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4 Best Arcade Bars in Nashville You Should Check Out

Updated: Apr 3

Today I'm gonna show you the 4 best arcade bars in Nashville that you won't want to miss! Up for something different or a little nostalgia? Nashville is home to 4 arcade bars that will keep you entertained. With a great selection of beer, games, and cocktails, what's not to love? If you're looking for something fun and new to do tonight, check these out.

Up-Down Nashville

Up-Down in Nashville, Tennessee

Up-Down is an arcade bar located in the Five Points area of Nashville. Its a great place to check out for a great craft beer selection. They have a few high gravity beers that are really nice. They have just about any retro game you could want to play. You purchase tokens from the bartenders and play as much as you want! They also have a nice up stairs patio lounge. They have live music sometimes as well. You won't go wrong inviting friends or family to come hang out here. If you want to bring your furry friend, that's not a problem either. Up-Down is dog friendly and you can and bring them to the patio. Up-Down is 21 and up only.

Game Terminal

Game Terminal in Nashville, Tennessee

Game terminal is a nice, spacious arcade in south Nashville near Nolensille Pike. You'll find a large selection of games to play. They have a ton of pinball machines and retro classic arcade games. They also have a few newer games as well. They offer a full bar with a good selection of liquors and beers. They have an outdoor area as well with some games out there as well. Its a nice place to have some nostalgic fun. Game Terminal also has a dog friendly patio so feel free to bring them along. Game Terminal is kid friendly until 8:00 pm. After that, its is 21+. There is also a $10 fee for 21 and under so it is recommended to get there early so you can get the most out of your money.

No Quarter

Located in East Nashville right behind Up-Down you have No Quarter. No Quarter is all pinball and beer, so if that's your jam, then this is the place for you. Also, if you were ever interested in pinball tournaments, this is your spot. As of the time of publishing this article, they do pinball tournaments every Wednesday. And they have a great selection of craft beers on draft.

16-Bit Arcade+Bar and Pins Mechanical Co

16-Bit Arcade features arcade games, a full bar with themed drinks, and a mini bowling alley. You'll no doubt have fun here with tons to do and great drinks. You can also play the games for free! There are a lot of classic and vintage games you'll love. They have everything from Centipede to Street Fighter. They have a good assortment of draft and canned beer. This bar is pet friendly.


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