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Nice Theater

Long layover waiting in the train. Caught the free shuttle to explore and found this place. 10... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Lee I
via mobile

It was a throwback movie theater with class and all the modern comforts and then some has a great... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Nick B
New Haven, Connecticut
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86 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510-2704
+1 203-498-2500
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Long layover waiting in the train. Caught the free shuttle to explore and found this place. 10 minute walk back to Union Station after the movie. If you've got a couple hours to kill, it's worth the walk or the ride.

Thank Lee I
Reviewed 2 December 2017

It was a throwback movie theater with class and all the modern comforts and then some has a great area for before the show

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very comfortable cinema. Smaller size, not a megaplex. Shows mainstream films, arthouse, and revival films. Check for the weekend midnight movies and Sunday "movie and mimosa" matinees. Easiest parking is directly across the street in the parking garage.

Thank Cam H
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My husband and I went to see movie here during an overnight stay in New Haven. It was near the hotel we in which we stayed. The theater is relatively clean and comfortable and the popcorn was good. We stopped in early to buy our...More

Thank slryan64
Reviewed 29 June 2017

It always seems too expensive when parking is considered, but the titles, projection and seats are good. and does not have Cine 1-14 goofy reserved couches.

Thank redbird33
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Criterion on Temple St ... located in town... great to walk to after dinner at some of the finest restaurants in the state! Theater is friendly, clean and shows great art flicks.

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

First of all, they validate parking. All you have to do is ask for a validation...it lowers it to 3 dollars, which is a bargain. Second of all, they serve wine and beer, which you can now take into the theatre with you. Thirdly, they...More

Thank ericlars0n
Reviewed 23 January 2017

if you near the gateway school and want to catch a moive this is the place .it has a bar in the place too and not bad priceing

Thank kellyroman81
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The expensive ticket prices are surely 2017 but everything else here feels like you stepped back to 1977. There is a quaint pace here with low key staff and an aura that is less hyped than movie chains. Check out the original piping and ventilation...More

Thank creativecrew
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Nice current movies, most projection rooms are nice and comfortable, however a couple of them are very small. Great gourmet popcorn and the ability to drink wine makes this a great local place

Thank MTMG2015
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