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Mystery Dinner Playhouse - Arlington - CLOSED

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The venue is pretty disappointing

Such a great idea and lots of fun. Their only downfall is the venue which is in what appears to be... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2012
Falls Church, Virginia
Fun way to spend an evening

The entire family laughed throughout the entire show; and we correctly guessed " who dun-nit." My 8... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2012
Piscataway, New Jersey
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21 Mar 2014
“I think this is out of business”
15 Jun 2013
“I hate to say it. BUT THIS IS A HUGE WASTE OF MONEY!”
Audience member solve a comedy murder mystery while enjoying a four course dinner. The dinner is served by a zany cast of suspects who all the while are providing clues to help solve the evening's crime. You guess whodunit!
1900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sheraton Hotel Crystal City, Arlington, VA 22202-3507
+1 888-471-4802
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Reviewed March 21, 2014

My husband and I have been to several of these types of shows and I must say this is one of the worst we have ever attended. I do believe the company is out of business, which is probably a good thing. I have to...More

Date of experience: April 2013
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Reviewed June 15, 2013

It was so horrible. THAT It was funny. LOL!!! Like Im laughing now to prevent myself from being upset. Where do I begin?. So I come to the location to find that its inside of the Marriott Courtyard Crystal City. I wonder why they left...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

We've attended many dinner theaters (in another state). Those never had the acting troop waiting tables. This, and the quality of the play, leads me to believe that this is not an acting troop, but a wait staff required to also entertain. This lacked clues...More

Date of experience: February 2013
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

Such a great idea and lots of fun. Their only downfall is the venue which is in what appears to be a meeting room with tables set up for dinner. Good food, fun atmosphere.

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed June 6, 2012

The entire family laughed throughout the entire show; and we correctly guessed " who dun-nit." My 8 year old is asking to go to more dinner mystery shows now. The food is satisfactory, could have been better for the price.

Date of experience: May 2012
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Reviewed March 27, 2012

They cancelled our tickets just 5 hours before show time. Said they did not have enough patrons! Very poor customer relationms after traveling 300 miles. Be careful!

Date of experience: March 2012
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Reviewed January 14, 2012

It was a few years ago we went to this, so maybe it's upgraded by now, but it's put me off dinner-theater forever. Very mediocre food served hurriedly and then a comedy act where they make fun of the audience and then I can't remember...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2011

I thought this sounded different and fun so I made sure to check reviews and thought it was a good choice. I was cautiously optimistic based on some of the reviews, but we did have a good time and laughed quite a bit. It was...More

Date of experience: November 2011
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Reviewed September 24, 2011

As the last minute we decided to try out the mystery dinner and are we glad we did attend! While the setting seemed a bit odd using a closed restuarant, it actually ended up being and ideal setting due to the scene changes. We were...More

Date of experience: August 2011
Thank Theresa G
Reviewed September 12, 2011

My girlfriends and I go out every 3-4 months just to get away from our daily responsibilities and to have a good time. We are an ethnically diverse group of single, divorced, and married ladies ranging in age from 25-75. On September 10, 2011 we...More

Date of experience: September 2011
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