Yestercades

Yestercades, Somerville: Hours, Address, Yestercades Reviews: 4.5/5

Yestercades
4.5
Game & Entertainment Centers
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Christina L
Woodbridge, New Jersey, United States360 contributions
birthday party
Sep 2021
Came here for a friends birthday party. Games are super cool. However it was super crowded. Place is not as big so games are super close and not alot of space to move around
Written September 20, 2021
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C-leb92
Branchburg, NJ27 contributions
Love this place
Nov 2019 • Family
I love going to this place. You’ll have video games from the originals in the early 80s up to roughly the early 90s. They also have some console games hooked up to TVs both current and older. You pay a flat fee per time so you can play as much of a game as you want.

This place is clean and safe, the people working there are helpful, and the games are in good shape.
Written January 5, 2020
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Destiny Litchfield
New York City, NY63 contributions
Brace for nostalgia!
Oct 2019
This place was awesome for a quiet Friday/Saturday night. They have all the 'old - school' games from my childhood and earlier. They are also BYOB, which sells me immediately. Beer and guitar hero? Sign me up.
Written November 13, 2019
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Happy in NJ
Cranford, NJ23 contributions
Fun on a rainy day
Jun 2019 • Family
Not sure if I reviewed this already. Took our 2 grandkids there on a rainy day. They had a great time. It was only necessary to spend an hour there and iat just broke up the day. Lots of video games and pinball machines to choose from. My grandson loved the skeeball and the pool table. My granddaughter loved playing checkers and the driving games. All in all a fun time. The reason for the 4 rating and not the 5 is we prefer the Silverball Museum in Asbury Park. They have a few more antique games and it is located on the boardwalk which for us is a plus.
Written July 9, 2019
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Christine S
Somerville, NJ5 contributions
Not worth it
Oct 2018 • Friends
Way to much money for what they have. I wouldn't go back. Was rather disappointed as I was expecting much more considering what you pay. Would go somewhere else or just save my money and not go anywhere but not back there
Written June 5, 2019
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seven21
Watchung, NJ150 contributions
Flash back to my youth!
Jan 2019 • Solo
Yestercades is a throw back to the 80s. I remember riding my bike to the local DQ to play Pac Man and Donkey Kong. Fortunately, at Yestercades you don't have to keep digging in your pockets for quarters.

The concept is really cool - you pay by the hour or the day and enjoy as much as you want. The games do not require any coins or tokens to operate. You just hit play and enjoy. They have a wide range of arcade game classics and pinball machines. They also have an area with the latest console games (with couches and TVs). Throw in a few skeet ball as well and you have an afternoon or evening of enjoyment.

I also like the added touch of the industrial sized hand sanitizer at the register when you enter and also when you exit.

Definitely fun for all ages. Highly recommend!
Written February 24, 2019
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Cadmek729
nj29 contributions
Great Afternoon
Jan 2019 • Family
As grandparents, when we have time with our grandchildren, we try to do something active where we are engaged with each other. This was a great find on a very cold winters day. Glad we bought the day pass, we spent almost 4 hours here without anyone saying "I'm bored".
Written January 20, 2019
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hfitzger
United States267 contributions
Nice variety-- something for the whole family!
Jun 2018 • Family
We have visited several of this type of establishment in other cities, and Yestercades offers a great opportunity for families and adults to spend time together in a retro arcade setting.

The hourly rate of $8.75 is charged at the end of your visit (with prorated amounts in 15-minute increments beyond your first hour so you aren't charged another whole hour so you can leave when finished and not feel that you have to get your money's worth) I appreciated that the friendly employee asked whether we were all going to play, so if you have a parent or non-gamer in your group, you don't have to pay an entrance fee just to watch the others in your group.

The facility has a wide variety of cabinet arcade games, pinballs, as well as a pool table, 2 air hockey tables, and 3 skee-ball games. A particularly nice addition, that we have not seen at any other arcade of this type, is the console video game settings. Several sofa/TV set-ups have multiple consoles and a large variety of games to recreate the home play environment. (My sons enjoyed this opportunity to try out a few games that they had not yet played to see whether they might purchase in the future). An Atari 2600 console is in the front of the facility complete with beanbag chairs and plenty of games.

Cold beverages and snacks available at a reasonable cost and can be added to your wristband so you can pay for everything at the end. A small concession stand is in the rear of the store for hot snacks like mozzarella sticks, pretzels, churros, and nachos.

The facility was well-maintained (nearly all games working, everything including restrooms were clean) and all employees that we came across were friendly and helpful. Plentiful public parking nearby at very reasonable rates of 50 cents/hour.

Highly recommended place to spend a few hours for entertainment for everyone!
Written July 1, 2018
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joseph d
Whitehall, PA296 contributions
Great place to have family fun.
Apr 2018 • Family
We were eating dinner across the street at Sushi place and noticed the arcade.I️ took my grandson and we played games for awhile.It was a great place to spend time with my little buddy.The staff so friendly will definitely be back.
Written April 15, 2018
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jayrobml34
Bethlehem, PA41 contributions
Great time
Feb 2018 • Family
Took my twin 5 years olds for their birthday and my 7 year old. Everyone had a great time unlimited games for around 9 bucks an hour is way worth it. Have a lot of classics, pinball and other games. Not to mention all the consoles. I drove about an hour to get here and I had a great time and thought it was worth every penny.
Written February 4, 2018
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