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Retro!

I went downtown with some friends after a graduation. Some of us were going to drink and others... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
JohnL10089
via mobile
Good find Downtown

Over the last few months, I've been going to Downtown Pensacola more and more. I usually try not... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2011
SLoren850
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19 Dec 2017
“Retro! ”
20 Jun 2017
“It's ok...”
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A community-centric bar with a cast of local characters from the genius trivia savants to bar game junkies, Play invokes the spirit of your youth while giving you the best ingredients of adulthood. With over 20 rotating microbrews, a combination of...more
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16 Palafox Pl Ste 200, Suite 200, Pensacola, FL 32502-5628
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I went downtown with some friends after a graduation. Some of us were going to drink and others not. We decided that Play would be a good place to fit that balance. It has some retro games like pinball, house of the dead, terminator, air...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The games are out of order most of the time. If you go on a weekday it's fine, but it's way too crowded on the weekends. The last time I was there a fight almost broke out because a girl beat some guy at air...More

Thank Georgia T
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Play is a very unique bar because it is an arcade for adults! The games are fun and the drinks are good. Order the King koopa!

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

It's a arcade game room with full bar and beer. The staff was kinda stiff. And they had music that wasn't really my preference playing. But we had fun playing pool. It's off the main strip with all of the other restaurants and bars. You...More

Thank Marlanea C
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Loaded with classic arcade games, a very fun place to visit with friends. They have good amount of tv's to watch games as well. Staff was friendly. Will be back.

Thank majdr9
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Has a great time playing games, especially the Simpsons pinball and Monster Bash pinball. Nice place to hang out and drink. Had kind of a weird smell and you have to walk up stairs, but no big deal.

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Excellent idea to have a bar and throwback video arcade against the backdrop of the fast paced life in downtown Pensacola. Atmosphere brings many memories of the old days and great bar staff to back it up. Highly recommend.

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 23 March 2015

On a recent trip to Pensacola, I was looking for nightlight attractions and found this interesting looking "bar"cade.....my Husband and I love games so a bar, games, and music sounded like a win. We went and had a BLAST!!! They played nothing but the latest...More

Thank Stylishcurvygirl
Reviewed 27 January 2012

This is located right downtown near other bars and restaurants and they have video games, sports games, skee ball, etc. It is a bar but filled with games and no children allowed. Wonderful place

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Reviewed 23 June 2011

Over the last few months, I've been going to Downtown Pensacola more and more. I usually try not to leave the beach because until recently, there never really was a reason to do it. But, my friends have been taking me Downtown more and more...More

2  Thank SLoren850
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