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Address: 1114 Frankford Ave, Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Phone Number: 215 634 4400
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12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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Brings back a lot of memories!

This was a fun bar with lots of old style 80's arcade games. All games are .25. This place brought back a lot of memories of my teenage years.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2015
Westfield, Massachusetts
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Westfield, Massachusetts
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171 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

This was a fun bar with lots of old style 80's arcade games. All games are .25. This place brought back a lot of memories of my teenage years.

Thank goodshink
Philadelphia, PA
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52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Finally got down here, its pretty much what you would expect a bar with an interesting selection of video games. All the games are a quarter a play, which I nice because I remember a few of these games were definitely more than a quarter when I played them as a kid. You will likely find a game that you... More 

Thank SBobcat
Boca Raton, Florida
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315 reviews
131 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

If you like to have fun, this is the place for you! This bar is full of old arcade games - everything you can think of from Ms. Pac Man to Donkey Kong to NBA Jam, and on and on and on. My husband and I had to pull ourselves away so that we could enjoy the rest of Philly.... More 

Thank chester110105
Plano, Texas
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

This place was fun! Good selection of brews and snacks, the games are a nice grow back: PacMan, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Daytona 500.

Thank cd1250
Hove, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

What a find. Probably one of the coolest bars I have ever been too. We were in Philly for the day on our NYC trip and I found this bar on an article by the Telegraph. A bar with arcade games?! Yes please. The bar is pretty dark so that you can see the screens but who cares, we weren't... More 

Thank HannieLouise
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Good time and atmosphere but small space for the amount of people. Beer choice wasn't what I expected.

Thank Ashley B
Alexandria, Virginia
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62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

This place is a great combination of excellent beer, arcade and service. If you're into beer and old-school video games this is a place you should hit up. It's a fun time out with friends.

Thank XYguy
Level Contributor
62 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Cool vibe, just too crowded on Saturday night. I asked for a light beer but it was still pretty dark. The Mac and cheese was delicious and creamy.

Thank Jessica P
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I came here with a group and we all had a good time. Parking is street parking but we were surprised that we had no trouble finding plenty of spaces, even on a Friday night. The games were fun and nostalgic, but expect a long wait to play popular games like TMNT. Bar service was quick and friendly, and there... More 

Thank Melissa T
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I moved to Philadelphia this past August and have made it a point to come to Barcade after work on every Monday I can. The atmosphere is great, the bartender is friendly and offers suggestions. The arcade games are great; despite gaining an addiction for Galaga.

Thank ligonnp

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