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Address: 240 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14604-2637
Phone Number: +1 585-258-0400
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A must for lovers or indie films.

Comfortable seating, excellent popcorn, friendly staff, and oh yeah... they choose some pretty good movies too. :o)

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 22, 2016
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Comfortable seating, excellent popcorn, friendly staff, and oh yeah... they choose some pretty good movies too. :o)

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Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The venue has the most spectacular vibe! The friendliness of the people and the food/desserts that are offered is grand! Great place to feel like you are away from the typical theatre but close to home!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

The Little is awesome if you want to see movies beyond the blockbusters that most theaters show. They show a wide variety of independent films and have amazing treats!

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This theater has so much to offer. Great foreign and indie films, a cafe with coffee, food, and live music. The movie theater sells the best popcorn! If you go , do not forget the popcorn.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

One of the most comfortable, fun places to see our incredibly talented local bands! Rochester was just named a top ten Hipster City partly because of the amazing music in the area. the Little Theater Cafe has great acoustics, great sight lines, perfect size (seats 70)-- wonderful selection of performers that change regularly. Plus, great art on the walls in... More 

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Rochester, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

The Little is a not for profit which is associated with the local PBS station. It shows a variety of very good films at low cost in fairly comfortable theaters spread over two adjacent buildings. Prices are low as compared to commercial teaters - senior tickets are only $5. Snack bar prices are reasonable, and there is a cafe with... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

This is one of my FAVORITE places - I go as often as I can. Great movies, free parking, free music (last night the Rochester institution --- the White Hots!), original art and up until last night, wonderful food. Orange Glory used to make their incredibly delicious lentil burgers - not to be believed - died and gone to heaven... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016

Just saw Eye in the Sky at the Little Theater and both the movie and theater were great. The theater is not over priced at any time,discounts seniors at 62+. The popcorn is fresh, popped there and can be bought without butter and in varying sizes. Best part is they pack the bag. There are other special treats from local... More 

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Rochester, New York
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Great venue for Rochester's much loved ImageOut Festival each year. We, as a couple, enjoy visiting The Little Theater and supporting our local establishments. The ticket prices are reasonable, as are the costs of the refreshments. We do wish there had been more parking closer to the building but that is not possible with the location of the various other... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

We love listening to live music in the Cafe. It is intimate, fun and collegial. Parking is sometimes a bit of a challenge, but well worth it. Also, there is no cover charge.

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