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Lyric Cinema Cafe

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300 E Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2914
+1 970-493-0893
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Just on the corner of Old Town lies a small independent theatre/cafe where you can purchase a drink (even an alcoholic one) and snacks (like pork nachos) that you can munch on while enjoying a indie film. Come in on Saturday morning for classic cartoons like Looney Toons and Tom & Jerry as you munch on a free cereal buffet.... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Great selection of movies you can't find at the big theater chains. Small screen for viewing and recycled seats but it works. Will be moving to a large venue soon. Didn't sample the food except for coffee drinks which were great.

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Thank Cololink
Fort Collins, Colorado
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

The Lyric offers a variety of films that aren't playing at the bigger movie theaters. The environment is funky, casual and intimate. There are two theaters. The food is fresh and reasonably priced. There are plans to move to a new location north of town and I am looking forward to visiting the Lyric often.

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Thank Pat B
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160 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Have been up to this cinema quite a few times with a group of friends. Interesting options for movies that you likely can't see at many other places. Most of all, the food is spectacular. Some pre/prepared and grilled or heated on the spot. Others fresh. I remember a tuna abd tarragon grilled cheese sandwich that was completely mouthwatering. You... More 

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Thank Heidi H
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

I love seeing movies at Lyric, and having the option of a beer and a snack of higher quality than the usually movie theater fare. I also love having a theater in town that offers a somewhat different selection of movies than are available everywhere else. Looking forward to their move, but hoping they retain some of the funky atmosphere.

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Thank Shirley W
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121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

The Lyric is my favorite place to see a movie in Fort Collins. The food (real food, not cheap crap) is excellent, they offer the BEST candy selection, and the sangria is yummy! Also, where else can you sit on an old couch and watch a movie? The popcorn is fresh and you won't get sick after eating it.

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Thank Hillary N
Wichita Falls, Texas
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Love,love, love to go here. Have been 6 times in as many weeks since I discovered it! Small niche movie theatre that works at not taking itself too seriously and thus does an outstanding job in delivering current artsy films in quick runs to maximize its two screens. Integrates community offerings like Saturday cereal/ cartoons for kids and a recent... More 

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Thank Janie S
Watford City, North Dakota
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2014

...and cafe second. They have a small selection of local beers, some pretty good wines, and a high standard for the movies they select (including their high standard of bad movies on Bad Movie Night). Tickets are reasonable, and food, while expensive, is always delicious. I say expensive, but in relation to how much other theaters charge for their "food"... More 

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Thank Michaiah V
Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 December 2014

This place is nice and unique. They serve beer, wine, soda, and snacks to enjoy during the showing. The seating could be updated but it is not too terrible. Anytime we visit, it is an enjoyable time. The movie selections are limited but always interesting. Would return more often if the selection was a bit better.

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Thank Danie N
Frederick
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166 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Want a 1-of-a-kind movie experience? Try the Lyric! Seating is reminiscent of being at home. Good food awaits in the lobby with indoor and outdoor seating. We had a variety - beer brat, grilled cheese - but still didn't tap all the selections. Speaking of tap, lots of beer & wine selections plus coffee, tea, and sodas - even milk!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Cafe
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 E Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2914
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: +1 970-493-0893

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