Barcade
Type of Arcade

Barcade

A Barcade is very similar to an arcade bar, and they can be used interchangeably, however there is a "barcade" aesthetic. Think of it like the Irish Pub of arcade bars.

Free Play Arlington

Arlington, TX 76010
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Free Play Arlington

Free Play Arlington

28 pinball machines
Updated: Mar 30, 2024
Arlington, TX 76010
Arlington
Texas
TX
76010

Free Play arcade in Arlington Texas has a lot of offer those looking for an exciting night out. With multiple regional locations, they have quickly become a favorite destination for DFW barcade goers. Their selection of vintage arcade games and 28 pinball machines will provide endless entertainment, plus visitors can indulge in cocktails, local draft beer on tap and a small menu of bites, sandwiches and flatbread pizzas. But don't worry about having to continuously feed the machines – all games are set to free play with one $12 entry fee! Bring your friends and family (all children must be supervised) for an evening filled with thrills and chills - just remember than 18+ is the minimum age after 9pm Sunday through Thursday, 21+ after 9pm on Friday and Saturday!

8-Bit Arcade Bar

Renton, WA 98057
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8-Bit Arcade Bar

8-Bit Arcade Bar

28 pinball machines
Updated: Mar 12, 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. 

Bang Back Pinball Lounge

Columbia, SC 29205
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Bang Back Pinball Lounge

Bang Back Pinball Lounge

26 pinball machines
Updated: Mar 15, 2024
Columbia, SC 29205
Columbia
South Carolina
SC
29205

Bang Back Pinball Lounge in Columbia, SC, is a trendy barcade serving up circuit tournament-ready pinball machines and amazing food like bao buns and crunchy wonton tacos. A skilled mixologist is mixing up exceptional cocktails and a great craft beer selection. Bring your quarters and be seen climbing the leaderboard. 

Free Play Dallas

Dallas, TX 75212
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Free Play Dallas

Free Play Dallas

26 pinball machines
Updated: May 19, 2024
Dallas, TX 75212
Dallas
Texas
TX
75212

No Quarter

Nashville, TN 37206
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No Quarter

No Quarter

26 pinball machines
Updated: May 20, 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!

Pins Mechanical Co. (Pittsburgh)

Pittsburgh, PA 15203
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Pins Mechanical Co. (Pittsburgh)

Pins Mechanical Co. (Pittsburgh)

25 pinball machines
Updated: May 07, 2024
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
PA
15203

Pins Mechanical Co in Pittsburgh, PA is a swanky social destination featuring duckpin bowling, ping pong, bocce ball, hookie, dozens of classic pinball machines, and old-school arcade games for free. Bring your own food and enjoy their high-quality cocktails and craft beers. Pins is kid-friendly until 9 pm at which point you’ll want to take the slide back down to the door. 

Level One Bar + Arcade (Columbus)

Columbus, OH 43235
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Level One Bar + Arcade (Columbus)

Level One Bar + Arcade (Columbus)

25 pinball machines
Updated: May 19, 2024
Columbus, OH 43235
Columbus
Ohio
OH
43235

Level One Bar + Arcade in Columbus, OH is an 80’s themed bar where arcade games are free if you’re drinking and pinball is only 50 cents. Level One is small and locally owned and serves up local craft beers and cocktails. Pinball includes games like Medieval Madness, Iron Maiden, Deadpool, Tales from the Crypt, and Banzai Run and are all well maintained. Bring a date or join a league!

Tappers

Indianapolis, IN 46203
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Tappers

Tappers

25 pinball machines
Updated: Mar 21, 2024
Indianapolis, IN 46203
Indianapolis
Indiana
IN
46203

What’s better than an arcade with beer? How about FREE arcade games and beer! Tappers Arcade Bar in Indianapolis, IN has it all. Arcade classics like Frogger, Galaga, Space Invaders, Burger Time, PacMan, and Mortal Kombat, a few consoles like Nintendo 64, a Game Cube, a Super NES and a Nintendo Switch, plus all of the best pinball games manufactured in the last decade. Must be 21+ and yes, the games are really free. Get your inner kid a boozy slushie and flip out at the hottest spot for pinball in Indianapolis. 

SomePlace Else Brewery

Arvada, CO 80002
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SomePlace Else Brewery

SomePlace Else Brewery

25 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 18, 2024
Arvada, CO 80002
Arvada
Colorado
CO
80002

Someplace Else Brewery in Arvada, Colorado has been serving up delicious craft beer and vintage arcade fun since they opened their doors!

Their spacious and cozy taproom is the perfect spot to hang out with friends after work, have family game night, or just chill out with your pup on the weekends (yes, they are dog friendly). Someplace Else boasts a collection of 13 pinball machines (mostly vintage) as well as a couple of skee-ball lanes, making it an ideal spot for casual gamers and competitive pinball wizards alike.

And, don't forget about the food! Someplace Else always offers something to nosh on, like slices of Rocky Mountain Pizza and other small snacks, so you can take your time enjoying the many varieties of craft beer on tap while getting a few pinball flips in.

Player 1 Up Bar

Rock Hill, SC 29730
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Player 1 Up Bar

Player 1 Up Bar

24 pinball machines
Updated: May 16, 2024
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Rock Hill
South Carolina
SC
29730

Player 1UP in Rock Hill, SC, is a barcade with great food, live music, and arcade video and pinball games, including Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Galaga, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Donkey Kong. A $5 cover charge at the door includes play for all the games. Player 1UP also has weekly pinball tournaments. Do not miss the bacon cheese fries and the cinnamon sugar fries with icing to dip.

Wedgehead

Portland, OR 97232
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Wedgehead

Wedgehead

24 pinball machines
Updated: May 18, 2024
Portland, OR 97232
Portland
Oregon
OR
97232

Wedgehead is a barcade in Portland Oregon that boasts an extensive rotating pinball collection. They keep around 20 games on location at any given time but have a selection of over 150 machines to rotate from. Games are set to free play with your admission fee, so you can play all day if you want (plus they allow ins and outs). If you're looking to compete, they host a casual weekly pinball tournament format called Howdy Pardner!

Unlike some of the other more popular arcades in Portland and elsewhere, Wedgehead focuses exclusively on pinball machines, so no video games or other arcade machines to district you from your intended purpose. They offer a food menu to go with your beverages that features items like burgers, sandwiches, burritos and shareable appetizers. Customers rave about the food and quality of the pinball machines at Wedgehead. If you love pinball and good food, Wedgehead is the place for you! Note - Wedghead becomes a 21+ adults only establishment after 6pm every night.

Cidercade Dallas

Dallas, TX 75207
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Cidercade Dallas

Cidercade Dallas

23 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 07, 2024
Dallas, TX 75207
Dallas
Texas
TX
75207

If you’ve been itching to let your inner geek shine and enjoy some serious cidercade fun, Dallas is where you want to be! Cidercade Dallas is the original location of this Texas chain with multiple locations throughout the state. Alongside their craft cider made onsite and a selection of hard seltzers, you can challenge your friends and family at tons of retro and modern arcade games, plus 23 pinball machines. Food-wise, they don’t serve anything from the bar, but that doesn't mean you have to go hungry - you are welcome to bring your own snacks plus there are usually food trucks on site. Of course, cidercade isn’t complete without other entertainment: challenge someone in a game of skee ball, step mania x for DDR fans or shoot some hoops like an all-star on an arcade-style game. If you're over 21 years old, don't forget that cidercade is open after 8pm - perfect for late night players!

Tilt Studio

Tempe, AZ 85282
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Tilt Studio

Tilt Studio

23 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 17, 2024
Tempe, AZ 85282
Tempe
Arizona
AZ
85282

If you're looking for vintage arcade fun in Arizona, Tempe's Tilt Studio is a great place to visit. Located in the heart of Tempe, this amazing two-story facility boasts an impressive 40,000 square feet and more than 19 pinball machines alone! Beyond that, you can find vintage video games, as well as more modern arcade classics like Dance Dance Revolution. But what really sets Tilt Studio apart is its family friendly atmosphere — there's something for every generation here! Whether you're an old-school gamer or just a kid at heart tempted by the lure of arcade style basketballair hockey and skee-ball, this vintage arcade will fill all your gaming needs. And when the time comes to quench your thirst or whet your appetite after a long day of winning tickets from the prize counter, you can head to their restaurant and bar for refreshment! All in all, Tilt Studio in Tempe is definitely worth a visit.

Pins Mechanical Company (Nashville)

Nashville, TN 37203
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Pins Mechanical Company (Nashville)

Pins Mechanical Company (Nashville)

22 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 10, 2024
Nashville, TN 37203
Nashville
Tennessee
TN
37203

Located in the heart of downtown Music City, Pins offers up classic experiences such as ping pong, foosball, and bocce ball, along with more modern activities like duckpin bowling. Pinball fans will be especially delighted – Pins has 24 pinball machines on-site for visitors to enjoy! Best of all, Pins also serves beer, wine and cocktails so visitors can grab a beverage while they take a break from their favorite games. Pins is a great spot for adults during their evening hours (it goes 21+ after 8pm) but it's also dog friendly both inside and out and children are welcome before 8pm when accompanied by an adult. So if you're looking to get your game on while visiting Nashville – Pins Mechanical Company is definitely worth checking out!

Cidercade Fort Worth

Fort Worth, TX 76110
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Cidercade Fort Worth

Cidercade Fort Worth

22 pinball machines
Updated: Mar 28, 2024
Fort Worth, TX 76110
Fort Worth
Texas
TX
76110

Cidercade Fort Worth is a barcade unlike any other! It's the Fort Worth addition to the small chain of craft cider-focused arcades with multiple locations throughout the state of Texas. Perfect for date nights, friend hangs, and any other occasion, Cidercade has a wide range of retro and modern arcade games along with 22 pinball machines on site. Not enough? They've got air hockey and pool tables too, plus Step Mania X (DDR style game) and shuffleboard. In the mood for something to munch on? They've got pizza, salad, and even their own unique cinnamon roll pizzas to top off your evening. 21+ after 8pm so adults can stay out late but also family friendly all other times - it's cidercade fun for everyone! Visit Cidercade Fort Worth today for great craft cider and even better arcade fueled times.

Quarter Up Bar Arcade

Akron, OH 44313
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Quarter Up Bar Arcade

Quarter Up Bar Arcade

22 pinball machines
Updated: May 19, 2024
Akron, OH 44313
Akron
Ohio
OH
44313

Quarter-Up is a bar arcade space to play, eat, and drink. Quarter-Up has a collection of 78 games, including 18 pinball machines and a foosball table. They do have kid-friendly hours on Saturdays and Sundays. Quarter-Up also holds 21+ pinball tournaments. For food, they have a complete menu that includes appetizers, hot dogs, brats, sandwiches, and burgers. For drinks, they offer a full-service bar with craft beer. At Quarter-up, people of all ages enjoy the games and good food.

I/O Arcade Bar

Madison, WI 53703
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I/O Arcade Bar

I/O Arcade Bar

21 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 05, 2024
Madison, WI 53703
Madison
Wisconsin
WI
53703

I/O Arcade Bar is Madison, WI’s place for drinkers with a gaming problem. Located in a refurbished warehouse, this arcade bar bills itself as a place for “nerds of all kinds” with an 80's vibe reminiscent of Aladdin's Castle at the mall. I/O has a large selection of video and pinball games, including Deadpool and Godzilla Premium, all run on quarters, or choose from a library of board games. I/O is a 21+ venue but hosts all-ages hours every Sunday from 11 am to 1 pm.

The L.A.B.

Ogden, UT 84401
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The L.A.B.

The L.A.B.

20 pinball machines
Updated: Jan 30, 2024
Ogden, UT 84401
Ogden
Utah
UT
84401

The L.A.B. in Ogden, UT, is an arcade bar where pinball is their clear favorite, with beautifully maintained machines. The L.A.B. also has classic arcade games, foosball, skeeball, and a lounge area with NES, Nintendo64, Wii, and board games that truly feels like playing in a friend’s living room. The L.A.B. also hosts regular competitions on everything from Big Buck Hunter Reloaded to Killer Queen to Mario Kart Deluxe. 

EightyTwo

Los Angeles, CA 90013
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EightyTwo

EightyTwo

20 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 20, 2024
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Los Angeles
California
CA
90013

EightyTwo in Los Angeles, CA, features a barcade with an outdoor patio, nightly DJs, and arcade and pinball competitions. EightyTwo boasts a rotating crop of new pinball machines, like Godzilla and Iron Maiden, but also the very best of the classics, like Monster Bash and Mars Attacks. Is it trendy? Yes. Is there a bathroom attendant? Yes. Are the drinks and games inexpensive for downtown LA? Also yes. Will it be crowded? YES.  

BRI Taproom & Arcade

Mesa, AZ 85201
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BRI Taproom & Arcade

BRI Taproom & Arcade

20 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 28, 2024
Mesa, AZ 85201
Mesa
Arizona
AZ
85201

The Beer Research Institute in Mesa, Arizona is an entertainment destination like no other! It's a pinball arcade, brewrey, and bar all in one. With 12 pinball machines on location plus over 40 classic arcade games and console games to choose from, it's sure to be every pinball enthusiast's dream come true. As if that wasn't enough, The Beer Research Institute also features a delectable food menu of brew pub classics like burgers, sandwiches, and various fried appetizers - the ideal way to accompany any pinball game session. Even competitive pinball players can get in on the action with occasional tournaments held at the Bri Taproom & Arcade. No matter your skill level or motivation for visiting The Beer Research Institute; guests of this unique location are sure to find something fun and enjoyable to entertain themselves with! Whether you're passing through Mesa or making a special trip for good beer and pinball mayhem - you won't be disappointed when you visit The Beer Research Institute!

Tilted Arcade Bar

Jackson, MI 49201
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Tilted Arcade Bar

Tilted Arcade Bar

19 pinball machines
Updated: May 02, 2024
Jackson, MI 49201
Jackson
Michigan
MI
49201

Tilted Arcade Bar in Jackson, Michigan, is a great place to bring a date and play old-school arcade games, pinball, pool, and foosball. Tilted offers a full bar and a nice little menu with tacos, nachos, and pretzels. Tilted feels like a friendly neighborhood bar with a laid-back atmosphere, reasonable prices and well-maintained arcade and pinball games. 

Mission Control

Santa Ana, CA 92701
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Mission Control

Mission Control

19 pinball machines
Updated: May 19, 2024
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Santa Ana
California
CA
92701

Mission control is a barcade bringing the '80s back with style, video arcade games, and pinball machines. Their video game collection includes Pac-Man and Donkey Kong. For pinball machines, they have classic games, including Jurassic Park and Attack from Mars. Mission Control does have pinball tournaments. It is located on the 2nd floor of the McFadden Public Market and usually has a DJ playing awesome music. Children are allowed during the day but 21+ at 9 pm on Friday and Saturday nights. 

Shorty's

Seattle, WA 98121
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Shorty's

Shorty's

19 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 29, 2024
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.

The Silver Ballroom

St. Louis, MO 63116
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The Silver Ballroom

The Silver Ballroom

18 pinball machines
Updated: May 14, 2024
St. Louis, MO 63116
St. Louis
Missouri
MO
63116

Pinball is having a moment and the Silver Ballroom in St. Louis is leading the charge. This bar is pinball only - meaning there are no games, no jukebox, nothing but pinball. They claim to be the first pinball only bar in the country and they've got the machines to back it up. There are around 20 pinball machines on site at any given time, ranging from modern Sterns like Iron Maiden to classic 90s Bally Williams tables like The Addams Family. The rest of the bar is punk rock themed and they also host pinball tournaments and leagues. If you're looking for a place to eat, they've got you covered with a food menu that includes Australian meat pies and pizza. So if you're in the mood for some nostalgia or just want to try something new, the Silver Ballroom is the place for you. 

Player 1 Arcade

Surprise, AZ 85374
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Player 1 Arcade

Player 1 Arcade

18 pinball machines
Updated: May 04, 2024
Surprise, AZ 85374
Surprise
Arizona
AZ
85374

If you're planning a trip to Surprise, Arizona, there's a must-see spot you don't want to miss - Player 1 Arcade! With 16 pinball machines, plus a large selection of retro arcade and video games like NBA Jam and Space Invaders, it's a pinball and retro gaming paradise. The knowledgeable staff are always on hand to help with any pinball or technical issues. Visitors can try out the full bar that offers craft beer on tap as well as cocktails and wine. Just note that while usually family friendly, Player 1 Arcade becomes a 21+ venue on Friday & Saturday nights after 7pm. If you get peckish while playing pinball, you can even bring your own food into the arcade - just check the rules before arriving. Whether you're pinballing with friends or just getting nostalgic playing some classic games from your childhood, Player 1 Arcade is guaranteed to be a blast.

Free Play Denton

Denton, TX 76201
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Free Play Denton

Free Play Denton

18 pinball machines
Updated: May 17, 2024
Denton, TX 76201
Denton
Texas
TX
76201

Step into the neon lit world of Free Play Arcade in Denton, Texas and you may never want to leave! Home to a collection of 17 pinball machines that span decades in time plus a ton of classic and retro arcade games, Free Play in Denton is no ordinary barcade. Whether it's indulging in the free play coin-op gaming environment or noshing on their delicious green chile chicken pizza (it's our favorite!), Free Play offers something for everyone! Plus with entry tickets just $12 and reduced age restrictions after 9pm Sunday through Wednesday and Thursday-Saturday respectively, Freeplay is sure to be a fun night out in Denton, TX. So grab your friends, come through Freeplay - whether you're an old school pinball wizard or a classic gamer looking for that golden age feeling, you won't be disappointed!

Replay Lincoln Park

Chicago, IL 60657
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Replay Lincoln Park

Replay Lincoln Park

17 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 03, 2024
Chicago, IL 60657
Chicago
Illinois
IL
60657

Replay Lincoln Park in Chicago is the place to be for adult arcade fans who are looking for a night of fun and drinks with friends. Much more than just a pinball arcade, Replay also offers retro arcade games, skee ball, DDR, air hockey, and more. And don't worry about digging up quarters -- almost all the games are free play! Replay's 22 pinball machines include everything from Stern's Batman 66 to Creature from the Black Lagoon to Lord of the Rings. Replay Lincoln Park is guaranteed to give you a unique and unforgettable experience. In addition to pinball they also retheme the bar every couple of months, a few recent themes include Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, Taylor Swift, Clue, and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Great for selfies and the themed cocktails never disappoint. Replay is 21+ only!

Cidercade Austin

Austin, TX 78704
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Cidercade Austin

Cidercade Austin

17 pinball machines
Updated: May 19, 2024
Austin, TX 78704
Austin
Texas
TX
78704

Cidercade Austin is Austin's Cidercade outpost, and it's a great spot for lovers of pinball and craft brewed cider alike. With 17 pinball machines on site, plus their own craft brewed ciders, you'll be kept busy for hours. They also have a selection of arcade games, video games, skee ball, bubble hockey, air hockey, and more - all set to free play with your admission fee. And if you're looking for a little adult fun after 8pm (when the arcade becomes a 21+ venue), they've got you covered there too. Cidercade is the perfect spot to enjoy some classic gaming food - think pizza and wings - and brush up on your skills. So whether you're a local or just passing through Austin, make sure to check out Cidercade!

Emporium Logan Square

Chicago, IL 60647
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Emporium Logan Square

Emporium Logan Square

17 pinball machines
Updated: Nov 30, 2023
Chicago, IL 60647
Chicago
Illinois
IL
60647

Emporium Logan Square in Chicago Illinios is an adult-only playland that combines the best of gaming and entertainment. As one of the top pinball barcades in the city, Emporium features sixteen classic machines, ranging from underrated favorites like Baywatch and Breakshot to out-and-proud fan choices like White Water and World Cup Soccer. Besides pinball, Emporium also offers foosball tables, air hockey, Super Chexx bubble hockey, arcade basketball and more for adult gamers looking for an ultimate pastime experience.

Emporium hosts tournaments for those looking for a more competitive edge, so keep your eyes peeled if you're ready to take your skills to the next level! Emporium has a great selection of craft beers and cocktails, but it's important to note that you won't find any food here - you'll have to bring your own if you're looking for a snack. Overall Emporium Logan Square is a great spot for 21+ adults looking to tap into their inner child while enjoying a tasty beverage or two!

Vertigo Pinball

Blue Ridge, GA 30513
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Vertigo Pinball

Vertigo Pinball

17 pinball machines
Updated: May 16, 2024
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Blue Ridge
Georgia
GA
30513

What's there to do in Blue Ridge, GA? Play pinball until your head spins, of course! Vertigo Pinball in Blue Ridge, GA is Blue Ridge's most exciting venue to play new and vintage pinball games, enjoy a regional craft beer or cider and try unique sandwiches like the Sassy Mac panini or a gourmet hot dog. No quarters necessary – play by the hour, day, or for the whole weekend.