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Address: 354 Main St, Winsted, CT 06098-1640
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Great Date Night

This venue offers a great way to enjoy a movie. You can relax with a drink and some food while watching a top-rated movie. This review received 4 stars because the menu is... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Wendy D

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7 reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

This venue offers a great way to enjoy a movie. You can relax with a drink and some food while watching a top-rated movie. This review received 4 stars because the menu is mediocre. The popcorn, however is delicious!

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1 Thank Wendy D
Winsted, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Love eating, drinking and watching a movie, all in one place, one setting! The Gilson has been around for many years. Never disappointed

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Thank Karen W
Winsted, Connecticut
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great movie, good food, reasonable price!! Get there early for big name movies....we actually prefer the upstairs; much smaller environment, but because of the closeness to the screen, it actually felt more like a big screen experience.

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1 Thank rustyj50
West Hartford, Connecticut
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I always enjoy this theater. There is plenty of seating and the movies are first run. It's great to have a cocktail during the movie. The food is average but this place is really a great night out!

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Thank Susan L
Winsted, Connecticut
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Seen multiple movies here. They updated some of the seating. Very comfortable and a very different and unique way to watch a movie. Full bar and a decent food menu.

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Thank Kristopher K
Denver, Co.
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97 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a unique experience. The theater is small, old and funky. The screen isn't straight. You sit in comfortable chairs with plenty of leg room and your table in front of you with waiter service during the film. It is basic bar food with cocktails and an overall fun experience. You receive a bill for film and food at... More 

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2 Thank Judith303
Winsted, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

the owner is a nice guy,the service is great,the food is great,cant ask for anything better.the only place i go to watch a movie.

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1 Thank Gary653
Winsted, Connecticut
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Drinks and dinner while you watch a great first run movie!! FANTASTIC! Nice menu,good service and just a wonderful unique night out.

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Thank brad4dus
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

One of the most unique dinner experiences you will find in Connecticut. It's located in the heart of a quiet little New England town. The building itself was an old movie theatre that has been converted into a restaurant, but here's the twist.. They still show movies here! Certainly the ultimate dinner and a movie. The tickets are very reasonably... More 

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Thank nsgasbarre
Winsted, CT
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The Gilson is one of our favorite places to go out to on date night. No place better to kick back have a drink, grab something to eat and watch a movie.

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Thank tina06098

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