We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Great movie experience

We enjoyed the seating in the theater and the service was good. The beverage selection was good but... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Roland P
,
Harwinton, United States
Nice place

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

Reviewed 10 November 2017
523MelissaR
,
Winsted, Connecticut
via mobile
Read all 78 reviews
1
All photos (1)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
-1°
-9°
Jan
-8°
Feb
-5°
Mar
Contact
354 Main St, Winsted, CT 06098-1640
Website
+1 860-379-5108
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (78)
Filter reviews
78 results
Traveller rating
39
27
5
4
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
39
27
5
4
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviews dinner and a movie movie tickets great movie experience girls night main street including tip gibson popcorn servers viewing
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 78 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First timers to this venue on Sunday 12/30. Learned to get there early to get a good seat and to get food order in, otherwise servers look at you like your an idiot. Show time was 7pm and we arrived at 6:30. Need to order...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Todd C
Reviewed 9 October 2018

So fun to have dinner and a movie for a date night or girls night out. It is basic "pub"style fare but some of the basics are jazzed up with some different flavors. Chairs were upgraded in last couple years for a more comfortable experience....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Silvergoo
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I do not recall the movie we went to see, but the food is always good and he always has great movies with her you said downstairs or upstairs.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Amy S
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We enjoyed the seating in the theater and the service was good. The beverage selection was good but the food was average. I had a burger that glistened with grease with a bun about twice the size of the meat. Little changes could mean a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Roland P
Reviewed 10 November 2017 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.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 523MelissaR
Reviewed 27 July 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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!

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank WendyD2052
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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank KarenW5645
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Rodeway Inn & Suites
184 reviews
11.32 km away
Hillside Motel
10 reviews
12.72 km away
Days Inn by Wyndham Torrington
298 reviews
13.17 km away
Mary Stuart House B & B
15 reviews
17.25 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 40 nearby restaurants
Mario's Tuscany Grill
87 reviews
.43 km away
Foxtail Fine Catering and Cafe
27 reviews
.27 km away
Noujaim's Mediterranean Bistro
25 reviews
.18 km away
Tributary Restaurant Incorporated
106 reviews
.72 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 11 nearby attractions
American Museum of Tort Law
27 reviews
.59 km away
Laurel Lanes
6 reviews
.20 km away
Soldiers' Monument and Memorial Park
6 reviews
.45 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Gilson Cinema & Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines