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BA SCORE
96
world-class

103 Reviews
Reviews: 103
Visits: 141
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: n/a
Taps: 24
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

388 Union Ave
Brooklyn, New York, 11211-3429
United States
phone: (718) 302-6464

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @barcadebrooklyn

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Reviews: 103 | Visits: 141
Reviews by DousedInStout:
Photo of DousedInStout
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

An amazing bar and experience. Big, open ceilings with vintage arcade games lining every wall - and still for 25 cents a play! The bar itself is long, and their tap list was phenomenal: unique and rare offerings from southampton, brooklyn, sly fox, ithaca, dfh, captain lawrence, climax, victory, rogue and many more...and a cask from troegs, which was phenomenal. The beer prices were surprisingly low - 5 bucks for most pints, 6 bucks for imperials. A place I would definitely visit again - perhaps on a weeknight to enjoy the scene more. (540 characters)

More User Reviews:
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of slasich
3.86/5  rDev -10.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of Spreetaper
4.08/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of benzalman
4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of TheHip-HopMobBarley
5/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of ChipChaight
3.99/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Zekenyce
4.36/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of MichaelLamb
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of pjkelley82
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of pjs234
3.5/5  rDev -19%

Photo of MonkeyKnfeFight
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Srkolodn
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of StephRai
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of MMarkMelly
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Great Vibe Cool Bartenders. (27 characters)

Photo of Saisons-of-the-Abyss
5/5  rDev +15.7%

The selection is fantastic here. I never tried the cocktails or food (do they really serve food? Maybe, but I never noticed.) But the beers are great, for a decent price. And of course the retro games and atmosphere are fun. Just beware of how crowded it gets on weekends. (272 characters)

Photo of dangelop
4.44/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of ColForbinBC
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.15/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

It's a bar that's also an arcade. Get it? What more is there to say?

Fine. I can say a bit more. They have good prices on great beer (most beers are $6, many beers have over 90 on Beer Advocate. They've even had Bourbon County Stout on draft a few times!). I believe happy hour runs 7 days a week. Happy hour means beers are $1 cheaper. Marble Madness is a really fun game but I don't really want to promote it because I like how no one's ever playing it when I go there. It's also impossible to beat by level 4. Anyway, this place gets super crowded pretty early on Friday and Saturday nights, but during the day and during the week, it's a great, spacious place to chill out.

I come here 9 out of 10 times I'm in Williamsburg. You should too. (747 characters)

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Ant4711
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Tschnab
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of pisano
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Halfbrother83
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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