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The Neon

130 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2420
+1 937-222-7469
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Best Independent / Art House Theater I've Ever Experienced!

I have lived in large urban areas in the Southwest US, in Los Angeles, and in the Midwest. As I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Benois D
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Saint Paris, Ohio
Cozy movie house!

Love this theater, great movie picks and super friendly staff. Comfortable seating and excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David G
via mobile
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“small lobby” (2 reviews)
“beer and wine” (2 reviews)
“films” (11 reviews)
LOCATION
130 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2420
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+1 937-222-7469
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have lived in large urban areas in the Southwest US, in Los Angeles, and in the Midwest. As I each of these areas, I sought out theaters that played the type of films which I enjoy most; films that require more of you than...More

Thank Benois D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this theater, great movie picks and super friendly staff. Comfortable seating and excellent sound system. When in Dayton on business I'm always sure to check this place out!

Thank David G
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We enjoyed an afternoon film at The Neon - "Victoria & Abdul." The staff were great and the theater was VERY comfortable, with great new seats. The theater is located downtown, with many restaurants just a block or two's walk away. We wish we lived...More

Thank kytraveler800
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We love to see movies at The Neon! We also love the iced coffee, the beer and drink selections. Great popcorn and great prices! Always a wonderful experience!

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The Neon is Dayton's independent theater that shows the films that the big boxes won't. If you want to see movies that contain a plot and have excellent reviews this is the place for you. They have beer and wine available. Two theaters - one...More

1  Thank janandsueDaytonOh
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Neon is easily the best place to see a film in Dayton. There's always a great line-up of independent and art cinema, reasonable ticket and concession prices, convenient and free parking just across the street, and the always fabulous Jonathan McNeal as manager.

Thank Gorfio
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We saw the movie "La La Land", a fun musical. This was the first time for us at the Neon. The parking across the street in the old bus station is great and free. The theater has a small lobby with interesting concessions including beer,...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 13 December 2016

It's been nearly 3 years since I reviewed the Neon and have been there countless times since. New seating was recently installed in both theaters and they are excellent. I had no problem with the old seats but the new ones are the bomb! We...More

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Went to watch The Beatles special Eight Days A Week on a Tuesday and was surprised that the price was $5.00 That's the price every Tuesday. Wonderful! New seats were comfortable and cozy atmosphere.

Thank MARY Z
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoy seeng shows at the Neon. The theaters are intimate and comfortable, prices are reasonable (and on Tuesdays shows cost only $5), and the concessions are more interesting and less expensive than multiplex cinemas. I enjoy that they serve Boston Stoker...More

Thank Tag1126
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