Five of the Top Dine-In Movie Theaters In Phoenix

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Looking for a premier cinema dine-in experience that caters to adults and families?  A trend picking up pace around the nation that has been growing in popularity in the Valley is dine-in movie theaters, a fun combination of cuisine and cocktail with the cinema.  Enjoy all the pleasures of delicious snacks without having to leave your seat.  Here in Arizona, there are several different options for dine-in cinemas.  From BYOB theaters, to restaurants attached to theaters, to hand-crafted cocktails, to talented chefs with extensive food menus, to 21-and-older theaters, dine-in movies are fun way to go see a movie.  With servers waiting on whatever you may need and signature plush reclining chairs, there’s not much more you could need.

Featured below are five of top 5 dine-in cinemas you should check out in the Valley.

1. UltraStar Cinema 

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UltraStar Cinema provides you the prime dine-in theatre experience.  Located in the Scottsdale Pavilions, this theatre has been a hit in our community.  Featuring a 21-and-older section called Star Class, the theatre attracts a crowd of young adults that all satisfied.  UltraStar Cinema also has VIP rooms located behind the seats in several auditoriums. Serving a selection of Arizona-based craft beers, red and white wine and a selection of food, UltraStar Cinema is a hit spot for the perfect night out!

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2. iPic Theatre

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Looking for an upscale cinema experience?  This 42,000 square-foot space looks as if it is straight out of the city of sins.  The sleek design of iPic theatre creates a classy environment equipped with 8 auditoriums, a full service restaurant and a cocktail lounge. Located in Scottsdale at the Scottsdale Quarter, guests will enjoy cocktails in the Salt Lounge before eating.  Guests can also leave late and full after visiting The Tanzy, the higher end restaurant on site, all while watching your next favorite movie.  There are different classes of seats, along with gold class, which is recommended due to their reclining seats and full food and beverage service.

For more information, click here.

3. AMC Fork and Screen / Cinema Suites 


At AMC Fork and Screen, guests have the option to order resteraunt-style foods and drinks, including alcoholic beverages.  Sometimes it’s the simple things like not having to leave for your next refill.  Instead, all one has to do is simply press a button!  Located at The Esplanade on Camelback, be sure to get some friends together and check it out.

For more information, click here.

4. FilmBar


Looking for something a little more relaxed?  FilmBar is a wine bar, beer bar and a movie theatre all tied up into one trendy building in downtown Phoenix.  This art house movie theatre shows independent films.  With music by local DJ’s on Saturdays and Sundays and stand-up comedy on Tuesdays, FilmBar offers a little bit of everything.  The bar has a selection of 15 wines and 30 craft beers available, along with movie snacks.  Seats are first come first serve, so get there early!

For more information, click here.

5. Studio Movie Grill 


Studio Movie Grill has some experience in the dine-in movie scene.  Their website proudly states to “enjoy in-theatre dining from the company that created it.”  Studio Movie Grill is a nationwide chain of dine-in theatre events.   The Valley is excited to welcome them into the Arizona dine-in movie scene with their newest North Scottsdale location.  With a large food and drink menu, Studio Movie Grill will appeal to even the pickiest of people.  This dine-in theater also has a more relaxed attitude than some of the other dine-in theaters in Arizona, with both reserved and non-reserved seating offered.

For more information, click here.


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