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Maya Cinemas

153 Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-3403
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What a deal!

Got the time wrong on a free movie, but decided to see something else as we had come all the way... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Jose, California
This is my go to theater

I have watched several movies in this theater and it is always clean and inviting. The floors are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Central Coast CA
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“nice theater” (2 reviews)
“butter” (3 reviews)
“popcorn” (5 reviews)
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153 Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-3403
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got the time wrong on a free movie, but decided to see something else as we had come all the way from San Jose. As it was a Wednesday, Seniors only pay $4! We were eating ice creams cones but they let us into the...More

Thank rmromandia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have watched several movies in this theater and it is always clean and inviting. The floors are never sticky as you will find at other theaters in our area. I appreciate this.

Thank CentralCoastCAMissy
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The Maya is really a nice , fairly clean, convenient place to see a movie, with restaurants nearby. We go there often.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great views from any where you sit. Seats were very comfortable theater sound was a little loud and temp was a tad cool at first. but warmed up

Thank jeannie524
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a nice theater. The thing that I love the most is.......you can pour your own butter and as much as you want!!!

Thank vivian a
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I went to see a movie. Lines were a bit long, but they sped right thru. Seats in theatre are nice and comfortable and staff is helpfull. Snack bar prices are average but there are some decent deals.

Thank tazdad35
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

It's located in what appears to be a rejuvenated older section of town. We had used tripadvisor to check for movie theaters near our motel and decided on the Maya theater. Better still, it was Wednesday and the $4 ticket price was in effect for...More

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Maya Cinemas is very close to my home and we usually make it a point to go there at least once a week or when a desirable new movie comes out. It's in the heart of Old Town Salinas so you can easily make it...More

Thank Dahlia G
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is the first new, state of the art movie theater built in this part of Salinas in decades. Needless to say, in 2005, it opened to very enthusiastic crowds. Many screens, large and small, great sound system, and even some 3-D and motion type...More

Thank Judy d
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Affordable, Spacious, and...Did I Mention Popcorn with Tapatio, Jalapenos, and Lime? In the era of homogeneous, and at times, dare I say,"soul-less", corporate dominated establishments-Maya Cinemas is truly Unique! Upon arrival, you'll notice affordable ticket prices (at least your pocket will), large theaters, and throw...More

Thank L ?
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