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Best theater in Minneapolis

So the seats may not be recliners and this theater doesn't bring food to your seat... here's what... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Annabel K
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Hidden Gem in hip Minneapolis neighborhood!

Golly, I really enjoyed seeing a movie at this 1940's single-screen movie house. Check out... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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3800 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3504
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So the seats may not be recliners and this theater doesn't bring food to your seat... here's what it does have. 1. Good picture and sound 2. A classic 1940s decor 3. $2-3 tickets 4. $6 for popcorn with real butter and drink... combined 5....More

1  Thank Annabel K
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Golly, I really enjoyed seeing a movie at this 1940's single-screen movie house. Check out Riverside's storied past and architectural significance--or just dig the space-race "New Frontier" vibe from the lobby/lounges and concession stand. The best part was the gradual sloping theatre seating (including upgraded...More

Thank stevec0nley
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We went here to watch a movie tonight and were pleasantly surprised. The theatre has discount seats and is older, but has been nicely updated. The theatre is huge and the seats are comfortable and include cup holders. This was a great place to see...More

Thank Cheezylisa
Reviewed March 28, 2018

I saw the Oscar Shorts shown at Riverview Theater. I was able to park in the clinic parking lot across the street. Tickets were very cheep, but cash only. They have an ATM in the lobby if you need to use it. Snacks are also...More

2  Thank Katelyn B
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Saw the movie "Wonder". It was one of the best movies I have seen in a very long time. The Riverview Theatre is really awesome. One thing about the theatre seating area, that all should know, is that the seats are anchored to a slanted...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed February 18, 2018

The prices are good, the popcorn is delicious they use real butter and the movie screen is nice. Seats are basic, no fancy leather reclining but that's okay. I would rather see a movie here. They have some great special events off and on as...More

Thank PurpleMN
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Went for a movie after having not been here for a few years. Affordable prices, medium size theaters with comfortable seating. Alcoholic beverages available.

Thank Brando62
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Fun mid-century modern decor, delicious popcorn, and no better ticket prices in town! Perhaps a bit of delay in the films shown, but can't beat this theatre as the place to go for movies!

Thank Minnesota_girl55104
Reviewed December 21, 2017

the architecture is very unique and interesting. the prices were maybe a bit high, but not too far out of line. The seats were a bit tight and crowded, but was not totally unexpected. The show was ok, but not anything special.

Thank 4d1n8l
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit. Love that our family of 4 can see a movie and get snacks for $18 total!!!!

Thank Jennifer J
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