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Paragon Arlington Heights

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GREAT reclining seating!!!

We like to go on Tuesdays when it's only $6!!! We live nearby so it's become a routine for us... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Kathleen D
Arlington Heights, Illinois
A fun way to enjoy a movie - with or without kids

OK, so here is the bottom line. Theater seating includes table per two people. Concept is to enjoy... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
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53 S Evergreen Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1427
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This theater used to be great. It has come under new management several times in the last few years and sadly it has gone down hill. Each time we have been there the "kitchen" is broken so you can no longer order food. Only items...More

1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Clean organized theather to see a movie. We have had a snack and drink there. Also dinner with movie. Glad they stopped having servers as I found that distracting while watching a movie.

Thank Debi C
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This location has had several owners, but we love seeing movies here. You can have recliner seats yummy snacks and wine!

Thank AllyTravelsWorld
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We like to go on Tuesdays when it's only $6!!! We live nearby so it's become a routine for us. The cushy reclining seats are very comfortable!!!!

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Returned to see Despicable Me 3 and finding our choice of seats wide open should have been a sign. Now that many theatres allow to reserve seat selections and recliners widely available, the competition is pretty even. Ownership changed last year and it is no...More

Thank AndreaM2011
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I enjoyed going to Start Cinema Grill, but it is now Paragon and I am less that enamored. Staff is experienced and not knowledgeable about products/services. Long unorganized line at ticket counter staffed by one person for a n early evening show. Only two movies...More

2  Thank ProteusF
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to watch a movie , seats are comfortable and the prices are reasonable . You can reserve seats in advance but beware that the screens are always center to be prepared to change your seats . If you go the lobby they will...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I had been to this theater when it was the Star Theater. At that time, you could get a meal and a movie, and the pricing wasn't too bad. Today, my daughter and I went to Beauty and the Beast. It was a matinee, and...More

2  Thank Sheri M
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

OK, so here is the bottom line. Theater seating includes table per two people. Concept is to enjoy food and beverages while enjoying a movie. Menu offers adequate selection of sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers, salads, snacks and drinks. Beer available by glass or pitcher. Various...More

Thank Rvstraz
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great place for dinner at reasonable price before movie. Efficient service. Well-kept facility. Spacious seats.

Thank DomShah
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