Embarcadero Center Cinema, San Francisco

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5 Screens. Built in 1995. Operated by Landmark since 1995. The Embarcadero Center Cinema is located in the heart of San Francisco's Financial District on the corner of Battery and Clay. Since opening on Bastille Day in 1995, the five-screen cinema has taken the city of San Francisco by storm. It is not only one of the busiest and highest grossing Landmark Theatres, it also ranks nationally among the most successful and prestigious theatres featuring high-profile independent film and foreign language cinema.

But don't let the potential crowds stop you. The Embarcadero's friendly and efficient staff and the theatre's roomy lobby and concession area will make your movie-going experience pleasurable each and every time. The concession stand features alternative treats such as espresso and imported chocolates.

Free four-hour validated parking is available after 5 PM Monday-Friday and after 10 AM Saturday & Sunday at any Embarcadero Center Parking Garage. With validation, reduced rates apply at all other times.

Sound Systems: Dolby Digital - Dolby SR - Dolby Stereo

"Best First-Run Movie House" (2002 Readers Poll) -SAN FRANCISCO BAY GUARDIAN

"Best Movie Theatre Menu" (2001 Readers Poll) -S.F. WEEKLY

"Best Theatre To Play Hookey In" (1997) -SAN FRANCISCO BAY GUARDIAN

"Best Movie Theatre Snack Bar" (1997) -S.F. WEEKLY

"Best Dinner and a Movie" (1997) -S.F. WEEKLY
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