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Arlington Theatre

1317 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2647
+1 805-963-4408
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This movie theater also hosts the Santa Barbara Symphony.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“spanish village” (10 reviews)
“spanish style” (6 reviews)
“joe bonamassa” (2 reviews)
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1317 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2647
+1 805-963-4408
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We saw this performance with friends. It’s a beautiful Spanish style theatre. It was crowded. The drink were so so and the bar/lobby was very crowded. No place to stand. Employees were ok, could’ve been nicer, more accommodating.

Thank lmyers21
Reviewed 4 December 2017

The Arlington Theatre is just a beautiful building to see a performance especially in the evening. It feels so magical like you're being transported back in time. One draw back is the small lobby. When people start coming in at the same time, it gets...More

Thank emlazo
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Every seat in the house is great for seeing a concert. Ushers got you to your seats quickly and without leading you around searching.

Thank danielj9706
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place is unique, from the front facade above the sidewalk on State Street to the lobby to the world within a world atmosphere inside the theater proper. I’ve seen opening nights of movies here, and it’s an ideal place for such an...More

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My mom insisted on taking me to this theater during my visit telling me how much I'd love it and raving about its old spanish style and beautiful architecture, and she was absolutely right! A gorgeous, elegant, and historic theater. Even up above, you have...More

Thank jessica_green87
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My wife and I came here to see the 2017 Beauty and the Beast. Theater was really interesting. According to posters in lobby, the theater was originally built in 1920's. It still has the little box office kiosk at the entrance. I was a little...More

Thank Eric_W916
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I reviewed the singers on YouTube before signing up for this concert. It seemed like something my wife and I would enjoy. We got tickets on the third row center. Madeleine Peyroux and her bass fiddle player and guitarist were absolutely outstanding. The sounds of...More

Thank cliffwalters
Reviewed 11 March 2017

What a beautiful venue for a concert. As you enter you feel like you are taking a step back in time. Spanish style decor inside adds to the mystique. The acoustics were perfect for a concert and of course the Beach Boys rocked. This is...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This was our first opportunity to go see a performance (Billy Crystal) at the Arlington—we will certainly look for other opportunities to return. It's a wonderful venue, a bit of a throwback to another era. The front courtyard is deep and large, letting you know...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Saw Switchfoot and Relient K concert. What a great venue, small so close to stage and performers. Old which was very historic. Cool old theater seats. Inside looks like you are in a courtyard. Large clean restrooms. Very friendly staff. Lots of cool places to...More

Thank Kyle B
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Casey V
11 March 2017|
Response from richard s | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do ... and a full bar right next door, outside