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Old Time Local Theater that Exudes Quality

They keep the Orinda Theater going year after year after most of the small local theaters have... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
John G
Lafayette, California
Interesting place with lots going on!

This theater is pretty unusual. Has good films, sometimes foreign films. Has special shows, like... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Heather C
Lafayette, California
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4 Orinda Theater Square, Orinda, CA 94563
+1 925-254-9060
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

They keep the Orinda Theater going year after year after most of the small local theaters have closed. This one is a gem. and I go there often. Very friendly staff and they show good international and foreign films at times. Clean inside and they...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This theater is pretty unusual. Has good films, sometimes foreign films. Has special shows, like comedy nights, old movies, clubs. Beautiful old theater.

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Pleasant old school movie theater, more than one screen. Good place to go to with some informal eating places nearby for dinner. Classic neon sign.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Just watch the movie Too Perfect! This movie shows teens at the orinda theater and hanging out around the town of Orinda! Truly magical! This theater is unbelievably beautiful. It's architecture is stunning Art Deco. Above all it's a safe place for teens to hangout...More

Thank julierubio2002
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Easy to access, usually shows new movies, involved in the annual Film Festival, always friendly, is a gorgeous old Art Deco movie house. Adequate street or lot parking.

Thank Nancy U
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

You can’t get better than an old school home town theatre! Easy parking and tons of places to eat nearby.

Thank GoAgs92
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Old time movie theatre art-deco style with a wine bar restaurants and coffee shops within close walking distance and parking in the back. They host fun special events as well. Love the largest room with balcony. Great way to see movies.

Thank Nick1947
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Beautiful art-deco style movie theater. Not the box style of modern movie houses. Easy parking. Restaurants surround the Theater Square for a before show or after dinner/lunch.

Thank CaribBeachLady
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Orinda Theatre is a nicely updated Art Deco movie house located in the Orinda Crossroads, close to BART and Hwy 24. The seats are comfy, and there is onsite parking that can be validated at the snack bar. Good movies all the time. Safe...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

It's nice to see a movie in this beautiful old theater. It shows foreign and independent movies. There are 3 rooms, and two are beautiful but one is very small. It's almost like you are in your living room watching your big screen tv.

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30 July 2017|
Response from travelwithpam | Reviewed this property |
I don't know I would suggest you call the theatre directly. I am a person reviewing my visit to the theatre