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Address: 999 Newport Center Dr, Fashion Island Shopping Center, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6947
Phone Number:
+1 949-718-4382
11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:30

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Cute theater, full bar.

The Island Cinema is a full bar theater with some light food options. When you go to the bar, you can buy a drink then, and have them deliver another to you during the movie... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Orange County, CA
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Orange County, CA
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123 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Island Cinema is a full bar theater with some light food options. When you go to the bar, you can buy a drink then, and have them deliver another to you during the movie. It might not always have all the newest movies, likely because of Regal Cinema across the street, but it's a good experience nonetheless. The best... More 

Thank rkmoy
Park City, Utah
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81 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice high end movie theater. Tickets are pricey ($19), buy the theater is quite nice. They have reserved seats, food and drinks delivered in the theater to your seat. Wine , beer, ice cream and other things not normally found in a movie theater.

Thank msilverpc
Orange County, Ca
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438 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

High end theater with tickets at $19 for the movie itself. Comfortable seating with an armchair table to put your items. Wait staff will deliver food and drinks. Serves wine & beer in addition to specialty food items. VERY small pour for the wine...not worth it in my opinion. Cheese plate was ok though.

Thank MominOC
Garden Grove, CA
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Anticipating our first visit to a theater cafe, we experienced disappoint in our food service. We arrived before the previews and ordered well before the feature began, but as our movie started we only had beverages. It became obvious our food was not forthcoming and my wife had to go to the lobby. they said our order was lost. We... More 

1 Thank marvandin
Huntington Beach, California
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Just watched the first movie from this cinema. I was shocked to know the price was $20 for 3D! Their chairs were spacious. It has a small "arm table" where the food that was ordered can be placed. Unlike other renovated theaters, their chairs can't be reclined. Having these amenities will not give you a reward or freebies.

Thank Gieblardony
Naples, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

I'm always looking for the theater with reserved good seating, service and variety of snacks. The theater has very comfortable seats (don't recline as much as I've seen at others), love the extra tray on each seat and yes, they have a good selection of food and snacks. As a bonus, all guests are treated to an introduction from an... More 

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San Francisco, California
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84 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

We visited Island cinema for the first time this visit and what a great experience. We chose our seats, selected some veg crudités with guacamole and hummus, some wine and this was brought to our seats when we were settled in. The seats are large leather seats which have wooden tables and drinks holders attached! Cinema for grown ups and... More 

1 Thank Morsiemike
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Gone are the days of stale popcorn and stale hot dogs. Island Cinema is a clean, inviting, and upscale movie theater. You can have your cake and eat it too at Island Cinema!! There is a nice array of sandwiches, flat breads, and treats. Yes, you can have a glass of wine delivered to you seat at a time designated... More 

Thank shellbird1
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108 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

Island cinema has much better food and beverages than the Edwards Theater VIP in the Spectrum. Actually it is a totally different level of service. The seats are comfortable but don't lean back as much as I would hope. I think this is worth the money for a date movie. I live between The Spectrum and Fashion Island but plan... More 

Thank gmgOc
Roseville, California
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140 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

It's really a 5* way to watch a movie - super comfortable seats, wide aisles so that people can walk past you without your having to get up, table and cup holder between seats, great picture and sound. But, I have to take off stars for: 1. Price - $19, twice as much as "regular" theaters 2. Seats so far... More 

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