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What a GREAT theater!

I have been on this island 30-plus years and I never knew this theater excited; my beach house is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nags head
Love the Pioneer!

Always a great visit at the Pioneer. So nice to have a theater in the home town and the ticket... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Manteo, North Carolina
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2 weeks ago
“What a GREAT theater!”
6 Jul 2018
“Love the Pioneer!”
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113 Budleigh St, Manteo, NC 27954, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been on this island 30-plus years and I never knew this theater excited; my beach house is in Nags Head, too! I absolutely plan to return (the prices are great -- ticket, $7, popcorn, $2 and pop, $2, how can you beat this??)...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Always a great visit at the Pioneer. So nice to have a theater in the home town and the ticket prices and concessions are very reasonable. So glad that this family owned theater provides a good place for families right in downtown Manteo.

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Very old theater, but that is what makes it special. One movie playing a night and starts at 8pm. Cost is $7 per person.

Thank 772curtish
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We knew this was a historical place but were surprised to find the inside of the theater to be reasonably modern. We decided to go see Avengers: Infinity Wars on a rainy evening, and we were pleasantly surprised by the sound and picture quality. It’s...More

Thank CoachS04
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We happened upon a sign that said, "Theater ------>" and followed what looked like a residential street toward downtown Manteo, and discovered this little movie theater. It is divey and charming and old. Bring your cash, it is cash only. Built in 1918 and still...More

Thank moats002
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Super cool family owned theater. Oldest in the nation! No they do not have those fancy seats and no they do not have a super human style sound system. What they do have is a great little theater run by really nice people. Ticket prices...More

1  Thank NCEddie
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This theater will take you back in time. They show current movies but only have one theater so showings are limited. It cost $7 per person and all concessions are $2 each. It's a large theater but seems to be very popular among the locals....More

Thank Greg B
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