Eleven bucks to park usually turns me away. But when you figure the alternative - parking on the street by the waterfront in Downtown Philly, I consider it cheap insurance.
The when you get inside, you understand that the whole venue is about spending money and having fun. The sticker shock quickly fades away.
The food offerings were amazing. We and another couple shared appetizers, then had separate meals. The ladies opted just for a cup (it's a bowl!) of soup, leaving room for desert.
We finished a great meal, and decided to play a while, and come back for desert. That's where we made our mistake.
You quickly become engrossed in play, losing all track of time. The tickets keep rolling out of the machines, you keep winning, and playing, and winning, and playing.
Even the worn tables (one bump and over goes your drink), the well work carpet, or the darker decor can't stifle your enthusiasm when you're winning.
My only real disappointment was that I had seen 'Midnight Bowling Alley's' on commercials for Dave & Buster's in other cities, and this location didn't have one.
But did we have fun? Yes. Enough fun to take the sting out of the prices? Oh yeah.
And here's the million dollar question: Would I go back, or recommend it to my friends?
You bet. I'll even drive!
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