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Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse

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Address: 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204-4336
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Very Nice Venue for Watching Comedy and Having a Bite to Eat

We visited the Arlington Cinema and Draft House to watch Carlos Mencia. Look for parking on the side streets. You have to pay the meters Mon-Sat up to 6:00 PM. The staff was... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

This was one of the best shows we have seen! It was easy to get to and the people were very professional. The show started on time and the comedian was great. I would definitely visit again.

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Thank lsossong
Manassas, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

I had heard about ACDH many times over the past few years but never had an opportunity to see a show. I finally got the opportunity this past week to go to the Carlos Mencia show and was unfortunately let down - entirely by the venue not the show. Mencia was totally on par and did not disappoint. The venue,... More 

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Thank Pakrat47
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

We visited the Arlington Cinema and Draft House to watch Carlos Mencia. Look for parking on the side streets. You have to pay the meters Mon-Sat up to 6:00 PM. The staff was very nice, the chairs were comfortable and everyone had a great view of the stage. The menu was quite adequate and the cost of the food and... More 

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Thank FrequentlyOnTheMove
Long Island, New York
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Great place, loved the concept, pizza was huge and very tasty. Loved the idea of getting table service and beer throughout a movie without being too disturbed.

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Thank BritishButler
Abington, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This was a nice place for a good comedy show. We had to wait outside in the January cold for about an hour to get in, but it was a sold out show with 2 famous comedians. Wish they could do more to get you in faster, but it's a tight spot in the front. Nice place for it though.... More 

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Thank swynne13
Columbus, Indiana
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

We came for the Tuesday $2 movie. This place was great - a unique experience and a great movie. If you want perfect silence and a reclining chair go to an AMC, but this place has character! If you have never been here before I highly recommend trying it! Remember - to buy tickets at the door you need cash.... More 

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Thank josh_emily_brown
Durham, North Carolina
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

We watched a recent movie at the ACDH, and loved it! The sightlines were good, the sound was acceptable, and the food was great. This was our second trip and we enjoyed it more than the first, I think! Suggest that you get there about 45-60 minutes prior to showtime to get in line; doors open 30 minutes prior. BRING... More 

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Thank doug k
Arlington, Virginia
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

I've been to the Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse (aka AC/DH) several times, but have only been to the movie showings. I would like to see comedy show sometime, but tickets can sell out very quickly. It's a fun, quirky place to see a movie and I love the $2 Dollar Movie Monday's and Tuesday's. Note that the box office will... More 

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Thank JBytor
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

I've been here several times, with friends and family. My teens especially love the place as we enjoy movies in super comfortable chairs, with food and drinks served right out to our table. Mondays and Tuesdays the movies are just $2, so then I don't mind spending a bit more on food. Highly recommended. Plenty of parking available too --... More 

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Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

I watched 2 classic Halloween movies here in night of Halloween. We had a blast. It's an old theatre and you can sit on old desk chairs. You can order simple foods (we ordered a pizza) - much more relaxed than the real movie theaters.

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