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Barcade

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
95
world-class

128 Ratings
Ratings: 128
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.37%
Taps: 24
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ 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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(Place added by: slander)
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Reviews by TheDeuce:
Photo of TheDeuce
3.73/5  rDev -13.3%

Barcade...

Atmosphere-old dive bar, warehouse feel, lots of wood, bar is nice, all draft based with chips for food. Of course the machines are cool, I really like the wood panels in between the machines to rest your beer on.

Quality-nice mix of local (Sixpoint, Brooklyn, etc.) with some good travellers like Victory and Stoudt's, all beers served well. Maybe a little expensive at $6 a pint, but quality is good.

Service-bartenders are no-nonsense, but beers were served right. One did a nice job of breaking up a fight.

Selection-see above, again nice mix of local and outliers.

Food-nothing but chips and jerky, good munchies.

Value-beers are somewhat expensive, games are a quarter apiece.

One last thing, this bar had the potential to be incredible in terms of the arcade scene, but while the games are cheap the vast majority have some sort of control issue, I wish they were better about that. Reduced what could have been amazing to something that was fun once but one I probably won't seek out again.

TheDeuce, Mar 09, 2010
More User Reviews:
Photo of MMarkMelly
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Great Vibe Cool Bartenders.

MMarkMelly, Thursday at 08:55 PM
Photo of Saisons-of-the-Abyss
5/5  rDev +16.3%

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.

Saisons-of-the-Abyss, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of dangelop
4.44/5  rDev +3.3%

dangelop, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of diamondlie
4/5  rDev -7%

diamondlie, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of ColForbinBC
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

ColForbinBC, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.15/5  rDev -3.5%

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.

ArsMoriendiOU818, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of JoeMans
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

JoeMans, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of Ant4711
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Ant4711, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of Tschnab
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Tschnab, Jul 07, 2014
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Barcade in Brooklyn, NY
95 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.