Do I have to be over 21 to come in?

Yes. Everyone must be 21 and over with valid identification.

Do you accept credit cards and/or have an ATM on site?


What games do you have?

Please see www.barcade.com/games

How much are the games to play?

Games are priced between 25 and 50 cents per play. Games accept quarters.

Why don’t you have this game (insert name)?

Games rotate quite often. If you have a suggestion, email us.

Will you buy my old video game?

Possibly. If you have a game to sell, send details and photos to info@barcade.com .

Do you have pinball machines?

No, We stick to vintage arcade video games exclusively.

Is there a change machine?

All of our locations have at least one change machine. They’ll take anything from a $1 bill to a $20 bill.

I went to one of your locations and two games ate my quarters and another had a broken button. What’s up with that?

Our games are 20-40 years old and do break quite frequently. We always have a manager on staff who can address an issue you may have with a game. Just ask at the bar or look around for an employee. Its important to always let us know if you have a problem with a game as it will help us address the issue promptly.

Do you serve food?

We sell food at all of our locations except our Brooklyn location (snacks are available there).

Do you take reservations and/or have party or group pricing?

We do. Contact the location you are interested in directly. There are restrictions.

Do you sell gift cards?

Yes! They can be purchased on location or online. Gift cards can be used at all Barcade® locations.

Is there a cover charge to get in?

No. Not normally.

Is there live music?

No. But we do play a very eclectic mix of rock music!

Do you own the name “Barcade”?

Yes, Barcade is a registered federal and international trademark.

Why do you call yourselves “The Original Arcade Bar”?

We are certainly not the first bar in history to have arcade games in it. However, we opened in October 2004 with a business model specifically aimed at combining a craft beer bar and a classic arcade. Our original location is widely credited as the inspiration behind the current arcade bar trend and for popularizing the concept.

Can I license a Barcade franchise?

Barcade is a privately owned company. We do not currently have plans to offer franchise locations.

What is the best way to inquire about having a party or special event at one of the Barcade locations?

Email is the best way to contact us regarding parties, specials events ,etc. Please visit the respective website FAQ page and Contact page for the location you are interested in.

I have a general question or concern for Barcade. What is the best way to contact Barcade?

Email us at info@barcade.com.

Barcade® Tokens : Good at any Barcade® location! Our games accept Barcade Tokens only. Tokens are non-refundable and have no cash value.