Happy Hour: For those who like to pair their drinking with a little activity, this arcade themed bar has a happy hour that should be right up your alley. In addition to regular happy hour deals (weekdays from 4-8 p.m.; Saturday from 2-6 p.m.), when you can score $1 off drinks along with $7 menu items–Barcadia offers nightly specials throughout the week. Stop by on Monday for half-priced apps and $6 select cocktails; on Tuesday there's free play on vintage games plus $5 select drinks; Wednesdays bring $6 whisky and free pool; Thursdays are for $6 classic cocktails and on Fridays, they run $6 deals on Old Forester bourbon. Sunday is no slouch either: From 3 p.m. until close, they have u-call it drinks on offer for $5. As for games? You have a pick of everything from Donkey Kong and Mortal Kombat to skeeball, pinball and even giant Jenga. Oh, and did we mention they have a massive beer selection?
Knox-Henderson's Best Nightlife: For those looking for a little action to go with their drinking-- behold Barcadia, a bar-arcade hybrid that serves up plenty of merriment by offering food, booze and classic quarter arcade games. And those games? Think Donkey Kong, Pac-Man and Mortal Kombat. And there's more, including skeeball, pinball, a 5-foot tall Connect Four and even a giant Jenga set up on the patio. All that plus great food (burgers, fried PB&J sammies, falafel and even fried Oreos) and other fun one-off activities like DJ jams, beer dinners and '80s dance parties. Decent deals on happy hour booze and food as well as free play on games every Tuesday ensure a lively atmosphere most every day of the week.
1917 N Henderson Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
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Happy Hour: "The kitchen stays open until 10 p.m. weekdays and midnight on weekends. Note that anyone under 21 is not admitted after 7 p.m."
Knox-Henderson's Best Nightlife: "Barcadia offers specials every day of the week, ranging from 1/2 price food on Mondays from 4-8 p.m. to free games on Tuesdays to Happy Hours from 3-8 p.m. on Fridays and 2-6 p.m. on Saturdays."
Best for Happy Hour Because: Barcadia is the place to go for booze, bites and vintage arcade games.
Best for Knox-Henderson's Best Nightlife Because: Booze, bites and games is always a winning combination at Barcadia.