The Rio Theatre

Music Venue, Movie Theater, Indie
1660 East Broadway (Commercial Drive)
Vancouver, BC
(604) 879-3456


  • Night movies are licensed (!!!), they serve grilled cheese and play cult movies on Friday's, the theatre has a balcony and the staff are cool. Best theatre in Van!
  • Come here to see an awesome classic movie, have a drink, an have a ton of fun in an old school theatre
  • Nice sound. Great tion.
  • Cheap Tuesdays half price admission!
  • The popcorn here is delicious
  • East Vancouver's Rio Theatre on Broadway is a great venue with comfortably cushy seating to enjoy watching films year-round and during VIFF. Nicely sited near Skytrain and a Starbucks.
  • My fav movie theatre in Vancouver! Get the big kid pack - Beer, small portion of popcorn, and candy. Best thing ever!
  • Midnight Double Feature every Friday.
  • Love this spot. They have burgers, beer and popcorn. And of course play the coolest shows
  • Locals shows here are awesome. Improv Against Humanity, Critical Hit Show, Gentleman Hecklers, etc
  • Tonnes of great variety here. Last time I went was for a Ghibli double bill
  • Awesome independent movie theatre and live show venue. Plus beer!
  • Really good sound for concerts!
  • They have beer, wine and Irish coffee. Loved it!
  • Don't expect them to understand groupons -_-;
  • 4.50 Cariboos and popcorn go quite well together!
  • Civilized over-19 shows with themed cocktails.
  • Cool but ma warrior scream was nonsence yet I got cheerz
  • Amazing place, and great movies! They give away a lot of tickets on their FB page - well worth checking that out.
  • AWESOME place to catch a live show! Get in position to rush the stage when the music starts!!!

Nearby places

2360 Commercial Dr (at Grandview Hwy)
2781 Commercial Dr (at E 12th Ave)
1685 Broadway East (Commercial Dr)