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Nice theater parking is a bit of a pain

Nice smaller theater that shows movies that larger ones do not. Watched Free Solo there tonight... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Indie theater in a great location

I have been going to this theatre for over 25 years. It is in a neat area with lots of eclectic... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Troy, Ohio
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5 days ago
“Nice theater parking is a bit of a pain ”
5 May 2018
“Indie theater in a great location”
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320 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220-2003
+1 513-281-8750
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice smaller theater that shows movies that larger ones do not. Watched Free Solo there tonight. Place was clean. Parking is limited, either you park on street or in a lot “merchant lot” across the street. They do validate parking but I still had to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

I have been going to this theatre for over 25 years. It is in a neat area with lots of eclectic shops and different restaurants. So nice not to be in the mainstream stores and restaurants. The theatre has charm and character and the seats...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RunningEsme
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

From the posters out front with the glass windowed ticket booth and original marquee overhead, you know it's your night our at the movies! You step inside, smell popcorn, and you are excited but relaxed. Indie films and films you read reviews about in the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Crow_in_the_tree
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My friend was showing me around town where he grew up and brought me here to check out this great theatre! Very small and quite. It's like stepping back in time. It's a beautiful place with very friendly staff.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Williamhorn20
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We visited here yesterday and it's probably been 20 years since I've been here. My last time here, there were three screens and the place seemed slightly "seedy". Things have improved considerably and the number of screens has doubled. We had snacked before getting to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Allen B
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I am a movie freak and habitually go to the Mariemont and Esquire theaters in this group. I love the small-time feel of these theaters, the coziness, the good popcorn and the most of all, movies that are not mainstream. The group has added a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Karen N
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The Esquire is in the center of Clifton, down the hill from UC. The have a variety of movies, typically not the big blockbusters. Ticket prices and refreshments are reasonably priced, and their popcorn is delicious.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank HDS1
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The Esquire theatre is a local indie film theatre. Most films only stay about 2 weeks. Popcorn (which is best in the city of theatres) and COKE products + beer/wine, usual candy, plus sweets from local bakeries. Always a great experience.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Porthos7
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I love movies, all kinds of them. Big blockbusters, little independent films, and international - here is where you get to see the great movies that don't get to the suburban chain theaters. I also love the Clifton neighborhood with so many great restaurants. Make...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank BallardSimone
Reviewed 3 March 2016

The Esquire is a cozy neighborhood movie theatre in the Clifton (Think UC) area of Cincinnati. It reminds you of the old theatres that dotted the city. They show sone first released movies, indie films and even the Rocky Horrow Picture Show on some Saturday...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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