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Address: 555 John F Kennedy Rd, Dubuque, IA 52002-5202
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Best popcorn in the Tri-state

The mindframe presents the owners best efforts to get a local movie house relative. Best popcorn because of the oil they use, Have a beer and enjoy your favorite movie. Different... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Tristatetraveler365
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East Dubuque, Illinois
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East Dubuque, Illinois
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The mindframe presents the owners best efforts to get a local movie house relative. Best popcorn because of the oil they use, Have a beer and enjoy your favorite movie. Different model than AMC in that movie prices higher 6.00 BUT reasonable snack prices including beer and wine as oppose to AMC outrageous prices for popcorn and pop. Looked past... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The variety of snacks and drinks are great but the theater itself is in desperate need of renovating. The seats were faded, stained and torn. Some seats were missing. Not sure if I will be back again.

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Thank Heidi G
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Me family has been going to the Mindframe Theaters since they opened. We are alway treated well and have enjoyed many movies there. The separate lines for tickets and consession is a bit of a hassle but is easy to overcome by splitting up one in each line.

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Thank Rick W
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Had some time to explore Dubuque while getting daughter registered for school. We decided to try this theater and loved it. It was a welcome change from the usual chain theaters.

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Thank 39Meredith05
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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101 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

This is a locally owned theatre and I love knowing that. I usually go to matinees, but if I don't I am now old enough for the senior discount so a movie costs $6. I love that there is a coffee shop on the premises and you can take what you buy in to the movie. My favorite part is... More 

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Thank TravelingDays
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

French dip? Proper shaved prime rib. Steak sandwich? Proper home cooked prime rib, REAL mashed potatoes (not out of the box at all). Mac and cheese was homemade. The wait staff were unbelievably nice and personable. The toy trains running added to the old school supper club feel. We will be back the next time we come in town.

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Thank pendulum79
Dubuque, Iowa
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195 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

This place is not your typical chain theater, in all the best of ways. They have the best prices for both movies and snacks, with the best popcorn. They also offer a great specialty coffee bar, as well as alcoholic drinks. The best part about Mindframe is all they do for the community. They regularly host a wide range of... More 

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Thank Austin W
Galena, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

Always love being there for the popcorn also! Great stuff! Family owned & they support local businesses too. Love the local feel to it too.

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Thank A M
Dubuque, Iowa
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44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We like Mindframe theater because it is locally owned. They try to do different activities and it feels more intimate. They serve wine and beer which is a nice option. There is also an excellent coffee stand in the lobby for added ambience. Going to Mindframe is more of an event than just going to an impersonal chain movie theater.

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Thank KristaLynnB
Wichita, Kansas
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39 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

What can i say about a theater other than they buttered the popcorn well!! Delicous! went to a matinee, was very dark in the theater, to the point were we had a hard time finding a seat! No complaints though.

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