We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sun-Ray Cinema

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Review Highlights
Great Indie Theater

Fun old funky theater with mom and pop feel. Popcorn served in metal bowls. Seats have tables in... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
Portland, Oregon
via mobile
Just Our Speed

As soon as my husband and I walked up to the front of Sun-Ray Cinema, we knew we were in for a... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
Angela H
Crystal River, Florida
Read all 53 reviews
All photos (20)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
1028 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204-3908
+1 904-359-0047
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Jacksonville
Reviews (53)
Filter reviews
53 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews personal pizza audience participation visiting jacksonville film retro
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 53 reviews
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Fun old funky theater with mom and pop feel. Popcorn served in metal bowls. Seats have tables in front of them. Stadium style seating so all seats good. Showed a Casper friendly ghost cartoon before the movie and a video of the Ramones singing an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JasperMarks
Reviewed November 13, 2018

As soon as my husband and I walked up to the front of Sun-Ray Cinema, we knew we were in for a great night. I had checked the theater out online beforehand and was excited to go. We were happily surprised by the decor and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angela H
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We spent a lovely afternoon watching a movie at Sun Ray in Jacksonville, Fl. The theater is located in a neat, little area of old shops and small restaurants. You can eat at the theater or drink alcholic, etc beverages but we decided to explore...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank claudia392
Reviewed May 26, 2018

This cinema feels more like an alternative rock club, which is a great compliment today when movies are shown in sterile shopping malls. Plus the movie choice (Nick Cave's Distant Sky) is fantastic.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mark I
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

This gem of a theater was a pleasant surprise. The retro/vintage vibe was only heightened when I found out that they gave a full service restaurant inside. The screens are small and the volume low, but those are small prices to pay for the overall...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 113JessicaC
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Jacksonville for one night after our cruise and wanted to catch a movie. So glad we checked this place out. It has so much personality. It’s a small 2 screen theater I believe. You order your food and they bring it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank leece606
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Very cool theater. We will be back. We ate dinner at a restaurant in the neighborhood, then enjoyed a movie at Sun Ray. They have a delicious looking menu, so next time we will eat at the cinema. They even have vegan options. We enjoyed...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank H2Olvr
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

The Sun-Ray Cinema is an old-school movie palace that is maintaining its own entering this century with grace and style. The two screens are witnesses to both classic cinema and art-house releases as well as local shirt productions and the new Hollywood flicks. There's a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jdspeight
Reviewed February 2, 2017

Best movie theatre ever visited!! The atmosphere, staff, vegan eats, and small theatres with stadium seating is perfect. Every theatre should give you these feels.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank oceanbaby873
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Don't bother going anywhere else if you want a quality viewing experience. This place is the most fun, and the most conducive for a great viewing experience.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Peter C
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 135 nearby hotels
Omni Jacksonville Hotel
2,371 reviews
1.35 miles away
DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville - Riverfront
964 reviews
1.42 miles away
Hampton Inn Jacksonville Downtown I-95
1,049 reviews
1.44 miles away
Extended Stay America - Jacksonville - Riverwalk
181 reviews
1.52 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,329 nearby restaurants
Hawkers Asian Street Fare
332 reviews
.03 miles away
Corner Taco
93 reviews
.05 miles away
Derby on Park
171 reviews
.05 miles away
Timoti's Seafood Shack
57 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 402 nearby attractions
The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens
1,053 reviews
.27 miles away
Riverside Arts Market
317 reviews
.38 miles away
Bold City Brewery
78 reviews
.92 miles away
Memorial Park
106 reviews
.29 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Dale W
March 29, 2018|
Response from leece606 | Reviewed this property |
We were able to find street parking.