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Arlington Theatre

1317 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2647
+1 805-963-4408
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This movie theater also hosts the Santa Barbara Symphony.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“spanish village” (10 reviews)
“spanish style” (6 reviews)
“pipe organ” (2 reviews)
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1317 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2647
+1 805-963-4408
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

My mom insisted on taking me to this theater during my visit telling me how much I'd love it and raving about its old spanish style and beautiful architecture, and she was absolutely right! A gorgeous, elegant, and historic theater. Even up above, you have...More

Thank jessica_green87
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My wife and I came here to see the 2017 Beauty and the Beast. Theater was really interesting. According to posters in lobby, the theater was originally built in 1920's. It still has the little box office kiosk at the entrance. I was a little...More

Thank Eric_W916
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I reviewed the singers on YouTube before signing up for this concert. It seemed like something my wife and I would enjoy. We got tickets on the third row center. Madeleine Peyroux and her bass fiddle player and guitarist were absolutely outstanding. The sounds of...More

Thank cliffwalters
Reviewed 11 March 2017

What a beautiful venue for a concert. As you enter you feel like you are taking a step back in time. Spanish style decor inside adds to the mystique. The acoustics were perfect for a concert and of course the Beach Boys rocked. This is...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This was our first opportunity to go see a performance (Billy Crystal) at the Arlington—we will certainly look for other opportunities to return. It's a wonderful venue, a bit of a throwback to another era. The front courtyard is deep and large, letting you know...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Saw Switchfoot and Relient K concert. What a great venue, small so close to stage and performers. Old which was very historic. Cool old theater seats. Inside looks like you are in a courtyard. Large clean restrooms. Very friendly staff. Lots of cool places to...More

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

For something as simple as seeing a screen movie, this place is stunning. Its a trip back in time and you can look around at the decor as much as watching the screen. Although the seats are dated and slightly uncomfortable, I would think it...More

Thank redneckITengineer
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Like the title says it saw a movie here. It is an interesting theater. In the lobby there is beautiful tile work. In the main section of the theater it feels like you are out doors with the high ceilings and facades of buildings. The...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We saw "Trombone Shorty" and his bnd and everyone was up and dancing in the aisles. There "wristbands' and "house security" to keep you in your seat. A great vibe, with a bar... and you can aways step outside and slide right back in. No...More

Thank richard s
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We visited here and saw 'Sully' the film. The theatre just has one screen and so a limited number of showings a day. Ticket prices were pretty good (can only compare to UK cinema prices though!), we paid $9 each. When we went, it was...More

Thank Kay2178
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Casey V
12 March 2017|
Response from richard s | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do ... and a full bar right next door, outside