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A hidden gem for game lovers of all kinds!

We thought we were walking into a board game store, and discovered a hidden gem! With over 1,000... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2019
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Great games!

I have always found the staff very friendly and very knowledgeable about board games. I would... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2017
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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Feb 21, 2019
“A hidden gem for game lovers of all kinds!”
Dec 9, 2018
“Losing faith in Magic.”
Elm City Games is a board game cafe partnered with The Happiness Lab to bring New Haven the best gaming experience in a comfy location coupled with amazing drinks and food. We cater to game players of all types and experience levels; all you need to...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
756 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510-3104
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Reviewed February 21, 2019

We thought we were walking into a board game store, and discovered a hidden gem! With over 1,000 games in their library, there is something for everyone. The shop calendar is full of events open to the public to come for one or all!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank worldadventuretime
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

I love Mtg and Have played for many years. So when I come across a place like this where the employees have a general disregard for their customers I am deeply saddened. I had an awful experience buying a few prerelease m19 boxes so me...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

I have always found the staff very friendly and very knowledgeable about board games. I would recommend going with a few friends but I can see it would be easy to go alone, since there are folks looking for more players in a game or...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

The staff was very nice and accommodating. The game selection was no kidding awesome and they had a ton of stuff that had just been released. I was I had one of these near me.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Ryan Z
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We spent a brilliant afternoon at the cafe playing a whole range of games we'd never played before. The $5pp fee was great value, especially as it buys you a pass for the whole day, meaning you can go elsewhere for lunch/dinner if you want...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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