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“GREAT staff, entertainment, & affordability!”

Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse
Ranked #21 of 102 things to do in Arlington
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Paso Robles, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“GREAT staff, entertainment, & affordability!”
Reviewed 22 February 2014 via mobile

We were only in town for two nights - and we're from CA. So, we definitely wanted to hit up some local entertainment! The Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse was FANTASTIC and a MUST-DO. There are usually two shows (for comedy/ stand-up), a complete food menu, and a complete beverage menu with beer, wine & spirits - and all at an affordable price & with EXCELLENT STAFF and service! Highly recommend!!!

Visited February 2014
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Arlington, Virginia
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Grab a Drink, Some Good Food and Watch a Movie!”
Reviewed 10 December 2013

The Drafthouse offers traditional pub food (the Mac and Cheese bites are delicious), drinks at fair prices, and discounted movie admission. If you can wait a couple of weeks after a movie release before seeing it, I would recommend going to the Drafthouse instead of a traditional theater. My wife and I purchased their annual movie passes on LivingSocial last Spring, and we've been regularly going to movie nights ever since. If you're heading to the drafthouse and intend on dinning there, I would get their a little early as table seats fill up quickly. Comfortable leather-style office chairs offer a great seat too!

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Clifton, New Jersey
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Beer and a show - Can't get any better!”
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I love this place! Tons of great food options. Great beers! You won't be wanting for choice since you won't be limited to Coors and Miller light. Good mixed drinks, good ales, and cheap movies!

Visited October 2013
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Arlington, Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great neighborhood favorite”
Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

This place has a relaxed vibe and a retro look that I'm rather fond of. Where else can you get a beer and pizza to watch a cheap movie? I have even done a double feature here. They have a great mix of movies and comedies. I'll have to agree with some of the other reviews that the staff can be hit or miss.

Visited February 2013
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Dallas, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
158 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great night out but service needs tweaking”
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Great variety of specialty shows and comedians - have seen several top comedians and all good. Note it is hard to find parking in the area but there is free parking in the basement parking garage of the corner high rise across Columbia pike.

All of the times I have been there the servers are nice but VERY slow in service so order everything you want the first time they come by including 2nd drinks as many of the times I have been there they come ONCE and then ask if you want anything else close to the end of the show and not in the middle so too late to order again- less money for the establishment and you don't get that 2nd drink /food. Also, if you sit in the back, staff talk loud enough in the back kitchen area that it is heard and mixes with the comedians or other show so it is distracting.

Visited October 2013
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