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South Bay Drive-In

2170 Coronado Ave, San Diego, CA 92154-2096
+1 619-423-2727
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Boy that place brings back memories.

What a great movie option for families; FAR less expensive than the traditional theaters. The last... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Sum Ting W
Cinema the old fashioned way

Brilliant value at $9 for two films. Perfect radio reception & reasonably priced snacks in the... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Sarah E
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One of three drive-in theatres in the area, South Bay offers three big screens to choose from.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
7 Apr 2018
“Boy that place brings back memories.”
20 Mar 2017
“Cinema the old fashioned way”
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2170 Coronado Ave, San Diego, CA 92154-2096
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

What a great movie option for families; FAR less expensive than the traditional theaters. The last time I went to a "regular" movie theater I spent nearly $30 for a ticket, medium popcorn and medium soda...that's ridiculous! The drive-in ticket price is $7 per person...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Brilliant value at $9 for two films. Perfect radio reception & reasonably priced snacks in the diner. Loved it-just wish we had these in the UK!

Thank Sarah E
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful time sailing and snorkeling with Little Boat Sailing in Vieques, Puerto Rico. They know what they are doing and I strongly recommend them to anyone visiting Vieques.

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Being from the east coast (Connecticut) I look forward to going to a Drive-In when available. South Bay Drive is great because it has 3 screens and the latest movies to chose from. It's south of San Diego near the mexican border but it's always...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2016

The old De Anza Drive in! The three screen Drive in theater is always pulling a crowd. and the local swap meet seems to do well.

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Reviewed 15 November 2015

While on our US road trip, we couldn't resist going to a drive in. Was great fun and great value - $9 each for two movies. Screens were large and bright. A definite must do if you're in San Diego for a nice relaxing evening.

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Reviewed 30 September 2014

So much fun! This was a great way to see a new release double feature for only $8! I saw people say it was really busy but I went on a friday night and had no problems. Just remember you need a radio to listen...More

Thank williejay5
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

So we went to this place in San Diego. Three different outdoor movie screen. It was so awesome. It only cost us $32 for 4 people to watch two movies. How To Train Your Dragon 2 and Maleficent! It was awesome!

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

We had never been to a drive-in and this was a fun experience. First, get there at least 30 minutes before start time on the weekends because it gets crowded and the wait can be a bit long. Second, the concession prices are actually really...More

1  Thank alistair_connor
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Reviewed 9 September 2013

This was my first visit to a drive in and I loved it. This place is relaxed, has 3 screens and 2 different films each nite at each screen. The price is amazing at $14 for 2 adults, considering the films are all current ones....More

3  Thank Tim L
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