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The Big Picture

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2505 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1302
+1 206-256-0566
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Seattle, Washington
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I've recommended all my friends to check this place out. I love it. This is my go-to theater in Seattle. A movie theater with no kids??...heaven! The staff is super friendly. The bar area looks like a classic lounge with couches where guest can enjoy a cocktail before heading into the theater. They have really interesting cocktails to choose from... More 

Thank BMacSeattle
Seattle, Washington
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105 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a small single screen theater that serves snacks and drinks to your seat. The movies are first run, and the seating is first class. And best of all, half way through the movies they come to your seat with a refill!

Thank Wayne O
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

On our recent trip to Seattle my wife and I attended a matinee of the new Ghostbusters movie (amazing) at The Big Picture. We thoroughly enjoyed the popcorn, drinks, and the fact that it was an adults-only theatre, which led to a more mature and less distracting audience. The theatre is located below the El Gaucho restaurant and the Inn... More 

Thank mimmet
Seattle, Washington
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322 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We came to watch Batman vs Superman on a Saturday night - have to buy tickets in advance as it's totally full. Seats are first come first served so get there a bit early, people had left coats on seats to reserve them. Bar serves drinks before the movie and you can pre-order up to 2 per person more to... More 

Thank Maria B
Seattle, Washington
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

My wife, a friend & I watched Revenant (with Leonardo DiCaprio) last night. Great movie & great place to watch it. We had been here on 2-3 other occasions & have always enjoyed it. We always arrive early & have a few drinks in the theater lobby, which has many places to sit & lounge. During the show they will... More 

Thank Traveling4Real
Seattle, Washington
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I cannot say enough about The Big Picture! Snacks, real drinks and a show - in plush seats with drink delivery and the best flavored popcorn. Great date night!

Thank margre02
Seattle, Washington
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2013 via mobile

We are fairly new to Seattle (bout 7 months) and this is by far our favorite place in the city for date night. We are at big picture almost once a month. The concept is awesome. Buy tickets online, order drinks and popcorn and the staff will serve it to you while you're watching the movie. In regular theaters we... More 

2 Thank cyberoi
Seattle, Washington
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2010

The Big Picture is a great place for a movie night! We had dinner at the restaurant upstairs (eat at the bar and order from the bar menu to save $$$) which was great. The theater is downstairs and has cocktails and "champagne" popcorn. The drinks are a bit expensive, but seemed pretty generous. I ordered a "featured" cocktail which... More 

3 Thank ladiemedusa
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2010

Movies, Wine, and White Cheddar Popcorn are a fantastic combination

Thank MarkJSeattle
Seattle, WA
Level Contributor
29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2009

Movies. Cocktails. Good food. If you're not seeing it at the Cinerama, you should have it here.

1 Thank DanFromSeattle

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 2505 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1302
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Belltown
  • Neighbourhood: Belltown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-256-0566

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?