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The Big Picture Theater & Cafe

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Address: 48 Carroll Rd, Waitsfield, VT 05673-4408
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+1 802-496-8994
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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The place to go in Waitsfield

This place is awesome. There is jazz on thursdays, and apart from the singer, they are really good. The movies take a while to reach this place; had to wait 3 weeks to see La La... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Lucio C
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Lima, Peru
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Lima, Peru
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is awesome. There is jazz on thursdays, and apart from the singer, they are really good. The movies take a while to reach this place; had to wait 3 weeks to see La La Land here. There are regular events, some for kids, and some for adults. I specially remember when Martin Luther King Jr. Day came around,... More 

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Thank Lucio C
Vermont
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

The Mountaintop Film Festival is going on right now and Claudia the owner of this awesome establishment has brought intellectually stimulating and international films to commemorate the Martin Luther King holiday... recognizing the theme of civil rights ... be it American or international. In this small town of Waitsfield, sophisticated people are bringing high minded content to our community and... More 

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Thank Lisa H
Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Might be only movie theater you ever go to with dirt parking lot, back row of velvet love seats with pull up tables so you can eat a meal or have a beer that you can order from the attached cafe that has great menu, full bar, espresso machine, soda fountain, etc. while watching a movie. Great setting and cool... More 

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Thank eric s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

This was our first stop in Vermont and it was a great first impression. Delicious! - the tofu/risotto was incredible, steak tacos very good and the kids loved the grilled cheese and hot dog. Very large drinks.

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Thank Scott B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

While staying in the Mad River Valley we came here for a meal and enjoyed both the food and the local musicians. It was good enough that we went back the next day for their jazz night plus some huge slabs of cake. Highly recommend this place if you are passing through the area

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Great find recommended by our hotel. The pancakes were fluffy and served with real maple syrup (huge portions so we left with a to go container). Our server recommend the special and we agreed, it was fabulous. The donuts were yummy...combo cake and raised with a maple glaze. Fast and friendly service, a must try if you are in the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We went for the movies and were surprised by the quality of food at the cafe. Locally sourced and well-prepared We tried the hamburger and homemade ravioli, washed down with cans of Heady Topper. We'd go back just to dine!

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Thank Jennifer U
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

This is a fun, eclectic cafe attached to local theater. Food was very good. Service was great. Love that they have fresh bread made onsite and tons of creative menu options. Bonus: they offer gluten free choices. And don't miss their donuts!

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Thank Regan J
Seacoast NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016

It's a turn back in time to a simpler way of life. A unique spot to visit that hasn't been spoiled by the commercialism that has become our way of life. Can't wait to go back. The staff is warm and welcoming. I was sad that our timing didn't work to have a meal there, but we watched a movie... More 

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Thank misocksgal
Clifton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016

Where else can you take a full dinner into a movie theater? We visit several times a year and are seldom disappointed. Considering the seasonal location in the shadow of two great ski areas, BP does a wonderful job in this tiny town. We saw one of the best restaurateurs in the Mad River Valley eating here. You've got to... More 

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