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“Cute”
Review of The Neon

The Neon
Ranked #2 of 13 Fun & Games in Dayton
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Dayton, Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
349 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
“Cute”
Reviewed June 29, 2014

I had my first experience at the Neon and really enjoyed it. They offer a lot of independent films and a decent menu of drinks. They have lattes and I think some alcohol drinks. They also have tables and chairs to seat at if you get there early. Their candy prices were better than most movie theaters, about 2.50 for a box of candy. The screens are a bit smaller but this is an independent movie theater so don't expect stadium seating. Their bathrooms are clean but the women's only had 2 stalls so use before the movie gets out!

Visited June 2014
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English first
Brighton, Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
549 reviews
157 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
“Artsy Movies on a Rainy Day”
Reviewed June 12, 2014

My girlfriend and I went to the Neon on June 10, 2014 and saw the Movie BELLE. Theatre is small and shows two movies. The Tuesday that we went the cost for the movie was $5 and parking is across the street which we did not notice until after the movie. Theatre is small - seats are comfortable and there are drink holders on each seat. There is a selection of beverages including a variety of beers. We each had something like a Milky Way latte - which tasted very good on a wet rainy day. The movie was historical fiction about a family and the slavery issue in England in the 1700/1800's - good movie. I believe the movies change often so check the Neon website for current names of movies. I would go to this theatre again - it is my understanding this theatre usually shows artsy type movies which I enjoy seeing.

Visited June 2014
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Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best place to see movies”
Reviewed June 11, 2014

This is the best place to see movies. They bring in an eclectic blend of great movies, always something interesting. They also have an interesting array of tasty treats, including adult beverages which is nice.

Generally, other attendees are more polite than can be found at the big cineplexes which makes the movie going experience just that much more pleasant.

Visited June 2014
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Dayton, Ohio
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“cute old theater”
Reviewed June 3, 2014

The Neon is an old theater downtown that is very charming. They show some artsy movies as well as the new mainstream ones. You can get a wine or a beer and snacks at the snack bar and just enjoy the ambiance of the old days. A very fun place to see a movie and skip the megaplex style theaters.

Visited November 2013
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Dayton, Ohio
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“fab friendly theater”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

love this little theater! They show wonderful independent films and they serve beer! Small but wonderful

Visited January 2014
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