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Dorky's Arcade

754 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-5208
+1 253-627-4156
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Truly Dorky

Kind of a labor of love for us who grew up on quarter vids. Kids are allowed, food is served... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
David S
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Tacoma, Washington
It's an arcade

We shared a pizza, ciders and a variety of drinks and played some games. Like all arcades, it's... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
candidhoney
,
Englewood, Florida
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
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754 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-5208
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Kind of a labor of love for us who grew up on quarter vids. Kids are allowed, food is served, retro is current. Pretty good selection of old stand-up, console, bowling alley - type video games.

Thank David S
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We shared a pizza, ciders and a variety of drinks and played some games. Like all arcades, it's noisy, but we had a good time socializing, eating and playing games. The pizza was tasty and the drinks were good.

Thank candidhoney
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We're so lucky to have Dorky's in Tacoma. They have an excellent selection of pinball machines of all vintages and tons of video games. Find all your favourites: Galaga, Burger Time, all the Mario and Pac-Man games, Battle Zone, Tempest, etc etc... My favourite pinball...More

Thank jay s
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great arcade, no matter what time of day that you go -- but after 9pm, it is 21+, as they do offer an awesome selection of beer. Take the kids during the day and show them what video games were like when we were their...More

Thank teknodave
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great place to take the kiddos, or to hang with friends after 9pm. The selection of games is pretty impressive as is the beer!

Thank Ilovegr8Htls
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This place is really cool. I'm sad to say I've been ignoring Tacoma for years. I thought Seattle was the place to be, but lately Seattle offers a dirty and unpleasant experience. Traffic, parking, crowded sidewalks and out of control homelessness and pan handling have...More

Thank Melanieames
Reviewed 14 November 2016

When I got out of the car this past Saturday night I chuckled when I saw this arcade. It was not our point of destination. However; after we ate our meal at The Office Pub & Grill we popped into Dorky's Arcade to check it...More

Thank KimB007
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Really wanted to like this arcade because of the vast array of games. We were excited to discover so many choices in one place; however, we were disappointed to see "out of order" signs on several of the pinball machines. On the plus side, forewarning...More

Thank narfishi
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I've been to Dorky's a few times for birthdays and it is a great place. Very family friendly. I go there with my 10 and 13 year old and they have a blast playing the "old school" video games that I played when I was...More

Thank P7585EJbrianc
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Dorky's is a fun depending on the time of day you go. Afternoon hours are less crowded/noisy. They have a good selection of games, but some don't work and the staff don't reimburse your quarters if you report a broken machine, so choose your games...More

Thank amifarrar
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Kandwy
10 August 2016|
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Response from 281EileenB | Reviewed this property |
Many of the pinball games are 25 cents...The new high tech games, like Star Wars are @ @4.oo. Food and beer are not overpriced
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Holly E
25 September 2015|
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Response from 281EileenB | Reviewed this property |
You can book a birthday party, wedding or X-mas party there
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