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Address: 240 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14604-2637
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Rochester treasure!

Great theater for art & independent films. Cafe serving dinners, desserts, wine, makes a great place to get dinner/dessert before or after film. Live music featuring local... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great theater for art & independent films. Cafe serving dinners, desserts, wine, makes a great place to get dinner/dessert before or after film. Live music featuring local musicians in the cafe is another draw for weekend entertainment. Concession counter offers baked goods in addition to popcorn & candy. Perfect for date night, evening out with pals, or going solo!

Thank Freespirit134
Rochester, New York
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60 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I just love this place! The atmosphere is fantastic. It has 4 cozy little movie theaters. With a quant feeling. It has a small Bristo type. Lite meals, desserts and adult beverages with a great selection of live music. Every time I have been the most he music was awesome. It is clean, great artsy atmosphere. Nice neighborhood for a... More 

Thank mike_brookshire
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A pleasant evening at the Little Cafe with live music on a Monday night. A light menu of sandwiches, salads, pizza and nightly specials to choose from with beer and wine options too.

Thank Bill H
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Comfortable seating, excellent popcorn, friendly staff, and oh yeah... they choose some pretty good movies too. :o)

Thank MiamiSpy
Rochester, NY
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314 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The venue has the most spectacular vibe! The friendliness of the people and the food/desserts that are offered is grand! Great place to feel like you are away from the typical theatre but close to home!

Thank Moondanced
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The Little is awesome if you want to see movies beyond the blockbusters that most theaters show. They show a wide variety of independent films and have amazing treats!

Thank Ilka D
Rochester, New York
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This theater has so much to offer. Great foreign and indie films, a cafe with coffee, food, and live music. The movie theater sells the best popcorn! If you go , do not forget the popcorn.

Thank roxannec173
Rochester, New York
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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

One of the most comfortable, fun places to see our incredibly talented local bands! Rochester was just named a top ten Hipster City partly because of the amazing music in the area. the Little Theater Cafe has great acoustics, great sight lines, perfect size (seats 70)-- wonderful selection of performers that change regularly. Plus, great art on the walls in... More 

Thank mbush1
Rochester, New York, United States
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29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The Little is a not for profit which is associated with the local PBS station. It shows a variety of very good films at low cost in fairly comfortable theaters spread over two adjacent buildings. Prices are low as compared to commercial teaters - senior tickets are only $5. Snack bar prices are reasonable, and there is a cafe with... More 

Thank Naphtali H
Rochester, New York
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This is one of my FAVORITE places - I go as often as I can. Great movies, free parking, free music (last night the Rochester institution --- the White Hots!), original art and up until last night, wonderful food. Orange Glory used to make their incredibly delicious lentil burgers - not to be believed - died and gone to heaven... More 

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