Ritz East

Movie theaters, Independent Old City
4 out of 5 stars
ritz east philadelphia

This two-screener is generally reserved for the biggest and most popular films in the Ritz roster. It might only have two screens, but both are generously sized and the rest of the amenities—from food selections to plush seating—are similar to the other Ritz theaters. Located on Sansom Walk, it sits conveniently below a parking garage ($10 after validation), and right next to the yummy Pagoda Noodle Cafe.

By: Piers Marchant


Venue name: Ritz East
Address: 125 S 2nd St
Cross street: at Sansom Walk
Price: $7–$10, seniors $7, students $7.75 (Mon–Thu); $7.75-$10 (Fri–Sun)
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    4 out of 5 stars
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  • Time Out says
    4 out of 5 stars
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