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Album night!

We showed up on a night where they were spinning old records and it was fun to smell through the... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Fun for all ages!

Loved playing games. You get a ton of tokens for $20. Great bar selection and something for... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Ina R
Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
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The Archives is a craft beer bar with a large selection of vintage arcade games.
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191 College St, Burlington, VT 05401-8304
+1 802-448-4333
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

We showed up on a night where they were spinning old records and it was fun to smell through the many options to pick the next one to give a listen. All the old arcade games really bring you back to your local bowling alley...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Loved playing games. You get a ton of tokens for $20. Great bar selection and something for everyone to play.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ina R
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome! The cocktails are a work of art and taste fantastic. I suggest the Pineapple Daiquiri. The idea that you can have cocktails and play video games at the same time is phenomenal.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ashley_B1299
Reviewed 7 July 2018

My husband and I love this place. The bartenders have all been very friendly and accommodating the several times we have come. It's a great place to have a few drinks and play some amazing old school games. I also expected the games to be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank LolaLinga
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Extensive tap list from both in state and out of state, friendly bartenders and awesome retro games. Craft beer and NBA Jam? yes please. Cheese board is great too, overall can beat it!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank wilsons26
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Great beer list. Extremely friendly bartender. A fun variety of my favorite arcade games. The problem is the bathrooms. The smelliest bathrooms in Burlington. Someone needs to get in there with a mop and some bleach.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

There are a lot of these bars popping up lately in tourist cities, I have seen quite a few, this one however is slightly different because they offer a menu of creative and delicious drinks. I went here with my guy on New Year's Eve...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Alexandra_Brook
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I have been to other arcade bars in other states before and though this one was nice, it definitely was not what I expected based on my other experiences. The bar is quite small and there are less games than I thought it would have,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank TriciaM01
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This place has an extensive selection of beer and cocktails, along with games galore. Located in the heart of Burlington, VT. Friendly atmosphere!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank pal L
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is a really simple but great place in the middle of Burlington. Classic arcade games in a bar with a great beer list. What's not to like? It's a fun place to hang out and you get a lot of bang for your buck...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank JamesCuff
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Response from Pixelvt | Reviewed this property |
yes, but I would do so on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon, not at night