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Dave & Buster's

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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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Kids enjoyed the games, many games out of order

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Bethel Park, United States

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Bethel Park, United States
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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 

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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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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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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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Lafayette, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Isn't one of the perks of Dave and Buster's is the fact that it is an adult's gaming place? We went and it was PACKED full of kids. It reminded me of Chuck-e-Cheese. We were going so we could have some adult fun. Instead, we were waiting in line behind a bunch of kids. Guess they don't care who goes,... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The best. I had my daughter birthday party here.. best location.... superior customer service. ...even saw some rising actors and actresses filming a commercial....downside to it no parking and tooooo crowded....

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It was our first time at dave and busters and it looked like chuckie cheese with kids everywhere. Isnt is supposed to be an adult place? The wait wasent too bad. The waitress that served us had already had a annoyed attitude and she took our order without writting it down. I ordered a marks mark burger and they brought... More 

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