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Barcadia

Bar and Arcade$$$$
Henderson, Dallas
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  • Jose S.
    "They have Jenga but it's always busy."(10 Tips)
    E M.
    "Love Barcadia!! Free arcade games and $3 beers on Tuesdays!!"(11 Tips)
    Will E.
    "You eat for free if you get a perfect score on skeeball."(7 Tips)
    Cory B.
    "good tap IPA beer and retro video games."(6 Tips)
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  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverAugust 19, 2014
    True to its name, Barcadia is half bar, half arcade, and offers video games from Centipede and Dig Dug to Street Fighter 2 and Mortal Kombat, plus skee-ball ramps and popular bar food. Read more
  • Jose S.
    Jose SotoJune 22, 2015
    A friend told me that this bar was awesome, has old arcades and beer. Great I'm in! I get there and the arcades that I want to play with my friends are broken. They have Jenga but it's always busy.
  • Tony
    TonyJuly 28, 2014
    You get to play all the classic old school arcade games while getting drunk. Plus they have Life Size Jenga. If you're a gamer and like to drink this place is perfect.
  • Jenny B.
    Jenny BakerMay 13, 2013
    Surprisingly dead when I was there.great selection of drinks and food...but had my wallet stolen. Waitstaff was helpful, but bartender was an absolute douche. Great service from Amber and Kelly though
  • Original Penguin
    Original PenguinNovember 9, 2010
    One of the best new spots in town, thanks to its laid-back, good-time vibes, huge tap beer selections, no-nonsense bar food and an amazing array of old-school video and arcade games.
  • Dan T.
    Dan TheManJanuary 3, 2015
    Bunch of classic arcade games and multicade emulators. Some of which are in less than ideal condition, but most of them working. So-so drink prices and decent service. Great patio area.
  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 10, 2011
    Sip on $3 Texas drafts while you play games for free on Tuesdays. Stop in on Mondays to wash down a half price Trucker plate with happy hour specials all night long!
  • Steven S.
    Steven SarverAugust 23, 2014
    Food and drinks have always been great. Some of the arcade games are broken, so spend your money wisely. Skeeball was great!
  • Joeanna K.
    Joeanna KilgoreNovember 24, 2015
    Awesome games! Friendly and quick service! Not totally in love with the loaded fries, but the fried oreos are really great!
  • Brittney P.
    Brittney PotterDecember 24, 2014
    Surprisingly good food! We ordered the mini sliders and mini brisket sliders with fries and hummus! Yum.
  • Andres N.
    Andres NovoaNovember 4, 2015
    Giant Jenga, Track & Field & Skee-ball! What more could you ask for! Fun place to chill with friends.
  • Troy W.
    Troy WylderFebruary 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Patio is greatness, especially with the jumbo jenga. Also, it will be brought to you attention that you're not as good at video games as you remember....if you're 30+, that is.
  • Three Sheets Blog
    Three Sheets BlogFebruary 5, 2012
    Some of the best bar food in Dallas, with vintage arcade games, Skeeball and tons of great beers on draft.
  • Cory B.
    Cory BennettAugust 9, 2015
    Love this place. Come here whenever you want some good tap IPA beer and retro video games.
  • Matthew B.
    Matthew BoothOctober 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Great patio, strong drinks, old school music, awesome bartenders!! Beware of the restroom!! (Gross)
  • Will E.
    Will EdmonsonAugust 31, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Free game night on Tuesdays. You eat for free if you get a perfect score on skeeball.
  • Fox B.
    Fox BarrelMay 12, 2011
    The Fox Barrel Pacific Pear is fantastic! Fermented using 100% pure pear-juice and Gluten-free!
  • Daren M.
    Daren MMay 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Order a pint of Magic Hat - Number Nine. it is a perfect summer ale and they have it on tap!
  • Aubrie W.
    Aubrie WillsApril 14, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Chris is the coolest... tell him to make you something yummy
  • Dean E.
    Dean EricksonSeptember 16, 2014
    Fun bar with tons of arcade games everywhere.
  • Stephanie P.
    Stephanie PittmanJanuary 24, 2013
    Great bar! Nice amount or arcade games too!
  • Sarah M.
    Sarah MDecember 15, 2011
    The games are so much fun! Great place for a date night.
  • A R.
    A RossiJune 30, 2013
    Excellent tip: order a drink
  • Katie C.
    Katie CunninghamMarch 13, 2012
    Pyramid apricot & #9 on draft and free games on Tuesday nights to play EW LA LAA
  • Katie O.
    Katie O.April 25, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Hummus has made myself and a friend both sick. Order something else!
  • E M.
    E MNovember 21, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Love Barcadia!! Free arcade games and $3 beers on Tuesdays!!
  • B P.
    B PJanuary 17, 2015
    Half price food on Monday totally worth it, just sad few of the arcade games weren't fully working :(
  • Gerardo V.
    Gerardo VargasAugust 29, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    free play tuesday! play all you want for free. please be considerate of others, especially with the skeeball.
  • Jonathan S.
    Jonathan SpeerlyApril 23, 2010
    Great bar, but the owner is very rude and selective on her clientele. Which is amazing considering she was part of the big club scene in NYC
  • Bri M.
    Bri M.April 25, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    $12 Bottomless Mimosas on Sunday. Be careful, though...the bubbly will getcha if you aren't careful!
  • Mia S.
    Mia SOctober 14, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Bring your goggy, have a trash can punch and chicken fingers!!
  • Michael B.
    Michael BurksSeptember 24, 2010
    Park at the Farmer's Market and walk down, easiest parking ever and less than 5 minutes to walk down.
  • ILiveInDallas.com
    ILiveInDallas.comApril 4, 2012
    Play 2ft Jenga or the nostalgic videos games like Pac-Man.
  • Brandon F.
    Brandon FriedDecember 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    mondays: half-price food AND all-night happy hour.
  • Chad G.
    Chad G.November 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    They have Shiner Cheer on draft! You must try!
  • StealingKitty
    StealingKittySeptember 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Monday's are half priced bites. Great deal!
  • Kaitlyn S.
    Kaitlyn S.May 6, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Great spot for a relaxing evening with friends. They now have giant connect-four along with giant Jenga!
  • Michael M.
    Michael MooreAugust 16, 2011
    Fried PB&J with a tiny milk carton! Amazing!
  • Alison P.
    Alison PruettSeptember 15, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Kind of a hipster spot and the games cost, but rarely super crowded
  • Christina A.
    Christina AustinMarch 20, 2013
    Delicious and great service
  • Jeff S.
    Jeff StraterFebruary 12, 2012
    Hamburger nachos like the old school Taco Bell nachos bell grande. In a good way, y'all.
  • Zach D.
    Zach DominguezJanuary 5, 2014
    If only you could get tickets and exchange them for drinks!
  • Vane 💋
    Vane 💋June 9, 2014
    The baes going at Jenga
  • Dallas Food N.
    Dallas Food NerdMarch 2, 2013
    brunch: migas and a mojitos!
  • Sam M.
    Sam MelnickJuly 7, 2015
    They serve the best root beer here.
  • James D.
    James DouglasFebruary 12, 2012
    PBR on tap for the "keeping it classy" win.
  • Brenda G.
    Brenda GrahamFebruary 28, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    1/2 price food on Monday's and happy hour drinks all night!
  • Stephen E.
    Stephen EsparzaDecember 18, 2012
    Mondays are half price and the food is awesome.
  • Stephanie S.
    Stephanie SparerOctober 22, 2011
    Fancy ass bartenders who let you steal cherries. So I guess it's not really stealing.
  • amanda m.
    amanda mckinneyJanuary 11, 2011
    Half price food on Monday! Tuna is phenom.
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