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Barcade

1114 Frankford Ave, Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA 19125
215 634 4400
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Ranked #5 of 244 Nightlife in Philadelphia
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
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Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

We went to the Barcade with some friends on a recent trip to Philly. I'm from Atlanta and this arcade bar is much better than the one we have in Atlanta - joystick. The bar tender was nice and the drink choices were creative. I had the summer take on an old fashioned and the rest of my group imbibed... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My husband and I have been to Barcade several times with friends and always have a blast. They always have about 20 beers on tap, and they're regularly switching them up. The old school arcade games are super fun - there are about 50 to choose from. During the day it's generally not crowded at all so you have your... More 

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A great stop for an evening of drinking and arcade games. The classic games from your childhood are around and they had fantastic microbrews from around the country on tap. Fantastic décor inside. Be prepared to drop quite a few quarters on the games during your time there because the games are addicting as ever. Classic TMNT was my favorite

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gloucester
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

I've been frequenting barcade for several months now and I must admit tht it was mostly for the craft beer nd 80's video games(only 25 cents) What I didn't know was how good the food is aand what a bargain! All happy hour drafts are dicounted and all appetizers are half off! I had a huge hummus plate, chorizo quesadilla,... More 

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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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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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