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Grand Lake Theater

3200 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-2739
+1 510-452-3556
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Fabulous Theater

One of the most gorgeous theaters. And, the $6 for matinees is a steal. My only complaint, which... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Oakland, California
via mobile
Lovely old school theater

I love coming to this theater. Great Restraunts nearby or a nice walk at the lake before or after... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
via mobile
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“old school” (6 reviews)
“comfy seats” (3 reviews)
3200 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-2739
+1 510-452-3556
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

One of the most gorgeous theaters. And, the $6 for matinees is a steal. My only complaint, which also is an issue maybe three days a year, is the lack of air conditioning, which on a sweltering day for a 2+ hour movie, is almost...More

1  Thank Travelingbear1000
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I love coming to this theater. Great Restraunts nearby or a nice walk at the lake before or after a movie. Easy to buy tickets online to avoid lines at the box office. Several nice screening rooms but the main theater is the best. The...More

Thank Tavishboo
Reviewed 24 May 2017

One of my favorite places in Oakland. Have seen numerous movies here and love the $5 Tuesdays deal and matinees as well. Staff is friendly and helpful. Inside is just beautiful. Old school charm with tasteful decor and interior design. It's like you are transported...More

Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This is my personal favorite theater in Oakland since it's very photogenic from many locations. I go to see all the movies I watch here. It's a classic old theater.

Thank PaulBPCA
Reviewed 7 December 2016

So nice and richly decorated! A perfect place to walk memory lane and enjoy the glorious times of the movie theaters golden era! But don't be mistaken, the projection equipment is state if the art, modern and comfy seats, all makes for a great movie...More

Thank fredyair
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Arrive early for a live half hour pipe organ performance. Saving special old theaters like this is awesome. Don't miss it!

Thank Heidi C
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This cinema is located near Lake Merritt and many shops and restaurants so visitors can spend the day in this area. The movies are the usual box office films. What makes this place special is the old cameras and renovation. Also, the tickets are inexpensive...More

Thank Janice A
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

What a lovely little movie theatre this is. Cheap for matinees every day. Great location. Comfortable roomy seating. Gets new movies very quickly after release.

Thank margaretpat
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This grand old place is getting a bit tatty, but you can't beat the place for its old charm, large screening rooms, and good location (near lots of good food and drink spots). They require cash, but the prices are less than your typical more-upscale,...More

Thank GPToak
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I was on my way home after traveling at Christmas time, and my son and I were looking for a place to go see the new Star Wars. In the reviews, this theater boasted the best 3D system in the Bay Area. They were right!...More

Thank Wanderwoman929
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