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Boxcar Bar + Arcade

Closed Now: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Open today: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Fun place !

This place is happening! Crowded beyond belief on a Saturday night. Drink prices are actually... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
yeoleseahag
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nc
Boxcar Bar = A Good Place for Beer + Video Games

Boxcar is a pretty fun arcade bar with a good beer/cocktail selection, and a large variety of... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
La_fl_drew
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Orlando, Florida
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Boxcar Bar + Arcade is home to over 70 games, including classic and modern arcades and pinball favorites, skee ball, air hockey, nintendo systems and more! In addition to a full bar, we have 24 craft beers on draft and a number of cans and bottled...more
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330 W Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1746
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is happening! Crowded beyond belief on a Saturday night. Drink prices are actually great and a huge variety. The DJ on the outdoor patio was the bomb! We had alot of fun.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yeoleseahag
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Boxcar is a pretty fun arcade bar with a good beer/cocktail selection, and a large variety of arcade games, pinball, and even air hockey. Even though Boxcar was fairly crowded, it never seemed too packed to move. Most games require no wait or a small...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank La_fl_drew
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Go back in time and play some awesome arcade games! They have all kinds of games including Tekken, Galaga, Jurassic Park, air hockey, Pacman, Mario Cart, Pinball, you name it! They have a central bar inside and you buy tokens to play the games. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ingrid M
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Our family of 3 have loved arcades since our daughter was a toddler. She's now 16 and she agrees this is the second best arcade we've ever gone to. Even better is the fact that its close enough to go often. I'm soooooo happy we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Tons of games, full service bar. Just be warned it’s a 21 and over place. Parking in the whole area is bad. But fun times beside that.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 333jamese
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

It typically scout out places that i plan on taking friends beforehand and this was no acception. Very casual spot, with a lot of 30 somethings and tons of games. The staff was friendly and it made me nostalgic for the 90s. Will return

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Dalamar B
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I went to this bar alone and was really surprised at how fun it was. Although the music was kinda loud it didnt detract from the overrall experience. The arcade games from yesteryear is a very nice touch. I was able to play a few...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Global748104
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Combines adult entertainment and fun for the kids. I was hesitant to stop in at first with the kids thinking that it was more a bar than anything. But the kid had fun playing video games as well as my husband and I. On the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank E G
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Tons of games, full service bar. Just be warned it’s a 21 and over place. Parking in the whole area is bad

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 333jamese
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Boxcar is a great place. They have a happy hour from 4-7 and they have an awesome selection of tap and canned beers. For happy hour they $3 canned beers and they give you a couple of tokens per drink. They have a wide...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Rhonda M
28 November 2016|
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Response from Kristen M | Property representative |
Tokens are 4 for $1 and can be purchased by either cash or credit. Most arcades take 1 token, most pinball, skee ball and air hockey take 2 per player/game and Nintendo systems are free to play.
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ElaineCarolRoman
31 July 2016|
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Response from Kristen M | Property representative |
Just free popcorn, but you're welcome to bring outside food.
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Tamara B
26 July 2016|
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Response from Kristen M | Property representative |
Gamers of any age are welcome, along with a parent or guardian, any time before 9pm, 7 days/week.
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