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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 22 April 2017
David S
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 11 March 2017
Englewood, Florida
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754 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-5208
+1 253-627-4156
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Reviewed 22 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 11 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 2 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

1  Thank jennifer s
Reviewed 14 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

1  Thank teknodave
Reviewed 10 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 15 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

1  Thank KimB007
Reviewed 10 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 15 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 24 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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11 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
Holly E
26 September 2015|
Response from 281EileenB | Reviewed this property |
You can book a birthday party, wedding or X-mas party there