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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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Nothing unique to this Dave & Busters

Since everything seems more grandiose in New York, I thought this was going to be a one of a kind Dave & Busters experience but it wasn’t. I’ve been to the one in Ontario Mills... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Daniel A
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Beijing, China

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Folsom, Louisiana
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35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, decent food at decent prices, waiter was friendly. Gaming was great-lots of variety, lots of lights and sound, and a digital ticket system, that was awesome. Prizes such as mugs, speakers and video games are geared toward a more grown up clientele. We had New York Passes and when you purchased $20 worth of gaming you got $20... More 

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Beijing, China
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664 reviews
488 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 446 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since everything seems more grandiose in New York, I thought this was going to be a one of a kind Dave & Busters experience but it wasn’t. I’ve been to the one in Ontario Mills many times in Ontario, California and it’s almost the exact same down to the subpar food. Don’t waste your time as there are many things... More 

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Boston, MA
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106 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a busy, holiday week, we had no wait. Our waitress was nice and friendly, we had an excellent booth, the food was what you'd expect at a DnB and the kids had a very good time playing the games. BUT - it took 60 minutes for us to get our food. One of the managers did come over to... More 

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After months of planning a very special end of year trip to the big apple and after a lot of researching to find something to keep our teenagers happy as well as us adults we decided to spend New Years Eve at Dave and Busters . With the free buffet, open bar , live DJ , amusements and huge TV... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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151 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

They've updated a few of the games since my last visit here. There's car racing games, Fruit Ninja, Doodle Jump, Frogger, Connect Four, and much more. There's also a small bar area for drinks and food. Games provide tickets to use to trade in for prizes. Game prices range from 7 to 12 tokens each. Price cards range from $25... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We ate here and weren't overly impressed. The service was poor, our waitress spent the whole time talking to her friends rather than serving us. Food was ok but not amazing. However, afterwards we went in the arcade and that was fab! Lots of machines you don't see in the UK and just good, traditional fun. We returned again the... More 

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Thank Laurs234
Orlando, Florida
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50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Expected something different in a D&B in Times square but nothing spectacular. The machines are fun but nothing to brag about and the Foos and service just standard

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Thank Armando D
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

My partner and I had a really fun time at Dave and Buster's playing a range of games - the ski ball and shooting games were an especial favourite. A good fun night out.

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Thank Anna F
Miami, Florida
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162 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Apart from being located in an old building, this D&B is certainly one of the best I have experienced in East Coast USA. Practically all machines were running during my visit (They tend to have some down on repairs, or some not function properly). Easy distribution for controlling and having your eyes on your kids (Which helps relax and enjoy... More 

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Thank Lou B
Perth, Australia
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Food was average. Ordered potato skins and they were really sad looking. Service wasn't that great and the food took ages to come. Wouldn't go again.

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