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Gilson Cinema & Cafe

354 Main St, Winsted, CT 06098-1640
+1 860-379-5108
Review Highlights
Great movie experience

Love the service of food and cocktails during a movie. They used to have older movies, but choices... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cathy B
via mobile
Nice place

Nice place to have dinner while you watch a current movie. Prices ok, gone up a bit. Two movie... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melissa R
via mobile
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“date night” (6 reviews)
“full bar” (5 reviews)
354 Main St, Winsted, CT 06098-1640
+1 860-379-5108

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the service of food and cocktails during a movie. They used to have older movies, but choices of new movies has improved.

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to have dinner while you watch a current movie. Prices ok, gone up a bit. Two movie tickets one bowl of clam chowder two sausage sandwiches two ice cream sundaes and a picture of soda came to about $70 including tip. Makes a...More

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Place could use some updating but still a fun night out good food good movie always enjoy a night at the Gilson

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The Gilson is a hidden gem! Many people don't realize that you can be served food and drinks while watching currently released movies. It is not fancy food but simple. A great night out. Also recommend the sweet Mexican restaurant Pedro's attached to the theatre...More

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This venue offers a great way to enjoy a movie. You can relax with a drink and some food while watching a top-rated movie. This review received 4 stars because the menu is mediocre. The popcorn, however is delicious!

1  Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Love eating, drinking and watching a movie, all in one place, one setting! The Gilson has been around for many years. Never disappointed

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great movie, good food, reasonable price!! Get there early for big name movies....we actually prefer the upstairs; much smaller environment, but because of the closeness to the screen, it actually felt more like a big screen experience.

1  Thank rustyj50
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I always enjoy this theater. There is plenty of seating and the movies are first run. It's great to have a cocktail during the movie. The food is average but this place is really a great night out!

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Seen multiple movies here. They updated some of the seating. Very comfortable and a very different and unique way to watch a movie. Full bar and a decent food menu.

Thank Kristopher K
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a unique experience. The theater is small, old and funky. The screen isn't straight. You sit in comfortable chairs with plenty of leg room and your table in front of you with waiter service during the film. It is basic bar food with...More

2  Thank Judith303
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