Four Awesome Barcades To Check Out In The Bay Area

Looking to escape the heat this summer by playing a couple rounds of Pac-Man while drinking a cold beer? Here’s a list of our favorite barcades in the Bay!

1. Emporium – SF

Head on down to Emporium at 616 Divisadero Street for some air hockey, pinball, and good hangs with friends.


2. Emporium – Oakland

Emporium’s second location in Oakland offers 18 arcade games, yummy cocktails and live DJs. Find it near the Fox Theater at 1805 Telegraph Avenue.


3. Coin-Op Game Room – SF

It’s all about the classics at Coin-Op. Come play your favorite games from the past while drinking craft cocktails, beer, and some delicious grub. Plus, there’s free play on the last Sunday of the month! Located at 508 4th Street.


4. Miniboss – San Jose

Walk around downtown San Jose and pop into Miniboss for a drink and epic arcade games! Their themed cocktails are amazing, but get there early on the weekends before a line starts to form. This is the spot to be! 52 E Santa Clara Street.


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