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Crest Theater

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Address: 1013 K St., Sacramento, CA 95814
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+1 916-442-7378

Opened in 1949, the spectacular Crest quickly became the city's top...

Opened in 1949, the spectacular Crest quickly became the city's top theater, which it remains today.

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Great place for a concert - Art Deco yet contemporary

My first visit to Crest Theater was go see the Quentin Tarantino's Hateful Eight Roadshow - before renovations. Recently was there for a WAR Concert and was happy to see the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
Citrus Heights, California
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Citrus Heights, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

My first visit to Crest Theater was go see the Quentin Tarantino's Hateful Eight Roadshow - before renovations. Recently was there for a WAR Concert and was happy to see the much improved renovations. The new seating and ADA seating as well - only thing could be improved is the bathroom - if it cannot be enlarged it should be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This place is gorgeous inside, a Art Deco dreamland. I am a big guy and the seats were so much better than other Theaters I have been in. Music sounds were picture perfect, or we had a really good sound mixed that night for Jackie Greene. Serves beer and wine and a separate concessions counter.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We visited the Crest Theater for the first time to attend a Jim Brickman concert. His show lends itself to smaller venues and the Crest was a perfect size for it. The theater is beautifully restored and well maintained. The seats were a little bit tight but comfortable enough for the show. The lobby was a bit crowded waiting for... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Try to come here and watch a performance at least once. The ambiance, decor is worth the visit specially if you architecture and old stuff.

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Several friends and I attended the 1 Day University here. It wax a good setting for the lectures that make up that program. The ability to exit quickly for lunch, the restaurants nearby, the staff were helpful and friendly. A couple of problems that I hope are worked out next time are that a set of bathrooms were not open,making... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We are lucky to have such a well preserved gem hiding right in downtown. I love taking in shows and movies in the is venue.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This theater is just gorgeous. If there is anything you want to see that shows up there, just take the opportunity to go check it out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Special occasion or just coffee and pasteries, a very unique reuse of a classic theater. Meals are first class, both outdoor and indoor dining. Arrive early as it fills up quickly.

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Elk Grove
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Great theatre where classics and other highly regarded movies can be seen. Went with a group of six people, had wine, popcorn and watched a great movie in a very comfortable atmosphere. This is an older theatre that is spacious and just fun to attend events. My wife and I have also seen Frany Moreno, Warren Miller Films and others... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I've been here for a few concerts and love the place. It's just the right size (700-800 capacity?), and has the ambiance I enjoy - quirky, comfy and with decent acoustics. With a new athletic and event venue being built a few blocks west, things only stand to get busier for the Crest because of the foot traffic that will... More 

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