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Fun evening showing, but loud

I've been here a few times now and am impressed at what has been done with the space since Violet... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Waltham, Massachusetts
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A fun evening, but bigger (wider) screens are needed!

Had a fun visit to the theater for a night out, and loved the comfortable seats! (Would love to... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting Violet crown. Giving the experience a C. Heard they had food and wine/beer. Beer selection is good. Not impressed with a premade clamshell "deli" wrap. I just expected it was fresh made. They have fries but would benefit with addition of other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank iceman3838
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a few times now and am impressed at what has been done with the space since Violet Crown remodeled the cinema after Regal left years ago. There are cool bar and lounge spaces on both floors and the building and theater spaces...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Had a fun visit to the theater for a night out, and loved the comfortable seats! (Would love to have the option of making two into a loveseat, though.) The popcorn was good, too. We were in a small theater room with only 3 rows...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I visited this place with my girlfriend and this place has wonderful sound systems but poor seat recline.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jikuza
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit and I will absolutely be back! They have great movies, good food, and a good selection of alcohol. The staff is also very helpful.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Really nice place right on the Downtown Mall. Convenient place. Have a beer while you see a newly released movie. What a concept....they've a few items on the menu too..along with popcorn galore. They do serve coffee, but it's not a "coffee shop"--it's the snack...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank KCS1958
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Why eat anywhere else if you are going to the movies. Their bar and café are excellent - the Chicken pizza was great and very well appointed. Chicken, pesto, bacon, mushrooms, cheese was excellent. MUST try the Brussel sprouts too! These are the best ever...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank PremierVA1
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Was assigned to Downtown Mall as part of law enforcement present on Saturday. Violet Crown Cinema generously provided food and water throughout the day and stayed open late so that we had a place to cool off. They and many other Downtown Mall business owners...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank RickandDebbie J
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Clean, comfortable, friendly and accommodating staff. Did no try food but it looked fine. First visit. Similar to Cinè Bistro in Richmond although they do not bring you your order-you pick it up. If you reserve you seats on line be aware that the seating...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 460terryb
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We sat in the small theater downstairs #9 I think. The seats were like lounge chairs and the aisles were very wide so there was no disturbing anyone when you needed to get up. The movie was terrible but the seats and adult beverages were...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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