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Underground Retrocade

Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Great time

If you love machines this is your place, clean, maintained and a great variety of games. This is... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2019
Barrington, Illinois
Love coming to this place!

This place is definitely worth a visit! The arcade games are clean and well maintained! Also very... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2019
Strossner the M
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Hours Today: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
121 W Main St, West Dundee, IL 60118-2016
+1 331-642-8274
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Reviewed July 16, 2019

If you love machines this is your place, clean, maintained and a great variety of games. This is definitely worth the trip. Great for kids or date night.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

This place is definitely worth a visit! The arcade games are clean and well maintained! Also very nice staff! The owner loves talking about retro computers and video games. Don’t judge him as soon as you walk in! If you talk with him, he’s really...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Strossner the M
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

my favorite part is the pinball room full of pinball games. Although there are many other things that make this place one of my favorites there are a few things that make the place kinda uncomfortable for me. The guy at the front counter looked...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nathan V
Reviewed August 4, 2018

One of my favorites stops when visitting West Dundee. For 15 bucks you get unlimitted play all day of classic games, and they seem to have all the classics. They keep them in good working condition. They also rotate in a new game or pinball...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BRIAN22Algonquin
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Out this way for my daughters volleyball tournament....tried finding a good rainy day weather activity and this is IT! Well maintained in a really cute downtown area. A fun afternoon during bad weather for any family....my husband was especially happy to be back playing his...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank nichole74
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Very well kept a bit small but if in the area a good place to visit little hard to find drove buy the first time but found it

Date of experience: June 2017
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OXthatROCKS, other at Underground Retrocade, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

As the second largest arcade in the state with over 175 games and 15,000 square feet, we find ourselves wondering what your basis of comparison is?

Reviewed January 22, 2018

Okay, perhaps I'm a little bit biased being a 40-year-old, who grew up visiting arcades in the 80's... But the Underground Retrocade was a truly wonderful experience. The place has numerous arcade classics from the 80's and 90's; such as, Pac-Man, Frogger, Burger Time, Q-bert,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Dr_Xaos
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Not going to hide it - I love going to Underground Retrocade. It was the first retro arcade I discovered thanks to friends, and in my mind is still the best. Yes, it may not have as many games as Galloping Ghost, but the machines...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Christopher T
Reviewed May 11, 2017

A great family day was spent playing here. Varied games to appeal to all age groups. Not nearly as expensive as I had thought it might be

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Mommaof5kiddos
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We took our 7 yr. old grandson here and he loved it. The only thing keeping me from giving the place higher marks is the cost. It was $45 for admission for the three of us. We were only able to stay for 90 min.,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Pam S
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July 14, 2016|
Response from OXthatROCKS | Property representative |
It can be an enjoyable time for that age IF they're enthusiastic about retro video games AND their parents engage with them. Please note: children under 14 may not be dropped off; they must be accompanied by an adult. You... More