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“Pleasantly surprised”
Review of Rubidoux Drive-In

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Rubidoux Drive-In
Ranked #14 of 42 things to do in Riverside
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Redlands, California, United States
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Pleasantly surprised”
Reviewed 17 August 2013

We took all four kids to see a movie for under $20 bucks, picked up snacks ahead of time and arrived early enough to get a prime spot in the center by the snack bar. We had no problems with the sound, although we lost the picture midway through, it was fixed within minutes and backtracked so we didn't miss anything. Since we have little ones we only stayed for the first movie. The snack bar was clean, a little pricey but they give large portions. Went on a Sunday night, I hear Fridays and Saturdays are busy. Definitely going back.

Visited August 2013
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Jurupa Valley
Level 6 Contributor
116 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Swap meet chaos”
Reviewed 6 August 2013

As a very local resident of 60 years, I was very sorry to see the weekday and weekend swap meet crowd come into the neighborhood. The local streets are frequently congested with entire families, kids in tow, dashing across the street through traffic, tamale carts here and there, and lines of vehicles waiting in lines blocks long to push whatever wares they possess. I guess the drive-in survives on this because the 2nd rate movies shown there, the rundown snack-bar, the beer bottles left behind, and bad sound system really doesn't get it. It was a nice family place at one time I enjoyed as a youngster, but even the fresh coat of paint doesn't hide the social issues it has brought to our neighborhood.

Visited April 2013
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Riverside, California
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“just good for swap meet”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

use for swap meet on weekends nothing much else, the food is snack bar faire. enuf said. As for the movies well lets us just say that if you people to hang with it all good but if you want to see a movie then just skip this one.

Visited June 2013
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Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good cheap entertainment”
Reviewed 14 July 2013 via mobile

If you can handle people being idiots and forgetting to turn off their lights or showing up late or smoking next to you then you'll love it. Really it's pretty fun. Pack your snackers and enjoy not taking out a loan to see a new movie.

Visited June 2013
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Riverside, California, United States
1 review
“Old school fun!!!!!”
Reviewed 1 June 2013

Love love love this place!!!!! Great place to hang out with friends, catch a movie, and eat some nachos. In fact, a large group of us are going tonight!!!!

Visited May 2013
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