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Grand Lake Theater

3200 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-2739
+1 510-452-3556
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Still beautiful inside.

Came on a Sunday with the family. After buying 4 tickets, the ticket person only ripped off 2, then... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Winni L
Oakland, California
via mobile
Really beautiful inside

Went to see Dunkirk in 70 mm in Theater 1. Lovely inside, very comfortable chairs, not too close... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Oakland, California
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
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“old school” (6 reviews)
“old charm” (2 reviews)
3200 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-2739
+1 510-452-3556
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Came on a Sunday with the family. After buying 4 tickets, the ticket person only ripped off 2, then told us he only had 2 tickets. This person was not thorough enough when checking tickets. That's okay. No problem. Went to order 4 hot dogs,...More

Thank Winni L
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Went to see Dunkirk in 70 mm in Theater 1. Lovely inside, very comfortable chairs, not too close together between rows. Excellent sound system. As seniors, it is $8 a ticket. The popcorn is popped fresh in front of your eyes, so really good. Parking...More

Thank DaleRachmeler
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We seldom go to this theater because they do not show the type of movies we most enjoy, but that is our loss as it is spectacular, comfortable and roomy. A very high quality movie experience. A gem.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

One of the most gorgeous theaters. And, the $6 for matinees is a steal. My only complaint, which also is an issue maybe three days a year, is the lack of air conditioning, which on a sweltering day for a 2+ hour movie, is almost...More

1  Thank Travelingbear1000
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I love coming to this theater. Great Restraunts nearby or a nice walk at the lake before or after a movie. Easy to buy tickets online to avoid lines at the box office. Several nice screening rooms but the main theater is the best. The...More

Thank Tavishboo
Reviewed 25 May 2017

One of my favorite places in Oakland. Have seen numerous movies here and love the $5 Tuesdays deal and matinees as well. Staff is friendly and helpful. Inside is just beautiful. Old school charm with tasteful decor and interior design. It's like you are transported...More

Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This is my personal favorite theater in Oakland since it's very photogenic from many locations. I go to see all the movies I watch here. It's a classic old theater.

Thank PaulBPCA
Reviewed 8 December 2016

So nice and richly decorated! A perfect place to walk memory lane and enjoy the glorious times of the movie theaters golden era! But don't be mistaken, the projection equipment is state if the art, modern and comfy seats, all makes for a great movie...More

Thank fredyair
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Arrive early for a live half hour pipe organ performance. Saving special old theaters like this is awesome. Don't miss it!

Thank Heidi C
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This cinema is located near Lake Merritt and many shops and restaurants so visitors can spend the day in this area. The movies are the usual box office films. What makes this place special is the old cameras and renovation. Also, the tickets are inexpensive...More

Thank Janice A
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