If you're looking for some fun nightlife and things to do in NYC check out these cool retro gaming bars perfect for anyone who loves to drink and game. An arcade bar in New York City is the best option for an entertaining night out at a bar any day of the week.

Check out the best bars in NYC on our 212Area Guide if you're looking for something to do in the concrete jungle. Best of all, it's free! 

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148 W 24th St, New York NY, 10011
Barcade's fourth location, located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. Opened in May 2014.
Ace Bar
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531 E 5th St, New York NY, 10009
Ace Bar in New York City’s East Village is “no pretense, no fuss, just fun.” Ace Bar opened its doors in early 1992, a time when New York City’s...
Two Bit's Retro Arcade
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153 Essex St, New York NY, 10002
Two-Bit's features a huge selection of arcades and pinballs from the 80s and early 90s, with a bar offering craft beer, fine wine and specialty cocktails....
The Uncommons
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230 Thompson St, New York NY, 10012
Manhattan's first board game cafe. Offering a vast library of titles to purchase or play, as well as a wide selection of food and drinks. Manhattan's first...
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511 Amsterdam Ave, New York NY, 10024
Looking for a friendly neighborhood bar for drinks with friends and delicious food? e's BAR caters to all your needs and more, all under one roof! Our...
Pioneers Bar NYC
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138 W 29th St, New York NY, 10001
3,000 Sq ft of bar and lounge, games, craft beers, hang out area and friendly service. Come play! With 3,000 square feet of bar and lounge, Pioneers is the...
FISHBOWL at Dream Midtown
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210 W 55th Street, New York NY, 10019
FISHBOWL is the ideal place to watch a sporting event, host a private engagement, or bowl a round or two while enjoying your favorite beverage. TAO Group...
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48 E 23rd St, New York NY, 10010
The original ping pong social club. By combining an unusual mixture of sport, design and entertainment, SPiN New York has created a unique day and nighttime...
Union Hall
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702 Union Street, Brooklyn, New York NY, 11215
Union Hall is the premiere venue for live entertainment as well as a bar and restaurant.