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Nickelodeon Theatre

210 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4372
+1 831-426-7500
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My favorite theater.

This place is such a gem. As a documentary buff, I'm always pleased with their selection of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tippietee
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New York City, New York
Still going strong with the new corporate owners, thank goodness!

Everyone was fearful when the long time owners sold out to the corporate chain, and after a year or... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
JohnInItaly
,
Santa Cruz, California
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“indie films” (8 reviews)
“real butter” (7 reviews)
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210 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4372
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+1 831-426-7500
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is such a gem. As a documentary buff, I'm always pleased with their selection of non-hollywood doc's and indie films. The staff is awesome and the snacks are actually reasonably priced. They even have some healthy options!

Thank tippietee
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Everyone was fearful when the long time owners sold out to the corporate chain, and after a year or two (? time flies...) since the change, I am happy to report that, not much has changed. They seem to now run more of the most...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

If you live in Santa Cruz or are visiting and like movies, this place is a must. A small theater that caters to the few that like non-mainstream movies. Do not expect anything fancy. Just be wowed by the selection of arthouse cinema. A must.

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Mostly, I see old and older people here. That's because it tends toward thoughtful movies, not CGI and car crashes. Staff comes in prior to shows and the audience can get sound and heat levels adjusted. Plus, the theater has some decent food and desserts....More

Thank OriginalCalTrav
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Nickelodeon offers 5 (or was it 6) tiny theaters, each with one of the current independent, foreign or art films. We went to see Ladybird, a touching film of a high school senior in Sacramento California. The theaters are tiny (possibly 50 seats) and they...More

Thank jaseaton
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Nickelodeon is our favorite for the quality movies they offer and the friendly local atmosphere. It has the flavor of Santa Cruz.

Thank 350beckya
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

The Nickelodeon is a great place to catch up on movies that you might have missed at the big movie houses. You can have a burger at Jack's next door before going in. It is older but comfortable. Nothing wrong with that!

Thank E8374YGchristinem
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Great films, comfortable seats, small theaters, serious co-viewers so little/no noise, and great popcorn with real butter.

Thank Clover88Live
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great movies, good snacks, clean, fun people work here. It is great to have smaller comfortable theatres with movies that may never go to larger movie theatres.

Thank ginger c
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you can't find the flick at the Nick - forget it ! Love this place , so down home funky but fantastic place to spend a afternoon or evening watching great selections from the past or new releases and also alternative movies as well....More

Thank Robert D
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