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Address: 6655 S Transit Rd, Lockport, NY 14094-6342
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+1 716-625-8535

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The best of the best theaters in WNY. Love it so much. You can enjoy your movies in your car or you can a bring folding chair.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 August 2016
Eman A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The best of the best theaters in WNY. Love it so much. You can enjoy your movies in your car or you can a bring folding chair.

Thank Eman A
Clarencefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Great time visiting the drive in. Five huge screens. Great views from all over. Movie tickets and food were both inexpensive. Buying refreshments there makes you feel like you are helping their cause as I know they don't make much off the movies. Great family get together.

Thank mike n
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

It's sad to see old school drive in's disappearing but we are very lucky to have one still in the buffalo area. There are 5 screens and everything is very well kept. Concession stand is clean and updated with much to choose from without spending an arm and a leg.

Thank flower910
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Staying overnight in Lockport. While driving to hotel, saw the 5 screen drive-in and knew we had to see a movie there. Awesome facility! Wonderful snackbar and great staff. Tried a loganberry soda! Very good! Whole experience was like we had gone back in time-- while dating we used to go to drive-ins every summer, in big brother's '37 chevy.... More 

Thank heidi d
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

First time at a drive-in movie theater. Was visiting Buffalo for a weekend, and absolutely loved my time at Transit. Definitely arrive at least 30-45 minutes before your showing, as you'll want to get a good spot and get set up with food and beverages. While it's always a good idea to bring your own food, it's great to help... More 

Thank Danny S
Tonawanda, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We have been going to the Transit for over 30 years - and we love it. It's a great time to get out to see a movie with friends and family. I love that they let you sit outside in chairs, and that dogs are allowed. It's a bit of a drive from our house - but go when we... More 

Thank Wendy P
Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Really fun place for families to go. So much better than a movie theater. Would recommend bringing some snacks and pillows and blankets if you have a truck and want to sit in the back. Nothing like a movie under the stars!

2 Thank Beth E
Lockport, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

Absolutely love going to the drive-in. The recent renovations have made it even better! The food is average at the concession stand. I've viewed movies from all screens and really havent had a bad view. The only bad thing I can say is trying to get into the drive-in and the wait on Transit rd can be scary/dangerous.

1 Thank Crystal J
Lexington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Went to the Transit Drive-in for the first time and had a blast. The drive-in is a true step back in time. The bathrooms are super clean and the concession stand is worth visiting not just for the awesome food but to look at all the memorabilia that they have in there. If you go, please read the rules because... More 

1 Thank HullsExecDirector
Amherst, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

I saw the owner practically hit a woman on Friday night who was trying to get a refund because he wanted her to park in back row. Back row is not ideal for families. Don't know where the lady's husband was, but we had to stop ourselves from getting in the mix. The woman was not hitting him, she just... More 

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