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Ambler Theater

108 E Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-4426
+1 215-345-7855
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We went there to go to the movies and eat at a favorite restaurant, but while we visited we also shopped at Weaver's Way

The Ambler Theater is an asset to its town, and wonderful for those who live in Northwest Philly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lindabF3532WY
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Philadelphia, United States
Old school movie theater

Great place to see a indie movie with affordable popcorn and soda in an refurbished theater. Good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tfpiv
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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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The Ambler Theater, built in 1928, is a modified Spanish design. It is a nonprofit community-owned theater with approximately 6,000 members. The theater seats 140 and 110 in 2 of the auditoriums. Renovations to the third auditorium were completed in 2007 and it seats 270. The theater features dolby digital sound, stadium seating, handicap access and hearing impaired services.
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“foreign films” (8 reviews)
“movie house” (5 reviews)
“non profit” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 1:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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108 E Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-4426
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+1 215-345-7855
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ambler Theater is an asset to its town, and wonderful for those who live in Northwest Philly and suburbs nearby. The movies are various and I can always find something I like, we all run into neighbors and friends there, the staff is gracious,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to see a indie movie with affordable popcorn and soda in an refurbished theater. Good eats next door( From the Boot) and across the street. (lucky Well and Deterra)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming to this theater for years. I've brought my children for the family movies on Saturdays and my husband for date nights. The staff is very friendly and the historic theater is beautiful.

Thank Christina L
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

I am a member here for many years.. They have the best quality films and the place is comfortable and welcoming. This is a great place to see a good movie and relax.

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

It's so nice to have good movies so close to home. This is a comfortable theater with movies to talk about. The basic movie experience is what I like, without all the overpriced extras. You can still get drinks and popcorn of course but I...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The Ambler Theater is a real treasure! Fabulous movie selection, classic films, National Theater Live productions, Saturday morning family movies....all in a lovely theater with three screens. Pricing is reasonable, especially for members. Many good restaurants for before or after movie dining, all walkable from...More

Thank Rosemary G
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

The Ambler is comfy, clean and always offers a unique genre of films. The concession staff is friendly, courteous and the prices are very reasonable. All theaters here have wonderful seats, sound and lines of sight but the large, elegant theater has been beautifully restored....More

Thank John M
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Ambler Theater can't be beat for great movies and great ticket-pricing. The management knows its audience, and never fails to run first-rate movies. It's worth the ride if you're not in the neighborhood because there are lots of good eats nearby.

Thank dbspa
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

First enjoy a lovely meal at one of the many restaurants to choose from in this charming town and then treat yourself to a movie. Ambler did an outstanding job in renovating this theatre to its glorious past. One of the big treats here is...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Best theatre and best town to have a night out at the movies. Beautiful restored classic old building. Plenty of after theatre restaurants for a after movie snack or drink. Some with live entertainment on weekends!

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