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Alameda Theatre & Cineplex

2317 Central Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-4513
+1 510-769-2160
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Beautifully restored movie house from the 1930s.

This is heaven for movie fans. The main theatre is huge with a really big screen. They also have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert S
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Lawrence, Kansas
Delight in the Big Screen!

Alameda Theater, built about 90 years ago, harkens back to another age, but with it's state of the... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Golden R
via mobile
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“big screen” (9 reviews)
“art deco” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
2317 Central Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-4513
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+1 510-769-2160
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"big screen"
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"comfortable seats"
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"art deco"
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"sound system"
in 5 reviews
"first run movies"
in 5 reviews
"around the corner"
in 6 reviews
"great sound"
in 4 reviews
"restaurant next door"
in 4 reviews
"latest movies"
in 3 reviews
"great movie"
in 3 reviews
"restaurant attached"
in 3 reviews
"movie night"
in 3 reviews
"snack bar"
in 4 reviews
"movie experience"
in 2 reviews
"reserved seating"
in 2 reviews
"reduced price"
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"walking distance from our home"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is heaven for movie fans. The main theatre is huge with a really big screen. They also have small screens in the attached CInemaplex. They have some special promotions like ""$5.50 Tuesdays and "Baby and Me Mondays", and the senior prices are always affordable....More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Alameda Theater, built about 90 years ago, harkens back to another age, but with it's state of the art projection & sound. The Historic Theater is THE place to experience a blockbuster &/or adventure movie. After the so-called golden age of film & rise of...More

Thank Golden R
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This is a restored Art Deco gem. The remodel of a single large theater from the 1930s or 1940s to a modern multi-theater cineplex has not diminished the beauty of the lobby and main theater. All the theaters in the building have exceedingly comfortable seats...More

Thank moppedahl
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I have lived in Alameda since 1990. I remember the days when the theater was a gymnastics ply area for my daughter. I am so thankful that it has been restored. The seats are great and the projector is state of the art. Going to...More

Thank scottsh115
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

this place is huge. It looks a lot smaller on the outside. The place is great it feels like your going back in time. Everyone is friendly and great.

Thank Ramon A
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

The theater is perfect for Alameda. it has decent hours and runs the main stream movies. They also run various old movies as a reduced price and treat on special marketing days.

Thank akamai_gurl
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Nothing like a theatre right in your town. Alameda has some great attractions, and this is one of them! Multiple screens and latest movies! Something for everyone

Thank Max4yarn
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Can't beat $5.50 on Tuesdays to see the latest release on a big screen. The theaters are always clean and only rarely is it crowded.... They snack bar prices are reasonable too!

Thank Nancy E
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

first run movies in a nostalgic environment...not too many of these old art deco style theaters left.

Thank NOEL M
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Tickets are relatively cheap given how expensive movies can be these days. They have a $5 movie night Tuesdays. Sound system is great and there's plenty of let space. Also plenty of dining options nearby or you can order food to have it delivered to...More

Thank frosti_austi
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Jefferson D
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Response from Edward M | Reviewed this property |
The balcony front seats would accommodate food service from the Cinema grill.
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You get them from an ATM-like kiosk outside the doors and present them to the staff just like regular tickets. However, I want to say that we have had trouble with the online application that sells tickets charging us... More
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