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Fremont Theater

Closes in 25 min: 11:00 - 22:00
Open today: 11:00 - 22:00
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A must for all to experience!!

What a theater and so much art on the walls and ceiling. Huge again huge screen with top knotch... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2013
Mando A
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Great Old Movie Theater

The Fremont is a grand old theater with a large screen and good sound system - great for special... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2013
Baywood Park, California
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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
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Classic art deco and neon movie theater.
Closes in 25 min
Hours Today: 11:00 - 22:00
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1035 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA
+1 805-546-8600
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Reviewed 13 July 2013

We were disappointed that this facility was closed due to a bee infestation. It is hard to believe they had missed this one.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 8 July 2013 via mobile

What a theater and so much art on the walls and ceiling. Huge again huge screen with top knotch dolby sound. Excellent service and friendly staff. We will be back many more times!!!!

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Mando A
Reviewed 6 June 2013

The Fremont is a grand old theater with a large screen and good sound system - great for special effect blockbusters! I prefer this venue to the newer small theaters that have no character at all.

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank centralcoastguy
Reviewed 17 May 2013

I LOVE these old theaters and this is a good one! plus, cushy seats with drink holders and a new sound system - what could be better!

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank HappycowTravels
Reviewed 14 May 2013

As locals, we LOVE this theater. The Fremont Theater is a historic movie theater in San Luis Obispo, California. It is among the last Streamline Moderne theaters built by architect S. Charles Lee. In the 2000s, developers wanted to tear down the building to install...More

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank Califia
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Always love seeing movies shown in this theater. Rumor has it that they plan to knock it down and make it modern. That will ruin it. It is a remodeled, old-fashioned theater that is a great experience in itself. Don't forget to look up when...More

Date of experience: February 2013
1  Thank deestore
Reviewed 2 January 2013

The Fremont is an old movie theatre that has been restored to its former glory, except the bathrooms, and been updated for current technology. It shows newly released movies but it also brings back the classics so that people can see them again on the...More

Date of experience: December 2012
1  Thank LizCordoba
Reviewed 31 December 2012

While some people like the new, cramped theaters I prefer seeing a movie in a large theater with plenty of room to spreadout. We always go mid-week and have no problem finding a spot in the middle without anybody in front of us. We always...More

Date of experience: December 2012
1  Thank SouthBay
Reviewed 12 December 2012

The Freemont represents the best in movie watching experience. The theater building is Art Deco and built in the 1940s. The screen is very large and the sound is great. This is the place to watch a 3D movie and is worth the $12 to...More

Date of experience: November 2012
1  Thank sancarmel
Reviewed 6 November 2012

LOVE to sit back in the chair and stare up at the art deco ceiling!! Incomparable theater. Make sure to go a bit early, so you can see the theater in all it's glory. It's well worth your time!!

Date of experience: October 2012
Thank pdcirclem
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