Pinball in Texas

Texas Pinball Arcade Locations

Texas is a big state with a lot to offer. One of its most unique features is its vibrant pinball community. Pinball fans from all over the state come together for conventions like the Texas Pinball Festival, where they can play the latest games and meet like-minded people. The community offers a great sense of camaraderie and support, and it's one of the things that makes Texas so special. In addition to the pinball scene, Texas also has a lot to offer in terms of history, culture, and natural beauty. From the Alamo to the Big Bend National Park, there's something for everyone in Texas. So whether you're a pinball fan or not, there's sure to be something that'll pique your interest in this great state.

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Active Pinball Locations Per Capita:
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Active Pinball Locations Per Capita Rank:
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Pinball Machines on Location:
1142
Pinball Machines on Location Rank:
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Pinball Machines Per Capita:
3.92
Pinball Machines Per Capita Rank:
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Where to Play Pinball in Texas

Pinballz ArcadePinballz Arcade

Pinballz Arcade

72 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 15, 2024
Austin, TX 78758
Austin
Texas
TX
78758

If you're looking for a fun-filled day of gaming, look no further than the original location of Pinballz Arcade on Research Blvd. in Austin, Texas. This old school arcade is perfect for arcade gamers of all ages and skill levels, with 80 active pinball machines on site. You can also find a great selection of arcade and video games, plus redemption-style games to feed your ticket habit. And if you get hungry, there's even a food truck on site serving American food and pizza. Plus, Pinballz Arcade is BYOB, so you can enjoy your favorite beverage while you play. And best of all, it's kid and family friendly, so everyone can enjoy a day at the arcade.

Pinballz Lake CreekPinballz Lake Creek

Pinballz Lake Creek

64 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 25, 2024
Austin, TX 78750
Austin
Texas
TX
78750

Pinballz Arcade in Austin is a great place to go if you're looking for some classic arcade fun. They have two locations in Austin (plus a third in Buda TX) - the original Pinballz and Pinballz Lake Creek. Pinballz Lake Creek is the newer of the two arcades, and it's like the original Pinballz on steroids. In addition to pinball and classic arcade games, they have a whiskey bar, go-karts, escape rooms, axe throwing, bumper cars, laser tag and VR games plus on-site food. Pinballz Lake Creek is a veritable arcade-themed wonderland in Texas. It's a great place to bring the kids to blow off some energy or to host a party. And if you're looking for something different to do in Austin, Pinballz is definitely worth checking out.

What's Brewing? Coffee RoastersWhat's Brewing? Coffee Roasters

What's Brewing? Coffee Roasters

52 pinball machines
Updated: May 18, 2024
San Antonio, TX 78216
San Antonio
Texas
TX
78216

Home of the Alamo Pinball Leagues, What's Brewing Coffee Roasters is the best pinball location in San Antonio, TX and the coffee isn’t bad either. This hidden treasure has an eclectic mix of machines like FunHouse, Whirlwind, and Atlantis that run on quarters, but you’ll keep running all day for $2 all you can drink coffee. You’ll java really great time!

The Game PreserveThe Game Preserve

The Game Preserve

31 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 25, 2024
Spring, TX 77380
Spring
Texas
TX
77380

The 80's are back! The Game Preserve is a true classic arcade in Spring, TX with original arcade games like Star Wars, Robotron, Joust, Centipede, Street Fighter and a hundred more, plus over 25 pinball machines like The Addams Family, Twilight Zone, and Dr Who all on free play. Get a day pass or a monthly membership, and bring your own food and beer since you’ll want to stay a while. Love it here? Check out their original NASA location. 

Quasars ArcadeQuasars Arcade

Quasars Arcade

30 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 06, 2024
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
Corpus Christi
Texas
TX
78411

The best pinball spot in Corpus Christi, TX has grown into a sports bar with chicken wings at Quasars Arcade. A full bar, sports on the big screen and pub grub turned this little arcade into a hotspot for kids of all ages. Purchase a game card and win some prizes in the arcade or join a pinball tournament. 

Cidercade ArlingtonCidercade Arlington

Cidercade Arlington

30 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 15, 2024
Arlington, TX 76011
Arlington
Texas
TX
76011
Free Play ArlingtonFree 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!

EinStein's PubEinStein's Pub

EinStein's Pub

26 pinball machines
Updated: May 12, 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. 

Free Play DallasFree Play Dallas

Free Play Dallas

26 pinball machines
Updated: May 19, 2024
Dallas, TX 75212
Dallas
Texas
TX
75212
The Game Preserve NASAThe Game Preserve NASA

The Game Preserve NASA

25 pinball machines
Updated: Mar 29, 2024
Webster, TX 77598
Webster
Texas
TX
77598

Houston? We have an enormous arcade. The Game Preserve NASA in Webster, TX, is a large space-themed retro arcade with a pay-one-price system and a ton of retro video games and a few pinball machines from the last 30 years. They also have a good selection of candy, light snacks, and drinks, but also allow you to bring food in or BYOB.

Cidercade DallasCidercade 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!

WormholeWormhole

Wormhole

23 pinball machines
Updated: May 19, 2024
Houston, TX 77008
Houston
Texas
TX
77008
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Cidercade Fort WorthCidercade 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.

Pinballz KingdomPinballz Kingdom

Pinballz Kingdom

20 pinball machines
Updated: Mar 22, 2024
Buda, TX 78610
Buda
Texas
TX
78610

Pinballz Kingdom is a large arcade that features video arcade games and the top 25 best pinball machines. They also have VR, laser tag, bumper cars, and an escape room. Pinballz Kingdom also has multiple bars providing food and beverages with a full menu. Once you visit, you will see why Pinballz Arcade is ranked as one of the top things to do in Austin. 

Cidercade HoustonCidercade Houston

Cidercade Houston

20 pinball machines
Updated: May 13, 2024
Houston, TX 77003
Houston
Texas
TX
77003

Cidercade Houston features over 275+ new and retro games. The variety of games includes classic, fighting, shooting, driving, sports, and pinball games. They have 15+ newer pinball games. Cidercade also has air hockey, ping pong tables, and skee ball. They offer unlimited play for $10. Of course, Cidercade offers a variety of hard ciders. They do not have food but often have food trucks. They are family-friendly during the day but 21+ after 8 pm. 

Lit Arcade BarLit Arcade Bar

Lit Arcade Bar

20 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 21, 2024
Amarillo, TX 79101
Amarillo
Texas
TX
79101
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Free Play DentonFree 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!

Cidercade AustinCidercade 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!

EinStein's Pub & ArcadeEinStein's Pub & Arcade

EinStein's Pub & Arcade

16 pinball machines
Updated: May 19, 2024
Richmond, TX 77407
Richmond
Texas
TX
77407

EinStein's Pub & Arcade features pinball, music, and sports. It is a great place to hang out with friends and family in a neighborhood bar style environment. They have a great selection of draft beers and food and goes 21+ after 9 pm each night. Besides pinball, EinStein's Pub and Arcade has air hockey, skee ball, bubble hockey, foosball, and DDR. The pinball collection is 15+ games ranging from the 1970s to current games, and they hold monthly tournaments. They also have a DJ Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights.

Epic FunEpic Fun

Epic Fun

16 pinball machines
Updated: May 18, 2024
Austin, TX 78735
Austin
Texas
TX
78735
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Corky's Gaming Bistro (Grapevine)Corky's Gaming Bistro (Grapevine)

Corky's Gaming Bistro (Grapevine)

13 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 20, 2024
Grapevine, TX 76051
Grapevine
Texas
TX
76051

Corky's Gaming Bistro in Grapevine is the perfect spot for anyone looking for an exciting night out or weekend activity! It's got a great selection of old school arcade games and up to 12 pinball machines, so you won't ever get tired of the selection of games. Plus, Corky's offers axe throwing in case you want to switch things up from arcade games and pinball, and escape rooms for those that are feeling adventurous. The menu features all your favorite barcade staples like wings, pizza and tacos - plus some fun cocktails to help you celebrate your victory at the pinball tables. Corky’s also has plenty of beer on tap and a solid selection of wines if that’s more your style. And don't forget - Corky's is 18+ after 9pm and 21+ after 11pm, so come early if you're under 21! 

RETRORETRO

RETRO

13 pinball machines
Updated: Jun 25, 2023
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Corpus Christi
Texas
TX
78401
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Eureka Heights Brew CoEureka Heights Brew Co

Eureka Heights Brew Co

13 pinball machines
Updated: May 19, 2024
Houston, TX 77008
Houston
Texas
TX
77008
No items found.
Free Play Ft. WorthFree Play Ft. Worth

Free Play Ft. Worth

12 pinball machines
Updated: May 12, 2024
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Fort Worth
Texas
TX
76104

If you’re on the lookout for an electrifying entertainment experience, then look no further than Free Play Arcade in Fort Worth! This small Texas chain of barcades boasts free play games with an entry fee of $12, plus snacks and sandwiches. Speaking of free play games, they’ve got an impressive lineup featuring 12 awesome pinball machines as well as everything from classic arcade games to Dance Dance Revolution, Bubble Hockey and Killer Queen. It gets even better – visiting the rooftop Tiki cocktail and slushy venue will take your experience to a whole other level. For the legal drinkers out there, note that it becomes 18+ after 9pm Sunday through Thursday and 21+ after 9pm on Friday and Saturday. With their unbeatable selection of retro and cutting-edge games, a night at Free Play Arcade will certainly be one to remember!

Arcade 92 Retro Gaming BarArcade 92 Retro Gaming Bar

Arcade 92 Retro Gaming Bar

11 pinball machines
Updated: May 11, 2024
McKinney, TX 75069
McKinney
Texas
TX
75069
Little Dipper LoungeLittle Dipper Lounge

Little Dipper Lounge

11 pinball machines
Updated: May 18, 2024
Houston, TX 77002
Houston
Texas
TX
77002
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Free Play RichardsonFree Play Richardson

Free Play Richardson

10 pinball machines
Updated: Apr 06, 2024
Richardson, TX 75081
Richardson
Texas
TX
75081

Have you been looking for an amazing freeplay retro arcade experience in Richardson? Look no further than the Richardson outpost of Free Play Arcade! With its roughly ten pinball machines on location, plus lots of great free-to-play classic games like Mario Kart and Dance Dance Revolution, this barcade is a great spot for some friendly competition during the day or late at night. Not to mention, cold A/C and free wi-fi make it a great place to kick back and relax during those hot North Texas days. And don't forget about the extensive craft beer selection (note, Free Play Richardson becomes 18+ after 9pm on Sunday through Wednesday and 21+ after 9pm Friday and Saturday) and wonderful selection of snacks, sandwiches and flatbread pizzas! So what are you waiting for? Put your quarters away – Free Play Arcade in Ricahrdson is the perfect spot to show off your old school gaming prowess.

Arcade 92 Retro Gaming BarArcade 92 Retro Gaming Bar

Arcade 92 Retro Gaming Bar

10 pinball machines
Updated: Mar 18, 2024
Flower Mound, TX 75022
Flower Mound
Texas
TX
75022
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RAD Retrocade WestRAD Retrocade West

RAD Retrocade West

10 pinball machines
Updated: Mar 07, 2024
El Paso, TX 79902
El Paso
Texas
TX
79902
No items found.
Green Acres Mini GolfGreen Acres Mini Golf

Green Acres Mini Golf

10 pinball machines
Updated: Jan 09, 2024
Midland, TX 79706
Midland
Texas
TX
79706