Balboa Theatre

Indie Movies, Movie Theater
3630 Balboa St (btwn 37th & 38th Ave)
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 221-8184


  • Such a deal ! First run movies and cheap tickets !
  • Keep the Balboa Theater open! Support the Kickstarter!
  • Cheap indy and "prestige" movies! Refillable large popcorns and sodas! A favorite during awards season when you can watch the Golden Globes and Oscars on the big screen for $10.
  • Great staff, good prices, but disgusting bathroom. If they could keep that clean, 100% score.
  • Cash only!!
  • Daytime matinee is cheaper
  • The Balboa has great first run movies for the cheapest ticket in town plus fresh popcorn and a totally funky vibe.
  • And Gyruss
  • Old school theater has beer popcorn and many popcorn toppers powders and salts
  • Love their Rewind Wednesdays!
  • Awesome old theater. They have themed days hosted with beer. Check the schedule for events.
  • Great classic theater to see a movie in.
  • Excellent indie theater, and increasingly doing cool programming too!
  • Vintage neighborhood theater with an upgraded screen. If you live nearby, get the movie pack pass.
  • Great neighborhood theater. Walk in last minute and enjoy!!
  • Come on Saturdays at 10am for the Popcorn Palace. Classic movies with popcorn and a drink for $10.
  • Balboa Star Wars!!!
  • Balboa Theater captures the essence of old-timey movie-going with an ambiance frozen in time (and ticket prices that are well below your local multiplex).
  • Free refills on coffee!
  • Very cosy and cheap!

Nearby places

3625 Balboa St (at 37th Ave)
3620 Balboa St (btwn 37th & 38th Ave)
3434 Balboa St (at 36th Ave)