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The Neon

130 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2420
+1 937-222-7469
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Best theater ever!

We love to see movies at The Neon! We also love the iced coffee, the beer and drink selections... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Jennifer M
Lima, Ohio
Only independent theater in Dayton - Great Movies

The Neon is Dayton's independent theater that shows the films that the big boxes won't. If you... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
dayton oh
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  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“small lobby” (2 reviews)
“beer and wine” (2 reviews)
“films” (11 reviews)
130 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2420
+1 937-222-7469
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

We love to see movies at The Neon! We also love the iced coffee, the beer and drink selections. Great popcorn and great prices! Always a wonderful experience!

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The Neon is Dayton's independent theater that shows the films that the big boxes won't. If you want to see movies that contain a plot and have excellent reviews this is the place for you. They have beer and wine available. Two theaters - one...More

1  Thank janandsueDaytonOh
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The Neon is easily the best place to see a film in Dayton. There's always a great line-up of independent and art cinema, reasonable ticket and concession prices, convenient and free parking just across the street, and the always fabulous Jonathan McNeal as manager.

Thank Gorfio
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We saw the movie "La La Land", a fun musical. This was the first time for us at the Neon. The parking across the street in the old bus station is great and free. The theater has a small lobby with interesting concessions including beer,...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 13 December 2016

It's been nearly 3 years since I reviewed the Neon and have been there countless times since. New seating was recently installed in both theaters and they are excellent. I had no problem with the old seats but the new ones are the bomb! We...More

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Went to watch The Beatles special Eight Days A Week on a Tuesday and was surprised that the price was $5.00 That's the price every Tuesday. Wonderful! New seats were comfortable and cozy atmosphere.

Thank MARY Z
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoy seeng shows at the Neon. The theaters are intimate and comfortable, prices are reasonable (and on Tuesdays shows cost only $5), and the concessions are more interesting and less expensive than multiplex cinemas. I enjoy that they serve Boston Stoker...More

Thank Tag1126
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

A very European feel with beer, wine or mixed drinks to choose from. Always a great venue to see Indie or overlooked foreign films. We have enjoyed it for years. This trip we sa The Lady in the Van. Touching with great humor.

Thank BandB-Lovers_30-yrs
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We went today for the first time. We parked for free where the old bus station used to be. Next we walked across the street and we were there. They have a small lobby and sell food/drinks. It is $7.00 for matinees. The theater was...More

Thank DebbieVandalia_Ohio
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Dayton area residents are lucky to have the Neon, an independent movie theater that shows movies we might not otherwise see. In addition to showing films that the big box theaters don't, they also present foreign films, documentaries, and host film festivals (e.g. Jewish, LGBT,...More

Thank livingintheheartland
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