Dive bar arcade
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Dive bar arcade

An arcade bar, but it's a dive bar too.

Maine Silverball Tavern

Saco, ME 04072
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Maine Silverball Tavern

Maine Silverball Tavern

44 pinball machines
Updated: Feb 16, 2024
Saco, ME 04072
Saco
Maine
ME
04072

Pinball artwork from Brian Allen covers the walls of Maine Silverball Tavern in Saco, ME, where you’ll find a nice collection of craft beer and an even better collection of quarter-player pinball machines. Make your way down the row of Williams machines, including Grand Lizard, Fish Tales, and Taxi, then head to newer Stern machines, including The Mandalorian, complete with a Grogu doll on the playfield, and don’t miss the handful of old electro-mechanical pinball machines like pitch and bat baseball games. All ages are welcome, but a parent must accompany children. Silverball Tavern is also a host of The New England Pinball League and tournaments. 

Pinball Jones

Fort Collins, CO 80524
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Pinball Jones

Pinball Jones

38 pinball machines
Updated: Jan 17, 2024
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Fort Collins
Colorado
CO
80524

Young and hip college students in Fort Collins, CO know to head to the heart of Old Town for Pinball Jones – a basement barcade with arcade classics like pinball, skeeball, air hockey, bowlers and claw machines. Machines like Theater of Magic, Tron, Jurassic Park, and Medieval Madness are all set to a reasonable charge. Pinball Jones has a great selection of local craft beers and ciders, but don’t let the bar atmosphere fool you – Pinball Jones is kid-friendly. 

The Avenue Cafe

Lansing, MI 48912
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The Avenue Cafe

The Avenue Cafe

37 pinball machines
Updated: Nov 20, 2023
Lansing, MI 48912
Lansing
Michigan
MI
48912

Prepared to be warmly welcomed by the coolest hipsters and artists in Michigan’s state capitol at The Avenue in Lansing, MI. This dive bar and music venue hosts open mics, burlesque shows, goth night, pottery painting, and pinball tournaments. Choose from over 40 of the latest pinball themes and a few retro favorites, a few vintage arcade games, plus three pool tables and darts. Serving up craft brews, ciders, and cocktails, The Avenue is known for its unique take on ramen noodles and vegan dishes. Parking lot is around back off the alley or across the street in the lot behind Strange Matter. 

8-Bit Arcade Bar

Renton, WA 98057
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8-Bit Arcade Bar

8-Bit Arcade Bar

31 pinball machines
Updated: Feb 18, 2024
Renton, WA 98057
Renton
Washington
WA
98057

8 Bit Arcade Bar in Renton, WA, is an awesome 80's vintage throwback arcade with iconic classic arcade games like Ms. Pacman, Galaga, Frogger, and Donkey Kong, as well as modern machines like Minecraft and Luigi’s Haunted Mansion, plus a rotating collection of pinball games. They also serve pizza, milkshakes, and cans of beer. 

EinStein's Pub

Katy, TX 77450
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EinStein's Pub

EinStein's Pub

26 pinball machines
Updated: Feb 23, 2024
Katy, TX 77450
Katy
Texas
TX
77450

EinStein's Pub in Katy, TX, is an old watering hole where the locals enjoy pub grub, drink specials, live bands, pool, and a beautiful rotating collection of pinball machines. Monthly tournaments are on the same night as the $7 burger special. There’s also air hockey, Big Buck Hunter Reloaded, and a multicade. 

North End Pub

Lafayette, IN 47904
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North End Pub

North End Pub

23 pinball machines
Updated: Jan 16, 2024
Lafayette, IN 47904
Lafayette
Indiana
IN
47904

North End Pub is a favorite bar in Lafayette, IN, thanks to its old-school bowling alley, live local bands, pizza and pub grub, and great drink specials, but the locals know it as a great spot to play some pinball. Come flip on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, eat some wings, and bowl for just $3. Stay late and be ready to rock with DJs and local musicians. 

ADD-A-Ball

Seattle, WA 98103
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ADD-A-Ball

ADD-A-Ball

21 pinball machines
Updated: Feb 21, 2024
Seattle, WA 98103
Seattle
Washington
WA
98103

Formerly a secret pinball speakeasy, Add A Ball is a hidden gem in the Fremont area of Seattle, WA, located across the street from Brouwers on the alley. Add A Ball is a retro dive bar arcade with two floors of video arcade games and glorious old pinball machines. It’s worth visiting just to scope out the quirky decor, but you’ll also find quirky pins like Badcats, Party Animal, and Radical! For an adults-only bar serving up strong drinks, cheap beer, and pizza by the slice, these machines are beautifully maintained. Even the locals will tell you this place is very Seattle.

Admiral Pub

Seattle, WA 98116
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Admiral Pub

Admiral Pub

21 pinball machines
Updated: Feb 27, 2024
Seattle, WA 98116
Seattle
Washington
WA
98116

Admiral Pub is a neighborhood sports bar in West Seattle, WA with darts, skeeball, ping pong, board games, and an awesome lineup of pinball machines. Local pinball enthusiasts regularly host tournaments and leagues here. This dive bar is LGBTQ+ friendly and hosts the occasional drag show, plus trivia, bingo, and karaoke. Admiral serves great burgers and wings, too!

No Quarter

Nashville, TN 37206
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No Quarter

No Quarter

18 pinball machines
Updated: Feb 29, 2024
Nashville, TN 37206
Nashville
Tennessee
TN
37206

No Quarter in Music City is one of Nashville's premier pinball destinations. No Quarter offers over 20 classic and new pinball machines for your enjoyment, along with a carefully curated craft beer selection, wine, and cocktails. No Quarter was recently reopened after having closed for a year due to tornado damage, and they're now better than ever. No Quarter provides an opportunity for competitive play with tournaments every Wednesday night at 7pm as well as month-long league play. No Quarter is 21+ only every day except for Sunday, so plan on leaving the kids at home. No Quarter should be one of your go-to locations when looking for exciting Pinball action in Nashville!

Olaf's

Seattle, WA 98107
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Olaf's

Olaf's

18 pinball machines
Updated: Jan 30, 2024
Seattle, WA 98107
Seattle
Washington
WA
98107

Olaf’s is a dive bar and live music venue in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, WA. Ballard is a hip waterfront neighborhood, and Olaf’s is one of the joints making it so trendy. Nordic and maritime roots run deep, so these sailors literally sculpted a vagina room in which to play classic and modern pinball machines – the entranceway births your game. You’ll see. Also, the food is excellent, the rotating beers always please, and the staff is as charming as the artwork. 

Shorty's

Seattle, WA 98121
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Shorty's

Shorty's

16 pinball machines
Updated: Dec 22, 2023
Seattle, WA 98121
Seattle
Washington
WA
98121

If you’re not afraid of clowns, you’ll love Shorty’s in Seattle, WA. Shorty’s is a whimsical, circus-themed pinball arcade featuring old school arcade games like Joust and Galaga, and a rotating lineup of pinball machines. Shorty’s is probably the only place in the world where it is acceptable to set a drink on a pinball table – the booth’s table, not the cabinet tables. Shorty’s serves a great hot dog and a full bar to anyone who’s over 21.

Jackbar

Brooklyn, NY 11211
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Jackbar

Jackbar

15 pinball machines
Updated: Feb 09, 2024
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Brooklyn
New York
NY
11211

Located in the heart of Brooklyn, Jackbar is a hidden gem for any fan of pinball. This unpretentious dive bar offers a great array of new and classic pinball machines from the recently released Toy Story 4 table from Jersey jack to classic releases like Fish Tales from Williams. Along with their diverse selection of machines, Jackbar also has a large assortment of 18 beers on tap and other alcoholic drinks that act as a perfect lubricant for flippin' some silverball. Whether you're looking for somewhere to chill out or seek a good old-fashioned friendly competition, Jackbar provides it all in relaxed surrounding free of non-pinball distractions perfect to keep you flipping all night. Offering up titular jackpots with its well maintained machines, Jackbar stands amongst Brooklyn's most unique hidden gems.

Murphy's On 21

St. Louis, MO 63128
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Murphy's On 21

Murphy's On 21

15 pinball machines
Updated: Jan 28, 2024
St. Louis, MO 63128
St. Louis
Missouri
MO
63128

Murphy's on 21 is a dive bar located in St. Louis that features a lineup of 13 pinball machines. They also have a selection of arcade games and darts, plus host a local pinball league. Murphy's used to have a kitchen that served bar food classics but post Covid they are a bring your own food establishment. They often have sports on TV, so you don't have to worry about missing the game when going out to play pins. Murphy's is the perfect place to go if you're looking for a fun and casual pinball night out in St. Louis, MO.

Planet Sarbez

St. Augustine, FL 32080
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Planet Sarbez

Planet Sarbez

12 pinball machines
Updated: Jan 14, 2024
St. Augustine, FL 32080
St. Augustine
Florida
FL
32080

How do you like your grilled cheese? If you said with mango and avocado, you’ll love Sarbez in St. Augustine. This funky dive bar designs gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches or you can create your own masterpiece. Sarbez is a live music venue with a couple of rooms full of classic video arcade games plus air hockey, skeeball, pool, darts, and pinball games like Dr. No, Stranger Things and Guardians of the Galaxy. Sarbez is family friendly until 10pm and serves craft beer, ciders, sours, meads, wines, sodas, kombuchas and iced coffees. Outside seating is smoke and dog friendly. 

The Monkey Barrel

Denver, CO 80211
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The Monkey Barrel

The Monkey Barrel

11 pinball machines
Updated: Jan 15, 2024
Denver, CO 80211
Denver
Colorado
CO
80211

The Monkey Barrel in Denver is a hidden gem that draws locals and travelers alike. This small neighborhood bar and restaurant has something for everyone, with 11 pinball machines (like Lord of the Rings and The Simpsons Pinball Party), console games (including an N64 setup at every booth!), craft beer, cocktails, burgers and wings. The patio is spacious and dog-friendly for the hangs in the warmer months. The food menu is small but curated, featuring remarkable burgers, tasty wings, and sensational Nashville hot chicken sandwiches.

403 Club

Kansas City, KS 66101
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403 Club

403 Club

11 pinball machines
Updated: Feb 28, 2024
Kansas City, KS 66101
Kansas City
Kansas
KS
66101

403 Club in Kansas City is an amazing barcade and dive bar for pinball lovers. With a rotating selection of eleven machines on-site, 403 Club has something for everyone, from classic favorites to the latest offerings. And if you're looking to test your skills against others, 403 Club hosts frequent IFPA certified tournaments too! But 403 Club isn't just about the pins—they offer a range of great local craft beers on tap - perfect for quenching your thirst while playing a casual game or watching a sporting event. Whether you're a hardcore pinball fan, or just someone looking for some old-fashioned pub fun, 403 Club has you covered!

Lyman's Tavern

Washington, DC 20011
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Lyman's Tavern

Lyman's Tavern

11 pinball machines
Updated: Feb 24, 2024
Washington, DC 20011
Washington
Washington DC
DC
20011

Flat Top Johnny's

Cambridge, MA 02139
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Flat Top Johnny's

Flat Top Johnny's

10 pinball machines
Updated: Feb 29, 2024
Cambridge, MA 02139
Cambridge
Massachusetts
MA
02139

Imbibe

Indianapolis, IN 46203
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Imbibe

Imbibe

9 pinball machines
Updated: Jan 06, 2024
Indianapolis, IN 46203
Indianapolis
Indiana
IN
46203

Imbibe in Indianapolis, IN is a dive bar with an upstairs gameroom that includes pool tables, darts, shuffleboard, air hockey, foosball and ping pong. Did we mention the pinball? Newer Sterns like Black Knight Sword of Rage, Deadpool and Iron Maiden, and a couple gems from Bally and Williams, too.  Imbibe is 21+ and serves Gatsby themed cocktails and surprisingly good pizza. 

Poison Girl

Houston, TX 77006
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Poison Girl

Poison Girl

9 pinball machines
Updated: Feb 26, 2024
Houston, TX 77006
Houston
Texas
TX
77006

Poison Girl in Houston, TX is a feminist, provocative dive bar with an impressive whiskey collection, red walls adorned with erotic art, life sized paper mache cowgirl statues, and a great pinball collection including Creatures of the Black Lagoon, Monster Bash, Deadpool and Scared Stiff. Don’t let the Kool-aid man scare you away from the patio. Poison Girl is definitely adults only, but you’re welcome to bring your dog. 

Jumpin Janet's

Boise, ID 83705
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Jumpin Janet's

Jumpin Janet's

8 pinball machines
Updated: Dec 29, 2023
Boise, ID 83705
Boise
Idaho
ID
83705

Jumpin' Janet's features an impressive selection of nine pinball machines, and no matter your skill level you're sure to find something suited to your needs. 

The collection consists of mostly newer Stern games but Jumpin' Janet's also boasts a couple of the latest Jersey Jack and Spooky pinball machines. But it doesn't just stop there; Jumpin' Janet's also has several pool tables for those who prefer billiards, a full bar and some classic sports bar style food such as nachos and sandwiches on offer too. 

If you'd rather watch the game than participate Jumpin' Janet's have all you covered with plenty of TVs scattered throughout the venue. They even host regular pinball league and tournament events so competitive players can put their skills to the test!

Keg N Coin

Jacksonville, FL 32204
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Keg N Coin

Keg N Coin

7 pinball machines
Updated: Nov 22, 2023
Jacksonville, FL 32204
Jacksonville
Florida
FL
32204

Keg and Coin is a barcade in Jacksonville, FL  serving only beer – a killer selection – and coin-operated arcade games. This retro 90’s dive is packed with cabinets like Pacman and The Simpsons, plus shooters like Big Buck HD and Area 51, Mortal Kombat II and III, skee ball, foosball, darts and a rotating lineup of the latest pro pinball tables. Keg and Coin is kid-friendly up until 9pm. Sign up for Deathball or Killer Queen tournaments.

Misuta Chow's

Buffalo, NY 14203
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Misuta Chow's

Misuta Chow's

7 pinball machines
Updated: May 15, 2023
Buffalo, NY 14203
Buffalo
New York
NY
14203

Misuta Chow’s in Buffalo, NY is a funky gastropub that will transport you across the globe to the bustling yokocho alleys of Tokyo City. On the main floor, Misuta Chow’s serves fried rice bowls, ramen noodles, dim sum, gua bao buns, and other Japanese street foods. Up the pink Hello Kitty stairs you’ll find plenty of video arcade games like Q*Bert, Galaga, Frogger and Tron, plus a nice modern pinball lineup. Enjoy craft cocktails like the Hello Kitty or a Miami Noice, choose from an array of sake or Japanese whiskey, and craft beers and Japanese sodas. 

Buttermilk Bar

Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Buttermilk Bar

Buttermilk Bar

7 pinball machines
Updated: Feb 14, 2024
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Brooklyn
New York
NY
11215

Brooklyn’s Buttermilk Bar is the definition of a neighborhood dive bar, but it sure packs a lot of entertaining possibilities. Whether you’re into pinball machines, air hockey, pool or darts, this place has all of that and more. Plus the beer prices are incredibly cheap for New York City standards so there’s always something to appreciate about this amazing spot! It’s great for a few hours of fun but you can hang out here all day if that’s what you choose to do. The charm of this place is undeniable; the friendly relaxed atmosphere invites everyone in and makes Buttermilk Bar one of those spots that you can't miss out on while in Brooklyn! So gather up your friends, pick up some beers from the bar and let the fun begin at Buttermilk Bar.

Blackbird Bar

Milwaukee, WI 53207
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Blackbird Bar

Blackbird Bar

5 pinball machines
Updated: Feb 25, 2024
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Milwaukee
Wisconsin
WI
53207

Blackbird Bar in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood is the dive bar of your dreams. Featuring five lovingly curated pinball machines—including modern Sterns and some classic Bally/Williams like Congo and World Cup Soccer—it’s more of a bar that offers pinball as an additional activity than a dedicated gaming arcade.

Blackbird Bar also has a photo booth to capture memory-making moments forever, along with an eclectic atmosphere that guests love. To top it all off, Blackbird Bar serves up craft beers, ciders, cocktails, wine and more to satisfy your thirst! So if you're looking for fun things to do in Milwaukee and you love pinball machines and a dive-bar atmosphere, then Blackbird Bar is the perfect hangout spot for you.

Down Under Bar & Grill

Westminster, MD 21157
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Down Under Bar & Grill

Down Under Bar & Grill

5 pinball machines
Updated: Oct 25, 2023
Westminster, MD 21157
Westminster
Maryland
MD
21157

The restaurant at Johansson's Dining House in Westminster, MD is a lovely restaurant with something for everyone, from escargot to onion rings, filet mignon to burgers, rockfish to reubens. The adults-only Down Under Sports Bar and Grill attached is known as a dive bar with DJs, dancing, pool tables, and a pinball lineup including games like No Good Gofers, Ghostbusters, and Deadpool.

Silhouette Lounge

Boston, MA 02134
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Silhouette Lounge

Silhouette Lounge

3 pinball machines
Updated: Jan 22, 2024
Boston, MA 02134
Boston
Massachusetts
MA
02134

Silhouette Lounge is a dive bar's dive bar. Located in Allston, aka College Central, just outside of downtown Boston. Few well-curated pins on site, plus cheap drinks, popcorn, and a few other activities that go well with drinking. 

Lost Weekend

West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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Lost Weekend

Lost Weekend

3 pinball machines
Updated: Dec 20, 2023
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
West Palm Beach
Florida
FL
33401

Come get lost playing vintage games like Galaga, Centipede or the classic Ms. Pacman at Lost Weekend in West Palm Beach, FL. This pool hall features darts, skee ball, pinball and vintage bowling, skeet and shuffleboard games, too. Lost Weekend has an amazing modern Mexican taco menu with killer elote and a full bar with classic cocktails. Lost Weekend is kid friendly during daytime and becomes a hip and popular spot for adults only at night.