For a movie experience that isn’t all about expensive tickets, dirty theaters, loud patrons and sticky floors; skip the movieplexes and check out these Philadelphia bars and restaurants that offer movie nights.
Movies Under the Stars at Bistrot La Minette
Three times a week Bistrot La Minette shows a French language movie in its beautiful garden courtyard. Plan to have dinner as you watch or come in for a light snack, a bottle of wine or dessert. See the Bistrot La Minette movie schedule here.
Bistrot La Minette (Queen Village)
623 S 6th Street
Dinner and a movie: Mondays and Thursdays at 8:30 p.m., Fridays at 9:30 p.m.
Pizza and Beer Theater at Nomad Pizza
Pizza, beer and a movie, sounds like a great date to us. Nomad Pizza off of South Street makes dating easy by offering the combination three times a week. See the Nomad Pizza movie schedule here.
Nomad Pizza (Bella Vista)
611 S 7th Street
Pizza and a movie: Sundays 8 p.m., Wednesdays, 8:30 p.m., Fridays 10 p.m.
Earth Bread+Brewery Offers Kid Friendly Movies on Mondays
On Mondays Earth Bread+Brewery in Mt. Airy shows family oriented movies in the upstairs dining room.
Earth Bread+Brewery (Mt. Airy)
7136 Germantown Avenue
Kid friendly movies: Mondays at 6 p.m.
Wear Your Fancy Pants to North 3rd’s Movie Nights
Twice a month North 3rd hosts Fancy Pants Cinema, a collection of short films brought in by customers that night. Fancy Pants movie nights are also accompanied by $2 Pabst Blue Ribbon specials and $3 Yards drafts.
North 3rd (Northern Liberties)
801 N 3rd Street
Movie Nights: Fancy Pants Cinema is on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 10 p.m.
Movie Mondays at the Troc
Movie Monday occurs every Monday there isn’t a show at Chinatown’s Trocadero. Cost is $3 but goes towards your first drink, popcorn or candy. Get one free beer if you enter before 7 p.m. Movie Mondays at the Troc schedule.
The Trocodero (Chinatown)
1003 Arch Street
Movie Nights: Every Monday at 8 p.m., doors open at 6:30.
Wine, Popcorn and Movies at Jet Wine Bar
Every Thursday Jet Wine Bar on the 1500 block of South Street hosts a movie night. Settle in for a movie with wine specials, a $5 cocktail option and of course free popcorn. Follow Jet Wine Bar on Twitter to find out the movie.
Jet Wine Bar (Graduate Hospital)
1525 South Street
Movie Night: Every Thursday at 9 p.m.