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Barcade

1114 Frankford Ave, Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA 19125
215 634 4400
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Ranked #16 of 243 nightlife in Philadelphia
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Most recent review
- Nov 3, 2013
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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

Went there on a whim last night and was happy to have found this gem of an establishment! The decor was really cool, food excellent (I had the Cuban sandwich and my date had the grilled cheese and said it was awesome too), and the selection of craft beers on tap numerous. And then you have the throw back games... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

24 beers on top and a cider. I had the cider and it was excellently balanced, not too sweet and not too dry. I was here on a monday night so it was kind of dead, but the bartender was nice enough and the clientele not too rowdy. I had come here for some post dinner entertainment (Fette Sau is... More

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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

While it’s not quite on the well beaten path of hot spots in Philly, Barcade is well worth a visit if you’re fond of 1980’s arcade games. If you’re also a fan of craft beers then you may never want to leave! While it’s doesn’t look like much from the outside, I actually drove right past the place the first... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

Me and a friend went here on a Friday night in the Fall. We got here about 7:30. We got a table and were greeted by a waiter. He took our drink orders and then came back for our food order. I got a pumpkin beer which I didn't like I forget what my friend got. He seemed to like... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012 via mobile

The idea for this place was really great: a bar with old school arcade games, playable at old school prices (yes, 25 cents). However, the execution is somewhat off. Every time I go, at least a few games are out of order. Also, the later you show up, the more crowded it is, so you may wait quite a while... More

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

This is a fun bar with old school arcade machines,its a hipster bar..go buy a fake beard and glue it on so you look the part,oh and buy a flannel..nice crowd tho,never any problems

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012 via mobile

I had been hearing a lot about this place and was finally able to check it out a few weeks ago. It's absolutely a Fishtown gem! The location is fantastic, right between the Barbary, Johnny Brendas, and Frankford Hall. The building is even cooler once you get inside. They have a great draft list that changes daily and they have... More

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