Last week, on July 13th, I shared a birthday day with Julius Caesar, Harrison Ford, Benny Benassi and some actress named Git Gay. We took off from Happy Hour this week so I could spend Saturday celebrating with family and friends; and for the last few years my restaurant of choice has been Dave and Buster’s by a mall here in Philadelphia.
Not your traditional bar, but if you haven’t heard of this place; A) do you live under a rock? And B) get your ass here if you want to enjoy yourself (and if you’re older; make yourself feel young again)! Food, drinks, and games are good for everyone at any age (unless you’re under 21 – but they have soda).
From the starters, that include: Soft Pretzel Bites, Spinach Dip, Wings, Potato Skins, and more, to the entrees: Steaks, Pasta, Burgers and more; your mouth will water with all the selections they have. I tend to go with theDave’s™ Double Cheeseburger with fries and the Pretzel Bites to start… I want to go back already.
With over 20 beers to choose from and dozens more of mixed drinks, you’ll be able to find something that you’ll love. I for one love the TNTea and tend to get at least one of these per visit before I move on to beer. In the 6 years I’ve now been able to drink at this establishment I have yet remembered to order a shot of Lethal Weaponor a Scooby Snack… but both look awesome.
On top of all this, are the games! Remember Chuck-e-Cheese when you were a kid? Well, now that you’re an adult, you have a place to come and feel like a kid again. Classics like skeeball, Pac-Man, and more to new games like Guitar Hero, DDR, and more are all available. They even have touch screen games, but not the ones you see at the typical bar. My personal favorite is Super Trivia.
Take note of some final area of Dave and Buster’s: billards, darts, and bowling. That’s right, you have CLASSIC bar games here as well. Why go anywhere else?
Aside from all these, certain Dave and Buster’s offer even more! For example, down in Philadelphia on Columbus is right on the Delaware River. They have a dockside bar where they have live music shows every weekend; in fact at the first ever Dockside Fest (2010) we were there to support an acoustic artist, David Scott Bradford.
Eat. Drink. Play. Stay Thirsty My Friends!
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