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Violet Crown Cinema

434 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-3898
+1 512-495-9600
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Never again will we go to Violet Crown!

What a terrible movie theater this is. After spending ten minutes looking for parking, ponied up... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Lon_Yaeger
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Bandera, Texas
Favorite place for movies in Austin!

I don't like to go anywhere else now. The small theatres with reserved seating is perfect and they... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Grits&Gardenias
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Austin, TX
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
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434 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-3898
Downtown
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+1 512-495-9600
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"reserved seating"
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"independent films"
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"alamo drafthouse"
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"small theater"
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"full bar"
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"small audience"
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"dirty dishes"
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"lounge seating"
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"theater seats"
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"watching movies"
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"downtown austin"
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"cup holders"
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"date night"
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"cool place"
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"great venue"
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"garage"
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

What a terrible movie theater this is. After spending ten minutes looking for parking, ponied up $13.00 to park. I get inside, and the ticket counter is closed (!) and a young woman is selling tickets and trying to run the concession. TERRIBLE service. Then,...More

Thank Lon_Yaeger
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I don't like to go anywhere else now. The small theatres with reserved seating is perfect and they show good movies and independent films. I like being able to take food and drinks in from their delicious bar without wait staff going in and out...More

Thank Grits&Gardenias
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I just love this place. Although located in downtown Austin parking is free with a movie ticket. The movies are first run. Good intimate place for a show. Good seats and you can reserve seats online. The snacks are good and the staff is friendly.

Thank daddymo2
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Great venue to watch a newly released movie. Limited seating so reserve your seat in advance online. Order food and drink before the show from the small bar and restaurant adjacent to the theater screens. Arrive early for enough time to select menu items. Bar/restaurant...More

Thank macnmiles
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The experience is right up there with Alamo Drafthouse, possibly better. The dining area has a bar, indoor seating, and outdoor seating. The theater seats are wonderfully comfortable. I hope to return with my girlfriend for a nice date. Give it a shot!

Thank CameronTracks
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

A cool concept for a theatre but a few things could make this place better. The food was ok but very small portions for the money. I would just suggest going to eat somewhere else and them coming here for drinks/snacks. I've been to other...More

Thank Erin M
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Small theater, good beer choices, beer was good, cookie was good and the food looked great. Oh and ya we enjoyed the movie as well!

Thank kellygirl63
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Great venue with comfy seats. Food was a bonus, and nice small audience. Would definitely visit again

Thank Stephen D
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

This was a great respite from a 96 degree day. Several small theaters with a mix of artsy and mainstream films and a busy cafe with a variety of good eats.

Thank rhumane
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place. It's small and has all I need. Good movie selections, great food, comfy chairs, full bar and first runs. I would go for their popcorn, it's that good. 4 hour pkg validation makes it a good date night.

Thank Ginny B
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Lisa W
27 December 2016|
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Response from Homestyle68 | Reviewed this property |
This theater opened in 2011 and from the look of it still looks brand new.
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