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Arlington Theatre

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This movie theater also hosts the Santa Barbara Symphony.
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1317 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2647
+1 805-963-4408
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took a day- trip to SB. One of the activities we planned to do was to watch a silent film at Arlington Theater. First of all the theater is beautiful. It had the old theater charm. Second the organ that accompanied the silent film...More

Thank worldwonder805
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Arlington to see the new Mission Impossible. Really good movie but oh my gosh what a disappointment!! There website brags about their new food menu and beer choices. HAH! The food was so BAD!! I asked to see the manager because...More

Thank Franniep55
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Historic big place, pretty run down, but a very nice experience when they fill it up. A Venue for lots of special shows. If there is one that for you, you “must” go. There even an alcohol serving bar thats part if it, though off...More

Thank David H
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

This review is most belated but none the less heartfelt. In March of this year, while enjoying lengthy and leisurely stay in Santa Barbara my wife and I decided one evening to go to the movies at the Arlington. The next day, I realize I...More

Thank pvwz64
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The building is great, very neat inside. The seats are not great however. The concessions were very limited. I would still see some big performance there, but it wouldn't be at the top of my list.

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed January 22, 2018

I had the pleasure of seeing Ray Lamontagne here back a few months ago and it was a great venue and I love the architecture! Santa Barbara is amazing!

Thank Mike B
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

We saw this performance with friends. It’s a beautiful Spanish style theatre. It was crowded. The drink were so so and the bar/lobby was very crowded. No place to stand. Employees were ok, could’ve been nicer, more accommodating.

Thank lmyers21
Reviewed December 4, 2017

The Arlington Theatre is just a beautiful building to see a performance especially in the evening. It feels so magical like you're being transported back in time. One draw back is the small lobby. When people start coming in at the same time, it gets...More

1  Thank emlazo
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Every seat in the house is great for seeing a concert. Ushers got you to your seats quickly and without leading you around searching.

Thank danielj9706
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place is unique, from the front facade above the sidewalk on State Street to the lobby to the world within a world atmosphere inside the theater proper. I’ve seen opening nights of movies here, and it’s an ideal place for such an...More

Thank Dennis F
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do ... and a full bar right next door, outside