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River Oaks Theater

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27 Mar 2018
“Shabby chic art cinema”
25 Mar 2018
“Refreshing small friendly theater with great movies”
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2009 W Gray St, Houston, TX 77019-3601
+1 713-866-8881
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love our neighborhood cinema and the great movies that it shows! I prefer going here to the mainstream theaters any day - and enjoy the movies shown here more! There is a large screen downstairs and two smaller screens upstairs - a total of...More

1  Thank MaryM10159
Reviewed 27 March 2018

The idea of 'art-house' cinemas doesn't seem quite as prevalent in the US as some other countries, so it's great to see that Houston has this gem. While it's perhaps a little shabby it's still redolent of the golden age of cinema with its art...More

Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

This is a nice small independent theater that shows interesting movies (festival award winners, acclaimed foreign films, and Rocky Horror). It’s old, which makes it quaint and also a bit showing its age. The food and drink is also unique and done differently than other...More

Thank hcmjkm
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I visited this grand old theatre to see the movie, Victoria and Abdul. I cannot say enought about how lovely it was. They have taken an old theatre and split it up into 4 small screening rooms with a bar upstairs. You can watch the...More

1  Thank julilly
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We were in from out of town for medical appointments at TSH and I took my daughter to see a show here. It is a majestic theater, with several options for food and drink, including alcoholic ones. Parking was a snap as well. The holiday...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 11 August 2017

What a little gem this place is! It's like stepping back into an old school theater. I love going her. they have a bar also and the space between seats if far better than modern theaters.

Thank JanieCat
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We love going to the RO because they don't show "run of the mill" movies. The theater is old and in need of repair but Houstonians and surrounding communities love this little gem. The movies are interesting and often eclectic. Price for snacks are a...More

Thank Dianne W
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We went to an afternoon show. It was full and the movie was ok. The seats have seen better days. Needs updating! Does have bar.

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

They always seem to run the movies I'm most interested in. Different from the newer theaters. It's an old venue but one I never get tired off. They offer senior prices ($7.50) and run three different movies. Seats are comfortable and the sound quality's good....More

Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Been going here for years as has everyone else but it's still a favorite. Little down-on-the-heel but like anything you love for a long time, it's made the better for it. Wonderful throw-back feel to when theaters were grand, in the lower, large theater. Upstairs...More

Thank sherri p
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