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“NYE was just ok”
Review of Dave & Buster's

Dave & Buster's
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US$339.00*
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Washington DC to New York Day Trip by Rail
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We booked D&B for NYE as we had a 5 year old daughter and this was one of the only venues that was family friendly in NYC. Overall it was just ok. The food was disappointing. A buffet of fried food. Desserts very poor and limited. Open bar was fine. DJ was good, however a live band would have been better for a big night like NYE. The games area was packed, but we did have some fun in this space.

The most disappointing was that we arrived at the start (7pm) and was sat at a table in a really loud and busy area. We asked to move to a booth so that our 5 year old could lay down later in the night and was told that was not possible. We then watched as booths sat empty for hours, with people arriving at 11pm getting a better seat. This really soured the night for us.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We discovered Dave’s and busters in Orlando and it was great. Stop by the one of New York City and it really sucks nobody was smiling really crappy. The food was really bad. Never will go back. Should fire the whole staff and restart with people who actually want to be there. The games were good but the attitude of the staff ruined it.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I took my son for new years and overall it was good, not much seating, a good range of prizes to choose from. There is a coat check which helped having to carry coats around the busy place. I chose to pay for the bigget token bundle just because for me made sence as i knew i was there for hours and you get more for the money. The card system i found good as it stops for the need to collect hundreds of tickets and walk around with them instead the total is put onto your card after each turn

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I chose Dave and busters literally the day before NYE. It was about $130 per person. once inside the venue there was a good family atmosphere... service at the bar I thought was excellent considering it was New year's eve, was never waiting more than about 5 minutes for a drink... the buffet food was really good, mini pizzas, burgers and hotdogs with chips simple but so good! after watching everyone else play the arcade games we decided to give it a go. first we loaded about $30 and then we were addicted and 'reloaded with another $50... so apart from the entrance tickets we spent an additional $80 on arcade games but passed the time and was great fun! You can also put your tickets towards prizes so we didn't go home empty handed for our extra money! Now here is the best part... at 23.15(just 45 minutes before NYE) we headed out to the sidewalk... from the doors of Dave and busters YOU CAN SEE THE BALL DROP SO CLEARLY! that sure beat standing in times square all day and was worth every penny! you will read of people spending $500 each to see the ball drop at other parties and we got to see it for a lot less! this was supposed to be a once in a lifetime experience but at these prices I might just do it again!

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We only picked n app as it was pricey as expected, but that 1 app was horrible. We would not dine here again. Games were fun n pricey as expected.

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