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Pleasant surprise

The theater was very busy when we arrived, people waiting in line for tickets. I was using our... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Margi S
via mobile
The Way Movies Should Be Enjoyed

First time visit to see “Yellow Submarine.” Charlestonians will understand when I say it reminds... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Charleston, South Carolina
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  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
11 Nov 2018
“Pleasant surprise”
19 Aug 2018
“The Way Movies Should Be Enjoyed”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

The theater was very busy when we arrived, people waiting in line for tickets. I was using our Movie Pass and the young lady at the ticket counter was having a problem. The manager made sure that others standing behind me in line had an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Margi S
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

First time visit to see “Yellow Submarine.” Charlestonians will understand when I say it reminds me of The Terrace. Great seats, decent concession prices and excellent audio. Also loved the location with plenty of parking in the nearby public lot. The only downside is the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Charlestonian13
Amanda W, Marketing Manager at Nickelodeon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words! We are so glad the experience made the drive worth it.

Reviewed 21 July 2017

My wife and I go to Nickelodeon on our date night often. Very intimate atmosphere, small venue, excellent independent films! The staff are friendly and accommodating! On Main Street close to several nice restaurants. Makes for a great date..... I highly recommend it!

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Charles S
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Small local feel, great movies and events, wonderful staff. In addition to the traditional movie fare they also serve wine and beer! Thoughtful selection of movies. Also, it is located in the heart of downtown on Main Street with local restaurants and wine bars nearby...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 303DebbieG303
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This is by far my favorite theater in Columbia, from the great location on the revitalized Main Street close to great restaurants and bars to the friendly staff and good refreshment stand (that includes adult beverages) this is my preferred movie location. The theater specializes...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jennifermZ3892NI
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Funky, edgy and/or provocative films. Intimate theatres and adequate snack bar. Free safe parking nearby. The staff is top-notch - they all truly love the Arts.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jack C
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Enjoy the whole experience of watching movies at The Nick... the movies tend to be the more thoughtful new releases, the theater is seldom crowded, the staff and volunteers are always friendly and helpful, and the snacks, including adult beverages, are reasonably priced. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank FrankTrips2013
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Not sure what I was expecting but very happy with what I found. Surprised to find first run movies playing there. We watched "Lion" on the recommendation of a friend. I don't think I had even seen a trailer for the film before. But now...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank 2S2P2L
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I have made it a weekly treat to visit on the 1 pm Matinee all summer and love upstairs. I cannot say enough nice things about all of the volunteers, Easy parking and fast concessions. ADA accessible elevator and seating upstairs. If you prefer the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Les H
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great movies in a comfortable location with great beer or wine to choose from and some delicious fresh popcorn

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank louisd789
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