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Fremont Theater

1035 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA
+1 805-546-8600
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Classic old show venue--just the right size

We saw the Kiefer Sutherland Band here, just loved the old cloth seats, classic (crazy) interior... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Mark T
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Kihei, Hawaii
Old historic theatre with suprisingly great acoustics

This theatre opened in 1942 and currently has a variety of stuff going on - including concerts and... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
jenLeCreate
,
Vista, California
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Classic art deco and neon movie theater.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“snack bar” (4 reviews)
“concert” (4 reviews)
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1035 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

We saw the Kiefer Sutherland Band here, just loved the old cloth seats, classic (crazy) interior, all seats are good (I think it only holds about 500?) Worth the admission just to be in the place! Food, Beer & Wine available in the lobby and...More

Thank Mark T
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

This theatre opened in 1942 and currently has a variety of stuff going on - including concerts and film festivals. This was our first time there but won't be out last. This place is so cool!! We went for a concert (good pricing) and lined...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I went to a concert here, and it is a cute older theater with I'm sure a ton of history! The inside in beautiful, but the staff seemed overwhelmed and unorganized. I arrived early to get in first when doors opened, yet they were allowing...More

1  Thank HEATHER M
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Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

This charming historical theater is a throw back to the 1940s. I have been visiting Morro Bay and the surrounding areas for most of my life, yet admittedly, I had never been to this theater. I took my niece and my girls to go see...More

Thank Lisa P
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

See what theaters were like back in the 1950's and 1960's. We've lived here a long time and always loved the Fremont.

1  Thank RadEng80
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Reviewed 3 December 2014

This is a big retro movie theatre that also hosts live concerts. We saw Ziggy Marley here, 8th row center. It was super cool! It reminded me of the old movie theaters we watched movies in years and years ago, like "The Alien" back in...More

2  Thank ReJoyceJoyce
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Reviewed 28 November 2014

This is a big old theater that has mimosas on Sunday while u watch a movie! Soo cool!!! This is huge -not iMax- but huge screen

1  Thank gedayloo1234
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Reviewed 8 October 2014

Want to know history of the cinema? First grow up near Hollywood like I did, the come check out the Fremont Theatre.

Thank GuitarManDoug
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Reviewed 11 September 2014

Great place to see a movie. Lots of character, warmth and charm! This is a great place to see a film on the big screen.

Thank Sharyl N
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Reviewed 3 September 2014

From the sweeping vertical pink-ish marquee to the old-style snack bar and the neon-lighted swirly ceiling inside, this theatre harkens back to the heyday of movie theatres- when going to the movies was more important than what was showing onscreen. It's not too hard to...More

Thank Joe G
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