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AMC bills the Fork & Screen auditoriums as "a movie theatre and a casual restaurant rolled into one with upgraded seats, an extensive menu, full cocktail bar and service at the push of a button." Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The Cinema Suites take things up a notch by offering a more upscale experience, including luxurious reclining seats and restricting attendance to those 21 and over.
Dining options include gourmet hamburgers, special desserts, and alcoholic beverages in addition to the more traditional concession stand offerings. Food is ordered by pushing a button near the table and servers discretely take your order and deliver it to you when it's ready.
Naturally, there is an upcharge for this upgraded experience, so be prepared to pay more for a movie at this theater than other traditional movie theaters in the area. A quick check showed that an adult evening ticket at this theater is $12.00, whereas a similar ticket at the nearby AMC Creve Coeur 12 is $7.50.
Check out the video below advertising the new dine-in theaters at the AMC West Olive 16:
To find out what's playing, head over to the theater's Showtimes page! News articles about the changes at theater appear below.
Related News Coverage
- AMC Theatres to open new dine-in movie house, will hire hundreds of workers -- KDSK Channel 5 [Oct 2, 2012]
- AMC West Olive to roll out new luxury auditoriums -- St. Louis Business Journal [Nov 1, 2012]
- AMC's West Olive Theatre in Creve Coeur Ready For Dining Debut -- CreveCoeurPatch [Nov 2, 2012]
- AMC West Olive 16 reopens as all-suites cinema -- St. Louis Post-Dispatch [Nov 7, 2012]
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