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Address: 234 W. 42nd St., 3rd Floor, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: 646-495-2015
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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Good But not up to its Expectations.

OK, Here is somewhere that isnt too bad, but doesnt live up to its expectations. I expected an amazing, huge arcade where you can play games and have lunch. The place is full of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
Jacob G
England, United Kingdom

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England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 NEW

OK, Here is somewhere that isnt too bad, but doesnt live up to its expectations. I expected an amazing, huge arcade where you can play games and have lunch. The place is full of kids which is annoying, especially at night as you would think they would be in bed... But it is New York i guess. Well when you... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

As we entered the building on the main Times Square area, the hostess for the restaurant showed us to take the elevator to the top floor. There, ID was checked before entering the actual restaurant. My twelve year old felt like going to the bar with me. LOL! Menu was extensive. Service was great! Picture was taken too if you'd... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

I left after 20 minutes of being ignored by a server. Drop by during lunch for apple-walnut salad, left table twice to ask hostess who was working my section. Hostess aloof, server nonchalant...work ethic is very poor. The restaurant was not busy, no excuse!

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Bethel Park, United States
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We have a Dave & Busters near our home, but we decided to visit to allow our kids to get some fun in after walking around NYC all day. Unfortunately, we saw five games out of order and one being worked on. Also, when we went to redeem our tickets that we had added to the card, we were told... More 

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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Dave and Busters is a very popular arcade which makes it very crowded and expensive. Lines are long andthe games are expensive. They are always having birthday parties! My friend had his B-day party there, and there were five other parties in the same room. There was no one helping us out with the party, they just let the kids... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I ordered cheese fries and it was literally fries with a couple of slices of deli cheese microwave melted on top. Our server was ok he bring refills and everything but personality was barely there. The chicken strips had absolutely no flavor at all and the batter was very strange. Chicken was stringy...we asked about playing games after we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is a wonderful family restaurant. The food is a little pricy but very well prepared and worth every penny. We were able to relax and enjoy our meal while the boys gobbled their meal down and played games. We went two nights. Wednesday night offers gaming for half price. Not only was the service great but the staff was... More 

Thank TennesseeFirstLady
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Although it can get packed, it's still one of my "go to " places with my kids (there isn't much for young toddlers). Great variety on the menu, awesome chocolate fondue dessert, interesting cocktails (some with keepsake glasses), lots of games for kids/teens to entertain themselves. I call it the Vegas for kids and families. Great location, 42nd Street has... More 

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The food was great and so was the service, but our waitress kept coming back every 5 minutes to ask if everything was okay. It made what was potentially a wonderful experience somewhat annoying to the point that we called her Ninja because she would pop up out of thin air it seemed. LOL. Her service was great otherwise.They should... More 

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Guttenberg, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Went to New York City recently (May 12th) for the Jorge Posada book signing and went Dave & Buster's for lunch. I ordered pretzel dogs for an appetizer and barbeque ribs and buffalo wings for the entree and added a $10 power card so that I could play games in the arcade. The pretzel dogs were fairly big hot dogs... More 

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