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“Cool, retro feel - great place to veg away an evening watching something thought-provoking.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Oriental Theater

Oriental Theater
Ranked #33 of 168 things to do in Milwaukee
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West Bend, Wisconsin
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86 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Cool, retro feel - great place to veg away an evening watching something thought-provoking.”
Reviewed April 15, 2012

Love the Buddhas on the walls in the theater. The lobby also has a retro feel - when we were there last, they still served popcorn with real butter (sigh - that in and of itself gets a star from me...). Decent sound system, and a good selection of first run, indie and foreign films. A must attend for anyone who loves movies.

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Reedsville, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Step back in time to cinema elegance”
Reviewed April 10, 2012

The oriental theater is a gilded shrine to the movie theaters of the past. Surrounded by the decorative extravagence of a bygone era you get to munch on popcorn with REAL butter. Their snack counter has an amazing selection. Yes, this place is a real treat.

Visited March 2012
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Delafield, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Coolest movie theater in all of Milwaukee”
Reviewed April 6, 2012

Great atmosphere, great popcorn; no other place like it

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Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
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16 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Old Time Theater Experience - Modern Films”
Reviewed March 25, 2012

If movie you've been waiting to see is not aired in theater chains, it might be here. Located at the end of Brady Street. Lots of restaurant options within walking distance if you like dinner before or after the movie.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fun at the Movies”
Reviewed March 20, 2012

Fun, eclectic, and more than your typical movie theater

Visited March 2012
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