Reader: Don't remember the Alamo for Best of Denver award

Alamo Drafthouse made a big splash when it opened last month in Littleton. Fans of the Texas chain's other locations, we even gave it a Best of Denver Award for Best Movie Theater -- Food/Drink, one of over 170 awards in just the Arts & Entertainment section alone.

But one reader thinks this particular award stinks.

See also:

- Best Movie Theater -- Food/Drink
- First Look: Alamo Drafthouse's limited-edition Robocop poster
- Alamo Drafthouse offers signature events in April

Says Stinky Alamo:

Curious how a smelly, slow-servicing theater that opened about a week ago earns your best theater food/drink 2013 award over the other cinema eateries in town (which are +/- the same thing, only they've actually been open for more than one whole week). It has gotten almost nothing but unfavorable reviews from people who are "just" customers, and the opposite kinds of reviews from the small amount of "real" press.

Enjoy the free passes/money or whatever they "donated" for the award...

This pisses on the validity of any past/future best of awards.

Have you been to the new Alamo Drafthouse in Littleton? Have you been to any of the other Alamo outposts? What do you think of the operation? Post your thoughts below.

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Alamo Drafthouse

7301 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO

Category: Film

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Not cool to give the best of award to a theater thats only been open a week. Dont believe the hype!


I agree, giving a pre-emptive award is pretty much bs and makes you look more like paid goons than appear to be legitimately evaluating anything.  We went for the opening, they messed up a Moscow Mule not once but four times.  It has 3 ingredients, I'm fairly certain I could teach my cat to make one.  Overrated for sure.


I have to say I had a great time there. I agree in the sense they have only been open for one week, however their reputation is what I think makes this a sound award. I was there opening night and they had their hiccups as any new restaurant and bar would.  The movie was great, the staff eager to help but the kitchen was slow. Give them a month to get this going and have a few events and I think you're going to find this is a great movie experience.  

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