Dave & Buster's

★★★★☆
Escape Into Play! Eat Drink and Play at Dave & Buster’s
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215-413-1951

325 N. Columbus

Philadelphia, PA

19106

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Overall experience is very good - great food, decent prices and great time with the games.

Like that points can be saved on your game card towards future prizes and that coupons are routinely available for bonus play time etc.

Unfortunately last dining experience was awful, waitress was non-existant, appetizers never came out - food delivered and no utensils - had to wait 5 minutes for them. HOWEVER, matter was brought to managers attention, who promptly fixed it - provided a round of drinks on the house and even offered free desserts for the table of 4. Kudos to him - he saved the night and we will return.

Watch for specials and coupons to get the best bang for your buck.

4
★★★★☆

Overall experience is very good - great food, decent prices and great time with the games.

Like that points can be saved on your game card towards future prizes and that coupons are routinely available for bonus play time etc.

Unfortunately last dining experience was awful, waitress was non-existant, appetizers never came out - food delivered and no utensils - had to wait 5 minutes for them. HOWEVER, matter was brought to managers attention, who promptly fixed it - provided a round of drinks on the house and even offered free desserts for the table of 4. Kudos to him - he saved the night and we will return.

Watch for specials and coupons to get the best bang for your buck.

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I have been here a couple of times while staying in the area. It is very fun. The adult Chuck E. Cheese. The staff is friendly. They offer a lot of video games, pool and bowling. Much bigger than the NYC location. I look forward to going back.

5
★★★★★

I have been here a couple of times while staying in the area. It is very fun. The adult Chuck E. Cheese. The staff is friendly. They offer a lot of video games, pool and bowling. Much bigger than the NYC location. I look forward to going back.

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I just took my son there last week for the first time. It was just as we expected. They have a wide variety of games both for adults and kids. He had a blast and can't wait to go back. The food was pretty good. Only draw back I found was it is easy to drop a lot of money in a short amount of time.

3
★★★☆☆

I just took my son there last week for the first time. It was just as we expected. They have a wide variety of games both for adults and kids. He had a blast and can't wait to go back. The food was pretty good. Only draw back I found was it is easy to drop a lot of money in a short amount of time.

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Took our daughter and her frineds there for her 13th birthday - they had a blast and loved the food. I found the food ok - nothing to rave about. The atmosphere is loud - perfect for a younger set but not for me.

3
★★★☆☆

Took our daughter and her frineds there for her 13th birthday - they had a blast and loved the food. I found the food ok - nothing to rave about. The atmosphere is loud - perfect for a younger set but not for me.

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Dave and Buster's is one of my favorite family locations in the city whether for just dinner or game night with the family, they atmosphere is upbeat and energetic, good clean crowd and the food is excellent. you can almost garauntee you are leaving with a take home bag.

4
★★★★☆

Dave and Buster's is one of my favorite family locations in the city whether for just dinner or game night with the family, they atmosphere is upbeat and energetic, good clean crowd and the food is excellent. you can almost garauntee you are leaving with a take home bag.

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Dave and Busters is surely a fun place. It has been described as a "Chuckie Cheese for adults." The biggest problem, however, is that they are overpriced. It is very easy to drop a hundred dollars in a couple of hours at D&B. When they first opened several years ago their prices were somewhat reasonable, but the prices have risen continuously since that time. Rather than using game tokens, they now use an electronic card which makes it easier for them to inch up the prices. For example, a game that used to require two tokens may now require 3.8. Prices can be inched up slowly, and they are. With many games you win tickets. They used to have some decent merchandise that you could purchase with your tickets. Now they have mostly worthless junk.

As for the food, I was always pleasantly surprised at the high quality of their food. On my last visit, however, I actually requested and was granted a partial refund. I ordered the ribs and they were pure fat. Most of what they served me was not edible. It amazed me that they could even let that dish leave the kitchen.

Again, overall D&B is a truly fun place. Just be prepared to spend a lot of money, and you just may want to go elsewhere for dinner.

PROS: A truly fun place to visit
CONS: Overpriced, food quality has declined

3
★★★☆☆

Dave and Busters is surely a fun place. It has been described as a "Chuckie Cheese for adults." The biggest problem, however, is that they are overpriced. It is very easy to drop a hundred dollars in a couple of hours at D&B. When they first opened several years ago their prices were somewhat reasonable, but the prices have risen continuously since that time. Rather than using game tokens, they now use an electronic card which makes it easier for them to inch up the prices. For example, a game that used to require two tokens may now require 3.8. Prices can be inched up slowly, and they are. With many games you win tickets. They used to have some decent merchandise that you could purchase with your tickets. Now they have mostly worthless junk.

As for the food, I was always pleasantly surprised at the high quality of their food. On my last visit, however, I actually requested and was granted a partial refund. I ordered the ribs and they were pure fat. Most of what they served me was not edible. It amazed me that they could even let that dish leave the kitchen.

Again, overall D&B is a truly fun place. Just be prepared to spend a lot of money, and you just may want to go elsewhere for dinner.

PROS: A truly fun place to visit
CONS: Overpriced, food quality has declined

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Dave & Buster's is a sports bar, restaurant, and arcade all in one. The games range anywhere from virtual reality to skeeball and though your tab can run up pretty quickly, in my mind there's nothing better than having some drinks and playing games. With drinks specials, a million TVs, good bar food, and pool tables, there's something for everyone. A great place for a first date.

4
★★★★☆

Dave & Buster's is a sports bar, restaurant, and arcade all in one. The games range anywhere from virtual reality to skeeball and though your tab can run up pretty quickly, in my mind there's nothing better than having some drinks and playing games. With drinks specials, a million TVs, good bar food, and pool tables, there's something for everyone. A great place for a first date.

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fun, but i feel like i was a little mislead on the pricing.

6
★★★★★

fun, but i feel like i was a little mislead on the pricing.

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Dave & Busters is BEEESSSSSSST!
SKEE-SKEEE SKEEE - Ball.
Holla atcha girl Kisha waiting tables.
Tip her good!

4
★★★★☆

Dave & Busters is BEEESSSSSSST!
SKEE-SKEEE SKEEE - Ball.
Holla atcha girl Kisha waiting tables.
Tip her good!

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Dave and busters is so much fun for adults who still wanna have fun! its great when you want some good food and a little play..just to relax after a long day..sometime si dont get why parents bring their kids at like 11 or 12 pm though, overall, i give it 4 outta 5

4
★★★★☆

Dave and busters is so much fun for adults who still wanna have fun! its great when you want some good food and a little play..just to relax after a long day..sometime si dont get why parents bring their kids at like 11 or 12 pm though, overall, i give it 4 outta 5

Pros: great food

Cons: too much kids, a little pricey unless its half off wednesday

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Okay so the food isn't good at all but the drinks and the games are why anyone would come here! It's fun and corny and a good place to go with your friends when you feel like being silly.

3
★★★☆☆

Okay so the food isn't good at all but the drinks and the games are why anyone would come here! It's fun and corny and a good place to go with your friends when you feel like being silly.

Cons: food

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The food was too greasy to eat and it mad us sick. Games were fun, but eat elsewhere!!!

1
★☆☆☆☆

The food was too greasy to eat and it mad us sick. Games were fun, but eat elsewhere!!!

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I went to this restaurant 8-6-08, to celebrate my niece's birthday. Our server, Steph, did well serving
our group. The atmosphere was nice---BUT, my entre was HORRIFIC!!!! I ordered the parmesan
encrusted chicken ceasar salad. The salad looked appetizing , the chicken breast was golden brown--
and it was RAW!!!! They cut the meat in strips and placed it on the salad and no one took
the time to COOK THE MEAT!! UNBELIEVABLE!!!!

Needless to say my appetite disappeared and I went WITHOUT a Meal. The manage NEVER came
over to apologize ----STRANGE, and very UNPROFESSIONAL behavior. I had nausea later because
a did taste an small amount.
Do I need to say anymore---YUK!!!

1
★☆☆☆☆

I went to this restaurant 8-6-08, to celebrate my niece's birthday. Our server, Steph, did well serving
our group. The atmosphere was nice---BUT, my entre was HORRIFIC!!!! I ordered the parmesan
encrusted chicken ceasar salad. The salad looked appetizing , the chicken breast was golden brown--
and it was RAW!!!! They cut the meat in strips and placed it on the salad and no one took
the time to COOK THE MEAT!! UNBELIEVABLE!!!!

Needless to say my appetite disappeared and I went WITHOUT a Meal. The manage NEVER came
over to apologize ----STRANGE, and very UNPROFESSIONAL behavior. I had nausea later because
a did taste an small amount.
Do I need to say anymore---YUK!!!

Cons: Raw Meat , Poor management Service

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the noise level is unreal...not a place that you want to have a conversation with your friends. The service was far from ideal.

2
★★☆☆☆

the noise level is unreal...not a place that you want to have a conversation with your friends. The service was far from ideal.

Pros: wish I could think of one

Cons: the games leave a bit to be desired

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I think this is a great date place...the food is pretty good and there is plenty to do if things go well...pool tables galour and a huge arcade! The power combo is a great value is you are already an established couple too! If you get there before 3pm on certain days you can park free in their ramp.

4
★★★★☆

I think this is a great date place...the food is pretty good and there is plenty to do if things go well...pool tables galour and a huge arcade! The power combo is a great value is you are already an established couple too! If you get there before 3pm on certain days you can park free in their ramp.

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I went to Dave and Buster's about a month ago on a "date" with my boyfriend. We had a great time. We sat at the bar and ordered dinner and drinks. We took advantage of the weekday special that gives you a $10 gamecard with your meal for $15.99. The choices for the special were great, and I didnt feel slighted with the selection (which often happens in other restaurants). We both had the sirloin and split the cheesesteak springroll and cheesefry fondue appetizer. The food was unexpectedly great. Our total bill was around $100 after all that we drank, ate, and tip, but it was well worth it. After that we took our gamecards and played games. We had a great time. This is obviously not a place for a romantic date, but great if you want to feel like a kid again.

5
★★★★★

I went to Dave and Buster's about a month ago on a "date" with my boyfriend. We had a great time. We sat at the bar and ordered dinner and drinks. We took advantage of the weekday special that gives you a $10 gamecard with your meal for $15.99. The choices for the special were great, and I didnt feel slighted with the selection (which often happens in other restaurants). We both had the sirloin and split the cheesesteak springroll and cheesefry fondue appetizer. The food was unexpectedly great. Our total bill was around $100 after all that we drank, ate, and tip, but it was well worth it. After that we took our gamecards and played games. We had a great time. This is obviously not a place for a romantic date, but great if you want to feel like a kid again.

Pros: Food Special, Fun Atmosphere

Cons: $8 Parking

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I have only been once but the service was unbelievable. Even in the game room the attendents were very helpful and immedately responded with smiles to help as some of the games malfunctioned on us. I really just expected a chucky cheese type place but it is very reasonable and a very creative drink menu. Good times.

5
★★★★★

I have only been once but the service was unbelievable. Even in the game room the attendents were very helpful and immedately responded with smiles to help as some of the games malfunctioned on us. I really just expected a chucky cheese type place but it is very reasonable and a very creative drink menu. Good times.

Pros: Service, Creative Drinks, Upscale furnishings

Cons: n/a

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Just wanted to say we've been there a number of times and have always found the service excellent as well as the food. Their selection of drinks and food is broad and priced right. The game room in the rear has always been fun and the pier side bar during the summer months provides a beautiful view of passing ships, tugs and boaters as well as the Historical Ben Franklin bridge. I highly recommend D&Bs

5
★★★★★

Just wanted to say we've been there a number of times and have always found the service excellent as well as the food. Their selection of drinks and food is broad and priced right. The game room in the rear has always been fun and the pier side bar during the summer months provides a beautiful view of passing ships, tugs and boaters as well as the Historical Ben Franklin bridge. I highly recommend D&Bs

Pros: Location, Food, Fun

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Great Place to hangout, tip a few with friends, The Girls in this place were second to none!

5
★★★★★

Great Place to hangout, tip a few with friends, The Girls in this place were second to none!

Pros: Excellent Location, Clean, Great food

Cons: Lack of good Parking, Expensive

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I recommend this to all people. Even if you have kids this is still a good place because of its atmoshere and the game room.

5
★★★★★

I recommend this to all people. Even if you have kids this is still a good place because of its atmoshere and the game room.

Pros: arcade!!!!, awsome food, overall lots of fun

Cons: kind of expensive, sometimes noisy

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My wife and I went to Dave and Buster's this past weekend. I probably won't go back anytime soon. Parking was right on the premises, but we had to shell out $8 bucks before getting out of the car. (Hello...red flag). We decided to grab a bite to eat at the D&B restaurant. An hour later we were finally seated in the horribly understaffed dining area. The food was okay ( Wow, $4.75 for a draft lager). How about an after dinner game of pool or shuffle board? Sorry, they were all turned into buffet tables for private parties. We finally went to the video arcade which prevented our trip from being a total loss. If you want a good time don't go to D&B.

2
★★☆☆☆

My wife and I went to Dave and Buster's this past weekend. I probably won't go back anytime soon. Parking was right on the premises, but we had to shell out $8 bucks before getting out of the car. (Hello...red flag). We decided to grab a bite to eat at the D&B restaurant. An hour later we were finally seated in the horribly understaffed dining area. The food was okay ( Wow, $4.75 for a draft lager). How about an after dinner game of pool or shuffle board? Sorry, they were all turned into buffet tables for private parties. We finally went to the video arcade which prevented our trip from being a total loss. If you want a good time don't go to D&B.

Pros: parking garage

Cons: overpriced, poor service

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My Mother was turning 79 years old ,and we had her whole family attending her surprise party at Dave & Busters. Dave & Busters set us up right from the grandchildren to my parents who are 79 & 80 years of age. A GREAT PLACE FOR ALL AGES! My Mother was so surprise, and Dave & Busters could not have went out of their way any more then they did to make My MoTHER FEEL RIGHT AT HOME!

5
★★★★★

My Mother was turning 79 years old ,and we had her whole family attending her surprise party at Dave & Busters. Dave & Busters set us up right from the grandchildren to my parents who are 79 & 80 years of age. A GREAT PLACE FOR ALL AGES! My Mother was so surprise, and Dave & Busters could not have went out of their way any more then they did to make My MoTHER FEEL RIGHT AT HOME!

Pros: Service & food, easy parking, The people

Cons: just nothing negtive

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If you like to hang out and play games this is the place to go. It is an awesome time with TONS of things to do. Better than just sitting there and drinking!

5
★★★★★

If you like to hang out and play games this is the place to go. It is an awesome time with TONS of things to do. Better than just sitting there and drinking!

Pros: Good food, air ventilation good, Good parking

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Looking for a different kind of night out? Dave & Busterâ??s is the perfect place for dinner, happy hour, or the company party. Enjoy our restaurant, bar & a Midway filled with interactive video games. -- games, restaurant, pool, bar, video games, arcade, happy hour, cocktails, family fun, appetizers, darts -- Feed Your Fun! Eat, Drink & Play at Dave & Buster's!

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