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“Favorite place for a movie.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Carolina Cinemas

Carolina Cinemas
Ranked #8 of 27 Fun & Games in Asheville
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Asheville, North Carolina
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57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Favorite place for a movie.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

Whats not to like...they serve alcohol, real (not just movie theatre) food and you can watch your movie from a couch. Our favorite place to catch a flick...it takes us 20mins to get there but it is well worth the drive

Visited June 2014
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Asheville, North Carolina
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271 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“An Asheville gem of a theater for movie buffs”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

My wife and I are movie buffs and Asheville is a great movie town. The Asheville Cinemas take movies seriously by offering 6 indie films at a time along with the normal movie fare. Viewing rooms range from standard big rooms to several sofa lounges with couches and foot rests. Unlike many movie houses, there is comfortable seating with ample leg room in the standard movie rooms. There is also a very good food menu with locally sourced ingredients, as well as the usual popcorn, soda and nachos. The beer list is impressive with usually about a dozen local beers on tap (after all Asheville is Beer City) and the wine list is reasonable with big pours. There are free movie showings in the upstairs Cinema Lounge each Tuesday night (movie classics) and Thursday night (classic horror films) hosted by movie critic par excellence Ken Hanke and Justin Souther.

Visited May 2014
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“I love this neighborhood theatre!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

They have lots of the local crafts( that's important for Beer City, USA!) and snacks too. They have a few 'lounge' theatres meaning the chairs are out and sofa, ottomans in! They shown the artty flicks as well as firt run.

Visited May 2014
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Asheville, North Carolina
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213 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Older theatre but still good”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

There are newer, more advanced theaters in town, but I like the Carolina cinemas. It does have nice seats and is kept clean. They offer great first run movies at a cheaper price that the big boy theaters. The popcorn and sodas are just the same as others though, be prepared to bring some cash if you expect to eat at any theater.

Visited December 2013
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Asheville, North Carolina
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187 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Best place to see first run movies”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

I love this place for first run movies. You can eat and drink a draft beer. They show main stream movies as well as art films. Also on one day a week they have a free movie for I think the theater club. Have not gone b/c it is work night. I just like the feel, good space between seats and good popcorn!

Visited April 2014
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