Fishtown FAQs - Barcade® - The Original Arcade Bar

Jun 12, 2020

History of Barcade®

Barcade®, the original arcade bar, was established in 2004 with a simple yet exciting premise - combine the joy of classic arcade gaming with the social, relaxed atmosphere of a bar. The concept quickly gained popularity and Barcade® has grown to become a beloved destination for gamers and nostalgia enthusiasts alike.

At Barcade®, we pride ourselves on preserving the rich history of arcade gaming. Our extensive collection of vintage games includes iconic titles from the golden era of gaming, featuring classics such as Pac-Man, Space Invaders, Donkey Kong, and many more. Step into our retro-inspired space and embark on a nostalgic journey through the iconic games that shaped the gaming industry.

FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Barcade®?

Barcade® is an arcade bar that combines classic video games with a wide selection of craft beers and cocktails. It's the perfect place to enjoy a fun-filled night with friends, reliving the glory days of arcade gaming while sipping on your favorite drink.

2. Where is Barcade® located?

Our Fishtown location is nestled in the heart of Philadelphia, where you can find a vibrant community of gamers and arcade enthusiasts. Join us at [insert address] and immerse yourself in a nostalgic atmosphere filled with flashing lights, pixelated characters, and the sounds of vintage arcade cabinets.

3. What games are available at Barcade®?

Barcade® boasts an extensive collection of classic video games, carefully curated to offer a diverse and exciting gaming experience. From iconic titles like Street Fighter II and Mortal Kombat to lesser-known gems like Bubble Bobble and BurgerTime, our arcade cabinets are packed with nostalgia-inducing adventures. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you compete for high scores and relive the magic of gaming history.

4. Are Barcade® games free to play?

At Barcade®, we believe that the joy of gaming should be accessible to everyone. While we do not offer free play, we ensure that our games are reasonably priced, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the world of arcade gaming without breaking the bank. Grab a handful of quarters and embark on a gaming adventure like no other!

5. Can I host private events at Barcade®?

Absolutely! Barcade® is the perfect venue for private events, corporate gatherings, birthday parties, and more. Contact our friendly staff to discuss your event requirements and let us work our magic to create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Get ready for a night of nostalgia, entertainment, and good times.

6. Is there food available at Barcade®?

While our main focus is on providing exceptional gaming experiences and a wide range of craft beers and cocktails, we understand the importance of satisfying those hunger pangs. Barcade® offers a delicious selection of bar snacks and bites to complement your gaming adventures. Indulge in mouthwatering treats while you conquer high scores and create lasting memories.

Join Us at Barcade® in Fishtown

If you're in search of a unique and entertaining night out, look no further than Barcade® in Fishtown. Whether you're a gaming enthusiast, a social butterfly, or simply someone in need of a well-deserved escape, we welcome you to explore our retro-themed haven and create unforgettable memories.

Indulge in the nostalgia, revel in the camaraderie, and let the spirit of arcade gaming transport you to a bygone era. Join us at Barcade® and experience the magic that happens when great games, great friends, and great drinks come together.

Michael Bishop
I used to love going to Barcade® as a kid! It's amazing how they've managed to preserve the nostalgia of classic arcade gaming while creating a cool bar atmosphere. This place undeniably brings back the best childhood memories.
Nov 12, 2023
Zachary Solomon
This place brings back the best childhood memories.
Nov 8, 2023