothers Official Review" in this intimate theater and the evening was entertaining for both the eyes and the ears.

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Thank Jennie C
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Watched Johnny Lang, John Hiatt and Lyle Lovette plus many others in this venue. Never remember it being anything but delightful. Even waiting to use the restrooms is a pleasant experience. Just adore the Crest Theater and everything it stands for in this wonderful city.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I remember going to the Crest as a child for movies; now it doubles for other fabulous events such as the recent LL concert I attended. It's been maintained beautifully; love these old school theaters. Just the right (read intimate) size. Acoustics were great, and I don't believe there is a bad seat anywhere. It's centrally located to some really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great theatre and place to see live performances. it has a 40s vibe with unique style. I highly recommend visiting this place at least once in your life!

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

If you are an old movie theater buff, you may enjoy the Crest. It is a beauty! Restored, it has that ol' movie theater feel....like walking back into another era. Nostalgia!

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Thank val462016
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Very nice architecture. Feels like a Romanesque cave! It's an active little spot with lovely cocktails and desserts. We'll be back!

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Thank Kris G
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This theater has it all . . . beauty, luxury and a great sound system. It shows vintage and newly released movies and features special programs and plays. A must see if you have the time.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This place is always surprising! The movies range from Film Noire to Footloose. And the concerts from Punk Rock to a wonderful tribute to Leonard Cohen. It's a great destination and one of our favorite restaurants in right downstairs!

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Ione, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My husband, friend and I saw Home Free here last weekend. The concert itself was wonderful, but I was also impressed with the theater itself. Brought back memories of the beautiful old movie palaces of the past. Not a bad seat in the house. Hope to return!

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West Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

I love Jim Brickman's music and was really looking forward to seeing him again at this classy theatre located in the downtown area of Sacramento but the promoters really ruined my experience. First of all, the sound people severely dropped the ball on Jim's opening Christmas show. So so sound, special guests who were touring with him could not be... More 

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