Downer Theater

Movie Theater, Indie Movies
2589 N Downer Ave (at E Belleview Pl)
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 276-8711


  • Cool old theater! Their concessions are expensive but I like that they will add flavor shots to your soda! Their popcorn is also DELICIOUS. This intimate setting is what movies are all about.
  • Absolutely love this place: local, friendly staff, good popcorn, great films.
  • Make it the Downer or Oriental.
  • Such a cool theatre - and in a good area for food and drink.
  • Great films, fantastic popcorn, and super-nice people behind the counter. A great example of a classic neighborhood cinema.
  • Nice little theater. Sadly, no alcohol served.
  • Popcorn with real butter! Loving girls night!
  • Nice theater, close to a lot of decent restaurants and Boswell Bookstore/Starbucks.
  • Love the landmark theatres. Best popcorn
  • Popcorn is great here!
  • Try the Brewing Yeast on your's delicish!
  • Best movies in town, hands down. Either here or the Oriental every week!
  • Love the independent films here, and go here several times a month. The movies are always good, and the popcorn is the best in town.A great selection of restaurants on Downer add to a great night.
  • Love these places! What theaters used to and should be!

Nearby places

2608 N Downer Ave (E Belleview Pl)
2559 N Downer Ave
2597 N Downer Ave (at E Belleview Pl)