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Crest Theater

1013 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3803
+1 916-442-7378
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Nice place for a concert but...

I've been to several concerts at the Crest and while it's a beautiful old movie theater it's not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
shelterboxbill
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El Dorado Hills, California
Beautiful theater

Lovely place. Old time feel, and yet, modern. Very beautiful inside. The ceilings are amazing. We... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
Julie H
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Ontario, California
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Opened in 1949, the spectacular Crest quickly became the city's top theater, which it remains today.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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1013 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3803
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to several concerts at the Crest and while it's a beautiful old movie theater it's not real conducive for most music concerts. First, the seating is not real comfortable and getting up to dance is prohibited. Second, the lighting is real basic for...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place. Old time feel, and yet, modern. Very beautiful inside. The ceilings are amazing. We went for a concert. Brian Seltzer. It was amazing. The seats are a bit uncomfortable. The stairs are a bit odd. One big, one small,,one big one small. Watch...More

Thank Julie H
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Saw a group called Naturally 7 at the Crest. Excellent venue. Not a bad seat in the house. My husband and I sat in the first row of the balcony. Had a great view of the show. We would definitely see another group here if...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2017

The Crest is a Sacramento landmark. My girlfriend and I are lucky enough to see movies here quite frequently, and we love it! The old theater has charm and style, and makes for a fun date night. We usually walk down, grab a bite to...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

This was our first time going to the Crest Theatre. Our friends in the group called “Get The Led Out” a Zeppelin tribute band from Philadelphia were preforming. I talked with the Crest manager Renee and told her what a great venue this was. We...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

If you want a smaller venue to see a musical group, this is the place to go. No matter where you sit you'll have a great seat. Good sound system. Always enjoy going to the Crest!

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Reviewed May 15, 2017

The last time I visited the Crest Theater was a very long time ago before K Street had light rail. We went there this time to enjoy a blues concert. There was no difficulty at all with tickets or finding our seat. The lobby was...More

Thank LLion
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

beautiful, classic building from the Golden Era of cinema! Wonderful, annual Japanese & (3!) French Film Festivals (offering incredible movies not available anywhere else). They also hosts great guest speakers & musical groups. It is a delight to wander through the lobby, especially during the...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2017

This is an excellent place to see a movie. Great seating and sound and views. But, tickets are expensive and parking is also expensive and this impacts my overall review. There are so many options to see movies today at very good facilities at a...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2017

When I lived downtown for an extended time, I went here on the weekends when they had a movie of interest. The only issue was that the theater itself is a bit worn with the typical sticky carpet and movie smells. The movies they feature...More

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