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Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse

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Address: 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204-4336
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+1 703-486-2345

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Comedy Club fun!

We have seen two comedy shows there so far, and both were people from SNL. We really enjoyed ourselves. First time we got there shortly after the doors opened and we were sitting... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2015
Frederick, Maryland
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279 reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

I watched 2 classic Halloween movies here in night of Halloween. We had a blast. It's an old theatre and you can sit on old desk chairs. You can order simple foods (we ordered a pizza) - much more relaxed than the real movie theaters.

Thank Willem K
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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313 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

My family LOVES this place (2 teenagers). We can get movie tickets online beforehand, then enjoy our favorite snacks, fast food and comfort food during the movies. Make a note: if you would like to get a good seat for the movie, GO EARLY! This means, around 45 - 60 min early, or as early as the doors open. We've... More 

Thank TroisChatsLies
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Went here with a few friends. It's not as nice as say, ArcLight, but having food and beer brought to you while you watch a movie (No new releases, only films out on DVD) is still a nice thing. Beer was good, food was average to just below average. Don't bring the kids, 21+ only

Thank irishmdc
Alexandria, Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

It's always offers great comedians. But during the Xmas holidays they show Xmas movies. Great food, too!

Thank rea w
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55 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

The Hubs and I was at ACDH for a comedy show last year and I was less than impressed. I loved the comedian but the food was not good. Fast forward to June 2015 and the place has not been spruced up but the food is better.they could stand to replace the carpet or just get rid of it all... More 

Thank LaLaBoo1
Frederick, Maryland
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103 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

We have seen two comedy shows there so far, and both were people from SNL. We really enjoyed ourselves. First time we got there shortly after the doors opened and we were sitting in the back (we had 4 people). We could see but it would have been nice to be closer. Just last night we went and got there... More 

Thank Marla57
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55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

I'm rating one singular event, not the atmosphere of actually seeing a movie or eating there. I enjoyed some standup comedy one evening with friends. While we were late, there was till standing room. We crammed in there and stood around for about an hour laughing and boo, cackling and gasping. The place was tight and service was hard to... More 

1 Thank Ife S
Arlington, Virginia
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62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

I go here once a year for LunaFest with my girlfriends because it is a fundraiser. I perhaps would go here for their cheap movies on Mondays (?) but can never get myself organized for that. I do not recommend any of the food I've had here. Overpriced and pretty awful. Food takes a while to be served - one... More 

Thank MarVarTravels
Arlington, Virginia
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I love this place. Where else can you watch a movie that's not ancient and snack on decent bar food and have some wine or cocktail with that. The seats are comfortable (not movie seats), just more like office chairs around a table. The ticket prices are cheap enough and some nights they have I think a dollar or two... More 

Thank jefinNova
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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122 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Visited AC/DH for the first time this weekend to catch a comedy show and had a very enjoyable experience. Some of the reviewers on here have been critical of the service, but given the the setup and the nature of the business, I can understand. We were there for a 7 p.m. show, and doors for the event opened at... More 

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