We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hillcrest Cinemas

3965 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3192
+1 619-819-0236
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Great Local Movie

I always enjoy seeing a film at Hillcrest Cinema. It still feels like a local family theater even... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
fireandrain
,
San Diego
Newly Remodled Theaters!

If you like higher quality flicks than the ones Big Hollywood puts out, this is the place to go in... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Denise J
Read all 8 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
5 days ago
“Great Local Movie”
14 Feb 2017
“Newly Remodled Theaters!”
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
LOCATION
3965 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3192
CONTACT
Website
+1 619-819-0236
Write a ReviewReviews (8)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed 5 days ago

I always enjoy seeing a film at Hillcrest Cinema. It still feels like a local family theater even though they've recently remodeled and now provide beer and wine along with upgrade snacks. My "go to" movie.

Thank fireandrain
Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you like higher quality flicks than the ones Big Hollywood puts out, this is the place to go in San Diego! Several theaters with a great selection of indie films and limited release productions. They have recently freshened up their look with very comfortable...More

Thank Denise J
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Recent renovations make this theater even better. It's clean, modern and comfortable, and always have the best movies available. Parking is underground and the theater will validate for 3 hours.

Thank Darrell92104
Reviewed 26 August 2014

The Landmark in Hillcrest appears to have freshened their auditoriums? We found the sound and the overall look to be just fine. As always they do have the best popcorn.

Thank edward w
Reviewed 30 January 2014

The best place in San Diego to watch limited release films. Nice clean theater. Good seats and sight lines. Validated parking! What more could you want?

Thank LesfromSanDiego
Reviewed 8 January 2014

This is my favorite movie theatre in San Diego. Love the ¨cinéma d´art¨and the indie films shown here. Parking ticket validated, good popcorn and Italian sodas. Hillcrest also offers a great variety of restaurants to go to before or après your movie.

Thank Tishlf
Reviewed 13 August 2012

My husband and I often come to this theatre in the heart of Hillcrest. We like the popcorn and the coffee. Prices are a bit steep but you do have the opportunity to watch foreign or independent films. I love going to the movies..but if...More

Thank Angelica S
Reviewed 21 January 2012

I am not sure when my love affair with foreign movies started. I am fluent in Spanish and took a few years of French. I have always sought opportunities to see a foreign film. In a quirky building, above a parking garage, in the thriving...More

Thank Tiayolanda
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Snooze
998 reviews
.04 km away
Kona Coffee Co.
9 reviews
.03 km away
Fig Tree Cafe
120 reviews
.14 km away
Khyber Pass Restaurant
115 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lockdown Escape Rooms
104 reviews
.57 km away
Escape Game SD
168 reviews
.15 km away
San Diego Photography Tours
77 reviews
.61 km away
Escapism Puzzle Room
18 reviews
.14 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hillcrest Cinemas staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit